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Petr Cech outlines the difference in ‘philosophy’ between Arsenal & Chelsea

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Petr Cech reveals what irks him most about Arsene Wenger

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Former Arsenal favourite relives ‘great’ derby goal against Tottenham Hotspur

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‘My Mind Wants To Continue But My Body Refuses’ – Arsenal Hero Tomas Rosicky Bites The Bullet And Announces Retirement At The Age Of 37

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You feel it's news that's been coming for a while now, but today Tomas Rosicky has formally announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 37.

Sparta Prague called a press conference on Wednesday morning at which Rosicky confirmed the news, duly admitting defeat in his ongoing quest to regain match fitness.

Xhaka expects Switzerland to finish off Northern Ireland in World Cup Qualifier

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Northern Ireland did extremely well to finish second in their tough Qualifying Group, finishing above the Czech Republic and Norway to end up second only to the unbeaten Germans, but they were then given another difficult task in the Play-Offs against Granit Xhaka's Switzerland side. But the plucky Irish gave as good as they got [.

Sparta Prague: Tomas Rosicky Ruled Out For Rest Of Season After Managing Just 19 Minutes Of Football Since His Return

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In news that shouldn't come as much of a shock, Sparta Prague have gone ahead and sidelinedTomas Rosicky out for the rest of the season.

In a statement issued on their club website, Sparta confirmed that Rosicky's ongoing Achilles tendon issueisn't showing any signs of improvement and have therefore ruledthe 36-year-old midfielder out indefinitely after he elected to undergo further surgery.

AFP

No perms next? Chinese football fans slam tattoo ‘ban’

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Shanghai (AFP) – Disillusioned Chinese fans have blamed the country’s football authorities for the national side’s latest heavy defeats amid reports that the players have been banned from displaying tattoos.

Several players in the 6-0 thrashing by Wales last week and in Monday’s 4-1 defeat to the Czech Republic wore bandages on their arms or long sleeves.

China Cup: Suarez stars as Uruguay down Czech Republic

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Nanning (China) (AFP) – Luis Suarez scored his 50th international goal as Uruguay cruised past the Czech Republic 2-0 on Friday to reach the final of the China Cup.

The Barcelona forward also created the second goal for the South Americans, who will face hosts Russia in the group stages of the World Cup this summer.

Germany thrash Norway, England survive Slovakia scare in World Cup qualifying

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Paris (AFP) – Germany fired six past Norway while England fought back after an early scare to beat Slovakia in European World Cup qualifying on Monday.

Timo Werner scored a double in Germany’s 6-0 rout of the Norwegians in Stuttgart to leave Joachim Loew’s world champions with a perfect eight out of eight record atop Group C.

Germany thrash Norway, England survive Slovakia scare in World Cup qualifying

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Paris (AFP) – Germany fired six past Norway while England fought back after an early scare to beat Slovakia in European World Cup qualifying on Monday.

Timo Werner scored a double in Germany’s 6-0 rout of the Norwegians in Stuttgart to leave Joachim Loew’s world champions with a perfect eight out of eight record atop Group C.

Germany football stars slam Nazi chants

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany players have blasted a hardcore group of crowd members for shouting Nazi-era chants during a World Cup qualifier as the world champions hope to secure a finals berth on Monday.

Germany have three qualifiers left but can wrap up their place at next year’s tournament in Russia by beating Norway in Stuttgart on Monday if nearest rivals Northern Ireland fail to beat the Czech Republic the same night in Belfast.

Germany football stars slam Nazi chants

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany players have blasted a hardcore group of crowd members for shouting Nazi-era chants during a World Cup qualifier as the world champions hope to secure a finals berth on Monday.

Germany have three qualifiers left but can wrap up their place at next year’s tournament in Russia by beating Norway in Stuttgart on Monday if nearest rivals Northern Ireland fail to beat the Czech Republic the same night in Belfast.

Russia in sight for Germany as Kane ends drought

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Paris (AFP) – Mats Hummels fired Germany to the brink of qualification for the 2018 World Cup on Friday with a late winner against the Czech Republic, while Harry Kane scored twice as England downed Malta 4-0.

RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner struck after just four minutes for the world champions in Prague, but Vladimir Darida’s stunning second-half equaliser hauled the hosts level.

Russia in sight for Germany as Kane ends drought

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Paris (AFP) – Mats Hummels fired Germany to the brink of qualification for the 2018 World Cup on Friday with a late winner against the Czech Republic, while Harry Kane scored twice as England downed Malta 4-0.

RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner struck after just four minutes for the world champions in Prague, but Vladimir Darida’s stunning second-half equaliser hauled the hosts level.

Czech keeper Koubek signs for Rennes

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Rennes (France) (AFP) – Czech international goalkeeper Tomas Koubek has joined Rennes from Sparta Prague, the Ligue 1 outfit announced on Monday.

