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Hitzfeld’s team wins but finger issue lingers

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland|October 18, 2012 Switzerland’s football coach Ottmar Hitzfeld is in hot water these days but his team’s 2-0 victory against Iceland in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday has eased the tension. Shortly before the game … Continue reading

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Russian PM Putin hails World Cup victory in Zurich

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by Malcolm Curtis Swisster.ch |December 3, 2010 | 10:43 After abstaining from participating in a presentation to FIFA, Russia’s prime minister, Vladimir Putin, travels to Zurich to celebrate his country’s selection as host for the 2018 World Cup football tournament. … Continue reading

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