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  1. Soccer news, Oct. Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | SFGate

    The Netherlands lost again and fellow continental powers Italy and Belgium also struggled in European Championship qualifying Monday. Meanwhile, Croatia showed off its goal-scoring credentials.

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  2. Euro 2016 Qualifying: Italy edge lowly Malta; Croatia remain perfectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Fox Sports

    Italy labored to a 1-0 win at tiny Malta and Croatia crushed Azerbaijan 6-0 Monday as both squads remained perfect atop Group H of European Championship qualifying. Southampton forward Graziano Pelle scored on his international debut with Italy, taking advantage of a loose ball inside the box following a corner in the 23rd minute.

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  3. Dutch beaten by Iceland, Italy scrapes winRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Age

    World Cup semi-finalists the Netherlands' hopes of qualifying for Euro 2016 have taken another blow as a Gylfi Sigurdsson double gave Iceland a 2-0 win over the European giants. Iceland - which only just missed out on a place at its first ever World Cup finals this year - now tops Group A alongside the Czech Republic with a perfect nine points from three games while the Dutch, who lost to the Czechs in their opening qualifier, are six points adrift in third place.

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  4. Euro round-up: Netherlands freeze in IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | RTE.ie

    The expanded version of the next Championships mean they remain alive in their bid to qualify, but their form - on the back of a World Cup semi-final - suggests they will have a job on their hands to make up the gap. The night will go down in Icelandic football history and gives the clearest signal yet that they are ready for a major tournament after nearly going to the World Cup.

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  5. Netherlands, Italy and Belgium all...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | SFGate

    Italy's Graziano Pelle celebrates after scoring during the Euro 2016 qualifying soccer match between Malta and Italy, at the National Stadium Ta' Qali, in Valletta, Malta, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. Italy's Graziano Pelle, right, celebrates with his teammates Ciro Immobile, left, and Giorgio Chiellini after scoring during the Euro 2016 qualifying soccer match between Malta and Italy, at the National Stadium Ta' Qali, in Valletta, Malta, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014.

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  6. Euro Qualifying: Iceland freezes out Dutch in Group ARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | CBC News

    Gylfi Sigurdsson, left, scored two goals for Iceland as they defeated the Netherlands for the first time ever in Euro 2016 qualifying in Reykjavik, Iceland. Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson scored both goals Monday as Iceland beat the Netherlands 2-0 in a European Championship qualifier to hand new coach Guus Hiddink his third loss in four matches since taking over after the World Cup.

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  7. Iceland 2-0 NetherlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | BBC News

    Two goals from Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson kept Iceland top of Group A, six points above the Dutch, who came third at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. In Wales' Group B, Bosnia-Hercegovina and Belgium drew 1-1, while Omer Damari scored a hat-trick as Israel beat Andorra 4-1.

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  8. Football: Sigurdsson dents Dutch Euro hopes, Pelle fires ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    World Cup semi-finalists the Netherlands' hopes of qualifying for Euro 2016 took another blow on Monday as a Gylfi Sigurdsson double gave Iceland a 2-0 win over the European giants. Iceland's midfielder Gylfi Thor Sigurdsson scores during the Euro 2016 Group A qualifying football match against the Netherlands in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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  9. Sigurdsson dents Dutch Euro hopes, Pelle fires ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    World Cup semi-finalists the Netherlands' hopes of qualifying for Euro 2016 took another blow on Monday as a Gylfi Sigurdsson double gave Iceland a 2-0 win over the European giants. Iceland's defender Ari Freyr Skulason and Netherlands' forward Arjen Robben vie for the ball during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match in Reykjavik on October 13, 2014 Iceland -- who only just missed out on a place at their first ever World Cup finals when they lost in the play-offs for this year's global showpiece -- top Group A alongside the Czech Republic with a perfect nine points from three games while the Dutch, who lost to the Czechs in their opening qualifier, are six points adrift in third place.

