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UK teams show their mettle during Euro 2016 qualification

Euro 2016 will mark debuts at the continent’s top international tournament for both Wales and Northern Ireland after a remarkable qualifying campaign for British teams. Wales have only reached the finals of a major tournament once before in their history, and will compete at the highest level for the first time since the 1958 World […]

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Chelsea Ladies claim WSL title in competition’s strongest season

As Jose Mourinho presumably takes advantage of the international break by moodily prodding Subbuteo players across a tactics board, the female contingent of Chelsea Football Club will still be celebrating after proving it’s not all doom and gloom for fans of the blues. Chelsea Ladies won the Women’s Super League in style last week, beating Sunderland […]

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FIFA’s reputation unsalvageable with or without Blatter

With FIFA President Sepp Blatter the subject of an official criminal investigation by the Swiss authorities, the future of the federation – and indeed the future of the game worldwide – teeters on the brink of uncertainty. The question of “what’s next” for the embattled organisation has once more been thrust to the forefront of footballing […]

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Chelsea risk stagnation unless Mourinho refreshes squad

Few in the footballing world would have predicted that five games into the new season reigning Premier League champions Chelsea would be languishing just outside the relegation zone, and yet Jose Mourinho’s side have accumulated just four points from their opening fixtures. They lie in seventeenth position with only a single win to their name […]