Euro 2024

Italy steal crucial points from Croatia with dramatic added time equaliser

June 24 – A thrilling game that ran far deeper than its slender scoreline, Croatia’s sweetheart Luka Modric looked to have cemented his side’s place in the Round of 16 with a decisive goal versus Italy. Until the 8th minute of added time.

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Andrew Warshaw: How Spurs’ Champions League spot was unjustly snatched away in the blink of an eye

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Didier Drogba’s Champions League-winning penalty in last Saturday’s heart-stopping shootout in Munich may have been the greatest moment in the history of Chelsea football club but it also exposed arguably UEFA’s cruellest, most unjust regulation.

Just a fortnight ago, Chelsea came sixth in the Premier League equalling their worst, repeat WORST, position for a decade.

Under normal circumstances such a poor return by one of the richest clubs in the world would have relegated them to the Europa League.

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