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Italy, Sweden focus on team effort

Published: November 9, 2017

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Friday sees two sides meet, both of whom are searching for some star power. Italy are favourites to reach Russia 2018 but, with an aging defence, could be vulnerable to Sweden, who are yet to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic.


Hirving ‘Chucky’ Lozano proving to be real deal for PSV Eindhoven, Mexico

Published: November 2, 2017

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It doesn’t matter which way you frame the statistics, former Pachuca winger Hirving “Chucky” Lozano has had a dream start to life in the Netherlands with PSV Eindhoven. The Mexico national has nine goals in his first eight Eredivisie games, has directly contributed to 15 goals — 12 goals, three assists — in his last 12 games for club and country and his estimated transfer value has gone up by a third in the last few months, according to Transfermarkt.


Dutch issues run deep

Published: October 11, 2017

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Johan Cruyff and “total football” are a distant memory for the Netherlands. After failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, the reality for the Dutch is they are lacking new ideas, quality talent and the right coaching. Simon Kuper »


France have the talent to win the World Cup; now they need the mentality

Published: September 6, 2017

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On one hand, it’s probably not a bad thing that France isn’t fully ready just yet, nine-and-a-half months before the start of the World


France boss Didier Deschamps on draw vs. Luxembourg: ‘We can do better’

Published: September 4, 2017

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France coach Didier Deschamps preferred to retain a positive outlook despite seeing his star-studded side held to a shock goalless draw at


Spain set to dominate again

Published: September 3, 2017

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Spain dominated the football world from 2008-14 before dropping off. But Saturday’s 3-0 rout of Italy in Madrid shows they’re ready to rise again and reclaim their throne at next summer’s World Cup. Mark Ogden »


Russian hackers open medical data on Carlos Tevez, others at World Cup

Published: August 22, 2017

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Carlos Tevez, Juan Sebastian


Ajax product defects and signs three year deal with West Ham United

Published: July 8, 2017

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According to local Dutch news outlets, the Academy of Football gained another member today as 16 year old Anouar El Mhassani joins its ranks. What do we know about the kid? Well, admittedly, not much.


Trending: Luis Enrique talks up Barca comeback, Terry reveals Chelsea exit

Published: April 18, 2017

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Tuesday’s latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC’s What’s Trending…


Tottenham the latest with Pulisic interest; Dybala tops Barca wish list

Published: April 14, 2017

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The football world’s gossip mill is in full swing, and Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check


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