Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d’Or for the 4th time last night to move closer to Lionel Messi of Barcelona who took the honour for a fifth time last year. Ronaldo scooped the award after he helped Real …

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I can understand different referees seeing different situations from different angles and giving differing decisions. That’s part of the game. However, it’s the inconsistencies on handball that leaves me baffled. The Fifa Laws of the Game (Law 12) in Interpretation …

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Didier Deschamps acknowledged Dimitri Payet “made the difference” for France with his stunning winner that left Anghel Iordănescu with the tricky task of lifting Romania. Payet was a bit emotional when he was taken out and tears could be seen …

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Man of the Match Dimitri Payet struck a delightful late winner to cap a fine individual performance and hand victory to the hosts in the UEFA EURO 2016 opener Dimitri Payet’s splendid 89th-minute goal earned hosts France a 2-1 Group …

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Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque’s provisional 25-man squad for the European Championships Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez, a £54million summer target for Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United, has not been named in Spain’s squad for Euro 2016. The 21-year-old, who appeared …

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Borussia Dortmund’s Marco Reus has been omitted from Germany’s Euro 2016 squad but Manchester United’s Bastian Schweinsteiger has been included. Reus, 27, missed the 2014 World Cup and has had recent injury concerns. Fellow midfielder Schweinsteiger, 31, has not played …

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