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September 5, 2015

Vallnord UCI MTB Trials World Campionships in La Massana, Andorra

Vallnord UCI MTB Trials World Campionships in La Massana, Andorra

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Saturday, September 5, 2015

La Massana (Andorra), The UCI MTB Mountain Bike Trials World Championship took place this week between September 2nd and 5th. The men started in two disciplines, 20″ (inch) and 26″ wheel bicycles, and the women in one Open besides juniors competitions.

On Friday Janine Jungfels (Australia) took the title on the women course with a result of 22 dabs. Tatiana Janickova (Slovakia, 32 dabs) and Nina Reichenbach (Germany, 33) reached two and three. Later the same day Abel Mustieles (Spain) won the men competition on 20″ bikes with 22 dabs ahead of Lucien Leiser (Switzerland, 34) and Benito Ros (Spain, 36).
On Saturday afternoon Vincent Hermance (France) got the title for men in two runs through five courses on the 26 inch bikes with 23 dabs. Second and third were Jack Carthy (Great Britain, 25 dabs) and Kenny Belaey (Belgium, 26).

In mountain bike trials sport the starters have 2 or 3 trials of 2 minutes each in 5 different courses. The courses are constructed on dry ground as well as through small water streams. They go and jump by bike on obstacles of wood, rocks or concrete usually between 1,50 meters and 2,50 meters high. The rules are roughly: Putting a foot or hand down is one “dab” (penalty), two feet at the same time or exceeding 2 minutes is five dabs. Winner is the one with fewest dabs. The main skills needed are handling the bike, jumping and balance.

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July 2, 2015

Francesc Solé wins Andorra Ultra Trail again

Francesc Solé wins Andorra Ultra Trail again

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On Saturday, Francesc Solé reached the finish in Ordino as winner of the Andorra Ultra Trail after 170 km over an altitude range of 13,500 meters and 31:09 hours.

Between 7am on Friday and 8am on Saturday, over 1600 competitors started in four races between single and quadruple marathon.

The Andorran Ultra Trail lead, for the seventh time now, on tracks through valleys, over passes and tops of the small country in the Pyrenees. The first to arrive were the winners of Celestrail, a double marathon ranging over 5,000 meters of altitude, after a midnight start on Friday night. Marc Casal made it in only 10:06:59, followed by Guillaume Beauxis with 10:35:29 and Nicolas Cerisier in 11:57:04. Olatx Alvariño won the women’s competition in 13:28:45, well ahead of Sandra Castellanas at 14:51:17, and Eva Belles at 15:41:27. Marató((en)) — 42.5km, 3,000m altitude — began at eight in the morning on Saturday with the first, Marc Pinsach, finishing in 4:35:12, and Núria Picas in 5:23:05. While winning the women’s competition Núria Picas completed her series of four mountain marathons within four weeks.

Then it was Francesc Solé winning the main event “Ronda dels cims”((en)) — 170km, 13,500m altitude — in the outstanding time of 31:08:58. He was followed an hour later by Jérôme Lucas, 32:08:41; and Nahuel Passerat, 33:02:02. Nerea Martínez reached the goal in the women’s race in 38:47:44, overall 13th, and more than seven hours ahead of the second Irina Malejonock at 46:01:38, and Marta Muixí at 46:34:48. Finally 162 runners completed the race which makes about 45 percent of the 357 participants.

The “Mític”((en)) race over 112km and 9,700m started at 10pm on Friday; its winners were after 18:56:53 hours, Eduard Barceló, men; and, deep in the night, after 27:35:34 hours, Roser Español, women. On places two and three followed Eva Zbornikova and Agnès Francastel. Second in the men’s race was Ion Azpiroz in front of Julien Jorro and Jordi Lopez who finished both together with the same time.

On Sunday more than 600 participants walked a solidary trail of 10km meant to include the less mobile. Finally, the last to cross the line was Eric Desgeorge on Sunday at nearly midnight after 64:39:08 hours.


