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  • Portugal beat Poland to reach semi-finals

    Portugal beat Poland to reach semi-finals

    Poland 1Lewandowski 2Portugal 1Sanches 33(aet; Portugal win 5-3 on penalties)Poland: Lukasz Fabianski, Artur Jedrzejczyk, Michal Pazdan, Kamil Glik, Lukasz Piszczek, Krysztof Maczynski (98 Tomasz Jodlowiec), Grzegorz Kry-chowiak, Jakub...

  • Rival golden generations of Wales, Belgium bid for glory

    Rival golden generations of Wales, Belgium bid for glory

    Wales are happy to cast themselves as underdogs in their Euro 2016 quarter-final against Belgium tonight but such modesty belies their proven ability to bite hard. The Belgians, who finally came together as a team to demolish Hungary 4-0 in their...

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  • Italy not my bogey team, says Germany’s Kroos

    German players have no interest in thinking about past losing battles against Italy as they prepare to face them in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals tomorrow, with midfielder Toni Kroos sounding confident they will finally emerge victorious. The...

  • England could struggle to find a top manager – Dyke

    England could struggle to find a top manager – Dyke

    The Football Association (FA) might struggle to convince top managers to take the England job, chairman Greg Dyke has said. Former manager Roy Hodgson resigned following the team’s ignominious Euro 2016 exit to Iceland on Monday and a three-man...

  • Swedish striker Ibrahimovic to join Manchester United

    Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is joining Manchester United and will play for his first Premier League club at the age of 34 under his former manager Jose Mourinho. “Time to let the world know my next destination is @Manutd,” Ibrahimovic said...

  • Late penalty spoils Balzan’s revival

    Late penalty spoils Balzan’s revival

    Balzan 0Neftchi Baku 2Hajiyev 14; Gurbanov 83 pen Balzan: I. Janjusevic, P. Fenech, B. Macevski (65 L. Micallef), D. Grima (81 S. Arab), S. Bezzina, C. Brincat (74 J. Grioli), A. Effiong, F. De Barros, E. Serrano Valero, Bruno, B. Kaljevic.Neftchi...

  • Birkirkara grind out valuable draw in Bosnia

    Birkirkara put themselves in a favourable position to progress to the second qualifying round of the Europa League tie after holding Siroki Brijeg to a 1-1 draw in the first leg in Bosnia yesterday. Drazen Besek’s men showed great tactical...

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  • Hibs lose 3-0 in Slovakia

    Hibs chances of progressing to the second qualifying round of the Europa League look dim following a 3-0 defeat to Sparta Trnava yesterday in Slovakia. The Paolites plan was to limit the damage with the aim of staying in contention ahead of next...

  • Europa League

    AEK Larnaca (Cyprus) vs Folgore/Falciano (San Marino)3-0AIK Stockholm (Sweden) vs Bala Town (Wales)2-0Aberdeen (Scotland) vs CS Fola Esch (Luxembourg)3-1Aktobe (Kazakhstan) vs MTK Hungaria (Hungary)1-1Admira Wacker (Austria) vs Spartak Myjava...

  • Vrba quits Czech post to take charge of Anzhi

    Vrba quits Czech post to take charge of Anzhi

    Czech national team manager Pavel Vrba has quit the job and signed a contract with Anzhi Makhachkala, the Czech Football Association and the Russian Premier League club said yesterday. The Czech team suffered two defeats and drew once at the group...

  • Claude Puel confirmed as Saints manager

    Southampton have confirmed Frenchman Claude Puel as their new manager on a three-year contract. The 54-year-old former Monaco and Nice boss replaces Ronald Koeman, who left for Everton earlier this summer. Former Aston Villa coach Eric Black has...

  • Simeone vows to stay on and improve Atletico

    Simeone vows to stay on and improve Atletico

    Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone, a month on from a second Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid in three years, has made it clear that his immediate future is with the Spanish club. The Argentine, who has been at Atletico since 2011 and...

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  • Sporting briefs

    Hulk: Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk has joined Shanghai SIPG for a record €55.8 million, the Russian club said yesterday. “Zenit and Shanghai SIPG have come to an agreement regarding the transfer of the Brazilian forward. Compensation for the...

  • Football news

    Neymar is close to signing a three-year contract extension with Barcelona that will tie the Brazil captain to the La Liga champions until June 2021, club president Josep Maria Bartomeu announced yesterday. The 24-year-old forward is a reported...

  • Portugal beat Poland on penalties to reach semi-final

    Portugal beat Poland on penalties to reach semi-final

    Portugal reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016 by beating Poland 5-3 on penalties after the two sides drew 1-1 after extra time. Jakub Blaszczykowski failed to convert Poland's fourth penalty, which was saved by Rui Patricio, as Portugal earned a...

  • Boost for Birkirkara after 1-1 draw at Bosnia's NK Siroki

    Boost for Birkirkara after 1-1 draw at Bosnia's NK Siroki

    Updated with Hibs game Birkirkara have improved their chances of reaching the second qualifying round of the Europa Leaguer after holding Bosnian team NK Siroki Brijeg to a 1-1 away draw this evening. The Stripes, led by Croatian coach Drazen...

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  • Balzan go down to Neftchi

    Balzan go down to Neftchi

    BALZAN-0, NEFTCHI BAKU-2 Balzan produced a bold second-half performance but it was not enough as they slipped to a 2-0 loss to Azerbaijan side Neftchi Baku in the first leg of their Europa League first qualifying round match. Neftchi were the...

  • Ibrahimovic says he is joining Man Utd

    Ibrahimovic says he is joining Man Utd

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic is to join Manchester United, the Swedish striker has announced. The 34-year-old former Sweden international is a free agent after leaving Paris St Germain at the end of last season. Ibrahimovic, who will link up with his former...

  • Southgate 'does not want England job'

    Southgate 'does not want England job'

    Gareth Southgate, the bookmakers' favourite to be the new England manager, does not want the job either on a temporary or permanent basis, the BBC reported on Thursday. England's Under 21 manager had been widely tipped to teke over on a temporary...