1. Breaking Down How Germany Can Rain on France's Parade in Euro 2016 Semi-Final

    The second semi-final of Euro 2016 in Marseille 's Stade Velodrome on Thursday evening pitches the two pre -tournament favourites against each other...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 5 months ago 3,215 reads 19 comments

  2. Renato Sanches Age Questioning Is a 'Joke,' Says Portugal Boss Fernando Santos

    Portugal manager Fernando Santos has branded claims that Renato Sanches is older than 18 as "a joke." According to Portuguese newspaper O Jogo (h/t ESPN FC ), Santos said: "Everyone knows [Sanches]...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 5 months ago 4,517 reads 17 comments

  3. Sky Bet User Backed Wales to Win Euro 2016, Leicester's Premier League Triumph

    A bettor who backed Wales to win UEFA Euro 2016 at 150-1 ahead of the tournament has already tasted extraordinary success this year, having successfully backed Leicester City 's Premier League title win at 5,000-1...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 5 months ago 9,790 reads 22 comments

  4. How Euro 2004's Disappointment Kept Cristiano Ronaldo Going for Portugal

    Think of Cristiano Ronaldo and a few images come to mind. His trademark celebration for one, mouth open, face contorted, muscles flexed...

    Graham Ruthven Written by Graham Ruthven about 5 months ago 9,981 reads 26 comments

  5. 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 5 months ago 3,057 reads 11 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 5,604 reads 42 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 7,010 reads 51 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 5,334 reads 57 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 39,448 reads 69 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 4,704 reads 13 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 13,286 reads 36 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 14,334 reads 14 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 1,101 reads 1 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 9,231 reads 66 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 9,407 reads 25 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 6,082 reads 95 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 1,713 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 1,999 reads 1 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 5,156 reads 16 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 38,520 reads 32 comments

  21. 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 5 months ago 991 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 5 months ago 8,214 reads 18 comments

  23. 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 5 months ago 9,076 reads 26 comments

  24. 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 5 months ago 6,424 reads 7 comments

  25. 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 5 months ago 8,404 reads 15 comments