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Solo blasts Sweden ‘cowards’ as USA women bow out of Rio

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Rio de Janeiro (AFP) Outspoken USA women's goalkeeper Hope Solo labelled Sweden "cowards" after the world champions' bid for a fourth straight Olympic gold ended in quarter-final defeat.

Sweden progressed to their first ever Olympics semi-final 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in Brasilia as Sweden coach Pia Sundhage ousted the US team she led to gold in 2008 and 2012.

Solo blasts Sweden ‘cowards’ as USA women bow out of Rio

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Rio de Janeiro (AFP) Outspoken USA women's goalkeeper Hope Solo labelled Sweden "cowards" after the world champions' bid for a fourth straight Olympic gold ended in quarter-final defeat.

Sweden progressed to their first ever Olympics semi-final 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in Brasilia as Sweden coach Pia Sundhage ousted the US team she led to gold in 2008 and 2012.

Solo delivers bitter rant after USWNT's Olympic loss

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To say Hope Solo was upset following the U.S. Women's National Team's 4-3 loss in a penalty shootout to Sweden in the Olympic quarterfinals would be an understatement.

The U.S. goalkeeper sounded off when asked about her thoughts on the game, saying that the defending gold medalists "played a bunch ofcowards,":

Full Hope Solo quote on Sweden after US was eliminated from the Olympics today.

Sweden tops USWNT on penalty kicks to reach Olympic semifinal

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The U.S. Women's National Team's pursuit of a fourth-straight gold medal ended Friday in the cruelest of ways.

After 120 grueling minutes, Swedendefeated the USWNT, 4-3, on penalty kicks in Friday's Olympic quarterfinal. Regular time ended in a 1-1 draw on goals from Stina Blackstenius and Alex Morgan, but the USWNT could not reach the gold medal game for the first time since the tournament's inception.

Italy

The American-est

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It's time to take a short break from the Clipboard for an update to this old post from Jacob Klinger. Obviously, there have been plenty of additions to our table of the clubs that have fielded the most Americans. But I've also made a few alterations: 1) no more prospects listed, a guy has to have played at least one first team match to count, 2) a few clubs way, way down the league pyramid have

Classy Kevin De Bruyne and Leonardo Bonucci among top five players in Euro 2016 Group E

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Our review of the top five players in each group of the group stages continues on Just Football as we pick out five noteworthy players from Group E. The group was more or less done after two games in...

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Euro 2016 Group Stage Review: Ireland stun Italy; Portugal, Iceland progress; Goodbye, Zlatan

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Republic of Ireland secured a place in the last 16 of Euro 2016 after a dramatic late winner from Robbie Brady ousted Euro 2012 runners-up Italy in Lille. Meanwhile, Portugal played out a thrilling 3-3 draw with Hungary to progress from Group F along with Iceland, who beat Austria in Paris to set up a clash against England in Nice on Monday.

Eder fires Italy into Euro 2016 knockout stages

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Toulouse (France) (AFP) Brazil-born striker Eder overcame an otherwise patchy performance to hit a cracking late winner in a 1-0 victory over Sweden that sent Italy into the last 16 of Euro 2016 on Friday.

Eder, playing in his first major finals for Italy after being naturalised last year, came close to being substituted by Antonio Conte after a dismal opening half up front alongside Southampton striker Graziano Pelle.

Eder fires Italy into Euro 2016 knockout stages

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Toulouse (France) (AFP) Brazil-born striker Eder overcame an otherwise patchy performance to hit a cracking late winner in a 1-0 victory over Sweden that sent Italy into the last 16 of Euro 2016 on Friday.

Eder, playing in his first major finals for Italy after being naturalised last year, came close to being substituted by Antonio Conte after a dismal opening half up front alongside Southampton striker Graziano Pelle.

Eder notches late winner for Italy against Sweden

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It looked like they were destined for a draw, but Eder's second-half winner proved to be the difference for Italy on Friday.

Eder provided the lone spark for Italy, giving theAzzurria 1-0 win against Sweden atStadium Municipal inToulouse. The win ensured the Italians will have a spot in the Round of 16.

Where to find Italy vs. Sweden on US TV and streaming

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

After Italy's impressive victory against Belgium last weekend, it's the Italians who have been the best performing team in the first round of the competition. But can they continue their good form against a Swedish side that was unable to defeat Ireland?

Where to find Italy vs. Sweden on US TV and streaming

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

After Italy's impressive victory against Belgium last weekend, it's the Italians who have been the best performing team in the first round of the competition. But can they continue their good form against a Swedish side that was unable to defeat Ireland?

English Premier League

PHOTO: Zlatan Ibrahimovic poses with Man Utd shirt; Transfer officially announced

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Manchester United have officially announced the signing of the Swedish superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Are you ready? It’s #ZlatanTime… https://t.co/s8AsUG6VZF

- Manchester United (@ManUtd) July 1, 2016

The 34 year old striker’s contract with Paris Saint-Germain expired yesterday and he confirmed his move to Old Trafford on Twitter.

