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Bizarre Own Goal Gifts Northern Ireland Half-Time Lead

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Northern Ireland lead Luxembourg 1-0 at half-time in their international friendly thanks to one of the most bizarre own goals you are likely to see. The two sides clash this evening in Windsor Park with the Belfast crowd expecting a win against the European minnows. Michael O’Neill’s side took in a slender 1-0 lead at the break thanks to a …

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World Cup Round-Up: Portugal Lose, France Held To Surprise Draw

(R-L) Antoine Griezmann of France and Moussa Sissoko of France can't believe it as another chance goes begging during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Belarus and France at Borisov Arena on September 6, 2016 in Borisov, Belarus. (Photo by Dave Winter/Icon Sport) (Photo by Dave Winter/Icon Sport via Getty Images)

The final wave of opening European World Cup qualifiers took place tonight, as Euro 2016 finalists Portugal and France both got their respective campaigns underway. In Group A, France took on Belarus in Barysaw, looking to bounce back from the disappointment of losing the European Championship on home soil. However, it was to be a frustrating night for Didier Deschamps’ …

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Video: Slovakia Players Know How To Celebrate A Victory

Slovakia’s players celebrated in their own unique way following victory over Luxembourg last night. They cruised to a 3-0 victory in their Group C Euro 2016 qualifier to top their group, now three points ahead of Spain after winning all five of their opening games. What more reason to celebrate? This has to be one of the most organised dressing room celebrations …

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Top Five European Qualifier Upsets

As we prepare for Ireland to do battle with world champions Germany, Conor Heffernan looks back on the top five European qualifier upsets. Let’s hope we’ll be adding another upset tonight. Last night Iceland beat Holland 2-0 at home. Limiting the Dutch to just four shots on target, the Icelandic team reminded us that football can be a fickle game. …

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