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  • AFC Wimbledon promoted to English third tier

    AFC Wimbledon promoted to English third tier

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    AFC Wimbledon promoted to English third tier

    AFC Wimbledon, formed in 2002 by disgruntled fans of the old Wimbledon FC, were promoted to the third tier of English football by beating Plymouth Argyle 2-0 in the League Two playoff final on Monday. It was the club's sixth promotion since they were founded as an alternative to the original Wimbledon FC when the 1988 FA Cup winners announced plans to relocate 60 miles north to the city of Milton Keynes. After two years of negotiations and controversy, the original team were renamed MK Dons …

  • Real Madrid confirm Achilles problem for Navas

    Real Madrid confirm Achilles problem for Navas

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    Real Madrid confirm Achilles problem for Navas

    Real Madrid have confirmed that Keylor Navas is suffering from another Achilles problem, placing his Copa America campaign in doubt. …

  • Wilmots' woes worsen as Belgium lose Lombaerts, Boyata

    Wilmots' woes worsen as Belgium lose Lombaerts, Boyata

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    Wilmots' woes worsen as Belgium lose Lombaerts, Boyata

    Belgium coach Marc Wilmots is battling a mounting crisis as Nicolas Lombaerts and Dedryck Boyata joined his long list of injured defenders. …

  • Berlusconi: I courted Guardiola at Barcelona

    Berlusconi: I courted Guardiola at Barcelona

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    Berlusconi: I courted Guardiola at Barcelona

    AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi courted Pep Guardiola when he was manager of Barcelona, the Italian has revealed. …

  • Senderos misses out as Swiss name final Euro squad

    Senderos misses out as Swiss name final Euro squad

    Reuters
    Senderos misses out as Swiss name final Euro squad

    By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland axed former Arsenal, Valencia and Everton defender Philippe Senderos as they named their final 23-man squad for Euro 2016 on Monday. Coach Vladimir Petkovic effectively opted for 19-year-old Nico Elvedi, who plays for Bundesliga side Borussia Moenchengladbach, among the central defenders instead of the 31-year-old Senderos. ... …