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Hummels header edges Germany closer to Russia

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Prague (AFP) – Mats Hummels’ late header sealed Germany a 2-1 win over the Czech Republic in Prague on Friday to leave the defending champions on the brink of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

The Germans took an early lead at the Eden Arena through Timo Werner, but the Czechs deservedly drew level when Hertha Berlin midfielder Vladimir Darida blasted home a superb equaliser with 12 minutes left.

Hummels header edges Germany closer to Russia

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Prague (AFP) – Mats Hummels’ late header sealed Germany a 2-1 win over the Czech Republic in Prague on Friday to leave the defending champions on the brink of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

The Germans took an early lead at the Eden Arena through Timo Werner, but the Czechs deservedly drew level when Hertha Berlin midfielder Vladimir Darida blasted home a superb equaliser with 12 minutes left.

World’s first ‘footballpool’ league kicks off in Prague

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Prague (AFP) – A dark-haired girl kicks a white football gently towards a black eight ball, then wrings her hands in despair as she fails to sink it in the corner pocket for a win.

Katerina Ziegelova, a 26-year-old clerk, is one of the pioneers of footballpool, the latest addition to the hybrid sports family.

Southampton left sweating after defeat in Prague

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Paris (AFP) Southampton's hopes of reaching the Europa League knockout rounds remain in the balance after Claude Puel's side lost 1-0 away to Sparta Prague in the Czech Republic on Thursday.

A solitary first-half goal by Zimbabwean full-back Costa Nhamoinesu, firing a Borek Dockal free-kick past Fraser Forster, was the difference between the sides at the Generali Arena in Prague.

Czech stars fined for ‘go back to kitchen’ woman ref blast

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Prague (AFP) Two Czech internationals were fined Thursday for telling a female referee to "go back to the kitchen" after she failed to whistle for an offside decision.

Sparta Prague goalkeeper Tomas Koubek and midfielder Lukas Vacha were each fined 40,000 koruna (1,500 euros) and ordered to conduct a training session for the club's junior side for their outbursts after Sunday's 3-3 draw with Zbrojovka Brno.

Czech stars fined for ‘go back to kitchen’ woman ref blast

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Prague (AFP) Two Czech internationals were fined Thursday for telling a female referee to "go back to the kitchen" after she failed to whistle for an offside decision.

Sparta Prague goalkeeper Tomas Koubek and midfielder Lukas Vacha were each fined 40,000 koruna (1,500 euros) and ordered to conduct a training session for the club's junior side for their outbursts after Sunday's 3-3 draw with Zbrojovka Brno.

Northern Ireland hold Czechs to goalless draw

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Prague (AFP) Northern Ireland opened their World Cup 2018 qualifying campaign with a goalless draw against Group C rivals the Czech Republic in Prague on Sunday.

Playing their first competitive game since their 1-0 defeat to Wales in the last-16 phase of Euro 2016, Northern Ireland relied on solid defence and breakaways throughout the game.

Northern Ireland hold Czechs to goalless draw

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Prague (AFP) Northern Ireland opened their World Cup 2018 qualifying campaign with a goalless draw against Group C rivals the Czech Republic in Prague on Sunday.

Playing their first competitive game since their 1-0 defeat to Wales in the last-16 phase of Euro 2016, Northern Ireland relied on solid defence and breakaways throughout the game.

Panenka prank keeps keepers busy 40 years on

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Prague (AFP) Zinedine Zidane, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Andrea Pirlo have all done it: instead of blasting a penalty kick into the net, they fool the diving keeper by chipping the ball into the middle of the net.

Forty years have passed since Czechoslovakia's playmaker Antonin Panenka first displayed the trick at the 1976 European Championship final against Germany.

Panenka prank keeps keepers busy 40 years on

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Prague (AFP) Zinedine Zidane, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Andrea Pirlo have all done it: instead of blasting a penalty kick into the net, they fool the diving keeper by chipping the ball into the middle of the net.

Forty years have passed since Czechoslovakia's playmaker Antonin Panenka first displayed the trick at the 1976 European Championship final against Germany.

Czech Republic

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.

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.

Cech, Rosicky to spearhead Czechs at Euro 2016

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Prague (AFP) Czech Republic coach Pavel Vrba on Tuesday named a 23-man squad for Euro 2016 in France, spearheaded by Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech and midfielder Tomas Rosicky, the team captain.

