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Irish League in Europe

Northern Irish side Cliftonville advanced into the second qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League on Thursday beating their Luxembourg counterparts  Differdange at Solitude on Thursday evening winning by two gaols to nil.  David McDaid and Jay Donnelly where the reds heroes on the night as they stood firm to lead them through to a match with AEK Larnaca from …

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UEFA EURO 2016 Analysis – Italy vs Spain

UEFA EURO 2016 Analysis – Round of 16 Knockout Phase – Italy vs Spain The second installment of my EURO 2016 analysis pieces focuses on a match-up that promised to be an enthralling tactical battle. Conte’s Italy topped Group E with a game in hand whilst a last round loss to Croatia saw Del Bosque’s Spain give up their top …

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Why The European Championship Could Soon Lose Its Lustre

So the European Qualifying campaign is now underway and England got off to a perfect start by winning away against the biggest perceived threat in their group. It should go down as a hugely significant result and one which makes England’s prospects of reaching the finals in France better than their opponents Switzerland. However, due to the new qualifying format …

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