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European Under-21 Championship: our awards of the tournament

From the match of the tournament to the loudest fans, we pick the best moments from the European Under-21 Championship in the Czech Republic You cannot really look further than Portugal’s 5-0 deconstruction of Germany in the semi-final in Olomouc. The Germany coach, Horst Hrubesch, admitted he was

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Sweden v Portugal: European U21 Championship final – as it happened

Outsiders Sweden defeat Portugal 4-3 on penalties to win the tournament for the first time after the teams had been tied 0-0 at the end of extra time Read John Ashdown’s match report from Prague 10.46pm BST The yellow wall erupts once more, and this party will go on long, long into the night.…

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John Guidetti: Swedish talisman and football’s Mr Nice Guy

A story about how John Guidetti turned up to have a kickabout with an eight-year-old fan after the Champions League final has only reinforced the image of a player who can do nothing wrong at the moment An early summer evening in Stockholm. An eight-year-old boy is wandering home from a friend’s

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Russia 0-1 Austria | Euro 2016 qualifier match report

• Russia 0-1 Austria • Sweden defeat Montenegro 3-1 in Stockholm Marc Janko scored with a spectacular overhead kick as Austria maintained their grip on European Championship qualifying Group G with a 1-0 away win over Russia. Second-placed Sweden beat Montenegro 3-1, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic scor

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Sweden 3-1 Montenegro | Euro 2016 qualifier match report

Two Zlatan Ibrahimovic strikes formed part of a three-goal burst just before half-time that gave Sweden a 3-1 win over a feisty Montenegro in their Group G Euro 2016 qualifier at the Friends Arena on Sunday. The result means Sweden stay in second on 12 points, four points behind leaders Austria,…

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he is staying put and is happy at PSG

• Striker counters rumours he is rejoining Milan • ‘You never know what will happen in football’ Zlatan Ibrahimovic said that he is not about to leave Paris Saint-Germain and return to Milan despite his good relationship with the Italian club’s chief executive Adriano Galliani. “Rumours

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