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International football round-up

DANIËL BASSON

 The dust has settled after Germany won the Fifa World Cup in Brazil a few months ago and the time has come for national sides to yet again prove themselves worthy to compete in continental tournaments.

Across the globe, national football sides took part in international friendlies and qualification matches for each continent’s knockout tournament. Most eyes were focused on the Euro 2016 qualifiers, which delivered some rather interesting results.

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Barclays Premier League as it stands

SIMPHIWE NHLABATHI

For football fans, the thrill of the Barclays Premier League is one they cannot contain and with such an exciting start to the league, it comes as no surprise that so many fans are glued to their screens during league weekends.

Chelsea have come out guns blazing this season with performances that have seen them fixed first on the league table. The summer signings, Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas, have linked well to create and score four goals in seven games, one of them against Arsenal in the Stamford Bridge clash. Costa is also on top of the goal scorer’s list with nine goals in this season. With seven games played in the league so far, Chelsea is yet to lose after six wins and one draw.

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