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Lata Akbaba double gives Turkey 3-2 Nations League win in Sweden

09 September, 2018 8:50 am 8:50 am

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Turkey’s substitute Emre Akbaba got two late goals to snatch a stunning 3-2 win over Sweden in the Nations League as the visitors recovered from two goals down at the Friends Arena on Monday. The midfielder first rifled home Cenk Tosun’s pass to level the score two minutes from time and then … Read More

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Sweden faces political deadlock after gains by far-right party

09 September, 2018 9:14 am 9:14 am

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden headed for a hung parliament after an election on Sunday that saw support for the nationalist Sweden Democrats surge, as one of Europe’s most liberal nations turned right amid fears over immigration. Far-right parties have made spectacular gains throughout Europe in recent years as anxieties grow over national identity and the … Read More

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England can’t underestimate Sweden, says Stones

07 July, 2018 9:28 am 9:28 am

REPINO, Russia (Reuters) – England take on Sweden in Samara on Saturday with a place in the World Cup semi-finals at stake, and while some may be surprised to see the Scandinavians in the last eight, defender John Stones says they cannot be underestimated. The fact that England needed extra time and penalties to defeat … Read More

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England striker Vardy doubtful for Sweden tie – Southgate

07 July, 2018 9:20 am 9:20 am

REPINO, Russia (Reuters) – England forward Jamie Vardy is “looking doubtful” for the World Cup quarter-final against Sweden on Saturday after suffering a groin strain having come on as a late substitute in the last-16 win over Colombia, manager Gareth Southgate has said. Vardy was unlikely to be ready to face the Swedes after sitting … Read More

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