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Iran comeback breaks Aussie hearts

Category: World Cup 2018

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Iran recently qualified for Russia 2018 with room to spare, but it was a great deal more dramatic when they played out an epic and highly emotional qualifier in 1997 for a berth at France 1998. We take a look back at an unforgettable night in Melbourne.
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Vava’s head breaks hosts’ hearts

Category: World Cup 2018

Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to the 1962 semi-finals and a vital goal from Brazil’s then centre-forward.

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Bitcoin breaks $400 as sports bettors discuss the currency

Category: Sportsbook News

12/8/2015 9:44:30 PM

Bitcoin (BTC) soared past $ 400 earlier Tuesday and is trading now at $ 416.

Online sports bettors at the SBR Sportsbook forum recently expressed reluctance at using the digital currency for making transactions with sportsbooks due to the swings in value: “It makes me a little nervous that Nitrogen doesn’t convert the bitcoin to USD. It’s like we’re gambling on games, and bitcoin, simultaneously,” wrote forum member ‘TheGiant’.

The fear of wagering on the swings of currency in addition to the outcome of sporting events has been too much for some risk averse bettors to handle, but as long as bitcoin’s value steadily goes up, there are likely to be many more traditional sports bettors converted into bitcoin gamblers in 2016.

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Arsenal player ratings: Cech plays pivotal role as handy Giroud breaks down Bayern Munich

Category: Uncategorized

Arsenal secured a crucial 2-0 win over Bayern Munich at the Emirates on Tuesday night to keep their hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League alive.

Olivier Giroud made a significant impact off the bench to hand – literally – the Gunners the lead, before Mesut Ozil added a second in injury time to seal the victory.

However, Arsene Wenger will have Petr Cech to thank for the three points as the shot-stopper was sensational in the win. See how the veteran and his teammates scored in our player ratings below…

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Bellerin humiliated by Douglas Costa
Giroud handball goal
Ozil rescued by fifth official’s amazing vision

Petr Cech – 8/10

Made a string of stunning saves to keep Arsenal in the game, and his presence was huge to help them keep their chances...

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Arsenal player ratings: Cech plays pivotal role as handy Giroud breaks down Bayern Munich

Category: Uncategorized

Arsenal secured a crucial 2-0 win over Bayern Munich at the Emirates on Tuesday night to keep their hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League alive.

Olivier Giroud made a significant impact off the bench to hand – literally – the Gunners the lead, before Mesut Ozil added a second in injury time to seal the victory.

However, Arsene Wenger will have Petr Cech to thank for the three points as the shot-stopper was sensational in the win. See how the veteran and his teammates scored in our player ratings below…

WATCH THIS!
Bellerin humiliated by Douglas Costa
Giroud handball goal
Ozil rescued by fifth official’s amazing vision

Petr Cech – 8/10

Made a string of stunning saves to keep Arsenal in the game, and his presence was huge to help them keep their chances...

Read More