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On This Day in Football: First international match in continental Europe takes place

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On this day in 1902, the Austrian and Hungarian national teams met in Vienna in what was the first international game of football not involving a British or an Irish team.

The two neighbouring countries battled it out at Wiener AC’s ground. Austria won 5-0, with all the goals coming from the Viennese club’s players.

World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Updated Standings, Results and Talking Points

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The calendar year 2016’s last international break provided the setting for the latest stop in the long road to qualification for the 2018 World Cup. 63 matches were played across six continents, as the qualification picture for the finals in Russia became clearer after the latest round of matches.

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Netherlands sink England, face Denmark in Euro football final

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Enschede (Netherlands) (AFP) – Arsenal duo Vivianne Miedema and Danielle van de Donk and Millie Bright’s own goal handed hosts Netherlands a 3-0 win over England in the women’s Euro semi-final at Enschede on Thursday.

In Sunday’s final, the Netherlands will face Denmark, who beat Austria 3-0 on penalties after a goalless draw at Breda.

Denmark stun Germany to set-up Austria Euro semi-final clash

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Tilburg (Netherlands) (AFP) – Germany’s hopes of a seventh successive European women’s title were shattered on Sunday when second-half headers by Nadia Nadim and Theresa Nielsen gave Denmark a shock 2-1 victory in the quarter-finals in Rotterdam.

In Thursday’s semi-finals, Denmark will face newcomers Austria who beat Spain 5-3 on penalties following a goalless draw in Tilburg.

Denmark stun Germany to set-up Austria Euro semi-final clash

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Tilburg (Netherlands) (AFP) – Germany’s hopes of a seventh successive European women’s title were shattered on Sunday when second-half headers by Nadia Nadim and Theresa Nielsen gave Denmark a shock 2-1 victory in the quarter-finals in Rotterdam.

In Thursday’s semi-finals, Denmark will face newcomers Austria who beat Spain 5-3 on penalties following a goalless draw in Tilburg.

Women’s Euro Championship minnows Austria spark excitement at home

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Wageningen (Netherlands) (AFP) – Newcomers Austria have comfortably sailed into the women’s Euro quarter-finals past France, Iceland and Switzerland, turning women’s football into a top interest in their country which was fairly indifferent a month ago.

“That’s insane, incredible,” said midfielder Sarah Zadrazil, who scored Austria’s first in a 3-0 rout of Iceland on Wednesday which sealed the historic Group C win.

Women’s Euro Championship minnows Austria spark excitement at home

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Wageningen (Netherlands) (AFP) – Newcomers Austria have comfortably sailed into the women’s Euro quarter-finals past France, Iceland and Switzerland, turning women’s football into a top interest in their country which was fairly indifferent a month ago.

“That’s insane, incredible,” said midfielder Sarah Zadrazil, who scored Austria’s first in a 3-0 rout of Iceland on Wednesday which sealed the historic Group C win.

Walters snatches point for Irish against Austria in World Cup qualifier

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Paris (AFP) – Jon Walters smashed in a late equaliser as the Republic of Ireland fought back to draw 1-1 with Austria in their World Cup qualifier in Dublin on Sunday.

Stoke City forward Walters chased a long ball downfield by Robbie Brady and held off Aleksandar Dragovic before volleying into the far corner with five minutes remaining at the Aviva Stadium.

Walters snatches point for Irish against Austria in World Cup qualifier

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Paris (AFP) – Jon Walters smashed in a late equaliser as the Republic of Ireland fought back to draw 1-1 with Austria in their World Cup qualifier in Dublin on Sunday.

Stoke City forward Walters chased a long ball downfield by Robbie Brady and held off Aleksandar Dragovic before volleying into the far corner with five minutes remaining at the Aviva Stadium.

Austria’s oldest football club First Vienna FC lives on after reprieve

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Vienna (AFP) – Austria’s oldest football club First Vienna FC, started by British expats in 1894 but a shadow of its once-mighty self, has escaped bankruptcy after creditors agreed to a rescue plan.

“Austria’s oldest football club lives!” it said in a statement, calling the investors’ green light on Wednesday “a major step towards a future full of hope for our Vienna”.

Shades of grey have Wales seeing red in Austria

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Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) Wales boss Chris Coleman is hoping his team's World Cup qualifying hopes aren't derailed in Austria on Thursday by being forced to play in their grey shirts rather than patriotic red.

Austria have worn a red strip at home for the last 12 years and are likely to stick with the colour when the sides meet in Vienna, leaving Wales to go for grey.

No blame for Dragovic penalty miss, says Austria coach Koller

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Paris (AFP) Austria coach Marcel Koller absolved Aleksandar Dragovic of any blame after the central defender missed a costly first-half penalty in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to Iceland at Euro 2016.

Dragovic assumed spot-kick duties after David Alaba was fouled by Ari Skulason with Iceland leading 1-0, but the Dynamo Kiev centre-back struck his 37th-minute effort against the outside of the post.

No blame for Dragovic penalty miss, says Austria coach Koller

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Paris (AFP) Austria coach Marcel Koller absolved Aleksandar Dragovic of any blame after the central defender missed a costly first-half penalty in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to Iceland at Euro 2016.

