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Boys, get the message: sport is for girls too | Letters

Your editorial on women’s football ( As England reach the knockout stages of the World Cup, it’s time to put out more flags , 22 June) asks us to imagine how different school playgrounds would be if female footballers were household names and role models for the girls. Last academic year, tired

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Brede Hangeland signs one-year contract with Crystal Palace

• Former Norway defender joined from Fulham a year ago • ‘These are very exciting times at Palace,’ says Hangeland Brede Hangeland has signed a one-year contract with Crystal Palace. The 33-year-old former Norway defender joined Palace 12 months ago after six seasons at Fulham. Hangeland mad

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Euro 2016 qualifying round-up: Iceland come back to beat Czechs

• Victory sees Iceland leapfrog Czech Republic at top of Group A • Israel’s chances damaged by 3-1 defeat in Bosnia & Herzegovina • Bale accepts gift to give Wales momentous win over Belgium • All the Euro 2016 qualifying tables Kolbeinn Sigthorsson scored a sublime winner as Iceland compl

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Germany 1-1 Norway | 2015 Women’s World Cup Group B match report

• Germany 1-1 Norway • Anja Mittag gave Germans first-half lead from close range The Norwegian midfielder Maren Mjelde scored a beautiful second-half free kick to earn her side a deserved 1-1 draw with Germany in their Women’s World Cup Group B game on Thursday. Germany, ranked No2 in the worl

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