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The Iceland Fairy Tale: Fighting Ice with Fire

As the first round of Russia World Cup group stage came to an end, it's been well and truly a tournament of the unexpected. Almost all of the pre-tournament favourites failed to put up a convincing show with defending champions Germany…

Germany see off battling Saudi to end winless run

Munich: World champions Germany survived a late scare to see off Saudi Arabia 2-1 and end their five-game winless run in the build up to the World Cup in Russia. Germany looked to be heading for a comfortable win at Bay Arena of Bayer…

Germany lose to Austria in Neuer comeback

A below-par performance saw World Champions Germany slump to a shock defeat against neighbours Austria. Joachim Low’s side was however boosted by a solid display by the first choice goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, who played his first full game…