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    Sweden beat Italy in playoff first leg

    Reuters | Updated at 09:35am on November 11, 2017

    A second-half goal by Sweden substitute Jakob Johansson was enough to beat Italy 1-0 and put his side in the driving seat after their World...

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    Say hello to Telstar 18

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on November 11, 2017

    What on Earth is Telstar 18? Several heads were left being scratched on Thursday after Russia used some hardcore techno beats in a dark auditorium...

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    Boateng lifts lid on Ancelotti’s Bayern exit

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:05am on November 11, 2017

    Bayern Munich star Jerome Boateng has lifted the lid on Carlo Ancelotti’s team selection for what turned out to be the manager’s last match in...

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    Neymar, Brazil roll aside Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Lille | Updated at 12:05am on November 11, 2017

    Neymar scored a penalty and missed another as Brazil signalled their intent ahead of next year’s World Cup by outclassing Japan 3-1 in Friday’s international...

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    Northern Ireland fume, Croatia cruise

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on November 11, 2017

    Northern Ireland coach Michael O’Neill said he was ‘staggered and bewildered’ by a controversial penalty decision which gave Switzerland a 1-0 win in their World...

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    Myminsingh lift third JFA Cup title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 11, 2017

    Mymensingh continued their dominance in the JFA Under-14 National Women’s Championship when they lifted the title for the third consecutive time with a 3-0 victory...

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    De Bruyne can be as good as Ronaldo, Messi

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on November 10, 2017

    Kevin De Bruyne has the potential to become one of the world’s best players alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi but he will need to...

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    Sweden less scary minus Ibrahimovic: De Rossi

    Agence France-Presse . Florence | Updated at 12:05am on November 10, 2017

    Daniele De Rossi expressed relief on Tuesday that Sweden no longer have Zlatan Ibrahimovic among their ammunition as Italy prepares for the first leg of...

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    Honduras set for ‘game of their lives’

    Reuters . San Pedro Sula | Updated at 12:05am on November 10, 2017

    Honduras’ World Cup playoff against Australia will be ‘one of the most important games of our lives’ and the Central American side believe their hopes...

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    Opportunity for England, Germany hopefuls

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on November 10, 2017

    With both squads beset by injuries, today’s Wembley friendly between England and Germany represents an opportunity for fringe players and untested youngsters to stake claims...

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