Mourinho set to seal another Man Utd transfer; Star arrives in Carrington for medical

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic is undergoing his Manchester United medical this afternoon and could be announced as the latest Jose Mourinho signing before the end of the day.

The 34-year-old is at the club’s training facility in Carrington and, barring any unexpected hitches, is likely to put pen to paper on a one-year contract worth £200,000-a-week.

Not Mkhitaryan: Mourinho to seal another huge Man Utd transfer; Global star will sign on Friday

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Manchester United will complete the signing of Zlatan Ibrahimovic on a free transfer this week.

The Swedish striker’s current Paris Saint-Germain deal expires on Thursday and he will sign for Jose Mourinho’s side the day after.

A deal for the Ligue 1 star was agreed weeks ago, but Ibrahimovic chose to delay the move because of a loyalty bonus from the French club if he does not join another club before his contract runs out.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Five flops of Euro 2016 so far

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Paris (AFP) With the European Championship finals first round now over here are five stars who failed to bring the tournament alight in the group games:

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden)

Fresh from scoring 50 goals for Paris Saint-Germain in his last season, Zlatan Ibrahimovic looked ready to terrorise opposition defences at the Euros.

Five flops of Euro 2016 so far

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Paris (AFP) With the European Championship finals first round now over here are five stars who failed to bring the tournament alight in the group games:

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden)

Fresh from scoring 50 goals for Paris Saint-Germain in his last season, Zlatan Ibrahimovic looked ready to terrorise opposition defences at the Euros.

Sweden bids adieu to ‘proud’ Zlatan

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Nice (France) (AFP) Sweden bid farewell to Zlatan Ibrahimovic with noisy tributes but no goals and exited the European Championship finals meekly after a 1-0 defeat by Belgium.

The brash giant of football ended his 116-cap international career on Wednesday with 62 often spectacular goals yet not a shot on target during Sweden's three matches at Euro 2016.

Sweden bids adieu to ‘proud’ Zlatan

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Nice (France) (AFP) Sweden bid farewell to Zlatan Ibrahimovic with noisy tributes but no goals and exited the European Championship finals meekly after a 1-0 defeat by Belgium.

The brash giant of football ended his 116-cap international career on Wednesday with 62 often spectacular goals yet not a shot on target during Sweden's three matches at Euro 2016.

Belgium seal Euro last-16 berth in Ibrahimovic farewell

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Nice (France) (AFP) A late goal by Premier League target Radja Nainggolan earned Belgium a last-16 berth with a 1-0 win over Sweden making superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic end his international career with a defeat.

The Roma midfielder, reportedly wanted by Chelsea, controlled a cross from Eden Hazard outside the area and powered it into the net in the 82nd minute.

Belgium seal Euro last-16 berth in Ibrahimovic farewell

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Nice (France) (AFP) A late goal by Premier League target Radja Nainggolan earned Belgium a last-16 berth with a 1-0 win over Sweden making superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic end his international career with a defeat.

The Roma midfielder, reportedly wanted by Chelsea, controlled a cross from Eden Hazard outside the area and powered it into the net in the 82nd minute.

Nainggolan scores late to lead Belgium over Sweden

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Belgium left it for late, but earned a win to continue their Euro adventure while ending the international career of one of the game's biggest stars.

Radja Nainggolan fired a winner in the 85th minute, leading Belgium to a 1-0 victory that also knocked out Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden in the process.

Ibrahimovic to quit international duty after Euro 2016

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Nice (France) (AFP) Sweden's superstar striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced on Tuesday he will retire from international football after Euro 2016.

"The last game with Sweden in the Euro will be my last game with Sweden. So I hope it won't be tomorrow," Ibrahimovic, 34, told a press conference ahead of Wednesday's final Group E game against Belgium in Nice.

Ibrahimovic to quit international duty after Euro 2016

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Nice (France) (AFP) Sweden's superstar striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced on Tuesday he will retire from international football after Euro 2016.

"The last game with Sweden in the Euro will be my last game with Sweden. So I hope it won't be tomorrow," Ibrahimovic, 34, told a press conference ahead of Wednesday's final Group E game against Belgium in Nice.

Ibrahimovic to retire from International football after Euro 16

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Sweden’s skipper Zlatan Ibrahimovic has confirmed that he will retire from international football after Euro 16.

The former Paris Saint-Germain centre forward is his country’s top scorer with 62 goals in 115 appearances but is yet to make a major impact in the ongoing Euro 16, having failed to score in Sweden’s first two group stage matches.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to quit international football after Euro 2016

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Nice (France) (AFP) Sweden's superstar striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced on Tuesday he will retire from international football after Euro 2016.

"The last game with Sweden in the Euro will be my last game with Sweden. So I hope it won't be tomorrow," Ibrahimovic, 34, told a press conference ahead of Wednesday's final Group E game against Belgium in Nice.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to quit international football after Euro 2016

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Nice (France) (AFP) Sweden's superstar striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced on Tuesday he will retire from international football after Euro 2016.

"The last game with Sweden in the Euro will be my last game with Sweden. So I hope it won't be tomorrow," Ibrahimovic, 34, told a press conference ahead of Wednesday's final Group E game against Belgium in Nice.

