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  1. Serbia sink Cyprus in friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Cyprus slipped to a 2-1 friendly defeat to Serbia on Wednesday as the national team continues preparations ahead of their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign which gets underway in September. Cyprus got off to a dreadful start at the capacity Uzice City Stadium and fell behind on two minutes when the defence failed to clear the danger and Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic was given too much room to turn and strike decisively past Antonis Georgallides.

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  2. Dutch dismay at missing Euro 2016Read the original story

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Daily Star

    The Netherlands' miserable European Championship qualifying campaign came to an end with a 3-2 defeat to the Czech Republic on Tuesday, meaning the nation who finished third at the 2014 World Cup will not take part in Euro 2016. Pavel Kaderabek opened the scoring in the 24th minute after cutting down the right flank, and 11 minutes later Josef Sural made it 2-0 with a goal from close range.

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  3. Euro 2016 Roundup: Croatia snatch automatic spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | RTE.ie

    On a dramatic final night of qualifying, Turkey and Croatia claimed the last two remaining automatic berths for Euro 2016 while Bosnia-Herzegovina, Norway and Hungary went into the play-offs. Holland , champions in 1988, needed to beat the already-qualified Czech Republic at the Amsterdam Arena and also for Turkey to lose to Iceland in order to snatch third place in Group A away from the Turks.

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  4. Cyprus 0-1 Belgium: Late Hazard strike dashes Wales hopes...for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | Goal.com

    The Dragons' place at Euro 2016 would have been secured had the Red Devils failed to win, but the Chelsea winger's 86th minute intervention will keep them waiting Eden Hazard's late winner against Cyprus spared Belgium's blushes and all but confirmed their place at Euro 2016. Hazard connected with a Dries Mertens cross to seal a win that puts his side one point behind Group B leaders Wales, who would have secured qualification if Belgium had failed to win.

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  5. Euro 2016 qualifier: Gareth Bale leads Wales within touching distance of qualificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Nicosia: Gareth Bale put Wales within touching distance of Euro 2016 and a first major tournament appearance for 58 years as the Real Madrid's star's late goal clinched a 1-0 win over Cyprus on Thursday. Bale's bullet header settled a nervous encounter with just eight minutes remaining in Nicosia to keep Wales top of the Group B and a victory against Israel on Sunday will guarantee their place in next year's finals in France.

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  6. Thumbnail imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | This is South Wales

    But the Real Madrid forward said the team will be stepping into the unknown when they attempt to seal their place at Euro 2016. Bale scored the vital goal in Cyprus last night as Wales won 1-0 to stay at the top of Group B, and three more points on Sunday would seal the team's place at a major final for the first time since 1958.

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  7. Wales Move a Step Closer to Euro 2016 Thanks to Gareth Bale's Winner in CyprusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | Football365

    Wales are poised to end their 58-year wait to play at a major tournament after Gareth Bale's late winner on a balmy night in Nicosia. Wales are poised to end their 58-year wait to play at a major tournament after Gareth Bale's late winner on a balmy night in Nicosia.

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  8. Bale's brilliant header puts Wales on the verge of major tournament qualificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | South Wales Argus

    Bale settled a scrappy game against Cyprus in Nicosia when he met Jazz Richards' cross eight minutes from time - his sixth goal of a campaign which leaves unbeaten Wales with 17 points from seven games. So the maths are simple now: beat Israel in Cardiff on Sunday and Wales will be heading to France next summer for their first major tournament since the 1958 World Cup.

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  9. Cyprus vs Wales match report: Gareth Bale's bullet header has Welsh on brink of Euro 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | The Independent

    Cyprus 0 Wales 1: World's most expensive player strikes late to put visitors on brink of qualifying for first tournament since 1958 Gareth Bale did it again and Wales are now on the brink of making history. Victory here in Nicosia courtesy of his bullet header in the 82nd minute means Chris Coleman's side can clinch their ticket to the European Championship in France next year with a win over Israel in Cardiff on Sunday.

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  10. Bale leads Wales within touching distance of Euro 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Gareth Bale put Wales within touching distance of Euro 2016 and a first major tournament appearance for 58 years as the Real Madrid's star's late goal clinched a 1-0 win over Cyprus on Thursday. Wales' players pose for a group picture ahead of the EURO 2016 qualifying football match between Cyprus and Wales at the GSP stadium in the Cypriot capital Nicosia on September 3, 2015 Bale's bullet header settled a nervous encounter with just eight minutes remaining in Nicosia to keep Wales top of the Group B and a victory against Israel on Sunday will guarantee their place in next year's finals in France.

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  11. Wales entering the unknown - BaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | BBC News

    Gareth Bale says Wales will be stepping into the unknown on Sunday when they attempt to beat Israel in Cardiff and seal their place at Euro 2016. The Real Madrid forward headed the vital goal in Cyprus as Wales won 1-0 in Nicosia and stay top of Group B. With the top two qualifying for France, three more points will be enough to seal Wales' place at a major finals for the first time since 1958.

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  12. Wales and Cyprus believe long wait can endRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Wales and Cyprus have always finished among the also-rans in the qualifiers for the European Championship but when they meet in Nicosia on Thursday both will be hoping to take another step towards ending their long wait for a place in a major finals. A wave of excitement has gripped Wales who top Group B with an unbeaten record of four wins and two draws, with Gareth Bale and his team mates knowing that if they beat Cyprus and then Israel on Sunday they will reach their first major finals since the 1958 World Cup.

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