Euro 2024

Portugal beat Czechia with dramatic added time winner

June 18 – It took a goal in added time in Leipzig for Portugal take all three points with a 2-1 win against Czechia in a game they dominated from start to finish.

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“No pressure” on Pearce to pick Beckham, says Coe

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By Mike Rowbottom in Athens

May 17 – Sebastian Coe, chairman of London 2012, has denied that any pressure has been brought to bear upon Stuart Pearce, coach of the Team GB football squad for this summer’s Games, to include David Beckham, who will be here at the Panathenaic Stadium for the Olympic Flame Handover Ceremony tonight.

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Emmanuel Hembert: Will Champions League final reflect increasing dominance of German Bundesliga within European game?

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Two European football giants, Bayern Munich (pictured below) and Chelsea (pictured bottom), will meet for the UEFA Champions League final this Saturday evening (May 19) in Munich. The match, pitting two of the biggest football nations, brings to the fore the power struggle we have seen between Germany’s Bundesliga and England’s Premier League, and between two economic powerhouses.

Back in 2009, we identified the Bundesliga as the main challenger to overtake the Premier League as the dominating force in European football.

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