Vrba said at a training camp in Austria he had cut the squad to the required 23 men from an initial 25 by sending home Sparta Prague midfielder Lukas Marecek and Bohemians Prague striker Patrik Schick.

Cech, Rosicky to spearhead Czechs at Euro 2016

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Prague (AFP) Czech Republic coach Pavel Vrba on Tuesday named a 23-man squad for Euro 2016 in France, spearheaded by Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech and midfielder Tomas Rosicky, the team captain.

Vrba said at a training camp in Austria he had cut the squad to the required 23 men from an initial 25 by sending home Sparta Prague midfielder Lukas Marecek and Bohemians Prague striker Patrik Schick.

Czechs make first Euro 2016 football squad cull

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Prague (AFP) Czech Republic coach Pavel Vrba cut his Euro 2016 finals squad down to 25 players on Friday and will trim two more from their number before the May 31 deadline.

Sparta Prague defender Ondrej Zahustel, midfielder Jan Kovarik of Viktoria Plzen and Reading utility striker Matej Vydra were the three unfortunate players who did not make the cut.

Czechs make first Euro 2016 football squad cull

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Prague (AFP) Czech Republic coach Pavel Vrba cut his Euro 2016 finals squad down to 25 players on Friday and will trim two more from their number before the May 31 deadline.

Sparta Prague defender Ondrej Zahustel, midfielder Jan Kovarik of Viktoria Plzen and Reading utility striker Matej Vydra were the three unfortunate players who did not make the cut.

Away Days: America in Europe Words and Photos by Nathen...

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Away Days: America in Europe

Words and Photos by Nathen McVittie, from USA vs Czech Republic in Prague.

After the World Cup dust has settled, soccer continues.

Photo: Chelsea arrive in Prague for the UEFA Super Cup

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The squad has arrived in Prague... #CFC pic.twitter.com/Jw0Yh8Pek0 Chelsea FC (@chelseafc) August 29, 2013 Chelsea's squad have touched down in Prague ahead of their UEFA Super Cup clash with Bayern Munich. Former La Liga adversaries Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola go head-to-head in the match. It was rejuvenated skipper John Terry and his trusty [.

Comings and goings

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A few years ago Hade and I visited the Czech Republic. It was in some ways a big trip, not least because it was while there that I decided to start writing this blog. But we had a terrific time in so many other ways.

One of the best nights was an evening spent watching Slavia Prague play, a cracking game played in a thunder storm in a small stadium that nevertheless contained an athletics track (it can be done).

Comings and goings

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A few years ago Hade and I visited the Czech Republic. It was in some ways a big trip, not least because it was while there that I decided to start writing this blog. But we had a terrific time in so many other ways.

One of the best nights was an evening spent watching Slavia Prague play, a cracking game played in a thunder storm in a small stadium that nevertheless contained an athletics track (it can be done).

Comings and goings

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A few years ago Hade and I visited the Czech Republic. It was in some ways a big trip, not least because it was while there that I decided to start writing this blog. But we had a terrific time in so many other ways.

One of the best nights was an evening spent watching Slavia Prague play, a cracking game played in a thunder storm in a small stadium that nevertheless contained an athletics track (it can be done).

Euro 2012: Dick Advocaat staying cool as Russia prepare to face Czechs

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This article titled "Euro 2012: Dick Advocaat staying cool as Russia prepare to face Czechs" was written by Barney Ronay in Wroclaw, for The Guardian on Thursday 7th June 2012 20.30 UTC

Wroclaw, the capital city of western Poland, is a sleepy kind of place, a stitching together of river-bound peninsulas that has the feel in its more picturesque quarters of a pocket-sized Prague.

While I was in Europe

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I just spent ten days in Europe: Barcelona, Prague, Brussels and Madrid. I had originally planned to try to go to Munich to the CL final, but when I could not get tickets, I went to Prague and watched the final at the lovely and lively Old Square. It was on the same day where the Czech Republic had played and lost to Slovakia in the semifinal of the hockey World Cup, so there was a disappointed

Czech Republic vs Montenegro 2-0 Goals Video Pilar Sivok Euro 2012 Play-Off Highlights

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Czech Republic vs Montenegro 2-0 Goals Video Pilar Sivok Euro 2012 Play-Off Highlights is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter

Czech Republic vs Montenegro 2-0 Goals Video Pilar Sivok Euro 2012 Play-Off Highlights is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Czech Republic vs Montenegro 2011 ( Czech Republic Montenegro video below) Final score and result:- Czech Republic vs Montenegro 2-0 ( Pilar, Sivok) Generali Arena, Prague- 11 November, 2011- First Leg- [.

