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  1. Hughes desperate to end winless run

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    John Hughes will accept the "ugliest game in the world" if his Inverness side come out on top against Partick Thistle in their home Scottish Premiership clash on Saturday.The Highlanders are in the midst of a tough time at the moment, without a win i...

    Preview | Conversation | March 21, 2014
  2. Pereira salvages Uruguay draw


    #INSERT type:image caption:Uruguay celebrate their leveller in Austria. END# Midfielder Alvaro Pereira scored a second-half equaliser to help Uruguay draw 1-1 with Austria in the South Americans' World Cup warmup game on Wednesday. Two minu...

    Recap | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  3. Romania v Argentina: Preview

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    Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain is anxiously looking forward to the World Cup and believes Wednesday's friendly against Romania will provide a good test for the South Americans.The Albiceleste are playing their first friendly game of the year in Bu...

    Preview | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  4. Bayern breeze into CWC final

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    #INSERT type:video subtype:lead END# European champions Bayern Munich broke Guangzhou Evergrande's admirable early resistance to plunder a 3-0 victory and book their place in the Club World Cup final. Pep Guardiola's men had played one game fewer ...

    Recap | Conversation | December 14, 2013
  5. Raja Casablanca v Auckland City: Preview

    Raja Casablanca defender Mohamed Oulhaj insists only victory will do when they open the FIFA Club World Cup on home soil against Auckland City on Wednesday.Raja sit only eighth in their domestic league and have not won any of their last three games, ...

    Preview | Conversation | December 10, 2013
  6. Brazil v Chile: Preview

    Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari will settle for nothing less than World Cup victory on home soil next summer.The Selecao take on Chile in Canada on Tuesday in their latest warm-up game, having beaten Honduras 5-0 in Miami on Saturday.And while Scola...

    Preview | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  7. Real Madrid v Malaga: Preview

    Gareth Bale has been included in Real Madrid's 21-man squad for Saturday's Primera Division game against Malaga, with coach Carlo Ancelotti insisting the Wales winger does not have a serious injury - ''just a muscle strain".The world-record 100milli...

    Preview | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  8. Agger brace in Malta rout

    Denmark secured second place in World Cup qualifying Group B with a 6-0 victory over Malta in Copenhagen - but missed out on a play-off berth as they finished with the weakest record of the nine runners-up.The game was over as a contest by the interv...

    Recap | Conversation | October 15, 2013
  9. Alaba seals romp for Austria

    Austria finished off their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 3-0 win over the Faroe Islands in Torshavn.With Germany already qualified from Group C and Sweden guaranteed the play-off place the game was a dead rubber, but the visitors finished stro...

    Recap | Conversation | October 15, 2013
  10. Xhaka denies Slovenia

    #INSERT type:image caption:Granit Xhaka scored the only goal of the game to give Switzerland the victory. END# Slovenia's hopes of qualifying for the World Cup were dashed by a 1-0 defeat in Switzerland on Tuesday night.Granit Xhaka's 74th-minute go...

    Recap | Conversation | October 15, 2013
  11. Sweden v Germany: Preview

    Germany coach Joachim Low admits Tuesday's final World Cup qualifier against Sweden will be one of three games in which he will be experimenting with his side.With qualification for the World Cup already sealed, Low wants to see in Solna on Tuesday, ...

    Preview | Conversation | October 14, 2013
  12. Italy v Armenia: Preview

    Armenia goalkeeper Roman Berezovsky is aware his side need ''a miracle" to reach the play-offs heading into Tuesday's Group B game against Italy.Vardan Minasyan's men go into their last World Cup qualifier in Naples on the back of a 2-1 triumph over...

    Preview | Conversation | October 14, 2013
  13. Serbia 2-0 Japan

    Serbia beat Japan 2-0 in their international friendly in Novi Sad.Japan, who are heading for next year's World Cup, were outplayed by their hosts who will not be making the trip, in a game arranged to fit their respective breaks from qualifying.Dusan...

    Recap | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  14. Belarus v France: Preview

    Coach Didier Deschamps is not losing any sleep over France's scoreless run as they head into their vital World Cup qualifier against Belarus.Following last Friday's goalless draw with Georgia Les Bleus have now gone five games without finding the net...

    Preview | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  15. Faroe Islands v Germany: Preview

    Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is targeting another clean sheet against the Faroe Islands in a potentially crucial World Cup qualifying game, but he insists his responsibility to the team extends far beyond the goal line.Despite the Nationalmannscha...

    Preview | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  16. Stuttering France draw blank

    #INSERT type:image caption: France couldn't find a way to goal in Georgia. END# France's scoreless run was extended to five games as Georgia dented their hopes of beating Spain to top spot in World Cup qualifying Group I. Didier Deschamps' side were...

    Recap | Conversation | September 06, 2013