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Lehmann makes himself a big target

June 4, 2008

Lehmann clears in trainingWhen I was a keen but accident-prone goalkeeper growing up, the one piece of advice all my teachers and coaches used to give was: “Stand up when a player’s coming through on goal, and make yourself as big a target as possible.”

Germany fans offer mixed views on their Euro chances

June 2, 2008

Andrea Merkel

Schalke’s stadiumĀ was awash with black, red and gold on Saturday evening as thousands of Germany fans turned out in rainy Gelsenkirchen to give the national team a rousing send-off to Euro 2008.