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Slovakia beat Malta 3-0 to keep playoff hopes alive

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Top EU court throws out Slovakia and Hungary’s action against migrant relocation

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Nemec keeps Slovakia's Word Cup dream alive

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US beats Slovakia 6-1 for 5th win at ice hockey worlds

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World Cup Qualifier | Malta 1 – Slovakia 3

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Malta to play Slovakia in the first competitive fixture of 2017

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Slovakia beat Malta 3-0 to book place in World Cup play-offs
The Maltese national team ended its commitments in the World Cup qualifying group for Russia 2018 with its ninth defeat from 10 matches, losing to Slovakia. It was the last game for Italian coach Pietro Ghedin, with the Malta Football Association still to name his successor. After the 1-1 draw against Lithuania at Ta’ Qali on Thursday, the Maltese team spent most of the game anchored in its own half, with Slovakia dominating the proceedings from the first whistle   Read More ...
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Slovakia beat Malta 3-0 to keep playoff hopes alive
(Reuters) - Slovakia put themselves in contention for a World Cup playoff spot by beating Malta 3-0 in their final Group F game on Sunday but must now wait for other results to discover their fate. The home side pipped Scotland for second place behind group winners England after the Scots could only draw 2-2 away to Slovenia. Both teams finished on 18 points but Slovakia have a superior goal difference   Read More ...
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Slovakia win three-way fight for second place in World Cup qualifying
Slovakia won a three-way fight for second place in Group F of European qualifying for next year’s World Cup thanks to a 3-0 victory over Malta and the 2-2 draw between Slovenia and Scotland on Sunday. England, which was already sure of first place and an automatic berth in the tournament in Russia, beat Lithuania 1-0 to conclude an undefeated campaign with 26 points from a possible 30   Read More ...
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Slovakia wins 3-way fight for 2nd place in WCup qualifying
Slovakia won a three-way fight for second place in Group F of European qualifying for next year's World Cup thanks to a 3-0 victory over Malta and the 2-2 draw between Slovenia and Scotland on Sunday. England, which was already sure of first place and an automatic berth in the tournament in Russia, beat Lithuania 1-0 to conclude an undefeated campaign with 26 points from a possible 30   Read More ...
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Malta face Slovakia in Ghedin’s last match at the helm
Pietro Ghedin's second term at the helm of the national team comes to an end this evening in Bratislava when Malta faces Slovakia in the last match of the 2018 World Cup qualifying group. It will be a difficult match for the local boys, with Slovakia in full force in search of victory to try and snatch the second spot in the group and enter the play-off stage   Read More ...
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Finish the job, Fletcher tells Scotland after win over Slovakia
Captain Darren Fletcher urged Scotland to maintain their momentum in Sunday's "massive" final World Cup qualifier in Slovenia. The Scots on Thursday to go second in Group F, with England beating Slovenia to win the section. Victory on Sunday will secure Scotland the runners-up place and the chance of reaching the play-offs for next year's World Cup finals in Russia. "We've only done half the job," said Fletcher, 33   Read More ...
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Scotland 1-0 Slovakia: Chris Martin hopes momentum carries over to Slovenia
Chris Martin hopes Scotland's momentum following the 1-0 victory over Slovakia can help propel the national team to the World Cup play-offs. Victory on Sunday away to Slovenia could see Scotland take their place in the November double-header. Martin put Martin Skrtel under pressure as the Slovak defender turned the ball into his own net to give Scotland a last-gasp victory at Hampden   Read More ...
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Gordon Strachan's faith never wavered as Scotland left it late against Slovakia
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan said he always felt a winning strike was coming in the victory over Slovakia. A late own goal by Martin Skrtel gave the Scots a narrow but vital victory as they continue their late surge towards the play-offs. It leaves Scotland needing to win in Slovenia to ensure second place and a probable play-off place. "At no time did it feel stressful   Read More ...
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Scotland vs Slovakia live score and goal updates from crucial World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park
Scotland have the chance of qualifying for a first World Cup since 1998 - but they must beat Slovakia at Hampden tonight. Gordon Strachan's side will leapfrog their opponents with victory, and will also overtake Slovenia into second place should England win at Wembley. That would mean they would require just a point when they travel to Slovenia for their final qualifier on Sunday   Read More ...
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Slovakia will play for draw against Scotland, says Willie Miller
World Cup qualifying: Scotland v Slovakia Venue: Hampden Park Date: Thursday, 5 October Kick-off: 19:45 BST Former Scotland defender Willie Miller has warned the current team to expect a Slovakia side playing for a draw in Thursday's World Cup qualifier. In their penultimate Group F fixture, the Scots need to beat the side currently occupying second place and a potential play-off berth   Read More ...
