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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Euro 2016 Play-Offs Profile: Norway
Oct17

Euro 2016 Play-Offs Profile: Norway

Norway How did they make the play-offs? Norway went into qualifying as third favourites, behind Italy and Croatia, and that’s exactly how the table shaped up. A good start with nine points from a possible 12 put Norway in the running for automatic qualification. However, a heavy 5-1 defeat to Croatia, followed up by a disappointing home draw to Azerbaijan dented their chances. Landslaget avenged their big defeat by beating Croatia 2-0...

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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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Bournemouth’s star of the international break
Oct14

Bournemouth’s star of the international break

Joshua King (Norway) Joshua King pips fellow Bournemouth forward Matt Ritchie to this month’s star of the international break, simply because he helped his country Norway seal a UEFA 2016 European Championship play-off spot in Group H. Despite being restricted to substitute appearances against both Malta and Italy over the international period, King’s country are still in contention to qualify for next summer’s Euro...

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Euro 2016 Round-Up: Wales wrap up historic qualifying campaign with victory
Oct14

Euro 2016 Round-Up: Wales wrap up historic qualifying campaign with victory

Wales wrapped up their unforgettable UEFA 2016 European Championship qualifying campaign with a 2-0 victory over Andorra inside a jubilant Cardiff City Stadium after finishing runners-up in Group B. Having already booked their tickets to France for their first taste of major tournament football since the 1958 World Cup next summer, the Dragons bagged their sixth win in ten games thanks to goals from Aaron Ramsey and the evergreen...

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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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