Top 10: Ex-Premier League players you won’t believe could be at Euro 2016
Nov17

Top 10: Ex-Premier League players you won’t believe could be at Euro 2016

With the continent’s top talent being displayed at next year’s European Championship, we take a look at some of the players you might not have expected to appear at the finals in France. 10. Andreas Isaksson (Sweden) Rated as highly as Petr Cech as a youngster, Andreas Isaksson has had a mixed career. His move to Manchester City in 2006 was greeted by the fans but injury trouble and a lack of form dented his hopes of making it in the...

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Top 10: Father & Son combinations in football
Nov17

Top 10: Father & Son combinations in football

Football has always had a family element to it, whether it be young fans being brought to their first game by their dads, or a father and his offspring both playing the game at some sort of pro or semi-professional level. With most top level footballers having careers that end in their 30s, the chances of them turning out alongside their sons are slim, however it does happen. Whilst David Beckham’s own career has come to an end, he...

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Top 10: Ex-Premier League players you won’t believe could be at Euro 2016
Nov17

Top 10: Ex-Premier League players you won’t believe could be at Euro 2016

2. Eidur Gudjohnsen (Iceland) Similar to Carvalho at 37 and an ex-Chelsea star, Eidur Gudjohnsen is a top player, but no spring chicken. He was a delight to watch alongside the likes of Thierry Henry, Deco and Ronaldinho at Barcelona but that was back in 2007/8, and after watching him several times during his English swansong at Bolton last year, it’s clear to see he’s lost a little bit of his magical touch. Gudjohnsen initially...

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Top 10: Father & Son combinations in football

Arnor and Eidur Gudjohnsen Two of the greatest players to have represented Iceland made international history in 1996 when they became the first father and son to appear in the same match for their country. 34-year-old Arnor started the match against Estonia, and he was taken off in the second half and replaced by his 17-year-old son Eidur, who would go on to make his name at Chelsea and Barcelona. Had a broken ankle not put 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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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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