Portugal owe Sporting Lisbon considerable credit for their Euro 2016 success due to the sheer number of players in the squad who came through the club’s academy. A staggering 10 of the 14 players used by the winners in the …

Portugal can credit Sporting Lisbon for their Euro 2016 success Read more »

I can understand different referees seeing different situations from different angles and giving differing decisions. That’s part of the game. However, it’s the inconsistencies on handball that leaves me baffled. The Fifa Laws of the Game (Law 12) in Interpretation …

Inconsistency on penalties baffles, Sweeney Read more »

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has resigned his post after the national team crashed out of Euro 2016. Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has resigned his post after the national team crashed out of Euro 2016, Spanish sports dailies AS …

EURO : Vicente del Bosque quits as Spain coach after Euro exit Read more »

England goalkeeper Joe Hart accepted responsibility for his side’s Euro 2016 exit, admitting he should have done more to stop the goal that ended Roy Hodgson’s reign. For the second time in the tournament Hart’s shot-stopping was found wanting as …

Euro2016 : Joe Hart says sorry for ‘costing England the game’ Read more »

Didier Deschamps acknowledged Dimitri Payet “made the difference” for France with his stunning winner that left Anghel Iordănescu with the tricky task of lifting Romania. Payet was a bit emotional when he was taken out and tears could be seen …

EURO2016 : Deschamps pays tribute to Payet quality Read more »

Man of the Match Dimitri Payet struck a delightful late winner to cap a fine individual performance and hand victory to the hosts in the UEFA EURO 2016 opener Dimitri Payet’s splendid 89th-minute goal earned hosts France a 2-1 Group …

Euro2016 : Payet stunner gives hosts France opening win Read more »

Antonio Conte has confirmed his Italy squad for this summer’s European Championship, with a couple of noticeable absentees. Midfielders Riccardo Montolivo and Jorginho are the biggest omissions from the provisional squad, as Giacomo Bonaventura, Davide Astori, Jorginho and uncapped duo …

Euro 2016 : Antonio Conte names Italy’s squad Read more »