Euro 2024

Netherlands battle to a scoreless draw with France after VAR rules out Simons goal

June 21 – It wasn’t a classic but it was certainly an entertaining and full blooded encounter as the two big dogs in Group D, France and the Netherlands, squared off in Leipzig to share the points in a 0-0 draw.

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Mancini to stay at Manchester City after signing new five-year deal

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By Andrew Warshaw

July 9 – Russia’s hopes of hiring Roberto Mancini as their national coach in succession to Dick Advocaat were scuppered today when it was announced that the Italian, who led Manchester City to the English Premier League title for the first time in 44 years, had signed a new five-year agreement with the club.

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Mancini tipped as new Russia coach

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By Andrew Warshaw

July 9 – Reports from Russia and Italy say Roberto Mancini could quit his role as manager of Manchester City to take over the Russian national team on a six-year contract that would cover the period of the country hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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