Dragovic assumed spot-kick duties after David Alaba was fouled by Ari Skulason with Iceland leading 1-0, but the Dynamo Kiev centre-back struck his 37th-minute effort against the outside of the post.

Santos keeps faith in Ronaldo despite blunder

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Lyon (AFP) Despite his spot-kick blunder against Austria, Cristiano Ronaldo will remain Portugal's penalty-taker and free-kick specialist at Euro 2016 and Wednesday's pivotal Group F match against Hungary.

Ronaldo won a Portugal record 128th cap in Saturday's goalless draw against the Austrians, a match which will be remembered for his penalty miss when he hit the post late in the second half.

Santos keeps faith in Ronaldo despite blunder

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Lyon (AFP) Despite his spot-kick blunder against Austria, Cristiano Ronaldo will remain Portugal's penalty-taker and free-kick specialist at Euro 2016 and Wednesday's pivotal Group F match against Hungary.

Ronaldo won a Portugal record 128th cap in Saturday's goalless draw against the Austrians, a match which will be remembered for his penalty miss when he hit the post late in the second half.

Last chance for stuttering Austria to salvage Euro 2016 campaign

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Paris (AFP) Marcel Koller's Austria have one "uncomfortable" last chance to salvage their Euro 2016 campaign in their final group game against Iceland at the Stade de France on Wednesday.

Touted as dark horses before the tournament, Austria have struggled to reproduce their impressive qualifying form and are bottom of Group F with just one point.

Last chance for stuttering Austria to salvage Euro 2016 campaign

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Paris (AFP) Marcel Koller's Austria have one "uncomfortable" last chance to salvage their Euro 2016 campaign in their final group game against Iceland at the Stade de France on Wednesday.

Touted as dark horses before the tournament, Austria have struggled to reproduce their impressive qualifying form and are bottom of Group F with just one point.

Ronaldo becomes a target after missing Euro penalty

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Paris (AFP) There was relief for Austria and joy for those who like to see superstars cut down to size after Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty and a chance to go into the European Championship record books on Saturday.

Portugal won a spot kick in the 79th minute of their Group F match against Austria.

Ronaldo becomes a target after missing Euro penalty

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Paris (AFP) There was relief for Austria and joy for those who like to see superstars cut down to size after Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty and a chance to go into the European Championship record books on Saturday.

Portugal won a spot kick in the 79th minute of their Group F match against Austria.

Misfiring Ronaldo, Portugal foiled by Austria

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Paris (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo missed a second-half penalty as Portugal stumbled to a second straight draw at Euro 2016 on Saturday after a frustrating 0-0 stalemate against Group F rivals Austria in Paris.

Ronaldo set a new Portuguese record with his 128th international cap, surpassing the mark previously shared with Luis Figo, but the occasion will be better remembered for the Real Madrid superstar hitting the post with a 79th-minute penalty.

Misfiring Ronaldo, Portugal foiled by Austria

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Paris (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo missed a second-half penalty as Portugal stumbled to a second straight draw at Euro 2016 on Saturday after a frustrating 0-0 stalemate against Group F rivals Austria in Paris.

Ronaldo set a new Portuguese record with his 128th international cap, surpassing the mark previously shared with Luis Figo, but the occasion will be better remembered for the Real Madrid superstar hitting the post with a 79th-minute penalty.

Ronaldo set to break caps record against Austria

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Paris (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo is set to win a Portugese record 128th cap against Austria in Euro 2016's Group F on Saturday.

Ronaldo will surpass the record shared with former Portugal great Luis Figo and is also looking to become the first player to score in four European Championships at the Parc des Princes.

Ronaldo set to break caps record against Austria

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Paris (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo is set to win a Portugese record 128th cap against Austria in Euro 2016's Group F on Saturday.

Ronaldo will surpass the record shared with former Portugal great Luis Figo and is also looking to become the first player to score in four European Championships at the Parc des Princes.

Ronaldo seeks Euro 2016 redemption against Austria

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Paris (AFP) Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is looking to make amends for a poor performance and some unwise words when his side take on Austria at Euro 2016 on Saturday.

Ronaldo was frustrated in his opening Group F game in a 1-1 draw with Iceland on their debut in a major finals, and then drew the ire of Europe for lambasting the North Atlantic minnows for their "small mentality" because of their defensive tactics.

Ronaldo seeks Euro 2016 redemption against Austria

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Paris (AFP) Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is looking to make amends for a poor performance and some unwise words when his side take on Austria at Euro 2016 on Saturday.

Ronaldo was frustrated in his opening Group F game in a 1-1 draw with Iceland on their debut in a major finals, and then drew the ire of Europe for lambasting the North Atlantic minnows for their "small mentality" because of their defensive tactics.

Austria can’t just focus on Ronaldo, says Fuchs

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Paris (AFP) Austria captain Christian Fuchs said his side cannot afford to overlook Cristiano Ronaldo's supporting cast when they take on Portugal in Euro 2016 Group F on Saturday.

Austria go into their second group game at the Parc des Princes seeking their first points of the tournament after a shock 2-0 defeat to Hungary in their opening fixture.

