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England, France hammer minnows, Ronaldo shines for Portugal


September 11, 2019

PARIS: England and Portugal both scored five goals while France scored three as they overcame lowly-ranked Kosovo, Andorra and Lithuania in Euro 2020 qualifying on Tuesday. Captain Ronaldo, making his 160th international appearance, scored four as Portugal won 5-1 in Vilnius and strengthened their position in Group B after a sluggish start. For Ronaldo it was a second hat-trick in …

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England, New Zealand seek redemption in Lord’s showpiece


July 14, 2019

LONDON: England and New Zealand have waited four years for this moment, for this life-changing shot at redemption. For the Black Caps, the ICC World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday is a chance to avenge their drubbing at the hands of Australia in the 2015 showpiece. It was their first World Cup final and they didn’t do themselves justice …

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England, Australia renew rivalry in Edgbaston World Cup blockbuster


July 11, 2019

BIRMINGHAM: For England to advance to the World Cup final in front of their own fans, Australia must do something they have never done before in seven previous semi-finals at the tournament — lose. Five-time champions Australia and six-time semi-finalists England meet on Thursday at Edgbaston in an eagerly-awaited match with the winners playing New Zealand in the final at …

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England, NZ clash with eye on last-four spot


July 3, 2019

CHESTER-LE-STREET: Eoin Morgan hit ‘rock bottom’ when his England team was demolished by New Zealand at the last World Cup. Four years later, a win over the Black Caps at the tournament would leave the England captain within touching distance of the ultimate career high. England will secure a spot in the semi-finals by beating New Zealand in the northeast …

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