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A game of belief

With just 14 available players for Wednesday’s semi-final clash, Turkey manager Fatih Terim has precious few options as he picks his team to face Germany. Read more...
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Return of the Spaniards

Sunday's victory against Italy marks the return of the Spanish in the semi finals and lifts a 24-year-old curse that weighed heavily on an entire nation. Read more...
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"Germany hasn't shown its true face yet"

Germany qualified for the semi-finals, beating Portugal 3-2. Rainer Bonhof, former national player, shares his point of view about the role of Mannschaft's captain Michael Ballack, the failure of striker Gomez and the poor referee decisions made in this tournament. Read more...
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Who will be the last to qualify?

One ticket for the quarter finals is still open, and Sweden and Russia will fight for it. Read more...

France's Nightmare

France has been eliminated of the competition after a nightmarish game against Italy. Read more...

Les Bleus on Oranje alert

After a lifeless match against Romania, France faces The Netherlands’ formidable Oranje. This evening’s match will reveal the two teams’ real pretentions for the tournament after their initial matches. Read More...

'The penalty is no excuse'

Taking advantage of a sleepy Mannschaft, Croatia stormed into the lead in Group B and booked a place in the quarter-finals. Read more...
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"In this tournament, the Mannschaft should fear no one"

Germany are favourite in their group and today they face their biggest challenger yet, Croatia. Read more...

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Portugal go through, Switzerland are out

Mission accomplished for Portugal who won their ticket to the quarter finals by beating the Czech Republic, 3-1. Read more...
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