1. Italy's World Cup Qualifying Campaign More Promising After Euro 2016 Run

    For the Italian national team, the 2016 UEFA European Championship is over. The players are back in Italy and will soon return to their clubs, some of which have already started preparing for the 2016-17 season...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 18 days ago 2,473 reads 11 comments

  2. Gerardo Martino Resigns as Argentina Manager: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Gerardo Martino has stood down as the manager of the Argentina national team, it was confirmed on Tuesday...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 19 days ago 5,439 reads 42 comments

  3. Why Portugal Are Seeking to Avoid Becoming Europe's Biggest Chokers vs. Wales

    Contrary to popular belief, Portugal are playing Wales in Lyon on Wednesday night, and not just Cristiano Ronaldo playing Gareth Bale ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 19 days ago 6,999 reads 51 comments

  4. 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 19 days ago 4,961 reads 57 comments

  5. 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 19 days ago 39,194 reads 69 comments

  6. 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 19 days ago 4,671 reads 13 comments

  7. 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 19 days ago 13,201 reads 36 comments

  8. 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 20 days ago 14,300 reads 14 comments

  9. 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 20 days ago 1,093 reads 1 comments

  10. 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 21 days ago 9,169 reads 66 comments

  11. 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 21 days ago 9,388 reads 25 comments

  12. 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 21 days ago 5,910 reads 95 comments

  13. 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 21 days ago 1,689 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 21 days ago 1,962 reads 1 comments

  15. 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 21 days ago 5,144 reads 16 comments

  16. 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 22 days ago 38,467 reads 32 comments

  17. 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 22 days ago 972 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 22 days ago 8,206 reads 18 comments

  19. 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 22 days ago 8,970 reads 26 comments

  20. 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 22 days ago 6,364 reads 7 comments

  21. 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 22 days ago 8,333 reads 15 comments

  22. 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 23 days ago 9,072 reads 7 comments

  23. 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 23 days ago 1,007 reads 3 comments

  24. 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 23 days ago 5,791 reads 18 comments

  25. 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 23 days ago 13,438 reads 57 comments