Gheorghe Hagi

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Bruno Fernandes in action during his final game for Sporting Lisbon against  Maritimo’s Josip Vukovik at the Alvalade XXI Stadium in Lisbon. Photograph: Miguel A Lopes/EPA

In a relatively small country, nothing stays a secret for too long. As Bruno Fernandes stepped outside his home and on to the street, he was swiftly d(...)

Japan’s Luke Thompson during the 2015 Rugby World Cup game against the USA at Kingsholm Stadium in Gloucester, England.  Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Brighton 2015: spot the Kiwi on 83 minutes, having milled Adriaan Strauss off Japanese ball, all but leaning on the shoulder of Harumichi Tatekawa yet(...)

Emil Forsberg of Sweden scores his team’s first goal past goalkeeper Yann Sommer of Switzerland during the World Cup  Round of 16 match  at Saint Petersburg Stadium. Photograph:  Francois Nel/Getty Images

Sweden 1 Switzerland 0 Anyone wondering ahead of kick-off how these two had avoided each other in all eight of the previous tournaments that they ha(...)

Andrés Escobar scores an own goal against the USA in 1994. Photograph: Romeo Gacad/AFP

“Life doesn’t end here. We have to go on. Life cannot end here. No matter how difficult, we must stand back up. We only have two options: either allow(...)

Republic of Ireland players celebrate David O’Leary’s winning penalty against Romania in Genoa, on June 25th, 1990. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The whole country seemed to come to a standstill 25 years ago today as Ireland faced Romania for a place in the World Cup quarter finals. Shops closed(...)

Romania’s Paul Papp celebrates scoring his sides first against Northern Ireland in their Uefa Euro 2016 qualifier at the Arena Nationala, Bucharest.   Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Romania 2 Northern Ireland 0 Northern Ireland’s perfect start to Euro 2016 qualifying came crashing down in Romania after Paul Papp ended their(...)