1. French Public on Strike As Nigeria Defeat Les Bleus

    France coach Raymond Domenech came under increased pressure as he watched his French side go down 1-0 to Nigeria in a friendly in St. Etienne on Tuesday night...

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  2. FIFA World Rankings, June 2009: Netherlands Up to Second

    Spain continue to lead the way at the top of FIFA latest’s World Rankings published today. However, the Netherlands have leapfrogged Germany into second place behind the European champions in one of a few changes in the top ten...

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  3. Fabio Capello Prepares for End-of-Season Exams with England

    England manager Fabio Capello must face two World Cup Qualifiers before the season ends on June 10. The Italian has come away from a 100 percent record from all five qualifiers encountered so ...

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  4. Kazakhstan v. England: The History (Or Lack Of…)

    Fabio Capello takes his England side on their longest trip of the qualifying stage on Saturday as they travel to face Kazakhstan in Almaty in what will be only the second meeting between the two nations...

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  5. Queiroz Turns to Ronaldo to Keep Portugal's World Cup Dream Alive

    Carlos Queiroz faces a must-win game as he prepares to take his Portugal side to Tirana to face Albania in a World Cup Qualifier...

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  6. 2009 UEFA European Under 21 Football Championship: Group B Preview

    The 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship kicks off on Monday, Jun. 15 and runs for two weeks as eight of Europe’s finest teams battle to be crowned champions of Europe...

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  7. 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship: Group A Preview

    The 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship kicks off on Monday, Jun. 15 and runs for two weeks as eight of Europe’s finest teams battle to be crowned champions of Europe...

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  8. England Under-21 Squad: Player Profiles

    Stuart Pearce has named his 23-man squad for the upcoming UEFA European Under-21 Championship finals in Sweden. England take on Finland, Germany and Spain in Group B at the finals and will ...

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  9. Pearce Selects Walcott for England's Euro Campaign

    Stuart Pearce last night named his final 23-man squad for the forthcoming UEFA European Under-21 Championship to be held in Sweden this summer. Amongst his inclusions in a strong squad is Arsenal’s Theo Walcott...

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  10. Domenech Recalls Vieira and Malouda for France

    Raymond Domenech has named a 25-man squad for France’s upcoming friendlies against Nigeria and Turkey. Both Patrick Vieira and Florent Malouda are recalled after lengthy absences and there is also a surprise call for Loïc Rémy of Nice...

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  11. Van Der Sar Claims Barclays Golden Glove

    Edwin van der Sar has won the Barclays Golden Glove award for the 2008/2009 season. The award is the goalkeeping equivalent of the Golden Boot and goes to the ‘keeper who keeps the most clean sheets during the campaign...

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  12. Capello Calls on Veteran Neville for World Cup Qualifiers

    Fabio Capello has named a 24-man squad for the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers against Kazakhstan and Andorra.The most surprising selection is that of Gary Neville, who will provide backup for Glenn Johnson in the right-back position...

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  13. England Squad Preview: June Qualifiers

    Fabio Capello will name his squad this weekend for the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers in June. The Italian should reveal his final selection on Sunday evening after the completion of the final round of Premier League Fixtures...

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  14. Where Now for David Bentley?

    A £15m summer signing and singled out by many as the long-term successor to David Beckham in the England national team, much was expected of David Bentley following his arrival at Tottenham Hotspur in the summer...

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  15. Capello Facing Goalkeeping Dilema As James and Foster Head For Surgery

    Portsmouth caretaker manager Paul Hart yesterday confirmed that David James will have surgery this week on his left shoulder. This rules the goalkeeper out of England’s end of season World Cup Qualifiers against Andorra and Kazakhstan...

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  16. Should Stuart Pearce Pick Theo Walcott This Summer?

    England Under-21 manager Stuart Pearce will pick his 22-man squad at the end of the month for the UEFA Under-21 Championships to be held in Sweden this summer...

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  17. Wayne Rooney in "A Different Type of Discipline"

    Following Wayne Rooney’s red card at Fulham last month, he was justifiably criticized after his petulant reaction in the last minute earned him a dismissal...

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  18. FIFA World Rankings, April 2009: France Return to Top 10

    FIFA published their world rankings for April 2009 today, which take into account the recent results in the World Cup Qualifiers...

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  19. Portugal Down South Africa But Lose More Ground in World Cup Race

    Portugal beat South Africa 2-0 in a friendly played in Lausanne on Tuesday night, as they returned to winning ways following their disappointing draw with Sweden...

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  20. Ribéry Assuming Zidane's Mantle As France Get Back on Track

    Franck Ribéry struck the winner against Lithuania for the second time this week to help France grind out another 1-0 win, just as they did in Kaunas on Saturday...

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  21. Wayne Rooney Voted England Player Of The Year

    Wayne Rooney’s fine form for England has been rewarded after he was voted Nationwide England Player of the Year for 2008. The award was voted for by England fans via the FA’s website (www...

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  22. Cristiano Ronaldo Fires Blanks Again as Portugal's World Cup Dream Fades

    Portugal’s hopes of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup in South Africa next year took a huge blow on Saturday night, as they were held to a goalless draw at home by a resilient Swedish side...

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  23. Ribéry Strike Helps France Get Back on Track

    France got their World Cup Qualifying campaign back on track with a hard-fought victory over Lithuania on Saturday night...

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  24. England-Ukraine: The History

    England will welcome Ukraine to Wembley Stadium on April 1 as they resume their World Cup Qualifying campaign, which saw them gather maximum points from four games in an impressive, record-breaking start...

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  25. England Vs. Slovakia: The History

    England return to action on the last weekend in March, as Slovakia prepare to make their first trip to Wembley. Fabio Capello’s team will be looking to bounce back from defeat to European ...

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