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FIFA U-20 World Cup: Shootout sends Mali into semis

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Mali continue to defy the odds at the FIFA U-20 World Cup after they booked their place in semi-finals with a 4-3 win on penalties over Germany following a well-fought 1-1 draw in Christchurch. Julian Brandt’s opener had put the tournament favourites ahead, though a Djigui Diarra penalty save and Souleymane Coulibaly header levelled things up, leaving the sides level ...

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EURO 2016 Qualifiers: Germany strike seven past stubborn Gibraltar

André Schürrle enjoys scoring Germany's only goal of the first half
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• Germany stay within a point of Group D leaders Poland after victory in Faro • Bastian Schweinsteiger has penalty saved and Gibraltar hold out for 28 minutes • André Schürrle breaks deadlock and in second-half flurry completes a hat-trick • Next games: Gibraltar v Republic of Ireland, Germany v Poland (4 September) Gibraltar proved they could go toe to ...

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FIFA Women’s World Cup: Norway earn hard-fought draw with Germans

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Norway equalised in the second-half to disrupt a dominant German display as the two teams settled for a 1-1 draw, leaving everything to play for in the final matches of Group B at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™. Germany enjoyed a lion’s share of possession in the first half as Norway struggled to create any attacking chances in ...

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Oztunali the matchwinner for Germany

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Levin Oztunali’s first half goal was enough to take Germany through to the last eight of the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 at the expense of Nigeria. Ultimately, Frank Wormuth’s side were deserved winners against the Group E runners-up and while the Africans could not be faulted for effort, their inability to create meaningful chances proved to be ...

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Germany too strong for Côte d’Ivoire

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Two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup™ winners Germany handed tournament debutants Côte d’Ivoire a harsh welcome to the competition, beating the newcomers 10-0 to make a flying start in Group B for the Europeans. Germany had never lost their opening match at the Women’s World Cup, and no African side has yet managed to find victory during their first game. Perhaps ...

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Joachim Löw extends contract as Germany coach

After winning the World Cup in 2014, Joachim Löw has extended his contract as coach of the German national team through to 2018. A new role has also been laid out for the team’s commercial manager Oliver Bierhoff. Joachim Löw has extended his contract as the coach of the German national football team through until 2018. The World Cup winning ...

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Mesut Ozil out for up to 12 weeks with knee injury

Mesut Ozil in action against Spurs 
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Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil has been ruled out for up to 12 weeks with a knee injury. The 25-year-old midfielder, who is on international duty with Germany, played 90 minutes in Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat at Chelsea on Sunday. But he arrived at the German camp with a problem in his left knee and an MRI scan in Munich on Wednesday showed damage to ...

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Germany claim narrow win over Scotland in Euro qualifier


Scotland’s opening Euro 2016 qualifier ended in defeat by world champions Germany thanks to two goals from Thomas Muller. He headed the opener in a first half completely dominated by the hosts. The Scots rode their luck in the first half but lifted their game after the break and levelled through Ikechi Anya. But poor defending allowed Muller to fire ...

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