Austria can’t just focus on Ronaldo, says Fuchs

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Paris (AFP) Austria captain Christian Fuchs said his side cannot afford to overlook Cristiano Ronaldo's supporting cast when they take on Portugal in Euro 2016 Group F on Saturday.

Austria go into their second group game at the Parc des Princes seeking their first points of the tournament after a shock 2-0 defeat to Hungary in their opening fixture.

Cristiano Ronaldo seeks Euro 2016 redemption against Austria

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Paris (AFP) Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is looking to make amends for a poor performance and some unwise words when his side take on Austria at Euro 2016 on Saturday.

Ronaldo failed to shine in his opening Group F game, and after the 1-1 draw against Iceland he lambasted the North Atlantic minnows for their "small mentality" because of their defensive tactics.

Cristiano Ronaldo seeks Euro 2016 redemption against Austria

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Paris (AFP) Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is looking to make amends for a poor performance and some unwise words when his side take on Austria at Euro 2016 on Saturday.

Ronaldo failed to shine in his opening Group F game, and after the 1-1 draw against Iceland he lambasted the North Atlantic minnows for their "small mentality" because of their defensive tactics.

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Cristiano Ronaldo, Adam Nagy among the top five players in Euro 2016 Group F

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We've reviewed the top five players in every group at Euro 2016 so far on Just Football, and we bring this to a conclusion now with the final group, Group F. Won surprisingly by Hungary,...

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Paris The Last Leg

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The last leg of our Tour De France, saw us wake in St Etienne, and catch a train to Lyon, where we boarded our Ouigo train to Paris Marne-La-Vallée-Chessy. A journey of over 300 miles.



Ouigo is the French National Railways low cost train line (their Ryanair if you like.) We (I) booked our tickets last year for €10 each.

Iceland continues fairy tale run with win over Austria

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Iceland's fairy tale run through Euro 2016 will continue into the knockout stages.

A stoppage-time winner led Iceland past Austria, 2-1, on Wednesday, sealing a second place finish in Group F. The loss eliminates Austria from the tournament, while leaving Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal in third place.

Where to find Iceland vs. Austria on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Iceland vs. Austria in Euro 2016, you've come to the right place.

On the final day of Group F games, places one through three are up for grabs in Group F. If Iceland can finish in second, they'll play England on Monday. But with the Portugal-Hungary game being played at the same time, many people will be watching both games to see how the most open group in Euro 2016 shakes up.

Where to find Iceland vs. Austria on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Iceland vs. Austria in Euro 2016, you've come to the right place.

On the final day of Group F games, places one through three are up for grabs in Group F. If Iceland can finish in second, they'll play England on Monday. But with the Portugal-Hungary game being played at the same time, many people will be watching both games to see how the most open group in Euro 2016 shakes up.

Misfiring Cristiano Ronaldo Misses Penalty In Draw With Austria, Still Lets Pitch Invader Take Selfie (Video)

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Footballing Twitter reached peak-sneer on Saturday night after Cristiano Ronald, missed a penalty in Portugal's disappointing 0-0 draw with Austria. No doubt the Portuguese superstar's remarks after his side's draw with Iceland didn't win him any new friends, but despite all the predictable jeering, the great man was still rather nice to a post-match pitch invader.

Where to find Portugal vs. Austria on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Portugal vs. Austria in Euro 2016, you've come to the right place.

Both teams come into this match with a point to prove after disappointing performances in their first matches. Can Cristiano Ronaldo lead Portugal to victory, or will Austria live up to their potential as one of the underdogs of the tournament?

Where to find Portugal vs. Austria on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Portugal vs. Austria in Euro 2016, you've come to the right place.

Both teams come into this match with a point to prove after disappointing performances in their first matches. Can Cristiano Ronaldo lead Portugal to victory, or will Austria live up to their potential as one of the underdogs of the tournament?

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Austria 2018/19 PUMA Home Kit

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The Austria Football Federation (ÖFB) has released the new PUMA home kitthat willbe worn by the likes ofAleksandar Dragović (Leicester City),David Alaba (Bayern Munich),Marko Arnautović (West Ham) and the rest of"Das Team" (The Team) during the 2018/19 international football calendar. The Austria 2018/19 PUMA home shirt makes its debut when the regrouping side hosts 2018 [.

Set-Piece Pioneers: Austrian Trailblazers SC Weiz Manage To Decimate Their Own Wall, 2013 (Video)

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The calm before the storm...

Continuing with our nascent exploration of the players and teams that have served to expand the parameters of set-piece execution over the years, we find ourselves plonked slap, bang in the lower tiers of the Austrian pyramid.

The year was 2013 and, unfettered by sporting norms, SC Weiz decided that their crunch encounter withSC Fürstenfeldbruck was the perfect time to deploy what has since come to be known as "The Crappest Freekick Routine Ever Attempted By Anyone Ever".

Who are the top 10 best young players to watch in the Austrian Bundesliga in 2017/18?

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With the 17/18 season already underway in Austria, there is an array of talent on show. But who are the 10 most talented youngsters currently plying their trade in the Tipico Bundesliga? Many of them...

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