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I'm a North West based freelance sports journalist with a passion for football. Follow me on Twitter @mjblack_ for my ramblings about the British game (plus other things thrown in for good measure).

Euro 2020 Diary: Denmark delight, Germany must defy UEFA, Big Zuu knows

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Day 11 of the European Championships delivered what every football fan craves – drama with a capital ‘D’. Netherlands and Austria booked their spots in...

Euro 2020 Diary: Don’t mess with Locatelli, Hartson drops a clanger, Southgate’s kidding himself

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Group A took centre stage at the European Championships on Sunday, with the final matches of the opening phase played simultaneously. Italy beat Wales 1-0...

Euro 2020 Diary: Murphy stealing a living, Richards stitches up Lineker, Spain add to...

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Friday's action at the European Championships left everyone feeling underwhelmed, but there could be no complaints about yesterday's fare. France were surprisingly held to a...

Euro 2020 Diary: Robertson drops Twitter clanger, Wright nails Sancho situation, keep the idiots...

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The second Friday at the 2020 European Championships won't be remembered for producing thrilling football. Sweden kicked things off with a dour 1-0 win over...

Euro 2020 Diary: Say ‘no’ to UEFA freeloaders, Cokegate gets serious, home nations rivalry...

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Thursday was a golden day for European Championship punters, with all three favourites recording victories in their respective matches. Ukraine boosted their chances of reaching...

Euro 2020 Diary: Sack Savage, Keane’s face fuzz, Alioski at work?

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If you have been following this column over the past week you will know that we’ve been heavily impressed by Italy at the European...

Euro 2020 Diary: Keane and Vieira rematch, stupid Greenpeace, Italy look the business

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Two of the continent’s big hitters were in action at the European Championships yesterday, with France taking on Germany in Munich. Tournament favourites France were...

West Ham United stars proud to represent their countries

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Most professional footballers view representing their country at the World Cup or European Championships as the pinnacle of their career. This summer’s Euro 2020 tournament...

Euro 2020 Diary: Xhaka joins the ice cream club, Saunders has a shocker, Ronaldo...

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Day 4 of the European Championships provided the standout moment of the tournament to date as Czech Republic beat Scotland 2-0 at Hampden Park. Patrik...

Euro 2020 Diary: Phillips bosses moaning Modric, Lampard needs media training, up the Czechs!

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The European Championships continued apace yesterday and thankfully passed without a repeat of the previous day's drama. Denmark star Christian Eriksen appears to be making...

Euro 2020 Diary: Taylor shines, Lukaku sticks it up Russia, time for England to...

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The European Championships were always expected to be dramatic, but no one could have predicted what happened yesterday. Thankfully there was a positive outcome for...

Euro 2020 Diary: Freaky prediction, Bocelli sparkles, Mount eager to face Modric

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The European Championships got underway with a bang last night as Italy demolished Turkey 3-0 in Rome. Roberto Mancini’s side are now unbeaten in their...