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News and links for Thursday, July 7, 2016.

Portugal v Wales - Semi Final: UEFA Euro 2016 Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images

Through the looking glass: Adventures at Euro 2016
Unable to get to Euro 2016? Let us guide you through the slightly surreal experience of attending matches in Marseille and Toulouse.

Euro 2016 star Payet not leaving West Ham - Bilic |
Slaven Bilic is braced for interest from big European clubs in key asset Dimitri Payet but the West Ham manager expects to keep hold of the France star

Thierry Henry: Paul Pogba can be world's best |
Thierry Henry believes in-demand star Paul Pogba has the quality to become the best midfielder in world football, amid interest from the Premier League.

Trio of Gunners games rescheduled for TV broadcast | Arseblog News - the Arsenal news site
Arsenal have confirmed that the club’s first two games of the 2016/17 season against Liverpool and Leicester have been moved for the purpose of live TV coverage.

Bale: Nations will respect Wales after Euro 2016 |
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale does not want Euro 2016 to be his last outing at a major competition after excelling for semi-finalists Wales in France

Portugal vs Wales match report: Cristiano Ronaldo breaks Welsh hearts to seal place in Paris final | International | Sport | The Independent
Cristiano Ronaldo has never been keen on allowing Gareth Bale to take centre stage at Real Madrid, so it should be no surprise that the Portugal captain denied the Welshman the glory of a place in the Euro 2016 final with a match-winning display to end Wales’ dreams in Lyon. Having won the hearts of a nation by progressing the semi-finals of France 2016 in their first major tournament since 1958, Chris Coleman’s team can now prepare for a homecoming parade in Cardiff rather than a trip to the Stade de France on Sunday evening.