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#Group A

# group-a - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Own goal gives Portugal narrow win over Azerbaijan in Ireland's qualifying group
# Group A
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# Group A

Own goal gives Portugal narrow win over Azerbaijan in Ireland's qualifying group

Mar 24th 2021, 9:58 PM 4,450 Views 3 Comments

It finished 1-0 to the winners in Turin.

# group-a - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Mohamed Salah scores free-kick as Egypt maintain perfect Africa Cup of Nations record
# The Egyptian King
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# The Egyptian King

Mohamed Salah scores free-kick as Egypt maintain perfect Africa Cup of Nations record

Jun 30th 2019, 10:34 PM 5,654 Views 3 Comments

Pre-tournament favourites Egypt have booked their place in the knockout stages.

# group-a - Monday 25 June, 2018

Egypt go home empty-handed as 95th-minute goal earns dramatic win for Saudi Arabia
# Last Gasp
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# Last Gasp

Egypt go home empty-handed as 95th-minute goal earns dramatic win for Saudi Arabia

Jun 25th 2018, 5:43 PM 6,450 Views 9 Comments

Salem Al Dawsari was the hero as Mohamed Salah’s side ended the tournament on zero points.

# group-a - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Suarez leads Uruguay to the knockout stages as Saudi Arabia exit World Cup
# Last Sixteen
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# Last Sixteen

Suarez leads Uruguay to the knockout stages as Saudi Arabia exit World Cup

Jun 20th 2018, 5:52 PM 7,494 Views 9 Comments

Uruguay made it two wins from two on Wednesday afternoon as Saudi Arabia become the second team to exit this year’s World Cup.

# group-a - Friday 15 June, 2018

Uruguay break Egyptian hearts as 89th minute Gimenez header snatches dramatic late win
# Late Late Show
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# Late Late Show

Uruguay break Egyptian hearts as 89th minute Gimenez header snatches dramatic late win

Jun 15th 2018, 3:03 PM 6,964 Views 9 Comments

With Mohamed Salah sat on the bench, Egypt suffered a heartbreaking late defeat in their first World Cup game since 1990.

Benched: Mohamed Salah named among substitutes for Egypt's opening World Cup game
# Pharaohs
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# Pharaohs

Benched: Mohamed Salah named among substitutes for Egypt's opening World Cup game

Jun 15th 2018, 11:35 AM 7,295 Views 18 Comments

The 26-year-old has been trying to regain full fitness after being forced off with a shoulder injury during the Champions League final.

# group-a - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Champions League round-up: Atleti claim easy win while Olympiakos stun Juve
# Around Europe
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# Around Europe

Champions League round-up: Atleti claim easy win while Olympiakos stun Juve

Oct 22nd 2014, 11:05 PM 3,347 Views 1 Comment

The Greeks go joint-top of Group A after surprise victory against Italian giants.

# group-a - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Tevez ends five-year drought to fire Juventus to two-goal win over Malmo
# Drought Over
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# Drought Over

Tevez ends five-year drought to fire Juventus to two-goal win over Malmo

Sep 16th 2014, 10:20 PM 9,344 Views 5 Comments

The Argentinian hadn’t scored in the Champions League since 2009 before his brace.

# group-a - Friday 13 June, 2014

'There will be 100 penalties in this World Cup,' fumes Croatia coach Kovac
# Opening Night Jitters
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# Opening Night Jitters

'There will be 100 penalties in this World Cup,' fumes Croatia coach Kovac

Jun 13th 2014, 7:10 AM 5,899 Views 14 Comments

Niko Kovac branded the game-changing decision ‘ridiculous’, but would not blame Fred for his attempt to win the spot-kick.

# group-a - Thursday 12 June, 2014

3 players set to influence tonight's World Cup opener
# Who'd Be A Hero?
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# Who'd Be A Hero?

3 players set to influence tonight's World Cup opener

Jun 12th 2014, 5:29 PM 4,417 Views 1 Comment

Can Croatia shock the hosts in Sao Paulo?

# group-a - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

David Moyes urges United to raise game in last 16
# Motivation
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# Motivation

David Moyes urges United to raise game in last 16

Dec 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,746 Views 18 Comments

The Red Devils beat Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 at Old Trafford, enabling them to finish top of Group A.

# group-a - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Manchester United find home comforts with Shakhtar win
# Relief
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# Relief

Manchester United find home comforts with Shakhtar win

Dec 10th 2013, 9:37 PM 4,651 Views 28 Comments

The hosts beat their Ukrainian opponents by a single goal to win Group A.

# group-a - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Fitzgibbon Cup Group A: Draws the order of the day
# Deadlocked
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# Deadlocked

Fitzgibbon Cup Group A: Draws the order of the day

Feb 7th 2013, 6:32 PM 3,399 Views 0 Comments

It finished all square in Limerick between Mary Immaculate College and UCC, and in Galway between NUIG and GMIT.

# group-a - Thursday 10 January, 2013

O'Byrne Cup: Wins for Dublin, Longford and Carlow
# GAA
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# GAA

O'Byrne Cup: Wins for Dublin, Longford and Carlow

Jan 10th 2013, 7:10 AM 1,064 Views 0 Comments

After last night’s action Dublin look on course for top spot in Group B but there is still plenty to play for in Group A.

