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France also went close to losing after spending most of the game trailing Scotland and being jeered by its own fans at Stade de France.
Shane Glover went close for Harps as did Patrick Dowling when his volley shaved the upright.
He twice went close early in the second spell shaving the framework first with a header, then a shot.
He scored his first point and then went close to getting another goal but his close-range effort came back off the post.
Chievo started in characteristic style launching a wave of attacks on the Roma goal and twice they went close to an early opener.
Weatherson did have the ball in the net in the 14th minute but was adjudged offside, and Jimmy Thomson went close with a header.
On the resumption J.J. Donegan crashed a well placed shot off the Killeshin post, before Dermot Allen went close to equalising.
Former Castlebar Celtic player Danny Lawless also went close for Snugboro but despite the best efforts off both teams the game ended all square.
That was as good as it got for Manulla though Gary Heneghan also went close near the end.
City went close again before the break and the smart money was on them winning it in the second half.
Windermere started brightly and twice went close themselves before an unmarked attacker gleefully took Lytham's first chance of the game.
These two players both went close as College went all out for an equaliser.
Hounds were in ascendancy in the early part of the second half and Cygan went close yet again following a flowing move.
New Zealand went close to levelling the score soon after the restart.
Williams went close but Wales failed to capitalise on the brief numerical superiority before Chris Horsman was also carded, this time for a punch.
However Waterford were soon back on the attack and Fitzgerald went close once more as he hammered a right foot shot off the crossbar with Devlin beaten.
He then went close for the Rams but his shot narrowly shaved the crossbar.
Paul Byrne went close to salvaging some pride for Newry when his low shot fizzed just wide, but a third Linfield goal in the 79th minute killed off the game as a contest.
The Blue Toon had chances to go ahead early on and Stuart McKay went close with a cute backheel and a daisy cutter from the edge of the box.
Soon after the break Nunthorpe went close as Taylor controlled a high ball with his back to goal but his overhead kick flashed over.
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He went close and saw it was the pretty lady to whom he had told the story of Rosemarie.
Mrs. Planter rose, but unhurriedly, and went close to her husband's side.
He went close to the Inspector, and spoke with intense seriousness.
She went close to the half-open gate and popped in her head.
Theo Zagorakis went close with a couple of raspers before Raul missed an absolute sitter.
Old Guard in the Greatwood is the best example of what great value Cobden is for his 7lb claim and he also went close to winning the Rehearsal Chase on Virak last weekend.
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