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The Sentinel Jun 22, 2016
Stoke City: Arsenal star admits he hates coming to Potteries

Stoke City: Arsenal star admits he hates coming to Potteries

ARSENAL star Laurent Koscielny has named a trip to the Britannia Stadium - or the bet365 Stadium as he'll have to call it next season - as one of his worst experiences in life.In fact, he seems to name it in his top three dislikes in an interview with L'Equipe.If we've understood the translation correctly, his dislikes number offal, people who complain and what he refers to as Stoke City's 'windy' stadium.The Arsenal and France defender explained that the ground is too windy and...
The Short Fuse Jun 19, 2016

How to watch: France's Giroud and Koscielny take on Switzerland's Granit Xhaka in Group A finale

International open thread for Sunday June 19, 2016. Belgium vs Republic of Ireland match report: Defeat leaves Martin O'Neill's side in search of a new hero | International | Sport | The IndependentThe Republic of Ireland will have to reprise one of the greatest results in their history if they are to reach the knock-out stages of Euro 2016. In Lille, on Wednesday, Martin O’Neill’s team have to beat Italy, who they famously defeated in the 1994 World Cup finals in New Jersey. That seems unlikely in the wake of this comprehensive defeat to a revived Belgian side, but Italy are already...
The Short Fuse Jun 16, 2016

How to watch: Aaron Ramsey and Wales take on England

Football news and international fixtures for Thursday, June 16, 2016. Player focus: Koscielny helps France to first cleansheet | Daily CannonRussia 1-2 Slovakia: Marek Hamsik stars as Euro 2016 Group B opens up Romania 1-1 Switzerland - BBC SportAdmir Mehmedi's second-half equaliser secures a draw for Switzerland as Romania pick up their first point of Euro 2016. Last-gasp France defeat Albania to reach last 16 - UEFA EURO - News - UEFA.comThe match was goalless until Antoine Griezmann shattered Albania's resolve with a 90th-minute header, Dimitri Payet then making sure. Player focus:...
The Short Fuse Jun 15, 2016

How to watch: Arsenal's Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny, and France vs Albania

International fixtures and news for Wednesday June 15, 2016. I have to be out early for work appointments so no time for links today - you'll have to find and share your own down below! Meanwhile, here are the fixtures in international competitions today. Enjoy! Slick Hungary surprise ten-man Austria - UEFA EURO - News - UEFA.comÁdám Szalai and Zoltán Stieber gave Hungary victory against their neighbors with a clean sheet for 40-year-old goalkeeper Gábor Király. Portugal vs. Iceland - Football Match Report - June 14, 2016 - ESPNIceland battled back to frustrate Portugal as they drew...
The Short Fuse Jun 10, 2016

Cannon Fodder/International Open Thread: It's Euro time

News and international football open thread for Friday June 10, 2016. Happy Euro 2016! To recap yesterday's action in the Copa America, Venezuela defeated Uruguay 1-0 and Mexico beat Jamaica 2-0. The Euros kick off with the hosts (including Arsenal's Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny) against Romania. It's a great time to be a fan of international soccer. How loving players on your national team can destroy your soulSometimes you choose your national team; most often, your national team chooses you. Either way, loving those players can be an unbearable agony. Senna: Spain are favourites...
Daily Mail Jun 8, 2016

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny says France team-mate N'Golo Kante is a 'great midfielder' as Gunners track Leicester star

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has hailed France team-mate N'Golo Kante as one of the Premier League's great midfielders ahead of Euro 2016.
Daily Mail Jun 8, 2016

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain puts Euro 2016 woe behind him as he enjoys Golden Gate view with Carl Jenkinson

While his England team-mates arrived in France to prepare for their Group B opener against Russia, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was getting over his disappointment thousands of miles away.

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