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EURO 2016: Austria win extends Iceland’s mission impossible

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 22:  Arnor Ingvi Traustason of Iceland scores passed Robert Almer of Austria for his team's second goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group F match between Iceland and Austria at Stade de France on June 22, 2016 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Arnor Ingvi Traustason’s breakaway goal at the death was a cruel finale for Austria, as Iceland weathered a second-half battering to set up an improbable round of 16 meeting with England. Johann Gudmundsson smacked a shot against Robert Almer’s crossbar in the second minute, and the prodigiously cool-headed Icelanders were in front before too long. Kári Árnason nodded on Aron ...

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EURO 2016: Austria hold on after Ronaldo penalty miss


The Portuguese hordes wanted Cristiano Ronaldo to light up the party at UEFA EURO 2016 and guide them past Austria towards the round of 16, but the evening did not work out that way. Instead the captain’s missed penalty 11 minutes from time meant Portugal still have it all to do in Group F. On the night he picked up ...

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EURO 2016: Slick Hungary surprise ten-man Austria


Ádám Szalai’s cool finish propelled Hungary to victory in their first appearance in a major tournament for 30 years – and their first UEFA EURO finals game since 1972. Austria began the match favourites and David Alaba, unsurprisingly, was at the centre of their play. In the very first minute Alaba hit the post, though perhaps the best chance before the ...

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UEFA EURO 2016: Sensational Austria qualify in Sweden

Austria players celebrate qualifying for the finals
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Austria rubber-stamped their ticket for the finals in France with a clinical display that leaves Sweden down in third in Group G. Austria did more than the necessary to reach UEFA EURO 2016. All they required in Solna was one point but Marcel Koller’s pacesetters took all three – and left Sweden in a precarious position in qualifying Group G. David ...

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U-20 World Cup: Tetteh admits “tough” match against Austria

Sellas Tetteh (Image credit: Getty Images)

Black Satellites coach Sellas Tetteh has described his team’s opening Group B match in the U-20 World Cup against Austria as “tough”. Ghana needed an injury time penalty  to draw 1-1 with Austria in Wellington on Saturday and get a point from a match the Europeans looked more comfortable in. Tetteh, speaking to FIFA after the match, said the Europeans ...

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Black Satellites settle for draw against Austria


The Black Satellites of Ghana managed an injury time penalty to secure a draw against Austria in their open Group B encounter in the ongoing Fifa U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. In a second Group match played at the Wellington Regional Stadium in New Zealand, Ghana struggled for most part of the game, only to come back to settle for ...

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