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Wednesday, 10 September 2014

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The striker played his first full game since the World Cup but Netherlands, now under the guidance of Guus Hiddink, got their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign off to a poor start

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

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The 67-year-old got his tactics all wrong as he opted for a five-man defence and was duly punished for his mistake, albeit in an unfortunate way

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The Azzurri won their opening competitive fixture under their new coach in much the same vein as he achieved positive results in his time as Juventus boss

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The Real Madrid man was Wales' hero on Tuesday with two goals as Chris Coleman's side came from behind avoid a shock result against Andorra in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier

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The former Arsenal attacker is determined to keep on playing for the national side, but it might have been better for his career had he decided to focus on his club

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The former Bianconeri boss has replaced Cesare Prandelli and immediately injected a huge Juve flavour into the squad, but is he justified in doing so?

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The Ivorian opted to return to the club where he is most idolised after his Galatasaray contract expired, the chance to reunite with Jose Mourinho proving too good to refuse

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The Three Lions responded to a disastrous World Cup by starting their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a 2-0 win over Switzerland in Basel on Monday night

Monday, 8 September 2014

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Vicente del Bosque's new-look side started Euro 2016 qualifying in style and their under-fire goalkeeper also proved a point after some trying times of late

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Beyond the widespread apathy towards Roy Hodgson's management and Wayne Rooney's role as captain, there are a core of young, exciting players waiting to be unleashed

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CORRESPONDENT COLUMN: The much-maligned 'Golden Generation' provided some threat of quality, on paper at least, but the latest crop of players cannot even rely on that

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Since his £16 million move from Southampton, the versatile teenager has already won England recognition and will be relied upon heavily as cover for several positions

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The Borussia Dortmund attacker was picked to start as Germany took on Scotland at Signal Iduna Park on Sunday night, but picked up another ankle injury late on

Sunday, 7 September 2014

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The Bayern Munich star provided for his country once more during the victory over Scotland and must be considered Joachim Low's top attacking option

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The versatile 24-year-old moved to Manchester United for £16 million after lengthy negotiations and is set to make his debut for Louis van Gaal's side against QPR

Saturday, 6 September 2014

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A number of promising players will be hoping to forge a place in their national sides before Euro 2016 - Goal takes a look at the best and brightest...

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COMMENT: The Brazil-born striker has failed to net in his five appearances for la Roja and is having difficulties with the team's technical side under Vicente del Bosque

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The Frenchman swapped north London for Manchester in acrimonious circumstances this summer but insists that his decision was not motivated by money

Friday, 5 September 2014

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Following the news that the non-league English minnows are attempting to sign the Brazilian superstar, Goal takes a look at some of football’s funniest transfer tales

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The Londoners signed six new players but the arrival of Mauricio Pochettino as manager holds the key to the future at White Hart Lane