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Scotland: Adam Nemec says Slovakia won't be fazed by hostile Hampden atmosphere
Slovakia striker Adam Nemec insists he and his team-mates will relish playing in the white-hot atmosphere of Hampden Park on Thursday. Scotland will host the Slovakians in what is now the key fixture of the campaign for both nations. Nemec wants to avoid a nervy final game when they host Malta and the Scots go to fellow play-off rivals Slovenia. "It will not be easy, it's a beautiful stadium, a fantastic backdrop," Nemec told the   Read More ...
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Lubomir Moravcik expects Slovakia to pick up a point against Scotland
Former Slovakia and Celtic star Lubomir Moravcik believes a draw is the likely outcome when his countrymen face Scotland on Thursday at Hampden. The Scots must win to keep hopes of a second place-finish alive in World Cup qualifying Group F. The countries are in a three-way battle with Slovenia for the runner-up spot - and a potential play-off place. "Slovakia are in the best position because for Slovenia to win in England is going to be hard," Moravcik said   Read More ...
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The Holocaust, Told in Slovak Photos
The Georgian National Museum and Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Georgia invites guests to see the 'Last Folio - a Photographic Journey by Yuri Dojc and Katya Krausova’ in the Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts. The opening took place on September 25. Dojc and his documentary film team shot an abandoned Jewish school in eastern Slovakia, where time had stood still since the day in 1942 when all those attending it were taken away to the camps   Read More ...
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Dele Alli banned for one game after middle-finger gesture during World Cup qualifier against Slovakia
Dele Alli will miss England's World Cup qualifier against Slovenia after being slapped with a one-match ban. For the latest news and breaking news visit Mirror.co.uk/sport . Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you. @MirrorFootball - the official Daily Mirror & Mirror Online Twitter account - for breaking football news in real time   Read More ...
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World Cup 2018: Scotland relishing 'huge' game with Slovakia - Gordon Strachan
Gordon Strachan says players are clamouring to be part of his Scotland squad as they feel they are on the verge of a major achievement. The head coach was speaking as he named his party to face Slovakia and Slovenia in their final two games in World Cup qualifying Group F. "I spoke to one or two lads over the past few weeks and they are really looking forward to this," he said   Read More ...
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Steven Naismith: Being at home can give Scotland edge against Slovakia
The last two qualifying games in our World Cup campaign, at home to Slovakia and away to Slovenia, are definitely winnable. We had used all our lives up and the games that were left were must-wins. I think we dealt with it perfectly. Not only did we get the two wins against Lithuania and Malta but the manner in which we got them, especially in Lithuania, was great   Read More ...
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No smartphones! Vintage mobile phone museum opens in Slovakia
DOBSINA, Slovakia (Reuters) - As new smartphones hit the market month in month out, one Slovak technology buff is offering visitors to his vintage cellphone museum a trip down memory lane - to when cellphones weighed more than today’s computers and most people couldn’t afford them. Twenty-six year-old online marketing specialist Stefan Polgari from Slovakia began his collection more than two years ago when he bought a stock of old cellphones online   Read More ...
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Top EU court throws out Slovakia and Hungary’s action against migrant relocation
File photo of a standoff between refugees crossing over the Slovenian border The European Court of Justice has dismissed actions brought by Slovakia and Hungary against a provisional mechanism for the mandatory relocation of asylum seekers. The mechanism helps frontier countries like Greece and Italy to deal with the impact of the 2015 migration crisis, and the EU court said the action was proportionate   Read More ...
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Hungary and Slovakia Must Admit Refugees as Part of EU Relocation Program, Court Rules
Updated Sept. 6, 2017 10:43 a.m. ET The European Union’s top court on Wednesday ruled that Central European states have no legal grounds to reject a refugee relocation program, backing the bloc on a policy that has roiled politics across the region since a major influx of people two years ago. The ruling reopened deep disagreements over immigration policy, amid   Read More ...
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EU court rejects Hungary-Slovakia appeal of refugee quotas
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The European Union's top court on Wednesday rejected legal action by Hungary and Slovakia seeking to avoid accepting refugees under an EU-wide plan, a decision seen as a victory for those countries bearing the greatest burden of Europe's migrant influx. In a long-awaited test case, the European Court of Justice said it had "dismissed in its entirety the actions brought by Slovakia and Hungary   Read More ...
