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Hernan Dario Gomez:’ You need the pressure, the fear, the players- the ball’ | Sid Lowe

The Panama coach Hernn Daro Gmezs passion for the ball has watched him through tragedy and terror and is now driving him on in his fifth World Cup with his third different nation ” And when we got home, they destroyed us .” Hernan Dario Gomez is talking about the aftermath of the 1998 World …

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Thierry Henry happy to stay in the shadows in Belgium’s cause | Kristof Terreur

The former France striker is an inspiration to the Belgium players but will not put himself in the spotlight as they prepare to face France in the World Cup semi-final As Belgium began their World Cup preparations there was one coach who looked as if he was vie for a place in the starting XI. …

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Thierry Henry happy to stay in the shadows in Belgium’s cause | Kristof Terreur

The former France striker is an inspiration to the Belgium players but will not put himself in the spotlight as they prepare to face France in the World Cup semi-final As Belgium began their World Cup preparations there was one coach who appeared as if he was compete for a place in the starting XI. …

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Arsene Wenger, Arsenal’s departing general, deserves a fitting farewell | Barney Ronay

Nobody will manage a top club across three decades again. The Frenchman will stand as the last of English footballs great Napoleonic managers All things must pass. Even, it turns out, the glorious, unrepeatable and by the end strangely interminable reign of Arsene Wenger as administrator of Arsenal Football Club. After 22 years in charge …

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MLS conference finals: Canadian sides tangle and Sounders target maiden title

Graham Ruthven: Montreal and Toronto will face off in an all-Canadian tie for the right to face either Seattle or Colorado in the MLS Cup final Seattle can be very Seattle. Renowned for being one of Americas most progressive cities, where same-sex marriage has been legal since 2012, where the minimum wages is higher than …

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