Bohemians 1905 Celebrates Bohemianism, Appropriately

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The well-named Czech club had an apt party last week for....well, the caption of one explains it best:

A naked artist and junior players of Bohemians 1905 football team perform on the field on September 22, 2011 at the Czech famous Bohemians 1905 stadium in Prague during the "Bohemians at Bohemka What happens when an artist misses the ball" event, part of 16th Performing Arts Festival "4+4 days in motion".

Petr Cech: Bum & Band Man

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Chelsea/Czech Republic goalkeeper, Petr Cech, played the drums with Czech rock band Eddie Stoilow at Rock Cafe Club in Prague a few nights ago, which looked to be a helluva good time.

One can only hope, however, that the lady whose bum he was cupping off stage was his lawfully wedded wife and not some groupie.

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Exclusive: Pies In Prague – Hectic CEE Cup Semi-Final Day Ends With Burnley And Everton Emerging Victorious (Photos & Highlights)

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Burnley's youngsters faced a tough semi-final against Turkish opposition (Photo: CEE Cup/Facebook)

Day Four at the CEE Cup was semi-final day, with all four remaining teams having rightfully earned their place at the business end.

The strongest sides in the competition had risen to the top and were now set to do mortal combat – cue excitable 16-bit techno music with the prospect of an all-English final on the cards.

Exclusive: Pies In Prague – Leicester Crash Out As Semi-Finals Take Shape On CEE Cup Day Three (Photos & Highlights)

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Day three, and Everton were in action against Hungarian side Gyori (Photo: CEE Cup/Facebook)

Well. We predicted something of a goal glut after day two's proceedings had drawn to a close, but nothing quite like this.

Day three of the Generali CEE Cup had more big scores than Abraham Lincoln banged on about at Gettysburg and sought to separate the would be-men from the already-are-boys in this proving ground of a tournament.

Exclusive: Pies In Prague – Day Two Of The CEE Cup Serves Up An Avalanche Of Goals As Burnley Sashay Into The Semis (Photos & Video)

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Day two of the Generali CEE Cup saw the action open up, the goals flow and Burnley become the first side to book their place in the semi-finals of the competition.

The red hot Prague sun continued to beat down on players and spectators alike. Your reporter came prepared this time, liberally doused in sun cream after ending day one lookinglike the fabled Rock Lobster of B-52s fame.

Czech Porn Star Klarisa Leone Is Starting Her Own Football Club – Any Volunteers?

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By Chris Wright

Czech porn star Klarisa Leone (star of 'Don't Tell My Wife I'm Banging My Secretary', 'MILF Masturbation Nation 11′ and 'Joachim's Czech F**k Fest', along with several other titles not suitable for mention pre-watershed) has announced that she is to set up and run her own football club after falling in love with Inter Milan as the photos above duly attest to.

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Calendario Europa League 2012/2013 16avos

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Jueves 14 de febrero de 2013 Anzhi Makhachkala vs Hannover 96 11:00 hrs Zenit St Petersburg vs Liverpool 11:00 hrs Ajax Amsterdam vs Steaua Bucuresti 12:00 hrs BATE Borisov vs Fenerbahce 12:00 hrs Bayer Leverkusen vs Benfica 12:00 hrs Dynamo Kiev vs Bordeaux 12:00 hrs Levante vs Olympiakos 12:00 hrs Napoli vs Viktoria Plzen 12:00 hrs Sparta Prague vs Chelsea 12:00 hrs Atletico Madrid vs FK Rubin Kazan 14:05 hrs Borussia Monchengladbach vs Lazio 14:05 hrs FC Basel vs Dnipro 14:05 hrs Inter Milan vs CFR Cluj-Napoca 14:05 hrs Newcastle United vs FC Metalist Kharkiv 14:05 hrs Tottenham Hotspur vs Lyon 14:05 hrs VfB Stuttgart vs Racing Genk 14:05 hrs
Jueves 21 de febrero de 2013 FK Rubin Kazan vs Atletico Madrid 11:00 hrs CFR Cluj-Napoca vs Inter Milan 12:00 hrs Dnipro vs FC Basel 12:00 hrs FC Metalist Kharkiv vs Newcastle United 12:00 hrs Lazio vs Borussia Monchengladbach 12:00 hrs Lyon vs Tottenham Hotspur 12:00 hrs Racing Genk vs VfB Stuttgart 12:00 hrs Benfica vs Bayer Leverkusen 14:05 hrs Bordeaux vs Dynamo Kiev 14:05 hrs Chelsea vs Sparta Prague 14:05 hrs Fenerbahce vs BATE Borisov 14:05 hrs Hannover 96 vs Anzhi Makhachkala 14:05 hrs Liverpool vs Zenit St Petersburg 14:05 hrs Olympiakos vs Levante 14:05 hrs Steaua Bucuresti vs Ajax Amsterdam 14:05 hrs Viktoria Plzen vs Napoli 14:05 hrs
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Who are our Mysterious Overlords, Joe Lewis & ENIC?

