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Wednesday 10 October 2012
World Cup-winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks believes complacency is England number one Joe Hart's only barrier to becoming the best in the world.
Monday 02 July 2012
The Spanish media has been heaping praise on their national side following their spectacular 4-0 victory over Italy.
Cristiano Ronaldo conjures tricks aplenty for Portugal - except when it really mattered against Spain
Thursday 28 June 2012
It felt wrong that Cristiano Ronaldo did not take one. Portugal's captain had done everything else last night: left-winger, centre-forward, creative midfielder. He must have been waiting to take the fifth kick, the final kick, to win the shoot-out against Spain. But he never got the chance, as Bruno Alves missed and Cesc Fabregas scored.
Wednesday 20 June 2012
Vicente del Bosque has said he is looking forward to facing France in the quarter-finals of the European Championships on Saturday but has warned against complacency on the part of the world champions.
Tuesday 19 June 2012
Midfielder Xabi Alonso was simply happy that Spain won their group after they came through a nerve-wracking clash with Croatia to reach the European Championship quarter-finals.
Monday 18 June 2012
Spain 1 Croatia 0
Monday 11 June 2012
Italy Football Federation president Giancarlo Abete is confident Mario Balotelli will bounce back from his disappointing display against Spain.
Sunday 10 June 2012
Russia's 4-1 trouncing of Czech Republic was marred by dozens of Russian fans who attacked stewards inside the stadium, with four having to go to hospital, and also racism reared its ugly head again. Online footage shows hooligans punching stewards, who had intervened in another scuffle. One was kicked while he was on the ground and there were battles outside the stadium. Anti-racism experts say they identified racist abuse and far-right Russian flags at the game in Wroclaw. The Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) network says Czech Republic defender Theodor Gebre Selassie was targeted.
Wednesday 22 February 2012
CSKA Moscow 1 Real Madrid 1
Tuesday 21 February 2012
CSKA Moscow 1 Real Madrid 1
Wednesday 18 January 2012
Tottenham winger Gareth Bale was today named in UEFA.com users' team of the year for 2011 alongside eight Spain-based players.
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