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    Day of history awaits for Bale, Wales
    Jun11

    Day of history awaits for Bale, Wales

    Wales’s Gareth Bale attends a training session before their match in Euro 2016 at the Futur Stade de Bordeaux, in France, on June 10, 2016. Photo: Reuters BORDEAUX: Gareth Bale and Wales will play their inaugural European Championship finals game on Saturday mixing the joy of a special day with nerves over whether they can get back to...

    Preview: Ukraine speed to test new-look Germany defence
    Jun11

    Preview: Ukraine speed to test new-look Germany defence

    Ukraine’s players train REUTERS EVIAN: Germany’s defence will be put to the test in their opening Euro 2016 group match against Ukraine in Lille on Sunday with major questions still to be answered about the world champions’ new-look rearguard. Coach Joachim Loew’s team will be without key central defender Mats Hummels,...

    Northern Ireland and Poland look for first wins at Euros
    Jun10

    Northern Ireland and Poland look for first wins at Euros

    FILE – In this Wednesday, June 1, 2016 filer, Poland’s Robert Lewandowski plays the ball during a friendly soccer match between Poland and Netherlands in Gdansk, Poland. Photo: AP NICE: Decades since Poland or Northern Ireland made a mark at an international football competition, both teams will be looking to get their European Championship...

    Nothing less than Euro 2016 victory will do for Germany
    Jun10

    Nothing less than Euro 2016 victory will do for Germany

    Germany’s team pose for a photograph prior to their International friendly against Hungary at Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Photo: Reuters EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France: Nothing less than winning will do. Germany’s quest for a record fourth European title, only two years after winning a fourth World Cup, begins Saturday...

    Neuer ready to play mentor’s role at Euro 2016
    Jun10

    Neuer ready to play mentor’s role at Euro 2016

    Germany’s goalkeeper Manuel Neuer during news conference REUTERS Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is ready to play the mentor’s role irrespective of who leads the team in their Euro 2016 opener against Ukraine on Sunday. With skipper Bastian Schweinsteiger, returning from a knee injury, unlikely to start at Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Neuer...

    Belgium boast most valuable squad
    Jun10

    Belgium boast most valuable squad

    London, June 9 Belgium will boast the most valuable squad at Euro 2016, with their 23 players worth over £50 million ($72.54 million) more than world champions Germany, according to a study. Marc Wilmots’ squad are worth £318.9 million, according to an analysis by bookmakers Profit Accumulator, which looked at the most recent...

    Belgium boast most valuable squad at Euro 2016, says study
    Jun09

    Belgium boast most valuable squad at Euro 2016, says study

    Belgian Coach Marc Wilmots attends news conference. REUTERS Belgium will boast the most valuable squad at Euro 2016, with their 23 players worth over 50 million pounds ($72.54 million) more than world champions Germany, according to a study. Marc Wilmots’s squad are worth 318.9 million pounds, according to an analysis by bookmakers Profit...

    Germany calls up defender Tah to replace injured Ruediger
    Jun08

    Germany calls up defender Tah to replace injured Ruediger

    FILE – In this October 31, 2015 file photo Leverkusen’s Jonathan Tah plays the ball during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfL Wolfsburg and and Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Wolfsburg, Germany. Photo: AP EVIAN-LES-BAINS: Germany coach Joachim Loew has called up Bayer Leverkusen defender Jonathan Tah to replace the injured Antonio...

    UEFA picks ref from Euro 2012 controversy for France opener
    Jun08

    UEFA picks ref from Euro 2012 controversy for France opener

    PARIS: Viktor Kassai has been selected to referee the European Championship opening match on Friday, four years after his exit from Euro 2012 following a mistake which helped ensure goal-line technology is used in France. UEFA says Kassai and his assistants from Hungary will work France vs. Romania at Stade de France in Paris. Four years ago,...

    Russia deploys troops westward as standoff with NATO deepens
    Jun08

    Russia deploys troops westward as standoff with NATO deepens

    KLINTSY: Russia is building an army base near its border with Ukraine, the latest in a chain of new military sites along what the Kremlin sees as its frontline in a growing confrontation with NATO. While there have been no clashes between the former Cold War rivals, Russia is building up forces on its western frontiers at a time when the NATO...

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