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Republic of Ireland midfielder Alan Browne tests positive for COVID-19 after playing against England in friendly
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Republic of Ireland midfielder Alan Browne tests positive for COVID-19 after playing against England in friendly

Browne, who plays for English second-tier club Preston, took part in the full 90 minutes of international action at Wembley.

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo fit for Andorra friendly after Lazio niggle, says Fernando Santos
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo fit for Andorra friendly after Lazio niggle, says Fernando Santos

Ronaldo, 35, who limped off with 15 minutes to play of Sunday's fixture in Rome, could also feature against France on Saturday and Tuesday's trip to Croatia in the Nations League.

Lyon's Houssem Aouar out of France squad due to injury, says Didier Deschamps
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Lyon's Houssem Aouar out of France squad due to injury, says Didier Deschamps

Aouar was initially called up last week as a replacement for Nabil Fekir but instead joins the World Cup winner on the sidelines after hurting his thigh during Lyon's 2-1 derby victory on Sunday.

Phil Foden recalled by England, but Mason Greenwood remains in exile for protocol breach
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Phil Foden recalled by England, but Mason Greenwood remains in exile for protocol breach

England coach Gareth Southgate left the youngsters out of his squad for October's matches as punishment and branded their behaviour in the midst of the pandemic as "unacceptable".

International friendlies: France crush Ukraine 7-1; Spain hold Portugal to a goalless draw
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International friendlies: France crush Ukraine 7-1; Spain hold Portugal to a goalless draw

France's 7-1 thrashing of Ukraine was the pick of the European friendlies on Wednesday as Spain clung on for a draw in Lisbon and Turkey saved pride with a late goal against Germany in Cologne.

FIFA postpones international matches for all confederations except UEFA in bid to reduce travel of athletes
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FIFA postpones international matches for all confederations except UEFA in bid to reduce travel of athletes

FIFA said in a statement it was replacing the period scheduled from 31 August to 8 September with a new window from 24 January to 1 February next year "for all confederations except UEFA."

International Friendlies: Brazil beat South Korea to end six-match victory-less run
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International Friendlies: Brazil beat South Korea to end six-match victory-less run

Philippe Coutinho scored one goal and helped set up another as Brazil beat South Korea 3-0 in a friendly on Tuesday to give the five-time world champion its first win in six games.

International Friendlies: Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani set for Uruguay return against Hungary
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International Friendlies: Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani set for Uruguay return against Hungary

Strikers Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani are set to return for Uruguay in a friendly game against Hungary in November.

Sergio Aguero, Angel Di Maria left out of Argentina squad for friendlies against Germany, Ecuador
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Sergio Aguero, Angel Di Maria left out of Argentina squad for friendlies against Germany, Ecuador

Forwards Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria were left out of Argentina's squad announced Friday for friendlies against Germany and Ecuador in October.

International friendlies: Antoine Griezmann scores as France ease past Bolivia ahead of team's Euro 2020 qualifying campaign
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International friendlies: Antoine Griezmann scores as France ease past Bolivia ahead of team's Euro 2020 qualifying campaign

Antoine Griezmann scored as France eased past Bolivia 2-0 in a friendly in Nantes on Sunday, ahead of the world champions' resumption of their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign

International friendlies: Lionel Messi suffers injury setback on national team return as Venezuela stun Argentina
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International friendlies: Lionel Messi suffers injury setback on national team return as Venezuela stun Argentina

Lionel Messi will miss Argentina's friendly against Morocco next week after picking up a groin injury in the shock 3-1 defeat to Venezuela on Friday as he made his first international appearance since the 2018 World Cup.

International friendlies: Radamel Falcao's winner against Japan gives Carlos Queiroz perfect start as Colombia's coach
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International friendlies: Radamel Falcao's winner against Japan gives Carlos Queiroz perfect start as Colombia's coach

Captain Radamel Falcao smashed home a second-half penalty as Colombia beat Japan to give Carlos Queiroz the perfect start as coach of the South American side.

International friendlies: Leon Goretzka goal salvages a draw for Joachim Loew's new-look Germany against Serbia
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International friendlies: Leon Goretzka goal salvages a draw for Joachim Loew's new-look Germany against Serbia

Leon Goretzka spared coach Joachim Loew a humiliating defeat with a second-half equaliser as a new-look Germany side were held to a 1-1 draw in Wednesday's friendly against Serbia.

International friendlies: With chorus of critics growing, Germany boss Joachim Loew goes 'all-in' for friendly against Serbia
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International friendlies: With chorus of critics growing, Germany boss Joachim Loew goes 'all-in' for friendly against Serbia

Loew is hoping to bounce back from a painful 2018, in which Germany suffered an early World Cup exit and were relegated from the top tier of the UEFA Nations League.

International friendlies: Kylian Mbappe's shoulder injury overshadows France's victory over Uruguay
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International friendlies: Kylian Mbappe's shoulder injury overshadows France's victory over Uruguay

Mbappe had to be replaced in the first half after a nasty fall, continuing a miserable night for his Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel after the German had already seen Neymar hobble off injured early in Brazil's friendly with Cameroon in Milton Keynes.

International friendlies: Neymar picks up groin injury in Brazil's narrow victory over Cameroon
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International friendlies: Neymar picks up groin injury in Brazil's narrow victory over Cameroon

Neymar sought treatment after five minutes and returned to send a curling right-footed shot high and wide within a minute. He immediately collapsed before being replaced.

International friendlies: Disputed Neymar penalty fires Brazil to narrow win over Uruguay in feisty South American clash
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International friendlies: Disputed Neymar penalty fires Brazil to narrow win over Uruguay in feisty South American clash

Neymar kept his cool to score the controversial penalty that fired Brazil to a 1-0 win over Uruguay in a full-blooded friendly on Friday.

International friendlies: Miranda scores winner in injury-time to guide star-studded Brazil past arch-rivals Argentina
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International friendlies: Miranda scores winner in injury-time to guide star-studded Brazil past arch-rivals Argentina

Brazil snatched a dramatic 1-0 win over Argentina with an injury-time header from Miranda in their friendly match in front of a sell-out crowd in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.

International friendlies: Netherlands midfielder Arnaut Groeneveld scores first international goal to secure draw with Belgium
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International friendlies: Netherlands midfielder Arnaut Groeneveld scores first international goal to secure draw with Belgium

The Netherlands continued their resurgence under Ronald Koeman as youngster Arnaut Groeneveld's first international goal secured a 1-1 friendly draw with Belgium in Brussels on Tuesday

International friendlies: Brazil battle past Saudi Arabia on muggy night in Riyadh; Argentina thrash Iraq 4-0
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International friendlies: Brazil battle past Saudi Arabia on muggy night in Riyadh; Argentina thrash Iraq 4-0

Brazil struggled to a 2-0 win over hosts Saudi Arabia in a stuttering performance on a muggy night in Riyadh in a friendly international on Frida