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McGree’s miracle moment

Riley McGree has always been a bit special. Called into Australia’s national team squad just six weeks after making his first start in senior football, the attacking midfielder displayed odd flashes of rare class. But no-one ever expected that ‘Did it really happen?’ moment last April when McGree – still a teenager – produced a unique jaw-dropping goal that had ...

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Hiddink takes China U-21 reins

Guus Hiddink appointed China PR U-21 coach His task is to lead the team to the 2020 Olympics The Dutchman has enjoyed memorable success in Asia previously Guus Hiddink has been appointed coach of China PR’s U-21 national team, the China Football Association (CFA) have confirmed. It is the first time the 71-year-old Dutchman has taken charge of a team ...

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Hiddink takes China U-21 reins

Guus Hiddink appointed China PR U-21 coach His task is to lead the team to the 2020 Olympics The Dutchman has enjoyed memorable success in Asia previously Guus Hiddink has been appointed coach of China PR’s U-21 national team, the China Football Association (CFA) have confirmed. It is the first time the 71-year-old Dutchman has taken charge of a team ...

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African big names back firing amid some surprises

8 After eight matches without a victory,  Côte d’Ivoire finally manage to win against an African side in an official match. Their last three point came in 3-0 triumph over Gabon in the qualifiers for Russia 2018. But since then, the Elephants have failed to beat Gabon, Mali, Morocco, Namibia, Zambia, Uganda, Togo and Guinea. … FIFA.com – Latest News

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New starts and new faces in Africa

Qualifying set to resume for the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations Several new coaches will begin competitive action Three of Africa’s leading talents are now at the same club Africa is abuzz once again with a new target on the horizon following the disappointment of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™. None of the continent’s national teams managed to… FIFA.com ...

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The Week in Quotes

“When you break down barriers and create history… to have done that with the EUROs two years ago and to have done it again with the World Cup – it’s an unbelievable feeling.”Scotland defender Jenny Beattie underlines the historic achievement of her country’s maiden qualification for next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup to BBC Radio 5 Live “I am glad ...

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Kane receives adidas Golden Boot at Wembley

England striker Harry Kane presented with the adidas Golden Boot on Saturday The Three Lions captain was top goalscorer at Russia 2018 First England player to achieve the feat since Gary Lineker in 1986 Before England’s UEFA Nations League opener against Spain on Saturday, 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ top goalscorer Harry Kane was presented with the adidas Golden Boot ...

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Lazaros hitting the highlight reels

Lazaros Christodoulopoulos has a penchant for spectacular goals He helped AEK to end Olympiacos’ dominance Now picking up where he left off with the team he stunned Sometimes a goal, regardless of how amazing it looks, is just a goal with no added significance – either because the win is already in the bag or defeat a foregone conclusion. Perhaps ...

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