1. Giampiero Ventura the Right Man to Take Azzurri into Next Generation

    A subplot to Italy's journey through the knockout rounds of the 2016 UEFA European Championship concerned the Nazionale's future manager...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 9 months ago 5,371 reads 57 comments

  2. Renato Sanches' Age Questioned by Guy Roux After Bayern Munich Transfer

    The emergence of Portugal starlet Renato Sanches has been one of the major storylines of Euro 2016, but veteran manager Guy Roux claimed the 18-year-old—who completed a move to Bayern Munich this summer—is actually "23 or 24...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 39,475 reads 69 comments

  3. How Can Germany Best Replace Key Absentees in Euro 2016 Semi-Final vs. France?

    Germany paid a hefty price for their dramatic Euro 2016 quarter-final win over Italy on Saturday. The world champions finally beat their bogey team in a competitive match for the first time but lost key players in the process...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 9 months ago 4,711 reads 13 comments

  4. Barcelona New Boy Samuel Umtiti Is No Weak Link for France

    Adil Rami has cut an optimistic figure for France during Euro 2016, as well he might after a whirlwind end to the 2015-16 season...

    Andy Brassell Written by Andy Brassell about 9 months ago 13,316 reads 36 comments

  5. Footage Emerges of Cristiano Ronaldo Encouraging Joao Moutinho to Take a Penalty

    Say what you will about Cristiano Ronaldo —the man knows how to win. Ronaldo's Portugal are through to the semi-finals of Euro 2016 but not before a dramatic penalty-shootout victory over Poland in the last eight...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 9 months ago 14,346 reads 14 comments

  6. Clinical France Blow Brave Iceland Away, but Defensive Deficiencies Remain

    France are in the semi-finals of the 2016 UEFA European Championship after their 5-2 thrashing of surprise package Iceland at Stade de France on Sunday...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 9 months ago 1,108 reads 1 comments

  7. Mario Gomez Injury: Updates on Germany Star's Hamstring and Recovery

    Germany's UEFA Euro 2016 bid took a major hit on Sunday, as star forward Mario Gomez was ruled out for the rest of the tournament with a hamstring injury. Continue for updates...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 9 months ago 9,236 reads 66 comments

  8. Dramatic Win over Italy Thanks to Germany's Perseverance, Joachim Low's Changes

    Germany finally got past Italy in a competitive match on Saturday, beating their now-former bogey team 6-5 in a penalty shootout that had more twists than a season of Game of Thrones ...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 9 months ago 9,417 reads 25 comments

  9. Italy Comes Agonizingly Close in Euro 2016 Exit to Germany

    On Saturday night in Bordeaux, France, two titans of football went head-to-head. The quarterfinal match between Italy and Germany had been hailed as worthy of being the final of the 2016 UEFA European Championship, and the game lived up to its hype...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 9 months ago 6,091 reads 95 comments

  10. Why Jurgen Klinsmann Could Become England's Best Manager Since Terry Venables

    With Queen Elizabeth II watching on, Jurgen Klinsmann lifted the Henri Delaunay Cup above his head. Germany had just won the 1996 European Championship—their third overall and ...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 9 months ago 1,723 reads 0 comments

  11. Rebuilding Spain: Del Bosque's Successor Faces Tricky Task After Euro 2016 Exit

    This wasn't a Roy Hodgson -style exit, but ultimately the same result was coming, and right there he knew: It was time. "I have more or less decided," Vicente del Bosque said succinctly...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 9 months ago 2,001 reads 1 comments

  12. Can Stuttering Hosts France Still Go All the Way at Euro 2016?

    The French might have invited the rest of the continent to Euro 2016, but so far they haven’t been the most accommodating or entertaining hosts...