The 25-year-old was one of two players ordered to train with the Sparta women’s team last year for saying “women belong at the stove” after a decision against him by a female assistant referee.

Kompany back for Belgium’s World Cup qualifier against Estonia

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Brussels (AFP) – Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany was on Tuesday included in Belgium’s squad for a World Cup qualifier against Estonia and friendly against the Czech Republic after a 500-day absence from the national team.

Coach Roberto Martinez named the oft-injured Kompany among a 27-strong squad for the June 5 friendly in Brussels and World Cup qualifier four days later in Tallinn.

Kompany back for Belgium’s World Cup qualifier against Estonia

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Brussels (AFP) – Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany was on Tuesday included in Belgium’s squad for a World Cup qualifier against Estonia and friendly against the Czech Republic after a 500-day absence from the national team.

Coach Roberto Martinez named the oft-injured Kompany among a 27-strong squad for the June 5 friendly in Brussels and World Cup qualifier four days later in Tallinn.

Norway coach Per-Mathias Hogmo quits over World Cup defeats

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Oslo (AFP) Per-Mathias Hogmo quit as Norway's football coach Wednesday after a series of defeats in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup finals, the Norwegian Football Federation announced.

"Per-Mathias and the NFF have agreed that Hogmo will end his functions as Norwegian manager," the NFF said in a statement.

Norway coach Per-Mathias Hogmo quits over World Cup defeats

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Oslo (AFP) Per-Mathias Hogmo quit as Norway's football coach Wednesday after a series of defeats in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup finals, the Norwegian Football Federation announced.

"Per-Mathias and the NFF have agreed that Hogmo will end his functions as Norwegian manager," the NFF said in a statement.

Northern Ireland expect tough times in Germany

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Berlin (AFP) Kyle Lafferty says Northern Ireland must 'work their socks off' in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Germany as they chase a first victory over the world champions for 33 years.

Lafferty scored two goals off the bench in Saturday's 4-0 win over minnows San Marino in Belfast, the same night Germany beat the Czech Republic 3-0 in Hamburg to keep their perfect record at the top of Group C.

Buoyant Germany set sights on N. Ireland

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Berlin (AFP) Germany coach Joachim Loew has called 'same again' for Tuesday's next World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland following his side's demolition of the Czech Republic.

Thomas Mueller scored twice and Toni Kroos also netted as Germany dominated the Czech Republic with a 3-0 win on Saturday night.

Buoyant Germany set sights on N. Ireland

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Berlin (AFP) Germany coach Joachim Loew has called 'same again' for Tuesday's next World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland following his side's demolition of the Czech Republic.

Thomas Mueller scored twice and Toni Kroos also netted as Germany dominated the Czech Republic with a 3-0 win on Saturday night.

Videos

China Cup: Luis Suarez Wallops Away Opener Against Czech Republic, Becomes First Uruguay Player To Reach 50 International Goals (Video)

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With Wales kicking off the China Cup with a 6-0 rogering of the hosts on Thursday afternoon, the other two competing nations Uruguay and Czech Republic followed suit today.

Just eight minutes in, Luis Suarez went a-sprawlin' to win La Celeste a penalty before duly smacking the resulting spot-kick past Jiri Pavlenka from 12 yards.

World Cup Qualifiers: Chris Brunt Nets Cracking Free-Kick As Northern Ireland Beat Czech Republic At Windsor Park (Video)

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Northern Ireland secured second spot in Group C on Monday night after an impressive 2-0 win over Czech Republic at Windsor Park.

The hosts took the lead just before the half-hour mark, with Jonny Evans heading home after a corner.

Things got even better for the Irish on 41 minutes, with Chris Brunt scoring a fantastic free-kick.

Exclusive: Pies In Prague – Everton See Off Burnley To Lift Trophy As CEE Cup Wraps Up In Fine Style (Photos & Highlights)

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Lo and behold, it was Everton that ending up whisking the Generali CEE Cup back home to Merseyside with them.

A resounding 3-1 victory over fellow countrymen Burnley ensured that the Toffees were the first team from outside Eastern Europe to win the seventh annual staging of the fast-growing and increasingly prestigious youth tournament.

Exclusive: Pies In Prague – Sunburn, Shut-Outs And Six-Goal Pummellings On Opening Day Of CEE Cup (Photos & Highlights)

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Over the next week or two, Pies' man-in-the-field, Joseph Viney, will be in Prague to report in on the 2017 Generali CEE Cup – the annual international Under-19s tournament for club sides from Central and Eastern Europe (hence ‘CEE').

The View From Day One.

In its heyday, Prague's Strahov Stadium allegedly boasted a maximum capacity of anywhere from 220,000 to 300,000 once ram-packed to the rafters.

