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Denmark players put on a brave face as they train for the first time since star man Christian Eriksen suffered on-pitch cardiac arrest in Euro 2020 opener against Finland

Denmark players put on a brave face as they train for the first time since star man Christian Eriksen suffered on-pitch cardiac arrest in Euro 2020 opener against Finland

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Danish players trained on Monday for the first time since Christian Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest as Kasper Hjulmand's side put on a brave face following Saturday's distressing scenes in Copenhagen. The former Tottenham midfielder, who now plays for Inter Milan, required 13 minutes of CPR after collapsing just before half-time but was taken to hospital in a stable condition, where he remains. With Eriksen's permission, the Danes elected to resume the game against Finland just two hours after the incident, a move that legend Peter Schmeichel has described as 'ridiculous'. And Hjulmand's side have taken to the training pitch at their base in Elsinore, Denmark, for the first time without their star man. Captain Simon Kjaer, who has won praise for his heroics during the ordeal...
Christian Eriksen breaks silence following on-pitch cardiac arrest at Euro 2020

Christian Eriksen breaks silence following on-pitch cardiac arrest at Euro 2020

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CHRISTIAN ERIKSEN has issued a statement after suffering a cardiac arrest on the pitch during Denmark’s Euro 2020 clash against Finland. The Inter Milan midfielder required emergency CPR after collapsing at the end of the first half of the game at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen Eriksen received treatment on the pitch while his teammates formed a protective ring around him. Medics were eventually able to receive him though doctors did later confirm he was “gone” for a brief period. The Danish midfielder was transported to a nearby hospital to recover while the game later resumed, with Denmark going down 1-0. It was restarted at the request of Eriksen, who sent a short message to his teammates from hospital to assure them he was fine. According to Denmark coach Kaspe...
Euro 2020: Scotland set to end 23-year wait against Czech Republic; COVID-hit Spain face Sweden

Euro 2020: Scotland set to end 23-year wait against Czech Republic; COVID-hit Spain face Sweden

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England's neighbours Scotland, playing at the highest level for the first time since the 1998 World Cup, will face the Czech Republic in Glasgow on Monday. England launched their bid for Euro 2020 glory with a 1-0 win over Croatia on Sunday, as Scotland were set to end their 23-year wait to play in a major tournament and COVID-hit Spain prepared to face Sweden. Raheem Sterling scored at a sun-baked Wembley as England won their opening game of a European Championship finals for the first time at the 10th attempt. England's neighbours Scotland, playing at the highest level for the first time since the 1998 World Cup, will face the Czech Republic in Glasgow on Monday, before a new-look Spain get their bid for a record fourth European crown underway without captain Sergio Busquet...
Turkey 0-3 Italy: Ciro Immobile nets as Roberto Mancini’s side start Euro 2020 in style

Turkey 0-3 Italy: Ciro Immobile nets as Roberto Mancini’s side start Euro 2020 in style

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Report as Italy make an early Euro 2020 statement in a thoroughly deserved victory in front of 15,000 fans in Rome Italy beat Turkey 3-0 in Euro 2020's opening match in Rome Italy kicked off Euro 2020 in style with a dominant 3-0 win over Turkey as Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne both scored in the Group A opener. Roberto Mancini's side put on an emphatic showing after Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli had opened the tournament singing Italia '90 anthem Nessun Dorma on the pitch pre-match. Turkey managed to frustrate their opponents for 45 minutes but faltered badly after the break as Merih Demiral put through on his net (53) following a tasty Domenico Berardi cross. That opened the game up which suited Italy's aggressive and attack-minded style as Immobile (66) and Insigne (7...
England’s key decisions before Euro 2020: Will Jack Grealish start? Will Harry Maguire be rushed back?

England’s key decisions before Euro 2020: Will Jack Grealish start? Will Harry Maguire be rushed back?