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Top EU court rejects Hungary and Slovakia migrant relocation case
(CNN)The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has rejected a challenge brought by Hungary and Slovakia against the European Union's power to force member states to admit asylum seekers. The two nations opposed a 2015 decision by the EU's top policy body, at the height of the Mediterranean migration crisis, to assist Italy and Greece by making other EU states admit 120,000 people   Read More ...
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EU court rejects Hungary-Slovakia appeal of refugee quotas
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The European Union's top court on Wednesday rejected legal action by Hungary and Slovakia seeking to avoid accepting refugees under an EU-wide plan, a decision seen as a victory for those countries bearing the greatest burden of Europe's migrant influx. In a long-awaited test case, the European Court of Justice said it had "dismissed in its entirety the actions brought by Slovakia and Hungary   Read More ...
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EU court rejects Hungary, Slovakia appeal in refugee case
BUDAPEST, Hungary — The European Union’s top court on Wednesday rejected legal action by Hungary and Slovakia to avoid accepting refugees under an EU scheme, a decision seen as a victory for countries bearing the greatest burden of Europe’s migrant wave. In a long-awaited ruling, the European Court of Justice said that it had “dismissed in its entirety the actions brought by Slovakia and Hungary   Read More ...
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EU court rejects Hungary, Slovakia appeal in refugee case
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY—The European Union’s top court on Wednesday rejected legal action by Hungary and Slovakia to avoid accepting refugees under an EU scheme, a decision seen as a victory for countries bearing the greatest burden of Europe’s migrant wave.   Read More ...
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EU court rejects Hungary, Slovakia appeal in refugee case
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The European Union’s top court on Wednesday rejected legal action by Hungary and Slovakia to avoid accepting refugees under an EU scheme, a decision seen as a victory for countries bearing the greatest burden of Europe’s migrant wave. In a long-awaited ruling, the European Court of Justice said that it had “dismissed in its entirety the actions brought by Slovakia and Hungary   Read More ...
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The Latest: Slovakia says it respects EU's migrant ruling
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the European Court of Justice ruling on relocation of migrants in the EU (all times local): Slovakia's prime minister says he and his government respects a decision by a European court that has rejected legal complaints by Slovakia and Hungary against a European Union plan to relocate refugees. Robert Fico told reporters on Wednesday "we fully respect the verdict of the European Court of Justice   Read More ...
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Slovakia respects EU court ruling on refugees, position unchanged - PM
BRATISLAVA: Slovakia respects the European Union's highest court decision to dismiss complaints by Slovakia and Hungary about EU migration policy but its negative position to refugee quotas will not change, Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Wednesday. "Our position on quotas does not change," Fico said. "We will continue to work on having solidarity expressed in different ways other than forcing (on us) migrants from other countries that don't want to be here anyway   Read More ...
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EU court rejects Hungary, Slovakia appeal in refugee case
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The European Court of Justice on Wednesday rejected efforts by Hungary and Slovakia to stay out of a European Union scheme to relocate refugees. The court said that it had "dismissed in its entirety the actions brought by Slovakia and Hungary." EU countries agreed in September 2015 to relocate 160,000 refugees from Greece and Italy over two years, but only around 24,000 people have been moved so far   Read More ...
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European Union Court Rejects Hungary, Slovakia Challenge Against Refugee Quotas
Luxembourg: The EU's top court on Wednesday threw out a challenge from Hungary and Slovakia against a quota scheme by Brussels to force member states to admit thousands of asylum seekers. The European Union approved the controversial scheme two years ago amid Europe's worst migrant crisis since World War II but Hungary and Slovakia went to court to block the plan, backed by other eastern member states   Read More ...
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EU court rejects Hungary, Slovakia appeal in refugee case
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The European Court of Justice says it has rejected efforts by Hungary and Slovakia to stay out of a European Union scheme meant to relocate refugees. The court said Wednesday that it had "dismissed in its entirety the actions brought by Slovakia and Hungary." EU countries agreed in September 2015 to relocate 160,000 refugees in Greece and Italy over two years   Read More ...
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EU court rejects Hungary, Slovakia appeal in refugee case
BUDAPEST, Hungary – The European Court of Justice says it has rejected efforts by Hungary and Slovakia to stay out of a European Union scheme meant to relocate refugees. The court said Wednesday that it had "dismissed in its entirety the actions brought by Slovakia and Hungary." EU countries agreed in September 2015 to relocate 160,000 refugees in Greece and Italy over two years   Read More ...
