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Jun 21, 2014
Jun 21, 2014
Jun 21, 2014

Perky Australians seek to complete Spanish misery

CURITIBA Brazil (Reuters) – Only pride is at stake when deposed champions Spain meet Australia in the World Cup on Monday but the Australians want to inflict more pain on their demoralized rivals before they head home.

Both teams have no points and have been eliminated but the mood in the two camps is very different, reflecting their contrasting expectations coming to the tournament.

Jun 21, 2014

Soccer-Perky Australians seek to complete Spanish misery

CURITIBA, Brazil, June 21 (Reuters) – Only pride is at stake when deposed champions Spain meet Australia in the World Cup on Monday but the Australians want to inflict more pain on their demoralised rivals before they head home.

Both teams have no points and have been eliminated but the mood in the two camps is very different, reflecting their contrasting expectations coming to the tournament.

Jun 21, 2014

Soccer-Ecuador could use a favour from former coach

CURITIBA, Brazil, June 21 (Reuters) – Having revived their World Cup hopes with a 2-1 win over Honduras, Ecuador could use some help from former coach Luis Fernando Suarez to help put them into the second round.

Ecuador face Group E leaders France in their last match on Wednesday, while rivals Switzerland meet the Hondurans who have lost both games and are almost certain to be knocked out.

Jun 21, 2014
Jun 21, 2014

Enner Valencia double gives Ecuador vital win

CURITIBA Brazil (Reuters) – A goal in each half from striker Enner Valencia gave Ecuador a 2-1 win over Honduras in World Cup group E on Friday to boost their hopes of making the last 16.

France top the group with six points while Ecuador and Switzerland each have three. Honduras have now lost twice and are facing likely elimination.

Jun 21, 2014

Soccer-Enner Valencia double gives Ecuador vital win

CURITIBA, Brazil, June 20 (Reuters) – A goal in each half from striker Enner Valencia gave Ecuador a 2-1 win over Honduras in World Cup group E on Friday to boost their hopes of making the last 16.

France top the group with six points while Ecuador and Switzerland each have three. Honduras have now lost twice and are facing likely elimination.

Jun 20, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
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      "Sports Business Correspondent, a new role at Reuters. I was previously UK Chief Correspondent and have also worked in Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands during more than 20 years with Reuters. I have also worked as an editor in a number of senior roles."
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