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Does Jack Grealish start? What's England's formation against Croatia? What shape will Champions League finalists from Manchester City and Chelsea be in ? What role will Henderson, Maguire play? Image: What role will Harry Maguire and Jordan Henderson play in the early stages of the competition? Gareth Southgate will have breathed a sigh of relief when the full-time whistle in Sunday's 1-0 win over Romania meant his England side had come through their final warm-up game unscathed. A full bill of health was the ultimate priority after losing Trent Alexander-Arnold last time out - but the fitness of Jordan Henderson and Harry Maguire looks set to remain a major talking point at this tournament. Henderson made his long-awaited return to action as a half-time substitute and, whi...
Nike Vs Adidas – The Battle Is Still On! But Which One Is Better?

Nike Vs Adidas – The Battle Is Still On! But Which One Is Better?

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If you are a frequent traveller and you know the importance of good footwear in your life, you will relate to this article and you would want to come to a conclusion in the end. When you think of sneakers for a trip, I am sure the obvious brands that come to your mind are Adidas and Nike. The Nike vs Adidas debate has been going on for a while now. Let’s put some light on the Adidas and Nike businesses and see who actually surpasses the other in terms of various aspects of performance. Both of them are renowned brands and are the best at what they do. Nike has always been the king of sportswear and sneakers. But, there has been a change in this scenario recently. Let’s dive deep into it and see what changed, our minds or the quality of these brands? And at the end of this Adidas vs...
UEFA orders Ukraine to remove ‘political’ slogan from kit ahead of Euro 2020

UEFA orders Ukraine to remove ‘political’ slogan from kit ahead of Euro 2020

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European football’s governing body UEFA has instructed the Ukrainian national team to remove the phrase “Glory to the heroes!” from the national team kit on the eve of Euro 2020, due to the slogan's military connotations. Ukraine’s shirt for Euro 2020 was initially emblazoned with a map of Ukraine’s borders including Crimea as well as two slogans. One on the back read “Glory to Ukraine!” while inside the shirt were the words: “Glory to the heroes!” — a military greeting in Ukraine. UEFA initially approved the design but backtracked on Thursday following complaints from the Russian Football Union and instructed Ukraine to remove the slogan on the inside of their shirts. The slogan on the back of the shirt as well as the map emblazoned across the shirt are permitted to remain, ...
England fans urged to ‘drown out the boos’ in new Kick It Out and Football Supporters’ Association campaign

England fans urged to ‘drown out the boos’ in new Kick It Out and Football Supporters’ Association campaign

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Players were once again booed for taking a knee against Romania; FA is also working on a video message to encourage fans to get behind the team on and off the pitch; former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand labels supporters who boo as "ignorant" Fans are being urged to 'drown out the boos' at Wembley in a new Kick It Out and Football Supporters' Association initiative as England begin their Euro 2020 campaign on Sunday. It comes after England boss Gareth Southgate's pleas to respect the anti-discrimination gesture were once again ignored by a small section of fans during the side's final Euro 2020 warm-up game against Romania. Southgate and his players remain defiant they will continue to take a knee and once again reiterated it is a show of unity in the fight against...
Euro 2020: England’s Trent Alexander-Arnold Ruled Out

Euro 2020: England’s Trent Alexander-Arnold Ruled Out

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Trent Alexander-Arnold limped off in the closing stages of England's 1-0 win on Wednesday after sustaining the injury while clearing the ball. England defender Trent Alexander-Arnold will miss Euro 2020 with a thigh injury suffered in Wednesday's friendly against Austria. Alexander-Arnold limped off in the closing stages of England's 1-0 win after sustaining the injury while clearing the ball. The Liverpool right-back looked emotional as he was helped around the pitch and England manager Gareth Southgate admitted after the game that it was "not a good sign". Alexander-Arnold had a scan on the problem on Thursday and the 22-year-old is expected to be sidelined for six weeks, which will rule him out of the European Championship. "Trent Alexander-Arnold has been ruled out of UEFA E...