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Simon Baskett

Simon Baskett

    Spain cast aside under achievers millstone in style
    Spain cast aside under achievers millstone in style
    "Football was the winner" is one of the most over-worn cliches in the game but it happened to be true about Spain's victory in Euro 2008.
    Spain win shoot-out to reach semis at last
    Spain win shoot-out to reach semis at last
    Spain beat Italy 4-2 on penalties after a goalless Euro 2008 quarterfinal on Sunday to end their shoot-out hoodoo and reach the last four of a...
    Villa snatches late win over Swedes
    Villa snatches late win over Swedes
    Striker David Villa scored a superb stoppage-time winner to give Spain a 2-1 victory over Sweden on Saturday and a place in the Euro 2008 quarterfinals....
    Real storm to 5-1 win over sorry Valencia
    Real storm to 5-1 win over sorry Valencia
    Real Madrid hit four goals in a devastating first-half spell as they stormed to a 5-1 away win over Valencia at the Mestalla on Wednesday.
    All Blacks cut loose against Romania
    All Blacks cut loose against Romania
    New Zealand finished the World Cup pool stage in style with a spectacular demonstration of running and passing to demolish Romania 85-8 on...
    Portugal face baptism of fire against Scots
    Portugal face baptism of fire against Scots
    World Cup debutants Portugal are looking to emerge with more than their dignity intact when they take on Scotland in their opening Pool C match on...
    Mourinho salutes Chelsea's second-half fightback
    Mourinho salutes Chelsea's second-half fightback
    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho saluted his side's second-half fightback after they came from a goal down to beat Valencia 2-1 and claim a place in...
    Chelsea boss pays tribute to 'magnificent' Drogba
    Chelsea boss pays tribute to 'magnificent' Drogba
    Manager Jose Mourinho paid tribute to Côte d'Ivoire striker Didier Drogba on the eve of Chelsea's Champions League quarterfinal second leg in...
    Becks says goodbye to Real
    Becks says goodbye to Real
    Former England captain David Beckham will leave Real Madrid at the end of the season and sign a five-year deal for Major League Soccer (MLS) side...
    Male models need to keep eye on the ball
    Male models need to keep eye on the ball
    Male models being used as ball boys at this week's end-of-season WTA Championships need to keep their minds on the job and not be distracted by the...