Archive for March, 2011

Austria coach Dietmar Constantini has received a triple blow ahead of the Euro 2012 qualifying encounter against Turkey on Tuesday evening. The 55-year-old tactician will be without the services of captain Marc Janko, Franz Schiemer and Zlatko...

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Germany coach Joachim Loew was pleased with his side's 4-0 defeat of Kazakhstan in a Euro 2012 qualifier on Saturday evening. A brace each from Miroslav Klose and Thomas Mueller saw the three-time world champions maintain their 100 per cent record in...

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Given his track record, it is always difficult to be critical of Joachim Loew. Having led Germany to semi-finals and beyond at Euro 2008 and the 2010 World Cup, the DFB-trainer is a rare coaching talent, the type who could command a much greater salary at...

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A year down the line, whether Argentina win the Copa America or crash out in the first round, Saturday’s 1-1 draw will read in the records as just another slightly disappointing run-out for the Seleccion with little implications for historians of South...

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Phil Jagielka has stated that England have every intention of going to the Millennium Stadium to pick up all three points against Wales on Saturday. The Three Lions currently lie second in Group G as they press to qualify for Euro 2012 and a victory...

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Gareth Barry has welcomed the competition for places in the England side as he believes it will only improve the team. The midfielder's place in Fabio Capello’s starting XI is under threat following the emergence of Jack Wilshere this season,...

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Palancas Negras star striker Manucho Goncalves is confident that his side will claim victory when they face Kenya’s Harambee Stars on Saturday in Group J Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. Manucho said the match would be "very difficult" but that the...

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Norway coach Egil Olsen believes his men have exceeded all expectations so far in their Euro 2012 qualifying campaign. The Scandinavians have taken nine points from their first three games and top a group that includes Cyprus, Denmark, Iceland and...

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