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  • Euro 2016: Spurs striker sees Kane and able partnership with Vardy

    Euro 2016: Spurs striker sees Kane and able partnership with Vardy

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    Euro 2016: Spurs striker sees Kane and able partnership with Vardy

    (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane believes he and Leicester City marksman Jamie Vardy will provide England with one of the most formidable strike partnerships on display at next month's Euro 2016 tournament in France. Kane edged out Vardy by a single goal in the race for the Premier League golden boot after netting 25 times to become the first Englishman to scoop up the award since Sunderland's Kevin Phillips 16 years ago. The pair both scored in England's 2-1 friendly win over …

  • Three questions for Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou

    Three questions for Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou

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    Three questions for Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou

    Australia's boss is still looking for solid full-backs, a post-Tim Cahill plan and the perfect formula in midfield as the Socceroos prepare to play England and Greece …

  • Mourinho agrees terms with Man United - Sky TV

    Mourinho agrees terms with Man United - Sky TV

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    Mourinho agrees terms with Man United - Sky TV

    English football's biggest club seem to have secured the services of the sport's most colourful manager after Jose Mourinho, according to Sky TV reports, agreed personal terms with Manchester United on Tuesday. After a trophy-laden career with Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid, Mourinho is set to replace Dutchman Louis van Gaal, who was sacked on Monday, with a remit to bring back the glory days the club once took for granted under Alex Ferguson. The 53-year-old, sacked by Chelsea …

  • Hungary have the chance to update their own history

    Hungary have the chance to update their own history

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    Hungary have the chance to update their own history

    By Zoltan Fazekas BUDAPEST (Reuters) - History always hangs heavy on the Hungarian national team, whose decades of under-achievement are contrasted with the sepia glory of the 1950s when glittering talents such as Ferenc Puskas and Jeno Buzanszky reshaped football's landscape. Whatever else Bernd Storck's team achieve -- and nobody expects very much -- they at least have the opportunity to bring the story up to date when they rejoin football's elite in France. Making the second round is not …

  • Spain need the spine to reign again

    Spain need the spine to reign again

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    Spain need the spine to reign again

    By Richard Martin BARCELONA (Reuters) - For all Vicente del Bosque's confidence that he has the right balance of experience and youth to return Spain to their familiar place on the winner's rostrum, questions remain about his best starting line-up ahead of Euro 2016. On the surface, Spain's qualifying record of nine wins out of 10 going into the tournament looks impressive but they rarely delivered performances to suggest they could pick up a third successive title or banish the memories of …