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Stories with subject: UEFA European Football Championships
  • Zidane wanted to coach France after Euro 2012 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:47 am
  • PARIS - Midfield great Zinedine Zidane offered to coach the national team two years ago but was turned down by the president of the French Football Federation.

  • 5 Russia players to watch at the World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 6:05 am
  • MOSCOW - Although Russia is a team with plenty of veterans, only one of them has seen World Cup action.

  • Bento's feisty, no-nonsense manner guides Portugal 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:48 am
  • LISBON, Portugal - When Paulo Bento was hired to salvage Portugal's calamitous qualifying campaign for the 2012 European Championship, he had only four years of experience as a top-flight coach and had quit Sporting Lisbon after failing to win a league match in two months.