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World Cup Round-Up: Italy And Spain Enjoy Strong Wins, Wales Held

Spain's defender Ignacio Monreal (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring during the FIFA qualifying Group G football match Spain vs Macedonia at Los Carmenes stadium in Granada, on November 12, 2016. / AFP / JORGE GUERRERO (Photo credit should read JORGE GUERRERO/AFP/Getty Images)

The second wave of European World Cup qualifiers took place on Saturday night, including former world champions Italy and Spain. To Group D first, where the Republic of Ireland took control of the pool with a deserved 1-0 win against Austria (more of which you can read about here and here).  James McClean scored the only goal of the game …

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World Cup Round-Up: Wales Slip Up, Italy Get Lucky

CARDIFF, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 09: Tomike Okriashvili of Georgia celebrates his sides first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier between Wales and Georgia at the Cardiff City Stadium on October 9, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

The European World Cup qualifiers continued on Sunday night as three groups played their fourth matches of the campaign. To Group D first, where what was billed as a routine win for Wales against Georgia turned out to be anything but. Gareth Bale put the home side ahead after just nine minutes, but Tornike Okriashvili grabbed a deserved equaliser just before …

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World Cup Round-Up: Wins For Italy And Wales As Spain Score Eight

Spain's forward Diego Costa (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the WC 2018 football qualification match between Spain and Liechtenstein at the Reyno de Leon Stadium in Leon on September 5, 2016. / AFP / MIGUEL RIOPA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

The second wave of European qualifiers’ opening weekend took place tonight, as 2006 winners Italy and 2010 champions Spain got their respective campaigns underway. In Group D, Georgia and Austria began proceedings in the early kick-off. In what could have been a very tricky tie for an Austrian side still reeling from a poor Euro 2016, first half goals from Marc Janco …

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Manchester City Agree Deal For Ukrainian Wonderkid [Report]

Ukraine's forward Zinchenko Oleksandr celebrates after scoring during the international friendly football match between Romania and Ukraine at "Grande Torino Stadium" in Turin, on May 29, 2016. / AFP / MARCO BERTORELLO (Photo credit should read MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images)

Manchester City have reportedly agreed a deal for young Ukrainian midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko. Sources at ESPN are claiming that the club have agreed a deal that will see the 19 year old move to the City of Manchester Stadium for the new season. The report states that new Man City boss Pep Guardiola fought off strong interest from Bundesliga side Borussia …

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A List Of Every Premier League Player Going To Euro 2016

BERLIN, GERMANY - MARCH 26: Chris Smalling of England and Mesut Oezil of Germany compete for the ball during the International Friendly match between Germany and England at Olympiastadion on March 26, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)

The full list of players going to Euro 2016 was submitted to UEFA yesterday, comprising of 552 players representing 24 nations. Of those players, 103 ply their trade in the Premier League, with 50 more playing outside of England’s top division. In total, 153 play in the English leagues – more than double that of any other nation. 18 of the 24 …

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Euro 2016: What To Expect From Group C

Germany's midfielder Thomas Mueller (13) celebrates after scoring 1-0 during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Germany and Poland in Frankfurt am Main, central Germany, on September 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL ROLAND (Photo credit should read DANIEL ROLAND/AFP/Getty Images)

In part three of our Euro 2016 countdown we take a look at Group B, which is home to Germany, Northern Ireland, Poland and Ukraine. Group C hosts the World Cup Champions, who Germany try and emulate the achievements of France in 2000 and Spain in 2012, by adding the European Championships to their World Cup glory. Of course in the case …

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Any Possibility Of A Fury-Klitschko Rematch Could Be In Jeopardy

Current world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has revealed he may quit boxing – scuppering a potential rematch with Wladimir Klitschko. Fury, 27, ended the Ukrainian’s ten-year world championship reign by defeating him for the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO titles in November. It was his first defeat since 2004. Fury was stripped of the IBF title for refusing to fight …

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Ireland’s Path To Euro 2016 Has Been Revealed

The draw for the play-offs to determine the last four countries who will compete at Euro 2016 has taken place this morning. The third placed teams from each group were in contention, with Turkey automatically qualified as the best third placed side. Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine, Sweden and Hungary were seeded, and were to be draw against Denmark, Ireland, Norway …

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Roll On Rio

On the pitch, it was over almost as soon as it had started. However, the results did not dampen the spirits of the legions of ‘Trap’s Green Army.’ First stop a few days previously was Krakow, partaking in the famous Irish ‘welcoming committee’ for the England team as they arrived at their hotel; not quite the reception they were expecting. …

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