Since former captain Park Jisung retiring from international football in 2011, it seems that a dynamic presence has been lacking in midfield for Korea Republic with the Taeguk Warriors failing to progress beyond the group phase at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. However, with the recent re-emergence of Yoon Bitgaram there are growing hopes 

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Bundesliga Daily rounds up all you need to know from Germany’s 18 top-flight clubs. On 18 July, USMNT hero John Anthony Brooks returned to training at Hertha Berlin, UEFA named two FC Bayern München stalwarts on the shortlist for the Best Player in Europe prize and Jhon Cordoba had some good news for 1. FSV 

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LOSC playmaker Marvin Martin, who will spend the season on loan at Dijon, is hoping his move to the promoted club will see him get back on track after a difficult few seasons at the northern cub. Long hailed as one of French football’s ‘next big things’, Martin, now 28, has fallen somewhat off the 

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Russia’s Alfa-Bank was announced today as the first FIFA World Cup Regional Supporter during an event in Moscow, marking an important milestone in FIFA’s commercial strategy. As a Regional Supporter for Europe, Alfa-Bank will activate sponsorship initiatives around the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ and the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 across Russia and the European continent, 

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“The spirit of football is alive in this city”, says Frank Vercauteren, head coach of Samara-based club Krylya Sovetov, and he knows what he is talking about. The city on the Volga is getting ready to host football fans from all over the world during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, and its citizens have 

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The draw for the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round has been made in Nyon, Switzerland. It was preceded by a moment of silence in honour of the victims of Thursday’s terrorist attack in Nice. Third qualifying round draw (ties 28 July & 4 August)RoPS Rovaniemi (FIN)/Lokomotiva Zagreb (CRO) v Vorskla Poltava (UKR)Saint-Étienne (FRA) v 

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Youngest major UEFA club competition final winning coaches33y 213d: André Villas-Boas (Porto, 2011 UEFA Europa League) 33y 308d: Gianluca Vialli (Chelsea, 1998 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup) 34y 102d*: Sven-Göran Eriksson (IFK Göteborg, 1982 UEFA Cup) 34y 163d: Víctor Fernández (Real Zaragoza, 1995 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup) 36y 101d: Joaquim Rifé (Barcelona, 1979 European Cup Winners’ 

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