    Sam Pilger Written by Sam Pilger about 9 months ago 5,162 reads 16 comments

  13. Jerome Boateng Concedes Penalty with Baffling Handball, Memes Ensue

    Jerome Boateng has been one of the standout players of Euro 2016, but the Germany star made a rather bizarre defensive decision to concede a penalty to Italy in Saturday's quarter-final...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 9 months ago 38,527 reads 32 comments

  14. Thomas Muller Denied by Superb Alessandro Florenzi Clearance

    Thomas Muller may have 10 World Cup goals to his name, but he has never found the net at the European Championships...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 9 months ago 992 reads 0 comments

  15. The Microphone Cristiano Ronaldo Threw in a Lake Has Been Recovered

    Cristiano Ronaldo may have proverbially "dropped the mic" during his two-goal performance against Hungary in the Euro 2016 group stages, but shortly before the match, the Portuguese captain literally threw one into a lake ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 9 months ago 8,216 reads 18 comments

  16. Sami Khedira Injury: Updates on Germany Star's Groin and Recovery

    Germany's bid to win UEFA Euro 2016 has taken a blow, as Sami Khedira left the pitch during their quarter-final match against Italy on Saturday with a groin injury. It is uncertain when he will be ready to play again...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 9 months ago 9,099 reads 26 comments

  17. Olivier Giroud and Antoine Griezmann Tandem Is Key to France Victory vs. Iceland

    Despite Iceland’s impressive 2016 UEFA European Championship campaign so far, France will be considered favourites when the two sides meet at Stade de France in Paris on Sunday...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 9 months ago 6,450 reads 7 comments

  18. Eric Cantona Applies for England Job in Typically Brilliant Fashion

    Ever since Roy Hodgson resigned as England manager following the Three Lions' shock Euro 2016 defeat to Iceland on Monday, it's felt like nobody wants the vacant job. Until now...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 9 months ago 8,408 reads 15 comments

  19. Hal Robson-Kanu Stunner Helps Wales on Way to Shock Win over Belgium

    Hal Robson-Kanu helped Wales to a shock Euro 2016 quarter-final win over Belgium on Friday when he put the underdogs ahead after 55 minutes. The scores were level at 1-1 when Aaron Ramsey's cross found Robson-Kanu in the box...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 9 months ago 9,080 reads 7 comments

  20. France Must Learn from Ireland Mistakes for Quarter-Final vs. Plucky Iceland

    France and Iceland will meet at Stade de France on Sunday for the last of the 2016 UEFA European Championship quarter-finals, and by then, the other three semi-finalists will already be known...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 9 months ago 1,012 reads 3 comments

  21. Ranking Spain's Players Following Their Euro 2016 Exit

    The dynasty is over. Spain's empire is no more. On Tuesday, La Roja returned home empty-handed from Paris, where Italy had ambushed them a day earlier at Euro 2016 to strip them of the second of their two titles that they'd so famously held at once...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 9 months ago 6,126 reads 18 comments

  22. Cristiano Ronaldo Talks Renato Sanches and More After Portugal Beat Poland

    Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has said the team's results are more important than his own displays after he disappointed in Thursday's penalty-shootout win over Poland in their Euro 2016 quarter-final, where Renato Sanches was the star man...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 13,840 reads 57 comments

  23. Devising a Game Plan for Germany to Finally Beat Bogey Team Italy

    No matter how cool he seems in the buildup to the match, and no matter how often everyone in the Germany camp says they aren't afraid of Italy, head coach Joachim Low knows Saturday's ...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 9 months ago 5,294 reads 35 comments

  24. How Renato Sanches Gave Portugal a Glimpse of the Present and Future vs. Poland

    Portugal seem to believe that playing the long game is the best route to Euro 2016 success. Now into the semi-finals in France, Fernando Santos’ team have yet to win a match in 90 minutes at the tournament...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 9 months ago 5,668 reads 25 comments

  25. It's Time Olivier Giroud's Importance to France Was Recognised

    Every team needs a scapegoat. Even when things are going well, when the goals are flowing and the wins are racking up, there is always a scapegoat readied to be sacrificed, just in case...

    Graham Ruthven Written by Graham Ruthven about 9 months ago 17,637 reads 62 comments