Mido hails Southgate ahead of Euro final

Egypt legend Ahmed Hossam ‘Mido’ has praised England head coach Gareth Southgate. This has followed their EURO 2020 run to the final following wins over Germany, Ukraine, and Denmark. The Three Lions have reached the tournament’s final for the first time in their history. They are set to face Italy at Wembley on July 11. Following their historic achievement, Mido applauded Southgate, who is currently…

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Mourinho backs England to make Euro final

Jose Mourinho has backed Gareth Southgate’s side to go on and make the Euro 2020 final. England beat Germany 2-0 in their Round of 16 tie at Wembley on Tuesday thanks to goals from Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane. The Three Lions can now look ahead to a favourable quarter-final showdown against Ukraine. Mourinho is now extremely optimistic about their chances…

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Ukraine annoys Russia with Euro 2020 kit

Ukraine national football team kit showing a map including Russian-annexed Crimea, has provoked anger in Moscow. The country unveiled its shirt for Euro 2020, emblazoned with its borders including Crimea and the slogan “Glory to Ukraine!” Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in 2014, and considers it a part of its territory, something rejected internationally. A Russian MP called…

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Cillessen ruled out of Euro 2020 due to COVID-19

Netherlands goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen has been ruled out of Euro 2020 after testing positive for Covid-19. Cillessen was initially included in Frank de Boer’s final 26-man squad for the European Championship. He was with fellow keepers Maarten Stekelenburg and Tim Krul. The Valencia star was in line to start the opening group game against Ukraine on June 13. However, he…

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Netherlands thrash Germany 4-2 in Euro 2020 Group C qualifiers

Netherlands scored four times to stage a 4-2 comeback win against hosts Germany in their Euro 2020 Group C. Geoginio Wijnaldum scored the winner in stoppage time after a fine pick-out by Mephis to guide his country to a fine victory. The Germans scored first with former Arsenal forward Serge Gnabry netting his fourth goal in four qualifiers in the…

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