Below is the eighth installment of a UEFA Euro 2016 column titled “The Russian Review” by Russian football expert and sports journalist, Shaun Nicolaides. Thirty-one days, fifty matches, one winner. After an unbelievable victory against hosts France in the showpiece final, Portugal have been crowed champions of UEFA Euro 2016, and it’s a tournament which will 

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Dare I freuddwyd!! That means dare to dream in Welsh and that’s exactly what every Welshman will be doing, as they go head-to head with Belgium in the quarter-finals. So the Dragons have apparently overachieved and are quarterfinalist in the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament. It’s been more than a half century since Wales have been 

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Football is an interesting game. Sometimes, credit is given to the individual player, the winning goal and the sublime skill. This makes some players to fly under the radar yet their contribution was worth appreciating. I will point out three of them.   Mesut Ӧzil He always draws criticism wherever he goes. Even when Germany 

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