Monday, 24 November 2014

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The Chelsea boss insists both players were assessed by the Spanish team doctor before they withdrew from the Spain squad prior to Saturday's game with West Brom

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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The Euro 2016 hosts travel to Wembley on November 17, 2015, with the world champions arriving in March the following year, while Spain and Netherlands fixtures are being discussed

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Controversy has surrounded Dunga's decision to strip the Paris Saint-Germain defender of the captaincy but the 22-year-old says that he wanted to pay respect to his team-mate

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The Arsenal forward struck his seventh goal in his last six matches to open the scoring but Diego Rolan and Alvaro Gonzalez secured victory for Oscar Tabarez's side

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From Ronaldo confirming his brilliance for Portugal to Volkan's incredible strop in Turkey, here are the key issues from the international break

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The 24-year-old netted the only goal of the game in Germany's friendly win over the European champions on Tuesday and was delighted with the way in which his side performed

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The defensive midfielder says that the returning coach has restored the squad's mental strength in the wake of their disappointing World Cup campaign over the summer

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The Three Lions captain moved third on his country's list of all-time top scorers with two goals against Scotland on Tuesday and has Peter Shilton's appearances record in sight

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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It was billed as the battle of the two finest footballers on the planet but the clash at Old Trafford barely rose above the ordinary

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While Argentina and Portugal played out a marquee international which failed to deliver at Old Trafford, Roy Hodgson's side seemed to relish the atmosphere at Celtic Park

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Roy Hodgson's men produced an efficient display at Celtic Park to defeat their bitter rivals and neighbours, with Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere starring for the visitors

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Roy Hodgson's side made it six wins out of six since their disappointing World Cup showing in Brazil, by beating the 'Auld Enemy' in their own backyard.

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Debutants Cyrus Christie and David McGoldrick impressed for Martin O'Neill's side as they recorded a convincing friendly win at the Aviva Stadium

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Martin O'Neill's side bounce back from Friday's Euro 2016 defeat to Scotland and end the year with an impressive win against an out of form USA.

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The 23-year-old's recent platitudes disguise wayward finishing and a style mismatch that could prevent him enjoying the same cult-like status he garnered at Manchester United

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The former Barcelona winger believes that his compatriot is ahead of Lionel Messi as the best player in world football as the fight for the Ballon d'Or hots up

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The 22-year-old says that Tuesday's game will be "special" despite it being an exhibition match while Joachim Low is looking for his players to seize their opportunity

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Without their all-time top scorer as they take on a miserly French outfit, Al Hain-Cole expects Erik Hamren's side to put in a defensive performance in a tight encounter