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Sputnik 2018: Iran reluctantly let in Spanish inspectors, Suarez takes a nibble and Ronaldo chases Reshmi mark

“If you think of it like tennis, we had one match point today,” said Iran coach Carlos Quieroz, “and we will have another against Portugal [next Monday]…” It is just as well that Quieroz found an analogy for his team’s fate in another sport today, as there was precious little …

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2014 World Cup: The stars, wanna-bes and flops!

What players have left their individual stamp on the Brazil 2014 World Cup? Colombia’s James Rodriguez, Argentina’s Lionel Messi, Brazil’s Neymar, Germany’s Manuel Neuer and Netherlands’ Arjen Robben comes to mind. But no player has been at the epicentre of his team’s tactics as well the opposition’s as much Messi. …

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Exclusive: Minister Two Pull launches FIFA appeal for Suarez

Prologue: On 26 June 2014, FIFA announced that Uruguay striker Luis Suarez would be banned for nine official international matches and from all football-related activity for four months, during which time he is not even allowed into any football stadium. The ban is the result of an incident between Suarez …

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W/Cup watch: Brazil’s Costa joins Spanish armada

Diego Costa made a relatively low key debut for Spain against Italy yesterday while Brazil romped to a 5-0 win over South Africa. But Brazil’s two centre forwards used, Fred and Jo, did not have a shot on goal between them while Costa is likely to get better. This week, …

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Suarez devours Caledonia; Pro League gets reality check

The Suarez brothers would probably exchange text messages about Trinidad today. And there is no guarantee either will say anything that Caledonia AIA players, coaching staff and supporters would appreciate. Next to warm weather and friendly people; add pliant football teams and no visible sporting culture. The “Eastern Stallions” had …

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