Top 5: Euro 2016 Dark Horses
Nov19

Top 5: Euro 2016 Dark Horses

With the qualifying games for Euro 2016 complete and the 24 nations taking part confirmed, supporters can excitedly start looking forward to the tournament next summer. Some of the usual suspects are looking strong again, with both world champions Germany and current holders of this competition, Spain, finishing top of their groups, while England, Italy and Belgium will all be in attendance. But who might spring a surprise next...

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Top 5: Euro 2016 Dark Horses

3) Poland In a potentially tough group that included Germany, Republic of Ireland and Scotland, Poland finished second and their main man was undoubtedly their striker, Robert Lewandowski. The Bayern Munich front man was the top scorer in qualifying with 13 goals in 10 matches, and his nation may well be pinning their hopes on the 27-year-old next summer. A team that includes players thriving in Europe’s top leagues such as these will...

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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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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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