Thai Premier League outfit BEC Tero Sasana is set to sign Japanese midfielder Takahiro Kawamura, an official from the club confirmed. “The deal with Kawamura is about 80% done, we are sorting out minor details”, the club official told local newspapers. Along with the signing of Kawamura, BEC Tero Sasana also planned to loan promising 

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Belgium 1-2 West Germany (Vandereycken 75pen; Hrubesch 10 89) 1980 final, Rome West Germany re-established themselves as Europe’s pre-eminent international force as goals by Horst Hrubesch, his second coming with only a minute remaining, earned Jupp Derwall’s side their second UEFA European Championship with a 2-1 victory against Belgium. West Germany had made a slow 

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Croatian-Australian defender Antony Golec is on the verge of joining Iranian popular football team Persepolis The 26-year-old left back has reached an initial agreement with Persepolis. Last season, Persepolis became runner-up in Iran Professional League. The Reds will represent Iran in the next season’s AFC Champions League. Golec was a member of the inaugural Sydney 

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Debutants Iceland are targeting thier first win against Austria Victory would send Iceland through; Austria must win to have chance The teams drew 1-1 in an Innsbruck friendly in May 2014 Austria played in Saint-Denis at the 1998 World Cup, losing 2-1 to Italy Marc Janko expected to start in attack for Austria with David 

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Roy Hodgson has displayed an admirable lack of fear leading up to this tournament. However, his brave decisions have yielded mixed results. Hodgson’s bravery began with his selection of the 23 man squad. England managers follow a rather frustrating pattern when it comes to international tournaments, choosing experienced, ‘big names’ rather than in 

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It has been a summer of change for FC Augsburg, who were the first Bundesliga side to kick-off their pre-season preparations on Monday. With head coach Markus Weinzierl joining FC Schalke 04, for the first time in four years there was a new man on the sidelines as Weinzierl’s successor Dirk Schuster and his backroom 

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