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November 30, 2010

Gibraltarian Chief Minister suggests joint sovereignty with Spain

Gibraltarian Chief Minister suggests joint sovereignty with Spain

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Chief Minister of Gibraltar Peter Caruana has been discussing the possibility of the British overseas territory having joint sovereignty with Spain. He suggested that Gibraltar take an Andorra-style status.

Caruana’s suggestion has caused controversy in both Gibraltar and the United Kingdom. Many people in Gibraltar have said they want to remain British and Gibraltarian. The media in Gibraltar has also spoken out against the move using the phrase “Give Spain an inch and they will take a mile!” His decision has come as a surprise; in 2002 Caruana announced a referendum against joint sovereignty. If the plan goes ahead, another referendum would be held.

Andorra received their joint sovereignty in 1993. The move forced the European Union to change its constitution. Andorra has a joint deal with Spain and France.

Some Spanish politicians are worrying that the suggestion will be too heavily looked into during the 2012 Spanish general election. Trinidad Jiménez, Spain’s minister for foreign affairs, has asked that it not be a part of their election agenda.

Liberal member Dr Joseph Garcia also commented on the event. He said “The Spanish claim to Gibraltar has always featured to a greater or lesser extent in every general election in Gibraltar and the next ones are not likely to be any different.”

He added that “There is serious concern on the Rock at the number and scale of Spanish incursions into Gibraltar’s territorial sea. We had pointed out that the Guardia Civil were becoming increasingly reckless and cavalier in their intrusions into Gibraltar’s waters. This was seen at the end of last year when they entered the Port of Gibraltar and actually landed on Gibraltar soil. There was also another extremely serious incursion in September of this year where the Guardia Civil removed a suspect who was about to be arrested by the Royal Gibraltar Police inside our territorial waters. They have shown a complete lack of respect for British sovereignty, jurisdiction and control over Gibraltar’s territorial sea and it is imperative that these incursions cease forthwith before the matter escalates even further. Spain must understand that under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Gibraltar is legally entitled to claim territorial waters of its own.”



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November 8, 2009

Bridge collapse kills at least five in Massana, Andorra

Bridge collapse kills at least five in Massana, Andorra

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Sunday, November 8, 2009

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At least five construction workers have died in a bridge collapse in Massana, Andorra. A 20 meter section of the bridge which was under construction collapsed at around noon on Saturday. Three fatalities had been confirmed by the evening after the accident. Another body had been retrieved from the rubble. A worker pulled from the site died of his injuries in hospital the next day.

Six others were injured in the incident. Most of the workers were Portuguese. Around 60 workers were on site at the time of the collapse. French President and Co-Prince of Andorra Nicolas Sarkozy expressed his condolences and stated “France’s support and solidarity during this ordeal”. Head of Government for Andorra, Jaume Bartumeu is set to travel to the accident site and visit the injured workers in hospital.

The cause of the collapse is still unknown. A police investigation is underway.



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June 9, 2009

World Cup qualifier may be affected by London Underground strike

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Wembley Park is the nearest connecting station of the Undergound to Wembley Stadium and Wembley Arena.

In the United Kingdom, the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) began a work stoppage at 19:00 BST (18:00 GMT) today after last-minute talks over pay, jobs and disciplinary issues broke down. The stoppage is expected to last 48 hours and could leave millions of travelers without transportation.

Sky News says that there are fears that the strike may affect fan transportation for the England national football team’s 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier match against Andorra at Wembley Stadium tomorrow. Football Association (FA) chief executive Ian Watmore announced that the game would continue as planned at 20:15 BST (19:15 GMT) and encouraged spectators to arrive at the stadium early. The stadium gates will now open at 17:45 BST (16:45 GMT).

No extra transport is being put on and overground trains will not stop at Wembley, and car parking and park-and-ride facilities are unavailable at the ground. Fears of lack of transportation raised the possibility that the game would be forced to play behind closed doors without the team’s supporters.

Watmore said that refunds will be available for supporters that do not attend the game. Last week, the FA decided to halt ticket sales at 70,000 in anticipation of a possible strike. Wembley Stadium can accommodate 90,000 fans for football matches.

In years past, the RMT has been known to clash with the London Underground and its privatised contractors Metronet and Tubelines.

