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Euro 2020 takes shape as Netherlands, Germany, Croatia qualify

The Netherlands, Germany and World Cup finalists Croatia expanded a list of big hitters to qualify for Euro 2020 on Saturday as the trio booked their places at next summer’s finals.
Gareth Bale is congratulated by relieved Wales team mates after scoring against Azerbaijan. Gareth Everett-Huw Evans-Rex-Shutterstock

Gareth Bale: Playing for Wales more exciting than Real Madrid

Real Madrid attacker Gareth Bale says that he finds it more exciting to play for Wales than for the Spanish giants.
Manchester United star Daniel James has been praised by Ryan Giggs for the manner in which he has adapted to the cruder aspects of life in the Premier League, with the Wales boss saying his attitude reminds him of that of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ryan Giggs: Daniel James replicating Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford

Manchester United star Daniel James has been praised by Ryan Giggs for the manner in which he has adapted to the cruder aspects of life in the Premier League, with the Wales boss saying his attitude reminds him of that of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Karim Benzema spared Real Madrid's blushes with a match-winning brace in Saturday's 2-1 victory over Eibar at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Zinedine Zidane wants Karim Benzema to play for France

Zinedine Zidane has said Karim Benzema deserves to be recalled for France after the striker’s absence from the national team continued.
LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will apologize to Conservative Party members who voted for him based on his promise to take Britain out of the European Union by Oct. 31.

British premier launches election campaign

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tried to fire up supporters with a Brexit rallying cry on Wednesday after the first day of his election campaign was marred by a ministerial resignation, a gaffe about a deadly tower blaze and a doctored video advert.
Wales' forward Gareth Bale celebrates after winning the Euro 2016 group B football match between Wales and Slovakia at the Stade de Bordeaux in Bordeaux on June 11, 2016. - AFP PHOTO - NICOLAS TUCAT

Gareth Bale confident he will be fit for crucial Euro 2020 qualifiers

Gareth Bale believes he will be able to play a role in Wales’s must-win final two Euro 2020 qualifiers against Azerbaijan and Hungary, Welsh manager Ryan Giggs said on Tuesday.
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Rugby: South Africa blitz England to win third World Cup

South Africa stunned pre-match favourites England 32-12 with a brutally effective forward display to win their third World Cup in Yokohama on Saturday.
Zinedine Zidane has been branded a disgrace by Gareth Bale's agent after the Real Madrid boss' comments about the winger's impending exit from the club.

Gareth Bale is delighted to play for Real Madrid – agent

Gareth Bale’s future at Real Madrid remains a topic of much debate, but the attacker’s agent, Jonathan Barnett, has suggested that the 30-year-old is poised to stay at Santiago Bernabeu.
Zinedine Zidane has been branded a disgrace by Gareth Bale's agent after the Real Madrid boss' comments about the winger's impending exit from the club.

Real Madrid team players ‘want Gareth Bale to stay’

Real Madrid’s first-team squad are reportedly keen to see Gareth Bale continue his career at the Bernabeu.
Thirty-nine people, including a teenager, have been found dead inside a lorry container at an industrial park in Essex.

Man arrested after 39 dead bodies found in lorry

Thirty-nine people, including a teenager, have been found dead inside a lorry container at an industrial park in Essex.
England’s head coach Eddie Jones attends a warm-up session before the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-final match between England and Australia at the Oita Stadium in Oita on October 19, 2019. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU - AFP)

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo wouldn’t do what rugby players do – England coach

England coach Eddie Jones contrasted what he said was rugby’s down to earth attitude with that of football superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as he lauded All Blacks boss Steve Hansen ahead of Saturday’s blockbuster World Cup semi-final.

Borussia Dortmund set sights on Wolves midfielder

Borussia Dortmund have set their sights on Wolves rising star Chem Campbell, Football Insider can reveal.
Luka Modric was injured for Croatia against Wales but, according to Zlatko Dalic, the problem should not keep him out of action.

Real Madrid’s international break injury fears played down

Zinedine Zidane would have been left swearting as Gareth Bale and Luka Modrić both struggled in the final moments of the game.
Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid stars send Zinedine Zidane to panic ahead of El-Clasico

Two Real Madrid stars have sent Zinedine Zidane to panic ahead of the upcoming clash against Barcelona at the Camp Nou, due to the injuries they sustained with their national teams in the euro 2020 qualifiers.
Liverpool should be in the market for Gareth Bale if they can afford him, says Paul Ince, with the Wales international told he can “reinvent himself” at Anfield on the back of his Real Madrid struggles.

Gareth Bale plays down Real Madrid exit rumours

Gareth Bale has played down suggestions that he was left angry by Zinedine Zidane’s selection policy at Real Madrid this season.
Managing Director, Sapele Integrated Industries Ltd (SIIL), Chief Ede Dafinone, has called on Nigerians to show respect to nature by preserving trees and forests and thereby salvage generations yet unborn.

Nigerians urged to respect nature by preserving trees, forests

Managing Director, Sapele Integrated Industries Ltd (SIIL), Chief Ede Dafinone, has called on Nigerians to show respect to nature by preserving trees and forests and thereby salvage generations yet unborn.
David Cameron, former British prime minister, has alleged that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan did not give enough support to Britain during the abduction of 274 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno state.

David Cameron: British troops located some Chibok schoolgirls but Goodluck Jonathan refused to let...

David Cameron, former British prime minister, has alleged that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan did not give enough support to Britain during the abduction of 274 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno state.g
Britain’s Prince Harry on Friday walked in the footsteps of his late mother Diana through Angola’s de-mining sites on the fifth day of this trip to Africa.

Duke of Sussex to meet Angolan president

The Duke of Sussex will sit down for talks with Angola’s president Joao Lourenco as his three-day tour of the African country comes to an end.

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