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The night Real Madrid and European football struck gold

Paris, France | AFP | Exactly 60 years ago, in an era when going to a big football match meant cramming together with no thought to social distancing, 127,000 people crowded into Hampden Park in Glasgow to see the European Cup final and were rewarded with “a fantasy staged in heaven”. …

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Five talking points in European football this weekend

Paris, France | AFP | Several countries may be in the midst of their winter breaks, but the football goes on elsewhere, with Spain’s biggest clubs having an eventful few days in Saudi Arabia while the race for the title continues in Serie A and Ligue 1. AFP Sport looks back …

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Five things we learned from European football

Paris, France | AFP | It was a disastrous weekend for Lyon and Netherlands striker Memphis Depay who is now likely to miss Euro 2020 but an excellent one for Philippe Coutinho who is proving his worth for Bayern Munich. Here, AFP Sport takes a look at five things we learned …

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AC Milan banned from Europe for financial fair play violations

Lausanne, Switzerland | AFP | AC Milan were banned from European football for next season on Friday over breaches of financial fair play rules, CAS, the top court for sport, announced. European football’s governing body UEFA had accused the club of violating financial fair play (FFP) regulations over the past three …

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