On June 5, London Underground offered staff a four-year pay deal or a two-year deal which they called an “above inflation pay rise”. However, the RMT is seeking a 5% pay raise and a commitment to no compulsory redundancies.

The English national football team currently leads their group in the World Cup qualifying with 18 points and a 6–0–0 record. Andorra currently has no points and has lost all six of their matches. Although Andorra has been eliminated from competing in the 2010 World Cup, England is still competing for better placement.



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September 7, 2008

England defeat Andorra 2-0 in first match of World Cup qualifying campaign

Sunday, September 7, 2008

Joe Cole scored both of Englands goals.

Joe Cole scored both of Englands goals.

England kicked off their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 2-0 victory over Andorra, ranked 186th in the world. After a disappointing first half many of the England fans were disappointed with the performance and even booed of the team at half time. Joe Cole, the Chelsea midfielder was substituted for Stewart Downing at half time.

It appeared to be a good move by England manager Fabio Capello, who was in charge of his first competitive match when Cole scored on 49 minuets after a free kick by Frank Lampard. He also scored six minuets later after a pass from Wayne Rooney. The score was nearly pushed up to 3-0 when Glen Johnson placed one in the back of the net but was disallowed because Cole had been called for offside.

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland all played on the same day. Scotland came up short to Macedonia 1-0 and Northern Ireland lost to Slovakia 2-1. Wales managed to defeat Azerbaijan 1-0 after a goal by teenage striker Sam Vokes. England are currently ranked a joint 1st in group 6 for the World Cup qualification.

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Statistics

Group 6

June 17, 2006
England 2–0 Andorra
Cole 49′, 55′

Attendence: 17,500

Referee: Cuneyt Cakir (Turkey)

England

  • D James
  • G Johnson
  • A Cole
  • G Barry
  • J Lescott
  • J Terry
  • T Walcott
  • F Lampard (Substituted: 79′ D Beckham)
  • W Rooney
  • S Downing (Substituted: 46′ J Cole)
  • J Defoe (Substituted: 46′ E Heskey)

Andorra

  • J Alvarez
  • J Alaya
  • J Garcia
  • O Sonejee
  • A Lima 56′ (Substituted: 92′ J Fernandez)
  • I Lima
  • M Pujol
  • M Vieria 52′ (Substituted: 65′ J Toscano)
  • F Silva 48′ (Substituted: 90′ M Vales)
  • M Jimenez
  • X Andorra


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  • Chris Bevan “Andorra 0-2 England”. BBC Sport, September 6, 2008
  • “Andorra 0 England 2”. The Sun, September 6, 2008
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England defeat Andorra 2-0 in first match of World Cup qualifying campaign

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Sunday, September 7, 2008

Joe Cole scored both of Englands goals.

Joe Cole scored both of Englands goals.

England kicked off there World Cup qualifying campaign with a 2-0 victory over Andorra, ranked 186th in the world. After a disappointing first half many of the England fans were disappointed with the performance and even booed of the team at half time. Joe Cole, the Chelsea midfielder was substituted for Stewart Downing at half time.

It appeared to be a good move by England manager Fabio Capello, who was in charge of his first competitive match when Cole scored on 49 minuets after a free kick by Frank Lampard. He also scored six minuets later after a pass from Wayne Rooney. The score was nearly pushed up to 3-0 when Glen Johnson placed one in the back of the net but was disallowed because Cole had been called for offside.

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland all played on the same day. Scotland came up short to Macedonia 1-0 and Northern Ireland lost to Slovakia 2-1. Wales managed to defeat Azerbaijan 1-0 after a goal by teenage striker Sam Vokes. England are currently ranked a joint 1st in group 6 for the World Cup qualification.

