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Fathoming France's true level at Euro 2016 is difficult task

By JEROME PUGMIRE
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Fathoming the true ability of tournament host France at the European Championship is difficult because the team is something of a paradox. The...full story
updated 2016-06-28 10:42 PM
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Fathoming France's true level at Euro 2016 is difficult task
By JEROME PUGMIRE
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Fathoming the true ability of tournament host France at the European Championship is difficult because the team is something of a paradox. The....Fullstory

2016-06-28 10:42 PM

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Associated Press

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