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Joe Lewis & Daniel LevyDuring the football investment boom of the mid to late 1990s ENIC began to acquire shares in football clubs around Europe and bought stakes in Rangers, Slavia Prague, AEK Athens, Vicenza Calcio and FC Basel.Â

They first bought a controlling stake in Tottenham in 2001 and over the next few years slowly increased their shares in the club.

The Rest

Should Arsenal let Rosicky retire at club or cash in now?

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Rosicky wants to retire here by AH

Arsenal's Tomas Rosicky is a very undervalued footballer and his importance to the club often goes unnoticed. He has been vital to our two last end of season run-ins and in fact I would go as far as saying it was some of his performances that made us grasp all 3 points and so ultimately result in finishing not only in the Champion's League places but also above our greatest rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

Prague and Prejudice! The Chelsea Football FanCast #235

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In ChelTel's penultimate show, Stamford Chidge & the crew are joined by twitter's @ChelseaChadder to discuss the games against Sparta Prague and Brentford plus the usual lunacy, the ‘Fannies' and ‘If you don't ask...!' As always a fun packed week for the True Blue Massive as they enjoyed one of life's great away trips in Prague, followed up by a sunny lunchtime Sunday win in the FA Cup 4th round against a swarm of Bees!

Europa League, Prague vs Lyon – Rest and test

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For OL's new geography, Prague is right between Lyon and Toulouse
Prague standing between the Gauls capital and the pink city? Indeed, for Garde's men Prague is just something to cruise by before arriving to what truly constitutes the summit of this week: the Toulouse league game.

Jogo 0676/2011 - Elim. Euro 2012 - Escócia 2x2 Rep. Tcheca

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Mais um jogo das eliminatórias da Eurocopa de 2012, foi realizado no dia 03/09/2011, na cidade de Glasgow-SCO, onde jogaram as seleções da Escócia (55º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção da Rep. Tcheca (42º no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Eliminatórias Copa do Mundo
1978Glasgow 21/09/1977 SCO3:1 (2:0)TCH First stage1978Prague 13/10/1976 TCH2:0 (0:0)SCO First stage1974Bratislava 17/10/1973 TCH1:0 (1:0)SCO First stage1974Glasgow 26/09/1973 SCO2:1 (1:1)TCH First stage1962Brussels 29/11/1961 TCH4:2 a.

Czech porn star Klarisa Leone to open her own football club

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Career change A Czech porn star is set to make the move to football by starting her own football club. Klarisa Leone, aged 32, implausibly intends to name the new team Inter Prague in honour of her favourite club (as indicated by the image above). She told The Sun: "I've loved my career in porn [...]


Another one from Messi

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C Ron has some more catching up to do.Messi scored hat trick number 14 as Barcelona beat 4 - 0 Viktoria Plzen in Prague

Czech Side Bohemians Take Part In Bizarre, Partially Nude Ballet During Training (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Either referee Drunko McSkunko is hallucinating again, or Czech side Bohemians 1905 actually did put on some kind of strange, partially nude ballet during their training session a couple of days ago...

For those who are now feeling the need to thoroughly wash, ring out and steam-press your eyeballs, here's the official blurb to help clear everything up:

"A naked artist and players of Bohemians 1905 football team will perform on the field on October 22nd, 2011 at the famous Bohemians 1905 stadium in Prague during the 'Bohemians at Bohemka: What Happens When an Artist Misses the Ball' event, part of 16th '4+4 Days in Motion' Performing Arts Festival.