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Zidane wanted France job in 2012, says former FFF boss

Apr 15, 2014

Zidane wanted France job in 2012, says former FFF boss

"Zinedine Zidane would have liked to manage Les Bleus. It is clear - he wanted it! I met him at his request," Noel Le Graet is quoted as saying in a book. #France #KickingAround #Real Madrid #Euro 2012 #Zinedine Zidane #FFF
FIFA rankings: Spain improve lead, Brazil hit all-time low

Jul 05, 2012

FIFA rankings: Spain improve lead, Brazil hit all-time low

Euro winners Spain have managed to extend their lead significantly by defending their European title, while finalists Italy are up 6 to 6th. #Brazil #football #Spain #KickingAround #Euro 2012
No doubt 1970s Brazil team would beat Spain, says Pele

Jul 05, 2012

No doubt 1970s Brazil team would beat Spain, says Pele

Pele also said that Brazil were far superior on a player-by-player basis if compared to the WC1970 winning team. #Brazil #football #Pele #Spain #KickingAround #Euro2012
Shearer: Spain's Euro 2012 glory is down to sex...

Jul 03, 2012

Shearer: Spain's Euro 2012 glory is down to sex...

During his commentary on the match, Shearer, a former England football skipper got tongue-tied and mixed up the words "success" and "sex", in an embarrassing blooper. Take a look at the clip. #Spain #Euro2012 #Alan Shearer #Viral video
Viral Video: Casillas asks ref to pity Italy

Jul 03, 2012

Viral Video: Casillas asks ref to pity Italy

Casillas asked the referee to blow the whistle early out or respect for Italy. Check out this video where his conversation with the referee can be heard. #Spain #Italy #Euro2012 #Iker Casillas #Viral video

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What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Nov 27, 2012

What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Independence would mean that most of Spain's players could then play for Catalonia. If that happens, they could be the first nation to win the World Cup at the first time of asking. #World Cup #Barcelona #Spain #KickingAround #Euro 2012 #Catalonia
Euro 2012: This is not the death of Catenaccio

Jul 03, 2012

Euro 2012: This is not the death of Catenaccio

Should we look beyond the immediate, one can see that catenaccio is still a highly successful tactic in football. #football #Italy #Euro2012 #Cesare Prandelli #Catenaccio

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Euro 2012: This is not the death of Catenaccio

Sep 10, 2014

Spanish banking titan Emilio Botin dead at age 79

(AP) -- Spanish banking magnate Emilio Botin, who built the country's Banco Santander into a global financial giant and was widely seen as the nation's most influential business leader, has died of a heart attack, the company said Wednesday. He was 7... #Latin America #Madrid #United Kingdom #Emilio Botin #Banco Santander
Euro 2012: This is not the death of Catenaccio

Sep 08, 2014

Sink or swim in Switzerland England managers and their defining matches

From Graham Taylors 3-4-1-2 to Theo Walcotts hat-trick heroics, the defining matches of Englands managers since the heady heights of Italia 90 Roy Hodgsons tenure as England manager has already extended beyond two years, eclipsed a number of his pred... #Sven-Goran Eriksson #Roy Hodgson #Steve McClaren #Fabio Capello #England
Euro 2012: This is not the death of Catenaccio

Sep 03, 2014

UK services sector surges but Ukraine clouds outlook business live

FTSE 100 index jumps to 14-year high Eurozone recovery loses steam, dragged down by France and Italy UK downturn less deep than originally thought Britain moves up global competitiveness list 10.59am BST Howard Archer, economist at IHS Global Insight... #United Kingdom #FTSE #Europe #Global Insight #IHS Inc.