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World Cup qualifying: Kazakhstan 0-2 Finland

Teemu Pukki scored twice to break Jari Litmanen's international goals record for Finland in their World Cup qualifying victory over Kazakhstan. Norwich forward Pukki netted in each half to take his international tally to 33, one …

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Greece defeats Georgia 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

Greece scored two late goals to win at Georgia 2-0 and stay in third place, three points behind Sweden, Greek City Times reported.  Greece and Sweden have three qualifying games left, the first of which comes on Tuesday when they …

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Kuntz feels at home as he signs Turkey deal

Stefan Kuntz feels like he is "coming home" after signing a three-year contract as Turkey's national coach with the aim to guide them to their first World Cup finals in 20 years, France 24 reports.  The 58-year-old …

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Russia defeats Malta in World Cup qualifier

Russia won 2-0 in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta at Moscow’s Otkrytie Bank Arena on Tuesday. The goals were scored by Fyodor Smolov (10’) and Zelimkhan Bakayev (84’, on penalty). The game in …

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Conference League: Qarabag defeates Scottish club

Azerbaijani football club Qarabag held a first match of the playoff round of the UEFA Conference League. The players of the Aghdam club beat the Scottish club "Aberdin" with a minimum score of 1:0 in the match, which took …

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Afghan footballer falls to death from US plane in Kabul

Afghan authorities have confirmed that a young footballer fell to his death after trying to stow away on a U.S. military plane leaving Kabul airport. Zaki Anwari, 19, had played for Afghanistan's national youth team. Further details …

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Legendary German striker Gerd Mueller dead at 75

Legendary German striker Gerd Mueller died in the early hours of Sunday at the age of 75, his former club Bayern Munich has confirmed. During a glittering career, Mueller scored a record 365 goals for Bayern in the Bundesliga during the …

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