Guinea winger begs German club amidst Ebola fears

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The Ebola crisis has swept parts of West Africa and with the African Cup of Nations looming in 2015, many clubs will be fearing the health of their players. BBC Sport report Borussia Mönchengladbach winger Ibrahima Traoré has had to beg his club to play for his country in the upcoming tournament. Ibrahima Traoré is 26-years-old and after starting his …

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England manager Roy Hodgson fuming with the FA!

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England manager Roy Hodgson has admitted today that he is raging at the Football Association following the scheduling of the visit of the American football to Wembley Stadium. BBC Sport carry his quotes where he address concerns over the state of the pitch for their home Euro 2016 qualifier. Wembley Stadium, home of the England national team, cost over £700m …

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Arsenal update – Another player added to injury list

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Arsenal fans were dealt another blow today as it was reported that midfielder Tomas Rosicky is struggling with a muscle problem. The 34-year-old Czech Republic international has had a history of fitness problems throughout his career and stay in the UK. The attacking midfielder joined Arsenal in in May 2006 from German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund for whom he had …

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Wales set for major Cyprus Euro 2016 showdown

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Wales are in action again tonight following an impressive 0-0 home draw with Bosnia & Herzegovina on Friday night. The Welsh though do have injuries to worry about with Jonny Williams adding to the list that now numbers 11 players who would otherwise be in the squad. Chris Coleman told the media his side is down to the “bare bones” …

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Liverpool update – Striker could be amongst “best in the world”

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Liverpool fans will be intrigued to see what Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has to say about their new striker, Divock Origi. TheSportReview.com carry quotes from Kompany whilst on Belgium duty that are extremely flattering about the 19-year-old striker. Vincent Kompany, 28-years-old, has 60 caps for Belgium and has seen the emergence of Divock Origi, particularly his impressive showing in the …

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England canter to victory, Group E too easy?

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England were comfortable victors last night as they saw off part-timers San Marino 5-0 at Wembley. Phil Jagielka, Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck and Andros Townsend all found the net for the Three Lions with and own goal making it 5. This now means England have 6 points from 6 in their Euro 2016 qualifiers so far and are marching on …

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Wales prepare for key qualifier despite injuries

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Chris Coleman’s Wales side will head out against Bosnia and Herzegovina tonight in one of the most anticipated games in the countries recent history. Over 31,000 fans are expected at Cardiff City Stadium but the national team have been dealt a number of injury blows before the tie. The lack of Arsenal’s impressive midfielder Aaron Ramsey is no doubt the …

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England awarded Euro 2020 Final and Semi-Final!

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The Football Association of England were handed the fantastic news today that Wembley will host the Euro 2020 Final. The tournament is planned to be held in 13 cities across Europe and will celebrate the UEFA European Championships’ 60th birthday. Cardiff and the FAW were the only home nation to miss out on staging any of the action as Dublin’s …

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Barcelona’s Neymar misses from 4 yards for Brazil

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Neymar is one of the best players in the world, there is no arguments about that! However, the Barcelona winger embarrassed himself last night as he hit the crossbar in front of an open goal from 4 yards! To top it all, the player looked so surprised he had missed he even forgot to go for the rebound that would’ve …

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Don’t touch Zlatan Ibrahimovic!

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Check out this humorous video from last night as Austria drew 1-1 with Sweden in Vienna. 1860 Munich forward Rubin Okotie dared to touch Zlatan Ibrahimovic and well, as you can see… He wasn’t best pleased by it! Zlatan was understandably disappointed by the heartbreak of a failed World Cup qualification and as rumours of an impending retirement continue, the …

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Spain pummel Macedonia 5-1

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Spain finally began a recovery process from their World Cup humiliation last night with a 5-1 drubbing of Macedonia in their opening Euro 2016 qualification campaign. With 5 different goal scorers, Spain can be pleased with the performance that saw them put to bed recent displays of goals conceded and not many scored. The squad had 7 changes to the …

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Gareth Bale set to start as Wales striker

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Gareth Bale is one of the best players in the world, we all know that! Wales though, are not abundantly blessed with talent and so Chris Coleman has confirmed Bale may start as central striker against Andorra on Tuesday night. Manager Chris Coleman told the pre-match press conference that “It’s no big secret that we could play him down the …

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Wayne Rooney England’s “best passer”?!

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Paul Scholes was a player and a half, we all know that… But what’s he on about here?! In his column for The Independent he has called for Roy Hodgson to play England captain Wayne Rooney in midfield against Switzerland. Is this because Wayne is currently terrible at his job of being a striker?! Well no, in fact he sees Wayne …

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Spain lose miserably once again, this time to France

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Spain were beaten 1-0 last night by hosts France with new Chelsea signing Loïc Rémy netting the winning goal. Vicente del Bosque named a much changed side following their World Cup humiliation in Brazil but the performance was still disappointing. The XI that started the match for Spain only featured 4 players who started their World Cup campaign with the …

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Former Chelsea assistant named new Jordan coach

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57-year-old Ray Wilkins has today taken up a new role in international management by accepting the Jordan head coach job. The former Chelsea assistant who was most recently assistant at Fulham till February will begin planning for his first game against Malaysia on 11 October. Ray Wilkins had a career that spanned 24 years and saw him play 695 career league …

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