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WE ROUND UP THE LAT­EST NEWS FROM THE EU­ROS IN FRANCE

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NAWALKA: BE AFRAID OF LE­WANDOWSKI

While Jakub Blaszczykowski was the hero for Poland again, star striker Robert Le­wandowski failed to find the net for the fourth straight game. How­ever, coach Adam Nawalka is not un­duly con­cerned as his side pre­pare to play Por­tu­gal. He said: “I’m con­fi­dent the break will hap­pen in the next match. And let our op­po­nents be afraid from there.”

BALE SAYS WALES ARE ‘RID­ING THE WAVE’

Gareth Bale wants Wales to con­tinue “rid­ing the wave” af­ter book­ing their place in the quar­ter­fi­nals of the Eu­ros. The Real Madrid star said: “It’s sim­i­lar to qual­i­fy­ing, you get one win and the con­fi­dence grows. We just want to carry on rid­ing this wave and get as far as we can.”

MCAU­LEY AN­GERED BY DRUGS TEST

Gareth McAu­ley’s mood quickly went from disappointment to anger when he was se­lected for a ran­dom drugs test af­ter North­ern Ire­land were elim­i­nated by Wales. He said: “I went from be­ing emo­tional to an­gry straight way be­cause I wasn’t able to go out onto the pitch and thank the fans - that is sad re­ally.”

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