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By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 9th, 2012
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Rennes midfielder Tongo Doumbia has emerged as a possible to target for Arsenal as an alternative to Yann M’Vila and the Malian has confirmed that talks have begun with a Premier League club about a possible transfer. Doumbia, who stands at 6ft 3in, told Le 10 Sport: “There are discussions. My agent ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 9th, 2012
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Former Real Madrid and Croatia defender Robert Jarni believes Luka Modric can help Los Blancos become European champions. Tottenham midfielder Modric is expected to sign for the Spanish champions this week in a deal worth around £35m (Dh157.9m), providing coach Jose Mourinho can trim his squad. Mouri...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 9th, 2012
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Roberto Mancini has ended speculation linking him with the vacant Russia national team position by agreeing a new five-year deal with Manchester City. Mancini had been heavily linked with a move to Russia with reports emerging today claiming the Italian had “secretly signed” a contract with the Russi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
Jul 2nd, 2012
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England captain Steven Gerrard has been named in UEFA’s team of the tournament from Euro 2012. The Liverpool midfielder is the only Englishman to be included in the 23-man team alongside 10 members of the Spain squad, who retained their crown with an impressive 4-0 victory over Italy in the fin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 1st, 2012
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World champions Spain took their place among the game’s greats when they thrashed Italy 4-0 to become the first team to win successive European Championship titles on Sunday. Goals from David Silva, Jordi Alba, Fernando Torres and Juan Mata gave the world champions an easy victory over an Itali...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 1st, 2012
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Euro 2012 top scorers after the final on Sunday: Player Team Goals Minutes Fernando Torres Spain 3 189 Mario Gomez Germany 3 282 Alan Dzagoev Russia 3 253 Mario Mandzukic Croatia 3 270 Mario Balotelli Italy 3 421 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 3 480 Alan Dzagoev came in third position having played the l...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 1st, 2012
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KIEV — It’s the final day of Euro 2012, with Italy and Spain going head to head for the cup. Follow the best of the action, photos and pre-match buildup here. Want to have your say? Contact (at)phillipsian and (at)simonhaydon via Twitter. All times are Ukrainian. ___ 2055: Cesc Fabregas will le...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 28th, 2012
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Short of climbing in a fountain or disappearing off on the back of a Vespa, Mario Balotelli could not have conjured up La Dolce Vita more for Italy on Thursday night. Balotelli lit up the National Stadium with two magical goals and a rare smile to send Italy through to Sunday’s final of Euro 2012, [&...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 28th, 2012
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Cristiano Ronaldo insists he can return home with his head held high after Portugal were knocked out of Euro 2012 by Spain on penalties, despite saving himself for the ‘glory’ spot-kick and not having the chance to take it. After a goalless 120 minutes, Spain clinched their place in the f...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 27th, 2012
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Spain beats Portugal on penalties at Euro 2012. More to come…. SPAIN BEAT PORTUGAL 4-2 ON PENALTIES - A penalty shootout began Spain‘s era and a penalty shootout kept it going. The dream of a unique treble is still alive. A 0-0 draw and penalties with Italy in the quarter-final of this co...