1. Luis Suarez Is 'Sure' Lionel Messi Will Reconsider Retirement from Argentina

    Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is "sure" club team-mate Lionel Messi will reconsider his retirement from the Argentina national team after he stepped down after their Copa America Centenario final defeat...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 2 months ago 6,993 reads 44 comments

  2. Argentina's Crown Prince: Can Paulo Dybala Step Up in Leo Messi's Absence?

    Juventus star Paulo Dybala has been pushing insistently for a place in the Argentina side for the last 18 months at least...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 8,304 reads 45 comments

  3. Jose Fonte Talks Cristiano Ronaldo and More Ahead of Poland vs. Portugal

    Jose Fonte has insisted Portugal can go on to win Euro 2016, led by Cristiano Ronaldo , the player he met aged 13 " doing push-ups in the shower...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 months ago 8,049 reads 20 comments

  4. As Spain Look Ahead, Vicente Del Bosque's Legacy Will Grow Stronger with Time

    The headline from Marca was neither aggressive nor sensationalist, even though they often are. Instead, there was a feeling of acceptance to it, which will grow more widespread with time...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 2 months ago 752 reads 9 comments

  5. France Starting Samuel Umtiti over Eliaquim Mangala vs. Iceland Would Be a Risk

    France will meet Iceland at Stade de France on Sunday in the last of the 2016 UEFA European Championship quarter-finals...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 2 months ago 3,014 reads 2 comments

  6. Lionel Messi Fans to Hold Mass Demonstration After Star's Argentina Retirement

    Lionel Messi 's retirement from international football has prompted quite a response from his fans in Argentina, with o ver 100,000 people reportedly set to march in the centre ...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 months ago 21,199 reads 195 comments

  7. Daniele De Rossi Injury: Updates on Italy Midfielder's Calf and Return

    Italy have been dealt a big blow ahead of their Euro 2016 quarter-final with Germany, as midfielder Daniele De Rossi is set to be sidelined for the Saturday clash with a calf injury...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 months ago 6,261 reads 44 comments

  8. Gary Neville Reportedly Gets on Iceland Bus After England's Euro 2016 Defeat

    Gary Neville reportedly added to the humiliation he suffered as England were dumped out of Euro 2016 by Iceland on Monday by boarding the wrong bus after the 2-1 last-16 defeat...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 months ago 31,418 reads 9 comments

  9. Steven Gerrard Talks England's 'Culture of Fear' After Euro 2016 Loss to Iceland

    Steven Gerrard has rejected any suggestion that the current England squad " are not good enough" and blamed the " culture of fear" for the Three Lions' embarrassing exit from Euro 2016 at the hands of Iceland on Monday...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 months ago 10,050 reads 47 comments

  10. Jamie Carragher Slams England 'Babies' After Euro 2016 Knockout Loss to Iceland

    Former England international Jamie Carragher has described the current Three Lions squad as "babies," branding them " The Academy Generation" and a group who are "too soft...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 months ago 8,184 reads 25 comments

  11. Italy vs. Germany Will Determine Euro 2016 Favourite

    The bottom of the knockout draw at the 2016 UEFA European Championship was a daunting sight. Among the eight teams on this side of the bracket were five former world champions...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 2 months ago 9,659 reads 71 comments

  12. England Must Fix Their Mentality Before They Fix Anything Else

    By now, the usual inquest which follows an English exit from a major tournament feels tired. The manager resigns, or at least faces intense media interrogation, while underperforming players are trialled by a public jury...

    Graham Ruthven Written by Graham Ruthven about 2 months ago 6,479 reads 24 comments

  13. Deflated Argentina Must Rebuild Without Lionel Messi for World Cup Qualifiers

    After the painful interlude of the Copa America Centenario , the long slog to the Russia World Cup resumes for Argentina...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 12,822 reads 85 comments

  14. Cristiano Ronaldo Has a Golden Chance to End Portugal Trophy Drought

    The concept of a one-man team has been a dominant theme of Euro 2016. Gareth Bale and Wales. Marek Hamsik and Slovakia. Not forgetting, of course, the old faithful, the original: Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal...

    Andy Brassell Written by Andy Brassell about 2 months ago 10,172 reads 52 comments

  15. Germany Have the Chance to Overcome Trauma in Euro 2016 Quarter-Final vs. Italy

    Germany head coach Joachim Low knew before the penultimate round-of-16 match on Monday evening that he'd face a nemesis of sorts in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 2 months ago 9,069 reads 94 comments

  16. Why Jose Fonte's Long Road to the Top Can Be Euro 2016 Inspiration for Portugal

    It has been a Euro 2016 tournament in which the underdog stories have been the ones to savour, and Portugal were able to tap into one of their own during the long old slog that it took to beat Croatia in Lens on Saturday night...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 months ago 1,165 reads 2 comments

  17. Sam Allardyce Named England Manager

    Following Roy Hodgson's resignation as England manager on June 28 after their disastrous exit from UEFA Euro 2016, the Football Association's search for a new Three Lions boss has come to an end...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 2 months ago 39,722 reads 86 comments

  18. Wayne Rooney Talks 'Embarrassing' England Loss to Iceland, Roy Hodgson, More

    England captain Wayne Rooney has insisted he wants to remain part of the national team setup despite the side’s “embarrassing” 2-1 loss to Iceland in the last 16 of the 2016 UEFA European Championship on Monday...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 2 months ago 18,200 reads 48 comments

  19. Lionel Messi Urged to Return to Argentina National-Team Duty by Diego Maradona

    Argentina legend Diego Maradona has urged Lionel Messi to reconsider his retirement from the national team. Per La Nacion (h/t Goal's Sacha Pisani ), Maradona said: Messi has to stay in the national team...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 2 months ago 15,123 reads 137 comments

  20. Predicting the USMNT's 2018 World Cup Squad After the Copa America

    With the Copa America Centenario in the rearview mirror, the focus of the United States men's national team has shifted to qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 2 months ago 19,508 reads 75 comments

  21. Italy Play Perfect Game to Dethrone Champions Spain

    The king is dead. Long live the king. Two-time defending European champion Spain have been eliminated from the 2016 UEFA European Championship by Italy, and in emphatic fashion...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 2 months ago 4,751 reads 19 comments

  22. Spain's Glorious Dynasty Toppled by the Very Team It All Started With: Italy

    It ended the way all dynasties do: messy. The clock had just ticked into added time when Emanuele Giaccherini broke with the ball directly from a Spain corner...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 2 months ago 4,254 reads 31 comments

  23. Roy Hodgson Pays Price for Masterminding England's Diabolical Euro 2016 Campaign

    It has been a rough few days for England. The worrying post-referendum implications of the country's decision to leave the European Union are only just beginning to be sorted out...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 2 months ago 15,240 reads 50 comments

  24. Steve McClaren Reacts on Live TV as Iceland Take the Lead Against England

    Steve McClaren is no stranger to witnessing poor England results, and the former Three Lions boss was on duty with Sky Sports News during the shock loss to Iceland on Monday evening...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 2 months ago 32,072 reads 29 comments

  25. Iceland Players and Fans Celebrate Victory Over England with Rousing Chant

    When Iceland overcame Austria with a last-gasp winner in the Euro 2016 group stage, the players and fans celebrated in unison with their traditional Viking-style chant...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 2 months ago 6,989 reads 1 comments