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EU court says Eastern European nations cannot refuse to take asylum-seekers
Bitter two-year standoff has put a chill on diplomatic effort to ease migrant crisis The European Union's top court roundly dismissed complaints on Wednesday by Slovakia and Hungary about EU migration policy, upholding Brussels' right to force member states to take in asylum seekers. In the latest twist to a divisive dispute that broke out two years ago when over a million migrants poured across the Mediterranean, the European Court of Justice found that the EU was entitled to order national governments to take in quotas of mainly Syrian refugees relocated from Italy and Greece   Read More ...
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Top EU court rejects Hungary, Slovakia bid to oppose refugee quotas
LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union's top court dismissed complaints on Wednesday (Sept 6) by Slovakia and Hungary about EU migration policy, upholding Brussels' right to force member states to take in asylum seekers. In the latest twist to a divisive dispute that broke out two years ago when over a million migrants poured across the Mediterranean, the European Court of Justice found that the EU was entitled to order national governments to take in quotas of mainly Syrian refugees relocated from Italy and Greece   Read More ...
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Hungary and Slovakia Lose in Fight Over E.U. Migrant Quotas
BRUSSELS — The European Union won an important victory on Wednesday in its fractured effort to deal with the huge wave of migration that began in 2015, as the bloc’s top court ruled that Hungary and Slovakia were obligated to accept migrants under a contentious quota system. The ruling set the stage for a new fight over whether to renew the requirement that member states accept a certain portion of migrants   Read More ...
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World Cup: Chris Martin wary of Slovakia and Slovenia but thinks Scotland can qualify
Chris Martin has warned Scotland fans not to underestimate the task still facing his side but thinks they can now qualify for the 2018 World Cup finals. The Scots will finish second in Group F should they follow back-to-back wins over Lithuania and Malta with two more. "We can't get too carried away with these two victories," said the striker. "There's still two massive games to come and we need to put in the same performance levels and, if we can, I'm sure we will be alright   Read More ...
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Phil Jones hails 'special talent' Marcus Rashford after striker's match-winning England display against Slovakia
Marcus Rashford has been hailed a “special talent” by Manchester United and England team-mate Phil Jones. Rashford was England's match-winner in Monday's 2-1 World Cup qualifier win over Slovakia, which has left Gareth Southgate's side on the cusp of next summer's tournament in Russia. United's 19-year-old sensation Rashford atoned for his part in Slovakia's early opener by providing the assist for Eric Dier's equaliser, then capped his man-of-the-match display with a stunning winner, his first goal at Wembley   Read More ...
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World Cup 2018: Scotland v Slovakia biggest game for a generation, says Pat Nevin
Scotland's most important game in a generation is how former international winger Pat Nevin now views next month's World Cup qualifier against Slovakia. A 2-0 win over Malta means Scotland will finish second in Group F if they beat Slovakia then Slovenia, with eight runners-up reaching the play-offs. "You've got to win both of them." One of the nine runners-up in Europe's qualifying groups for Russia 2018 will miss out on a play-off place   Read More ...
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Germany thrash Norway, England survive Slovakia scare - Capital Sports
PARIS, France, Sep 5Germany fired six past Norway while England fought back after an early scare to beat Slovakia in European World Cup qualifying on Monday. Timo Werner scored a double in Germany’s 6-0 rout of the Norwegians in Stuttgart to leave Joachim Loew’s world champions with a perfect eight out of eight record atop Group C. But with second-placed Northern Ireland beating the Czech Republic 2-0 in Belfast Germany will have to wait until their next match, away to the Irish on October 5, to seal automatic qualification to Russia   Read More ...
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Germany thrash Norway, England survive Slovakia scare in World Cup qualifiers
Germany fired six past Norway while England fought back after an early scare to beat Slovakia in European World Cup qualifying on Monday. Timo Werner scored a double in Germany’s 6-0 rout of the Norwegians in Stuttgart to leave Joachim Loew’s world champions with a perfect eight out of eight record atop Group C. But with second-placed Northern Ireland beating the Czech Republic 2-0 in Belfast Germany will have to wait until their next match, away to the Irish on October 5, to seal automatic qualification to Russia   Read More ...
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Five things learned from England v Slovakia
LONDON: Exactly one year ago, England kicked off their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign with a fortuitous 1-0 win over Slovakia in what was Sam Allardyce's only match as manager before being axed. With Gareth Southgate now in charge of England, the Three Lions faced Slovakia again, winning 2-1 at Wembley on Monday. AFP Sport looked at five ways the much-maligned national team has changed in the last 365 days   Read More ...
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