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Audio: Coshcast – Italy Tiptoe Out Of The Euros

BORDEAUX, FRANCE - JULY 02: Italy players dejected at the end of the UEFA Euro 2016 quarter final match between Germany and Italy at Stade Matmut Atlantique on July 2, 2016 in Bordeaux, France. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Welcome to Episode 47! Under The Cosh Blog is delighted to announce the signing of this week’s Coshcast on a 50-minute deal. Coming up we’ve got Euro 2016 analysis as Italy’s hopes of a semi-final place go Zaza zoom, Hal Robson-Kanu and Sam Vokes stoke delirium in the Welsh and a profligate Portugal profit from poor Polish penalties. Elsewhere there’s Pep …

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Real Madrid: Fascinating Stats Point To Ronaldo’s Decline And Bale’s Upward Trajectory

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 25: James Rodriguez, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale of Real Madrid run during a Real Madrid training session on the eve of their UEFA Champions League semi final first leg match against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on April 25, 2016 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)

Bernie Uche from Under The Cosh Blog takes a look at the contrasting performances of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale over the last few seasons, predicting that Real Madrid are shifting to a more Bale-centric side. Three years ago Bale joined Real Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur for a world record £85.1 million. Real Madrid fans were upset because his signing came at …

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Video: Rhyl’s Hughes Scores Wonder Goal After 70-Yard Run

Welsh Premier League side Rhyl beat Carmarthen 3-1 midway through this month, with their third goal from Robert Hughes now causing a stir online due to the quality of his dribbling skills. The 23-year-old midfielder will remember this goal for a long time to come, while some have even tipped it to be included for consideration in the FIFA Puskás award. We …

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Video: Real Madrid’s Bale Nets Unstoppable Free-Kick vs Israel

Gareth Bale proved last night that his game is not only scintillating for his club side Real Madrid but he is also doing it for Wales, scoring two goals last night. The 25-year-old cracked home this free-kick to double Wales’ lead after Aaron Ramsey had put Chris Coleman’s side ahead. Bale also scored Wales’ third and final goal on the night. Wales …

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Jason Koumas: Back Where It All Began At Tranmere

It may come as a surprise to many that Jason Koumas is back playing football regularly, now plying his trade in League Two with Tranmere Rovers. Tranmere is also the club where it all started for Koumas back in the late 1990s before going onto make over 90 appearances in the Premier League with Wigan and West Brom. Koumas came out of …

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FIFA World Rankings: Republic Of Ireland Stay At 61

The latest FIFA World rankings are out and the Republic of Ireland stick at number 61, now sandwiched by Egypt at 60 and Zambia at 62.  This may not sound very good but Ireland had risen to 61 last month from 66 in August and 62 in September, following a drop from 42 down to 67 between 2012 and 2013. …

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UEFA Clear Path For Home-Nations & ROI To Reach Euro 2016

With England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland all currently experiencing good starts to their respective Euro 2016 qualifying campaigns, the dream that all nations could reach the finals has a distinct possibility of becoming a reality. If all Home-Nations and the ROI were to arrive in France in 20 months time it would be an inaugural …

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