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England have slipped back to eighth place in the new FIFA world rankings – barely a month after they had moved up to fourth position. Copa America champions Uruguay, Portugal, Italy and Brazil have all moved ahead of England despite the fact Fabio Capello’s side have won back-to-back Euro 2012 qualifying matches against Bulgaria and…
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Whilst we all love individual pieces of magnificence which lead to goals, the value of a team goal is perhaps the most rewarding - as is shown by the following strike from Argentina in the 2006 World Cup. There seems to be no danger when the ball begins to be passed around in the Argentinean…
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When a young Michael Owen burst onto the scene at the age of 18, many believed he was capable of becoming one of the best players of all time. It would probably be fair to say that he peaked at an early age, but he still remains one of the best one-on-one finishers in the…
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Quite remarkably, England have jumped two places to fourth in the latest FIFA world rankings, leapfrogging Brazil and Uruguay in the process. Despite drawing their last two games against Switzerland and Ghana, Fabio Capello’s men have passed the South American duo. England supporters will still wince when they recall the lamentable performance of the national…
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Carlos Tevez’s hopes of a dramatic return to South America were dealt a major blow last night after Manchester City rejected a £35 million bid from Corinthians. The Brazilian club fell way short of City’s valuation for their star striker and City officials were also concerned about how the deal was to be structured. If City…
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Colombia 2 – Bolivia 0 Colombia booked their spot in the quarter-finals of the Copa America after a 2-0 win over Bolivia. Chelsea target and Porto striker Radamel Falcao scored a first half double to secure the win. Colombia only needed a draw to be sure of their spot in the next round but they…
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Brazil 2 – Paraguay 2 Brazil continued to labour in Group B and currently sit in third position as they were held to a 2-2 draw with Paraguay on Saturday evening. Brazil found themselves ahead after a strike from Jadson seven minutes before the break before Roque Santa Cruz and Nelson Valdez put the visitors…
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Carlos Tevez may be forced to play on at Manchester City if they cannot find a buyer who is prepared to pay £50 million for the striker. The club last night revealed they have not had a single enquiry for their want-away skipper but there is reported interest from Chelsea with Tevez seemingly prepared to…
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Uruguay 1 – Chile 1 Uruguay are still looking for their first victory in the competition having been held to a 1-1 draw by Chile. Alvaro Pereira fired them into a 1-0 lead after 55 minutes before Chile found the equaliser after 65 minutes through Alexis Sanchez. Chile were fully aware they could all but…
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Argentina 0 – Colombia 0 Host nation Argentina continued to struggle as they were held to a 0-0 draw with Colombia who sit top of Group A with four points. Chances were few and far between in an entertaining first half but Colombia almost took the lead after 19 minutes when Moreno found Ramos inside…
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Group A Colombia currently sit top of Group A having beaten Costa Rica 1-0 on July 2. The hosts Argentina got their campaign off to a disappointing start with a 1-1 draw with Bolivia and currently sit second in the group with their opponents third and Costa Rica sitting last. Argentina face Colombia on July…
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It seems that money and success really cannot buy you happiness; Carlos Tevez picks up an astonishing £200,000 a week and finished last season as joint top of the Premier League goalscoring chart. He has announced however that he wishes to leave the club this summer, citing family reasons as the motive for his decision.…

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Top Tips to Improve Your Chances of Winning Sports Bets Betting is a game that many people mistaken for a get rich quick fix. That is why, in as much as some bettors are immensely successful, others keep losing. Betting requires discipline, knowledge of math, and consistency. Here are the tips to increase your chances…