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Chris Coleman rejects Austrian talk that Wales were lucky at Euro 2016

Wales' Joe Allen and Wales' Gareth Bale celebrate at the end of the game

Chris Coleman has dismissed Marcel Koller’s suggestion that Wales were lucky at Euro 2016 and, in a carefully worded response, implied the Austria coach was in charge of a team who “couldn’t handle the pressure in the tournament”. Speaking before Thursday night’s World Cup qualifier in Vienna, Koller said Wales “were lucky that a match did not turn in another direction” in France, prompting Coleman to defend his players.



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Feyenoord bank on 'demigod' Dirk Kuyt to help stun Manchester United

“I feel good. I feel ready for Manchester United. Fifteen points from five games and now this cracker. Let it be a beautiful night.” And with that, the talisman of Feyenoord had issued his proclamation. Dirk Kuyt, the Dutch dynamo, the boundless blond, the man you might have assumed must surely have retired by now, is ready for José Mourinho.