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: 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

8. Jose Bosingwa (Portugal) Now who could forget that eyebrow. The right-back was signed by Chelsea after he won basically all he could win whilst with Porto, and did the same at Stamford Bridge. However, Bosingwa kind of lost the plot and controversy always seemed to follow him. He was banned for three European games whilst at Chelsea and then he was part of the infamous QPR meltdown season where he was fined three weeks’ wages...

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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

4. Ricardo Carvalho (Portugal) Remember him? Yes, he is still playing at the grand age of 37. Carvalho is not an irregular face at the European Championship and has won pretty much all there is to win at club level: the Champions League, the Premier League and La Liga to name a few, but to be still holding a starting position at this stage of his career is some going. The ex-Chelsea star played six times during qualification and even...

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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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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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