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Brazil Women Lose the Semifinal After Two Misses in Penalty Shoot-Out against Sweden

 August 18, 2016   R K Gupta

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It was heartbreak for Brazilians at Maracana after Cristiane and Andressinha saw their penalties saved by Swedish goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl. It was shoot-out time after a goalless semifinal at the end of 120 minutes of regulation and extra time. Brazil had looked a better side but they couldn’t unlock the Swedish defense despite their best […]

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Sweden into SF with Shocking Win Over USA

Sweden into SF with Shocking Win Over USA & Brazil Win Despite Marta’s Missed Penalty

 August 14, 2016   R K Gupta

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Women’s football at Brasilia on Friday saw its biggest upset, when 4-time gold medalists USA lost to Sweden on penalties. The two teams scored one goal each in second half and no more goals could accrue in extra time. In the ensuing penalty shoot-out, USA missed twice and Lisa Dahlkvist scored the decisive goal for […]

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Zlatan Joins Manchaster United

Transfer Market News Update – Zlatan Joins Manchaster United

 June 30, 2016   kridangan

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Mercurial Swedish Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has joined English club Manchester United on a one year contract. Zlatan who left PSG after last season was a free agent and has finally agreed personal terms with the club. Zlatan announced his new club in his own style at his instagram account  he wrote Time to let the world […]

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Ibrahimovic returns to Paris after his goals seal Euro 2016 qualification for Sweden

 November 19, 2015   John Welsh

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It has not been the best of situations in which to play football in Europe during the past days following the fatal terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday evening. Bombs were heard exploding outside the Stade de France during the France versus Germany friendly international and security issues prevented any play in scheduled games between […]

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Determination is the key to Swedish progress in UEFA European Under-21 tournament

 June 25, 2015   John Welsh

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The Swedish team are arguably not the most attractive football team to watch in the current UEFA European Under-21 tournament but what they lack in overall flair is counter-balanced by an unwavering team spirit and a determination to play for the full 90 minutes of a game. In Wednesday evening’s final Group B match against […]

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Germany and China Enter Quarterfinals of 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup As Sweden and Cameroon Make Their Exits

 June 21, 2015   R K Gupta

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The first day of play-offs saw double women’s World Cup champions Germany sailing through to the quarterfinals with a 4-1 victory over Sweden. China also joined Germany in the last eight after they eased off Cameroon 1-0. The Germans are being considered as favorites and they justified that tag in the match against Sweden. The […]

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