Head-to-Head: Joe Hart (England) vs Hugo Lloris (France)
Nov17

Head-to-Head: Joe Hart (England) vs Hugo Lloris (France)

England are due to play 2016 UEFA European Championship hosts France at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday night as the Three Lions continue their major tournament preparations ahead of next summer’s finals. Despite the Paris attacks last Friday; which involved the visitors’ international friendly against Germany inside the Stade de France, the French players have rejected the chance to postpone tomorrow’s friendly in the...

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adidas Beau Jeu: Official EURO 2016 match ball
Nov12

adidas Beau Jeu: Official EURO 2016 match ball

adidas have revealed Beau Jeu, the official EURO 2016 match ball with a little help from France football legend Zinedine Zidane. The 2000 European Championship winner took to his Instagram page to show off the first images of the ball which will debut in the first group match next summer. Beau Jeu, translated in English as “the beautiful game”, is closely linked to next year’s host country, France. The layering of colour incorporates...

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Top 5: Frenchmen who could manage in the Premier League
Nov03

Top 5: Frenchmen who could manage in the Premier League

Whilst we have seen a host of coaches from around the world manage in the Premier League, only a handful from France have every made an impact. Arsene Wenger’s tenure as Arsenal boss goes without saying, with Gerard Houllier and Jean Tigana the others to have had more than a short stint in the top tier of English football. Wenger is now set to come up against a former player and countryman later this year in the form of Remi Garde....

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Champions League Head-to-Head: Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal) vs Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
Oct19

Champions League Head-to-Head: Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal) vs Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)

Tuesday sees the highly anticipated clash between Arsenal and German champions Bayern Munich at the Emirates. With the North London club sitting bottom of Group F, having lost their two opening games to Dinamo Zagreb and Olympiacos, they’ll need to win if they stand any realistic chance of qualifying French defender Laurent Koscielny will be given the toughest task in world football come Tuesday night; trying to somehow stop Polish...

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UEFA European Championship Quiz
Oct15

UEFA European Championship Quiz

UEFA European Championships Quiz Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 10 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Information How much do you really know about the history of the UEFA European Championships? Answer all ten questions about Europe’s most elite tournament as quickly as you can and see how you did. You’re on a timer, so don’t cheat! Get every question right and you can enter our prize draw to win the new Shoot...

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Euro 2016 Qualifying: Who’s through and who is in the play-offs?
Oct13

Euro 2016 Qualifying: Who’s through and who is in the play-offs?

It all began more than a year ago on September 7, 2014 with 53 teams, but we have finally reached the final fixtures in the qualifying process for Euro 2016 next summer.  A number of nations have already surprisingly booked their trip to France – Iceland, Wales and Northern Ireland spring to mind – but who else has qualified, and what are the permutations ahead of the last match day? We take a look at the current situation...

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