Contents

Statistics

Group 6

June 17, 2006
England 2–0 Andorra
Cole 49′, 55′

Attendence: 17,500

Referee: Cuneyt Cakir (Turkey)

England

  • D James
  • G Johnson
  • A Cole
  • G Barry
  • J Lescott
  • J Terry
  • T Walcott
  • F Lampard (Substituted: 79′ D Beckham)
  • W Rooney
  • S Downing (Substituted: 46′ J Cole)
  • J Defoe (Substituted: 46′ E Heskey)

Andorra

  • 01 J Alvarez
  • 13 J Alaya
  • 04 J Garcia
  • 05 O Sonejee
  • 20 A Lima 56′ (Substituted: 92′ J Fernandez)
  • 06 I Lima
  • 02 M Pujol
  • 08 M Vieria 52′ (Substituted: 65′ J Toscano)
  • 14 F Silva 48′ (Substituted: 90′ M Vales)
  • 21 M Jimenez
  • 09 X Andorra


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  • Chris Bevan “Andorra 0-2 England”. BBC Sport, September 6, 2008
  • “Andorra 0 England 2”. The Sun, September 6, 2008
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May 21, 2008

Eurovision 2008: First semi-final held in Belgrade

Eurovision 2008: First semi-final held in Belgrade

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Wednesday, May 21, 2008

A unique behind the camera view of performer Isis Gee at the first semifinal of the ESC 2008.

Last night saw the first semi final of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade, Serbia. The entries from Israel, Azerbaijan, Norway, Poland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Armenia, Finland, Romania, Russia and Greece are through to the final, leaving the representatives from Montenegro, Estonia, Moldova, San Marino, Belgium, Slovenia, Ireland, Andorra and the Netherlands failing to qualify for this weekend’s final.

The aforementioned countries join host nation Serbia, automatically through as is last year’s winner, and the ‘big four’ – the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Spain. The other entries will compete in the second semi final tomorrow. Below is a summary of each entry in running order:

Montenegro

Montenegro was represented by Stefan Filipović with the Montenegrin-language song Zauvijek Volim Te (Never Forget I Love You), which was written by Grigor Koprov and Ognen Nedelkovski. He failed to qualify.

Estonia

Comedy act Kreisiraadio (crazy radio) represented Estonia with Leto Svet. One member of the trio is a former politician, and a second is a current one. The song was the first Estonian entry to be in neither the Estonian or English languages. Instead, the song was mostly in Serbo-Croatian with sections in German and Finnish. They failed to qualify for the final.

Moldova

Geta Burlacu performed A Century Of Love to represent Moldova. The song, written by Oleg Baraliuc and Viorica Demici, failed to qualify.

San Marino

San Marino, which is entirely surrounded by Italy and has a population of 31,000, debuted at the contest this year. The nation’s first representative was Miodio with Complice. Described as “a melodic song from our tradition” by Sanmarinese Eurovision delegation head Alessandro Capicchioni, failed to qualify.

Belgium

Ishtar represented Belgium with O Julissi. The song, composed by band member Michel Vangheluwe, bears the unusual distincton of being sung entirely in a language which does not actually exist. Sung by frontwoman Soetkin Baptist the words “kolosali krokodili” bear a resemblance to English, while the rest are designed to resemble Ukrainian and Serbian. It was hoped this would appeal to those in the Balkans and the former Soviet Union, but the song failed to qualify.

Israel

Israel was represented by Bo’az Ma’uda performing The Fire in Your Eyes. He sang alongside five backing singers whilst wearing a silvery-blue vest. Many members of the live audience could be seen waving Israeli flags. He won a place in the final with his song, which was written by Dana International and Shai Kerem.

Azerbaijan

Elnur Huseynov and Samir Javadzadeh represented Azerbaijan with Day After Day, which was written by Govhar Hasanzadeh and lyrics by Zahra Badalbeyli. The performance featured backing performers clad in large ‘angel’ wings, as was one of the performers. The song has won a place in the final.

Norway

Norway was represented by Maria Haukaas Storeng singing Hold On Be Strong, which was written by Mira Craig. Almost a million Norwegian viewers tuned in to watch the singer win a place in the final. Both her and songwriter Craig expressed delight at being chosen to go through to the final.

Poland

Isis Gee represented Poland with For Life, which she wrote herself. A simple performance was all that was required to secure a place in the final.

