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Aston Villa join chase to sign Anderlecht midfielder Dennis Praet

• 21-year-old also attracting interest from Southampton and Everton • Belgium international represented by same agency as Gareth Bale Related: Lille midfielder Idrissa Gueye flies in to tie up £9m Aston Villa move Aston Villa have joined the race to sign Dennis Praet, the highly rated Belg

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Euro 2016 qualifiers: six talking points from the latest action

Shaun Maloney has impressed for Scotland, Republic of Ireland look out of date and Wales under Chris Coleman have discovered a winning formula The previous time Wayne Rooney came up against Bostjan Cesar it ended with the Slovenian centre-half being injured for five weeks and making it clear that…

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Wales 1-0 Belgium | Euro 2016 qualifying match report

It will go down as one of the most famous victories in the history of Welsh football and the moment when the dream of qualifying for a major finals for the first time since 1958 moved a step closer to reality. Gareth Bale’s 17th international goal on a raucous night in the Welsh capital condemned

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Wales v Belgium: Euro 2016 qualifier – as it happened

Gareth Bale’s goal sent Wales top of Group B and a step closer towards sealing their first appearance at a major tournament since 1958 9.41pm BST What a performance from Wales. This must go down as one of the greatest results in their history. They deserved to win. They outfought Wales, they neve

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Belgium fans trust sat nav and end up in the wrong Wales

• Supporters cross continent and arrive in Yorkshire • Fans face extra four hours of driving to make Euro 2016 qualifier Belgium must be hoping they can find their way to goal against Wales in Cardiff and not follow the example of some of their supporters. A group of fans rang the Studio Brusse

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Belgium shrug off gossip to focus on Euro 2016 qualifier against Wales

With the manager and many senior players rumoured to be changing employers this summer, Belgium see victory as ‘the best way to sell ourselves’ It was soon obvious that Thibaut Courtois, speaking before Belgium’s Euro 2016 qualifying tie against Wales, would not be serving up any juice relatin

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Chris Coleman says Wales will be fearless when they face Belgium

• Manager confident Wales can win Euro 2016 qualifier and go clear in Group B • Predicts Gareth Bale will thrive on big-match atmosphere in Cardiff It was the final question of the press conference, came via a Belgian journalist, and Chris Coleman decided the time had come to politely make a poi

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Japanese sisters eye title defence

FIFA.com spoke with sisters Yuki Ogimi and Asano Nagasato, who are looking to retain the FIFA Women's World Cup for Japan, and we were able to bring a special message from their brother, Genki.

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