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EURO 2012 Preview: Tough decisions for the managers of Germany, Holland & Italy.

Whilst England boss Roy Hodgson has come under scrutiny over his 23-man squad for Euro 2012 from just about everyone in the world of football, as well as those capable of summing up their feelings in 140 characters on Twitter, … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Seedings: England in Pot 2, Republic of Ireland amongst fourth seeds

Uefa have confirmed that England will be amongst the second seeds for next year’s European Championships in Poland and Ukraine, meaning that Fabio Capello’s men will avoid Euro 2008 runners-up Germany – fresh from a perfect qualifying campaign and a … Continue reading

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Andrea Pirlo – Back from the dead

As a footballer, when you’re told that you are too old to play for AC Milan, then it really is time to hang up your boots. After all, the great Milan laboratory is the place that kept Alessandro Costacurta playing … Continue reading

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Manchester City and Italy forward Mario Balotelli must “mature” before he can return to the national side

Manchester City’s enigmatic forward Mario Balotelli has been told that he must “mature” before returning to the Italian national side. The 20 year-old hasn’t been far from controversy throughout his young career, both at Internazionale and now at Manchester City, … Continue reading

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