Pies In Prague: An Introduction To The CEE Cup, The Under-19s Tournament Featuring Starlet-Laden Sides From Everton, Burnley And Leicester City

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Over the next week or two, Pies' man-in-the-field, Joseph Viney, will be in Prague to report in on the 2017 Generali CEE Cup the annual international Under-19s tournament for club sides from Central and Eastern Europe (hence 'CEE').

The Premier League will be represented by academy sides from Everton, Burnley and Leicester.

Czech First League: Togolese Striker Francis Kone Saves Goalkeeper’s Life After Accidental Collision (Video)

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Togolese international Francis Kone was the hero of the hour when his quick-thinking quite possibly saved the life of an opponent during a Czech First League game at the weekend.

Bohemians goalkeeper Martin Berkovec was knocked out cold when he accidentally collided with a teammate on the edge of his penalty area.

Philadelphia Union

Game Thread: Philadelphia Union vs Columbus Crew lineups and live updates

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The Borek Dockal era begins in Chester

After a couple weeks off, the U are back in action this afternoon against the Columbus Crew at Talen Energy Stadium. Check back here for live updates and share your thoughts in the comments.

Starting Lineups

Borek Dockal gets the start. The Czech Republic international was acquired on a one-year loan deal from the Chinese Super League ahead of the season opener but was nursing an ankle injury.

MLS Ticker: Union acquire DP midfielder, Fire trade for Tchani, and more

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The Philadelphia Union made one big splash this offseason acquiring forward David Accam from the Chicago Fire back in January. Jim Curtin's side followed that up with the acquisition of Czech Republic international Borek Dockal on Wednesday.

Dockal joins the Union as a Designated Player on-loan from Chinese side Henan Jianye.

News roundup: Union smash Montreal, all quiet on Czech front, Klinsmann’s salary

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Plus: Bethlehem Steel beat Penn FC, top 98 players born since '98, the keeper's gotta cell phone on the pitch, and more.

Report: Union negotiating contract with Czech playmaker

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Borek Dočkal may be the No. 10 fans have been clamoring for all offseason

Czech Republic international playmaker Borek Dočkal is reportedly on his way to the United States for a medical examination and contract negotiations with the Philadelphia Union.

Czech Republic midfielder Borek Dockal is in Philadelphia to negotiate a move to the Union.

Serie A

On This Day in Football: The death of Bican, Sao Paulo become world champions

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On this day in 2001, footballing legend and former Rapid Vienna and Slavia Prague forward Josef Bican passed away at the age of 88.

According to the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation, Bican scored 805 goals in competitive football and 1468 overall, making him the most prolific striker in the history of professional football.

Juventus Legend Pavel Nedved, 45, Comes Out Of Retirement To Join Czech Amateur Side FK Skalna (Photos)

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Just when he thought he was out, they go and drag him back in.

Pavel Nedved has reversed his retirement at the grand old age of 45 in order to sign on with amateur Czech side FK Skalna.

The former Ballon d'Or winner was raised in the northern town of Skalna and will join his 18-year-old son, Pavel Junior, on the roster at the seventh-tier team.

World Cup 2018

Where to find Czech Republic vs. Germany World Cup qualifier on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Czech Republic vs. Germany World Cup qualifier, you’ve come to the right place.

A win for Germany will guarantee them at least a play-off place with three further matches to play. The Czechs, meanwhile, sit third in the table and are nine points behind Germany.

Where to find Czech Republic vs. Germany World Cup qualifier on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Czech Republic vs. Germany World Cup qualifier, you’ve come to the right place.

A win for Germany will guarantee them at least a play-off place with three further matches to play. The Czechs, meanwhile, sit third in the table and are nine points behind Germany.

Schedule of World Cup qualifiers and friendlies on US TV and streaming: March 22-28, 2017

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During the next 10 days, there will be more than 55 international games shown live to viewers in the United States on TV and/or streaming. Among those countries featured - some of whom will be playing World Cup qualifiers and friendlies - they include the United States, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Spain, Canada, England and Argentina.

The Rest

Czech Republic 2018 PUMA Home Kit

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The rebuilding Czech Republic wore their 2018 PUMA home kit for the first time during their international friendly win over FIFA World Cup bound Iceland in Qatar on Friday. The jersey uses a new crewneck design from PUMA in the traditional primary red of the EURO 2004 semi-finalists. It isaccented in the blue of the [.

Fair Play Award: FIFA Pay Special Tribute To Francis Kone, The Life-Saving Togo Striker (Photos)

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As part of last night's Best Football Awards gala, FIFA took the time to pay special homage to Francis Kone, a Togolese international forward with a truly remarkable career record.

Kone, who currently plays for FC Zbrojovka Brno in the Czech top tier, has quite literally helped save the lives of not one, not two, not three, but four opponents over the course of his eight-year professional career.

7 players to watch at the Under-21 European Championships 2017

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It's the summer, so it might feel as though football is over. But football is never over. Hot on the heels of the England's triumph in the Under-2o World Cup in South Korea comes the...

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