Ireland

Dustin the Turkey represented Ireland with a controversial performance that garnered some boos from the crowd. The comedy puppet sang Irelande Douze Pointe (Ireland 12 points) which despite the mock-French title is actually in English. A number of Irish news organisations were highly critical of the performance, but the bird told Irish state TV he was “disgusted” by the fact that the song failed to get into the final.

Andorra

Gisela represented Andorra with Casanova, composed by Jordi Cubino. She failed to qualify.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Elvir Laković Laka sang Pokušaj to represent Bosnia and Herzegovina. The song was selected to proceed to the final.

Armenia

Sirusho was able to earn Armenia a spot in the final with Qele, the lyrics for which she wrote herself while the music was written by H.A. Der-Hovagimian.

The Netherlands

Hind Laroussi represented Holland with Your Heart Belongs To Me but failed to qualify. She later said she found this anoying “especially when you see that a country like Azerbaijan makes it”.

Finland

Finland was represented by heavy metal band Teräsbetoni with the song Missä Miehet Ratsastaa, Finland having earned their only win in 2006 with a similar entrant, hard rock band Lordi. The song, which was written by the band’s frontman Jarkko Ahola, was accompanied by large amounts of pyrotechnics and the band were in their self-described “leather and skin” look. Despite Eurovision fans placing them outside the top ten in an advance poll and 62% of responders in a Helsingin Sanomat poll also doubting the band would qualify, the song earned a place in the final.

Romania

Nico and Vlad Mirita were the Romanian representatives with Pe-o Margine De Lume. The song went through to the final.

Russia

Dima Bilan, who came second in the final in 2006, represented Russia again, this time with Believe. He was joined by champion figure skater Evgenii Plushenko, who has never performed at a song contest before. The song qualified for the final.

Greece

Kalomira was the Greek entrant with Secret Combination, written by Konstantinos Pantzis and Poseidon Yannopoulos. She qualified for the final.



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November 22, 2007

Euro 2008 Qualification: England vs. Croatia

Euro 2008 Qualification: England vs. Croatia

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Thursday, November 22, 2007

November 21, 2007
20:00 (UTC)
England Flag of England.svg 2 – 3 Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 88,091
Referee: Peter Fröjdfeldt
Wright-Phillips Substituted off after 46 minutes 46′
Beckham Substituted on after 46 minutes 46′
Barry Substituted off after 46 minutes 46′
Defoe Substituted on after 46 minutes 46′
Lampard Scored after 56 minutes 56′ (pen)
Crouch Scored after 65 minutes 65′
J Cole Substituted off after 80 minutes 80′
Bent Substituted on after 80 minutes 80′
Scored after 8 minutes 8′ Kranjčar
Scored after 14 minutes 14′ Olić
Booked after 32 minutes 32′ Kovač
Booked after 50 minutes 50′ da Silva
Substituted off after 69 minutes 69′ da Silva
Substituted on after 69 minutes 69′ Petrić
Substituted off after 75 minutes 75′ Kranjčar
Substituted on after 75 minutes 75′ Pranjić
Scored after 77 minutes 77′ Petrić
Substituted off after 84 minutes 84′ Olić
Substituted on after 84 minutes 84′ Rakitić

England failed to qualify for UEFA Euro 2008 after a 2-3 defeat to Croatia at Wembley Stadium, London.

Needing to avoid defeat to secure qualification, England got off to a bad start as Niko Kranjčar’s shot came off goalkeeper Scott Carson to give Croatia the lead after just eight minutes. Soon afterwards Ivica Olić doubled Croatia’s lead.

England scored when Josip Šimunić pulled back Jermaine Defoe, with Frank Lampard converting the resulting penalty. David Beckham, winning his 99th cap for England, set up Peter Crouch who equalised with a volley. However Croatia continued to push England back, and substitute Mladen Petrić scored the winner from 25 metres with just under fifteen minutes remaining.

Croatia finished at the top in Group E, while Russia also qualified after their 1-0 victory over . England finished third in the group, missing out on their first major tournament since the 1994 World Cup. Manager Steve McClaren’s job is in doubt, having been criticised during the qualification campaign and dropping regular goalkeeper Paul Robinson in favour of newcomer Scott Carson for the vital final match.

