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Finals hope fading for Brisbane Roar

Frans Thijssen claims Brisbane Roar haven't given up on qualifying for the A-League finals, despite suffering a damaging 1-0 defeat away to Melbourne City on Saturday night.
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JVS: City haven’t made finals yet

John van 't Schip was quick to reject suggestions a 1-0 victory over Brisbane Roar on Saturday night has secured a place in the A-League finals for his Melbourne City side.
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Hiddink happy with point

Guus Hiddink said Netherlands claimed a "good point" after salvaging a last-gasp 1-1 draw against Turkey in Euro 2016 qualifying.
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Netherlands 1 Turkey 1: Huntelaar spares Hiddink from historic home loss

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar's deflected late goal earned Netherlands a 1-1 draw against Turkey, but the pressure remains on coach Guus Hiddink.
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Debutant Eder delighted with Azzurri bow

Eder was thrilled to repay Antonio Conte's faith in him after salvaging a 2-2 draw for Italy in their Euro 2016 qualifier against Bulgaria.
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Argentina 2 El Salvador 0: Mancuello nets debut goal in straightforward win

Federico Mancuello netted a delightful debut goal as Argentina's Copa America preparations continued with an easy 2-0 win over El Salvador.
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Kovac not satisfied despite Croatia victory

Despite topping Group H, unbeaten Croatia cannot be complacent in their upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers, according to manager Niko Kovac.
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Italy coach Conte shaken after death threats - FIGC chief

Italian Football Federation president Carlo Tavecchio claims head coach Antonio Conte has received death threats.
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Bulgaria 2 Italy 2: Controversial debutant Eder rescues Conte's men

Debutant Eder struck a decisive late goal as Italy drew 2-2 draw against Bulgaria in their Euro 2016 Group H qualifier.
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Risdon wonder strike sinks Wanderers

Perth Glory snapped a nine-game winless streak after Josh Risdon scored one of the goals of the season to down Western Sydney 3-2 at nib Stadium on Saturday night.
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Ghana 1 Senegal 2: Konate brace downs Black Stars

Senegal claimed a 2-1 friendly victory over Ghana on Saturday courtesy of a Moussa Konate brace.
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City hold off Roar to consolidate top-six spot

The eagerly anticipated potential finals decider at AAMI Park on Saturday night fizzled rather than fired, with hosts Melbourne City notching an uninspired 1-0 victory over a tired Brisbane Roar to cement their position in the playoff places.
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Morocco 0 Uruguay 1: Cavani spot-kick seals win

Ahead of Oscar Tabarez's Copa America squad selection, Edinson Cavani's penalty earned Uruguay a 1-0 win over Morocco at the Stade d'Agadir.
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Al Sadd say talks with Xavi ongoing

Al Sadd have confirmed talks with Barcelona ace Xavi, although reports that a deal has already been struck are premature.
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McClean slams Sunderland's handling of poppy controversy

Sunderland have come under criticism from former player James McClean for their handling of his decision not to wear a commemorative poppy.
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Cheltenham player diagnosed with cancer

Cheltenham Town striker Eliot Richards has been diagnosed with testicular cancer, although he is expected to make a full recovery.
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Palace takeover talk premature - Parish

Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish says "nothing is done" but admits he is on the lookout for fresh investment.
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A-League Review: Risdon nets stunner, Germano tames Roar

A fine Josh Risdon strike enabled Perth Glory to get back to winning ways with a 3-2 success over Western Sydney Wanderers.
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Bertrand called up by England as withdrawal of four players confirmed

England call up Ryan Bertrand for Italy friendly as Raheem Sterling, Leighton Baines, Danny Welbeck and James Milner pull out of the squad.
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Odegaard becomes Euro qualifiers' youngest starter

At 16 years and 101 days, Martin Odegaard of Norway has become the youngest player to start a European Championship qualifying match.
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