Ibrahimovic to quit international football after Euro 2016

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Nice (France) (AFP) Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced on Tuesday he will retire from international football after Euro 2016.

"Sweden's last match at the Euros will be my last match with Sweden. So I really hope it won't be tomorrow," Ibrahimovic told a press conference ahead of Wednesday's final Group E game against Belgium in Nice.

Ibrahimovic to quit international football after Euro 2016

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Nice (France) (AFP) Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced on Tuesday he will retire from international football after Euro 2016.

"Sweden's last match at the Euros will be my last match with Sweden. So I really hope it won't be tomorrow," Ibrahimovic told a press conference ahead of Wednesday's final Group E game against Belgium in Nice.

Italy beat Sweden 1-0 in Euro 2016 Group E

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Toulouse (France) (AFP) Naturalised Brazilian-born striker Eder fired home the winner a minute from time as Italy qualified for the last 16 of Euro 2016 with a 1-0 win over Sweden in Toulouse on Friday.

A second victory from two games gives the Euro 2012 finalists a commanding five-point lead at the top of Group E ahead of Belgium's clash with Ireland on Saturday.

Italy beat Sweden 1-0 in Euro 2016 Group E

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Toulouse (France) (AFP) Naturalised Brazilian-born striker Eder fired home the winner a minute from time as Italy qualified for the last 16 of Euro 2016 with a 1-0 win over Sweden in Toulouse on Friday.

A second victory from two games gives the Euro 2012 finalists a commanding five-point lead at the top of Group E ahead of Belgium's clash with Ireland on Saturday.

Italy frustrate record-chasing Zlatan at half-time

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Toulouse (France) (AFP) Zlatan Ibrahimovic's bid to become the first player to score at four European Championships was foiled as Sweden were level at 0-0 with Italy in their Euro 2016 Group E clash at half-time.

Italy could secure a place in the last 16 with victory in Toulouse after a fine 2-0 win over Belgium to open their campaign.

Italy focus on Sweden, and last 16 spot

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Toulouse (France) (AFP) Italy coach Antonio Conte has warned against focusing on Swedish danger man Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the Azzurri look to avoid a repeat of their ill-fated 2104 World Cup campaign by beating Euro 2016 Group D rivals Sweden on Friday.

Beaten 2012 finalists Italy will secure their place in the last 16 knockout phase if they beat Sweden in Toulouse to follow their blistering start to the competition with a 2-0 win over Belgium in Lyon.

Italy focus on Sweden, and last 16 spot

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Toulouse (France) (AFP) Italy coach Antonio Conte has warned against focusing on Swedish danger man Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the Azzurri look to avoid a repeat of their ill-fated 2104 World Cup campaign by beating Euro 2016 Group D rivals Sweden on Friday.

Beaten 2012 finalists Italy will secure their place in the last 16 knockout phase if they beat Sweden in Toulouse to follow their blistering start to the competition with a 2-0 win over Belgium in Lyon.

Italians ready for Ibrahimovic and Sweden at Euro 2016

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Montpellier (France) (AFP) He terrorised opposition defences in Serie A for seven seasons but Zlatan Ibrahimovic will face stiff resistance to his efforts to rescue Sweden's Euro 2016 campaign against Italy on Friday.

"Zlatan can put a whole team under pressure just by himself, but we have to concentrate on our own game.

Italians ready for Ibrahimovic and Sweden at Euro 2016

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Montpellier (France) (AFP) He terrorised opposition defences in Serie A for seven seasons but Zlatan Ibrahimovic will face stiff resistance to his efforts to rescue Sweden's Euro 2016 campaign against Italy on Friday.

"Zlatan can put a whole team under pressure just by himself, but we have to concentrate on our own game.

EURO 2016

Where to find Belgium vs. Sweden on US TV and streaming

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

In what may end up being Zlatan Ibrahimovic's last game for Sweden, Belgium will want to win or draw to advance to the last 16 of the Euro 2016. At the same time, Sweden has been a big disappointment, so they'll want to end the game on a positive note.

Where to find Belgium vs. Sweden on US TV and streaming

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

In what may end up being Zlatan Ibrahimovic's last game for Sweden, Belgium will want to win or draw to advance to the last 16 of the Euro 2016. At the same time, Sweden has been a big disappointment, so they'll want to end the game on a positive note.

The Rest

That's A Winner!

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After a scoreless first half against derby visitors Sundvall, Andrew Stadler struck the sweet opener that sparked Östersund's 4-0 triumph on Saturday. The goal gave the Wisconsin native three on the Allsvenskan season. Andy Stadler Goal HD - Ostersunds 1 - 0... worldfoot - Greg Seltzer

Did Euro 2016 prove Arsenal RIGHT on Ibrahimovic transfer?

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Arsenal fans will soon know once and for all about the future of the Sweden international striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, as his country has been knocked out of Euro 2016 after finishing fourth in their group behind Italy, Belgium and Ireland. We are also hearing from the football media that the 34-year old will now hang [.