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  • Danny Blind appointed new Dutch coach

    Danny Blind appointed new Dutch coach

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    Danny Blind appointed new Dutch coach

    Danny Blind was named as new Netherlands coach on Wednesday, taking over from Guus Hiddink who left the post with the Dutch team struggling to qualify for Euro 2016. "Danny Blind has been appointed as new coach of the Dutch eleven, starting from August 1," the Royal Dutch Football Federation (KNVB) said in a statement. Former Dutch international Blind, 53, will be contracted until August 2018 with an evaluation planned after the 2015-16 season, the KNVB said from its headquarters in central …

  • Messi sparkles as Argentina thrash Paraguay at Copa America

    Messi sparkles as Argentina thrash Paraguay at Copa America

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    Messi sparkles as Argentina thrash Paraguay at Copa America

    Lionel Messi produced a scintillating individual performance as Argentina destroyed Paraguay 6-1 to reach the final of the Copa America here Tuesday. The Barcelona superstar tormented Paraguay mercilessly as the favorites produced their best display of the tournament and advanced to a showdown with Chile in Saturday's final. Although Messi failed to end his run of more than 900 minutes without an international goal from open play, he turned creator as Argentina tore Paraguay apart. …

  • Schweinsteiger's Bayern future unclear: Sammer

    Schweinsteiger's Bayern future unclear: Sammer

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    Schweinsteiger's Bayern future unclear: Sammer

    Bayern Munich's director of sport Matthias Sammer admitted Wednesday that Bastian Schweinsteiger's future remains unclear at the German league giants with rumours swirling linking him to Manchester United. The 30-year-old Germany captain has a year left on his Bayern contract and having collected eight Bundesliga winners medals in 13 seasons, he is one of the top earners at the Bavarian giants. Bayern's vice-captain recently said he is relishing the prospect of trying to win an historic …

  • Kindertransport organizer Nicholas Winton dies at 106

    Kindertransport organizer Nicholas Winton dies at 106

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    Kindertransport organizer Nicholas Winton dies at 106

    LONDON (AP) — Nicholas Winton, a humanitarian who almost single-handedly saved more than 650 Jewish children from the Holocaust, earning himself the label "Britain's Schindler," has died. He was 106. …

  • Clyne, Osvaldo leave Southampton as transfer window opens

    Clyne, Osvaldo leave Southampton as transfer window opens

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    Clyne, Osvaldo leave Southampton as transfer window opens

    LONDON (AP) — Southampton sold Nathaniel Clyne to Liverpool and ended Dani Osvaldo's expensive stay at the club on the opening day of Europe's summer transfer window in the English Premier League on Wednesday. …