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  10. Scotland No.2 Mark McGhee: We stifled Mandzukic in Zagreb so we can...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | The Daily Record

    MARK McGHEE has backed Scotland's stoppers to snuff out Poland's Dortmund ace Robert Lewandowski when the two sides meet in a crucial Euro 2016 qualifier on Tuesday. MARK McGHEE insists Scotland don't fear Polish predator Robert Lewandowski - because our backline has already seen off his Bayern Munich predecessor.

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  11. Jelavic retires from international footballRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    The 29-year-old's announcement Saturday came just a day after Croatia beat Bulgaria 1-0 in Sofia in a qualifying match for Euro 2016, reports Xinhua. Jelavic spent entire 90 minutes of the match on the bench.

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  12. Hull striker Nikica Jelavic quits international football after Croatia drop himRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Daily Mail

    The Hull striker was left out of his country's starting line-up for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Bulgaria in Sofia on Friday. Croatia won 1-0 thanks to an own goal from Nikolay Bodurov, starting with Mario Mandzukic and Ivica Olic up front.

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  13. Euro 2016 - Belgium thrash Andorra to make flying startRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Yahoo!

    Belgium got their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign off to a flying start on Friday with a 6-0 victory over Andorra in a predictably one-sided match. In their first competitive encounter since their World Cup quarter-final loss to Argentina , Belgium struck the woodwork three times in 20 minutes, opened the scoring with a Kevin de Bruyne penalty on the half-hour mark and then ripped apart Andorra's defence.

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  14. Liverpool's Lovren sustains injury on national dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | A Different League

    The international injury curse has struck again for Liverpool. But this time it's not an English player in the treatment room.

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  15. Ex-Tottenham midfielder compared to Andrea PirloRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Business News

    Croatian coach Niko Kovac is delighted with the options at his disposal, so much so that he claims to have two Andrea Pirlo's in his side. Referring to the great Italian midfielder, formerly of AC Milan and now Juventus, Kovac talked up former Tottenham Hotspur star Luka Modric in comparison.

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  16. Niko Kranjcar left out from Croatia squad despite sparkling QPR performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Football.co.uk

    Niko Kovac, the manager of 'Vatreni', has decided to give a chance to three players for the next two qualifiers who haven't yet featured any national games. His namesake and ex-teammate Kranjcar has won QPR's player of the month award, but will not be helping Croatia in the next two Euro qualifiers.

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  17. Functional familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    Successful chairmen and managers are often said to be as close as family, but in Dinamo Zagreb's case it really is a band of brothers. While the hugely controversial, maverick figure of Zdravko Mamic is the club's executive chairman, younger sibling Zoran serves as both head coach and sporting director.

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  18. Kranjcar leaves it late to rescue QPR...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Suria

    QPR narrowly avoided their fourth Premier League defeat of the season as a fine late equaliser from Croatia midfielder Niko Kranjcar rescued a 2-2 draw against Stoke on Saturday. Swiss Gokhan Inler vies for the ball with Croatia's Niko Kranjcar during the friendly football match between Swiss and Croatia, in the southern Croatian Adriatic town of Split, on August 15, 2012.

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  19. Europa League can boost Everton season, says captain Phil JagielkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Football365

    Everton captain Phil Jagielka says playing in the Europa League will not hamper his side's chances of making an impact in the domestic game. Wolfsburg are first up for Everton on Thursday and Jagielka is keen to emphasise the positives of a competition which requires teams to play 14 games to reach the final.

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  20. Italy tame toothless NorwayRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | Arab Times

    OSLO, Sept 10, : Simone Zaza made the most of the suspended Mario Balotelli's absence up front by scoring the opening goal to pave the way for Italy's comfortable 2-0 win over Norway in a Euro 2016 Group H qualifier on Tuesday. The Sassuolo striker, surprisingly brought into the squad by new coach Antonio Conte, struck with a deflected shot after 16 minutes and also hit the crossbar and had an another effort cleared off the line before being substituted.

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