# group-a - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Champions League: Porto and PSG eye top spot
# Preview
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# Preview

Champions League: Porto and PSG eye top spot

Dec 4th 2012, 7:30 AM 322 Views 0 Comments

Both Group A teams are already assured of their places in the knockout stages.

# group-a - Friday 12 October, 2012

Wales and Scotland in 'must-win' Cardiff clash
# Preview
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# Preview

Wales and Scotland in 'must-win' Cardiff clash

Oct 12th 2012, 9:45 AM 204 Views 0 Comments

Both sides have started badly in Group A and need a positive result in Cardiff this evening.

# group-a - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Champions League preview: PSG back in the big time
# Group A
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# Group A

Champions League preview: PSG back in the big time

Sep 18th 2012, 7:00 AM 359 Views 0 Comments

The nouveau riche open their European adventure at home to Dynamo Kiev. Porto travel to Zagreb.

# group-a - Monday 9 July, 2012

Luis Suarez included in Uruguayan Olympic football squad
# Big Hitter
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# Big Hitter

Luis Suarez included in Uruguayan Olympic football squad

Jul 9th 2012, 3:03 PM 583 Views 2 Comments

The striker’s new coach, Brendan Rodgers, may not be too pleased that one of his star players will miss Liverpool’s pre-season.

# group-a - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Yet another dream team for the USA as Blake Griffin joins LeBron and Kobe
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Yet another dream team for the USA as Blake Griffin joins LeBron and Kobe

Jul 8th 2012, 2:11 PM 1,026 Views 0 Comments

Coach Mike Krzyzewski might be missing four of the NBA’s biggest stars but his 12-man squad for the Olympics is pretty nifty.

# group-a - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Poland captain Blaszczykowski blames ticket trouble
# Euro 2012
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# Euro 2012

Poland captain Blaszczykowski blames ticket trouble

Jun 17th 2012, 1:32 PM 769 Views 0 Comments

The Borussia Dortmund midfielder says the players had to beg the FA’s president to help out their families before being eliminated from the tournament yesterday.

# group-a - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Euro 2012 talking points: day 9
# Talking Points
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# Talking Points

Euro 2012 talking points: day 9

Jun 16th 2012, 10:42 PM 5,331 Views 16 Comments

Miguel Delaney attempts to analyse and make sense of an incredible day

Preview: Russia target win, but draw enough to see them through
# Group A
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# Group A

Preview: Russia target win, but draw enough to see them through

Jun 16th 2012, 7:54 AM 372 Views 0 Comments

Greece meanwhile, go into the game knowing anything short of a win will put them on the plane home.

A nation's hope: Poland must win to continue Euro dream
# Make Or Break
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# Make Or Break

A nation's hope: Poland must win to continue Euro dream

Jun 16th 2012, 7:04 AM 424 Views 0 Comments

The co-hosts have impressed greatly, but could be bowing out of their own tournament tonight.

# group-a - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

As it happened: Poland v Russia, Euro 2012 From The42
Live Jun 12th 2012, 7:31 PM

As it happened: Poland v Russia, Euro 2012

As it happened: Greece v Czech Republic, Euro 2012 From The42
Live Jun 12th 2012, 4:44 PM

As it happened: Greece v Czech Republic, Euro 2012

More than a game: Poland out to upset Russia, take control of group A
# Preview
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# Preview

More than a game: Poland out to upset Russia, take control of group A

Jun 12th 2012, 1:44 PM 251 Views 1 Comment

Russia can become the first team to book a quarter final place with victory over an old foe tonight.

Group A preview: Czechs refusing to be counted out before Greek battle
# Departure Lounge
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# Departure Lounge

Group A preview: Czechs refusing to be counted out before Greek battle

Jun 12th 2012, 12:38 PM 288 Views 0 Comments

‘A 4-1 defeat doesn’t look the best but it’s basically the same as 1-0′, says goalkeeper Petr Cech.

Politics off menu for Poland as Russia match looms
# Euro 2012
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# Euro 2012

Politics off menu for Poland as Russia match looms

Jun 12th 2012, 9:22 AM 222 Views 0 Comments

“We want to win. We don’t want to lose. We’re aware we have one point and thanks to this point we still have chances.”

# group-a - Friday 8 June, 2012

As it happened: Russia v Czech Republic, Euro 2012 From The42
Live Jun 8th 2012, 7:08 PM

As it happened: Russia v Czech Republic, Euro 2012

# group-a - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Grand Designs: Your Group A venue guide
# Know Before You Go
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# Know Before You Go

Grand Designs: Your Group A venue guide

May 30th 2012, 9:31 AM 249 Views 0 Comments

Going to games? Or do you just want to gorge yourself on Euro 2012 trivia? Get your architecturally sound stadium info right here.

# group-a - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group A
# AFCON
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# AFCON

African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group A

Jan 17th 2012, 3:29 PM 867 Views 0 Comments

Africa’s biggest football tournament begins on Saturday and we start our four-part look at the teams involved today.