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March 28, 2007

UEFA Euro 2008: March 28th qualification game roundup

UEFA Euro 2008: March 28th qualification game roundup

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Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Another Full day of matches occurred Wednesday in the qualification rounds of the 2008 Euro. Big games of the day included Italy taking on Scotland, and Sweden visiting Northern Ireland.

Group A

Azerbaijan played host to second place Finland, and Azerbaijan earned their first win of the tournament with a goal from Emin Imamaliev giving them the 1-0 win. Poland played host to last place Armenia, and the group leaders came out on top 1-0. Portugal jumped past Finland into second place with a 1-1 draw with Serbia. Tiago scored after only 5 minutes to give Portugal the lead, but a thirty-seventh minute goal by Bosko Jankovic tied the game for the Serbs.

Group B

Georgia defeated last place Faroe Islands by a scoreline of 3-1, while the Ukraine pulled out a 1-0 win at home to Lithuania. In one of the biggest group matches, Scotland travelled to Italy to take on the Azzuri. A brace from Luca Toni gave Italy a 2-0 win, giving the Italians a great chance of qualifying.

Group C

Hungary jumped over Malta into fifth place with a 1-0 win over Moldova, while Malta lost to visiting Greece by the same scoreline. Group leaders Turkey battled back from a 2-0 deficit to earn a 2-2 draw against fourth place Norway, leaving Turkey one point clear of Greece.

Group D

The Czech Republic squeaked by Cyprus 1-0, giving the Czech’s commanding control of second in Group D. The Republic of Ireland kept in close contention for a place in the Euro finals with a 1-0 win over Slovakia. The win leaves the Irish two points back of the second place Czech’s. Wales put three past San Marino to give their Euro campaign a boost. A goal after only three minutes by Ryan Giggs was all they needed to win, but defender Gareth Bale and Jason Koumas scored to ensure the points for the Welsh.

Group E

Israel thumped Estonia 4-0 with Chelsea youngster Ben Sahar earning a brace three minutes apart in the second half. In the only other game in the group, England visited Andorra in an attempt to quiet the critics over head coach Steve McClaren. Though the game went into the break 0-0, two goals by Steven Gerrard after the restart and a stoppage time marker by David Nugent lifted England to a convincing away win. The win puts England on 11 points, equal to both Israel and Russia, but the Russians have a game in hand.

Group F

Mario Frick’s goal in the seventeenth minute was enough to lift Liechtenstein over Latvia, giving them their first win of the Euro campaign. Northern Ireland came back from a 1-0 deficit to defeat Sweden by a score of 2-1. Both goals scored for Ireland were by David Healy, who has scored 5 in his past two games. The win pushes Northern Ireland into first over Sweden. A goal in the eighty-first minute by Andres Iniesta lifted Spain over Iceland 1-0. The win lifted Spain past idle Denamrk into fourth place.

Group G

Bulgaria and Albania played out to a stalemate, while Romania put three by Luxembourg to jump into second spot in the group. A goal in the 86th minute by Giovanni van Bronckhorst gave the Netherlands a 1-0 win over Slovenia, and leaves Holland three points clear of Romania at the top of the group.

Full list of Results

Home Away
Azerbaijan 1 – 0 Finland
Poland 1 – 0 Armenia
Serbia 1 – 1 Portugal
Georgia 3 – 1 Faroe Islands
Italy 2 – 0 Scotland
Ukraine 1 – 0 Lithuania
Hungary 1 – 0 Moldova
Malta 0 – 1 Greece
Turkey 2 – 2 Norway
Czech Republic 1 – 0 Cyprus
Rep. Ireland 1 – 0 Slovakia
Wales 3 – 0 San Marino
Andorra 0 – 3 England
Israel 4 – 0 Estonia
Liechtenstein 1 – 0 Latvia
Northern Ireland 2 – 1 Sweden
Spain 1 – 0 Iceland
Bulgaria 0 – 0 Albania
Romania 3 – 0 Luxembourg
Slovenia 0 – 1 Holland

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