Vicente del Bosque

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 30th, 2013
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Fred scored two goals and Neymar added another as host Brazil convincingly defeated world champion Spain 3-0 to win the Confederations Cup on Sunday as protesters clashed with riot police outside the Maracana Stadium. Fred put Brazil on the board less than two minutes into the match, Neymar added to ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Mar 22nd, 2013
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(AFP) GIJON, Spain — Teemu Pukki’s goal 12 minutes from time stunned reigning world and European champions Spain who were held to a 1-1 draw by Finland in their Group I qualifier on Friday. The hosts endured a frustrating first 45 minutes as they struggled to find a way through a camped Finnish...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 15th, 2012
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Fernando Torres has seen a silver lining from being dropped to the bench so often with both Chelsea and Spain last season. Having struggled following his big-money move from Liverpool to Chelsea in January 2011, where he often found himself behind the now departed Didier Drogba in the pecking order, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
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
In Euro 2012
Jun 27th, 2012
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Spain defender Alvaro Arbeloa says he is psyching himself up “mentally and physically” to face Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo in the Euro 2012 semi-final against Portugal on Wednesday night. With three goals in his last two matches, Ronaldo has emerged as one of the stand-out players at the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
Jun 25th, 2012
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Cesc Fabregas has billed Spain’s semi-final grudge match against Iberian rivals Portugal as a clash of styles, similar to the El Clasico contests between Barcelona and Real Madrid. The Barca star claims the tiki-taka model employed by Spain mirrors that of his club side, while Portugal’s more d...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
Jun 18th, 2012
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GDANSK, Poland — Defending champions Spain qualified for the Euro 2012 quarter-finals after replacement Jesus Navas hit the late winner in their nervy 1-0 victory over Croatia, who bowed out on Monday. Spain qualify as Group C winners and will now play their quarter-final in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Satu...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
Jun 14th, 2012
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Defending champions Spain are on course for the Euro 2012 quarter-finals after their 4-0 thrashing of Ireland on Thursday put them top of Group C with the Irish bowing out. For all their endeavour in defence, Ireland struggled constantly to cope with the torrent of Spanish attacks as Chelsea’s ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
Jun 13th, 2012
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Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni expects hsi Spanish counterpart Vicente del Bosque to revert to playing a striker in their Euro 2012 clash, with Fernando Torres the man most likely. The Irish take on the world and European champions in Gdansk as underdogs having lost their opening match 3-1 to Croat...
By benim
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Jan 10th, 2011
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Irrepressible Jose Mourinho added to his collection of titles on Monday when he won the first FIFA Coach of the Year award. The Portuguese, now with Real Madrid, was given the accolade after leading Inter Milan to a treble of Champions League, Serie A and Italian Cup last season. He won the poll ahea...