– Euro 2016

Greatest Underdog Stories: Portugal clinch Euro 2016 against all odds

At the beginning of the 2016 European Championship no one gave Portugal any chance of making it to the last four let alone winning the championship. And the prospects of making it to the latter stages of the tournament hit a further low after their performances in the group stage. The Portuguese started their campaign against the minnows Iceland. It ...

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Top 5 players at Euro 2016 so far

Andres Iniesta The two-time European and 2014 World Cup winner is showing no signs of slowing down. He has been invaluable for the Spanish national team for so long and is continuing to show his pedigree in France. Although the Barcelona captain has only one assist to show for his efforts in France so far, a player of his belletic ...

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Euro 2016 Best XI so far

Yann Sommer The Switzerland international had been fantastic in goal for his side. It is a little ironic that the Swiss went out of the tournament after losing to Poland in a penalty shootout, where Sommer failed to make a single save. But the Swiss wouldn’t have gone that far without their custodian. Kyle Walker The Tottenham Hotspur right-back has ...

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Football’s Rising Stars – Leroy Sane

  Leroy Sane started his football education as a toddler when he joined SG Wattenscheid 09 way back in 2001. Four years later, Schalke acquired him and he progressed rapidly through the ranks of the Royal Blues before being sold to Bayer Leverkusen in 2008. However, he returned back to the Veltins-Arena in 2011 before being promoted to the club’s ...

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Top 5 Goals at Euro 2016 so far

The first round of the group games are over now. A total of 22 goals have been scored in the tournament so far. There haven’t been many matches with a goalfest, however, just 12 matches into the tournament, we already have some of the strong contenders for ‘Goal of the tournament’. Here’s our pick for the top five Euro 2016 ...

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Betting: Euro 2016 – Surprise Winner/Top Goalscorer Double

Diego Costa The Brazil-born Chelsea hitman chose to represent Spain at the international level amidst much rancour and went on to win play for La Furia Roja at the World Cup in his country in the summer of 2014. However, he failed to replicate his club form for his adopted nation as the team exited the tournament in the first ...

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Betting: Euro 2016 semi-finalists

France When you have Hugo Lloris in goal, centre-back options include Laurent Koscielny, Raphael Varane and Kurt Zouma, in midfield you can call upon the likes of Paul Pogba, Yohan Cabaye, Blaise Matuidi and up front Antoine Griezmann, Olivier Giroud and Kingsley Coman, then no wonder you are likely to be amongst the top favourites to finish amongst the top ...

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Betting: Euro 2016 Finalists

France The host nation is the pre-tournament favourites to win the Henri Delaunay trophy this summer. France are placed in a relatively easy group alongside Switzerland, Romania and Albania and are strong favourites to win all three group games on their way to the round of 16. A strong team under the management of a hard taskmaster in Didier Deschamps ...

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Euro 2016 Schedule, Fixtures, Timings and Venues

Euro 2016 is underway now. The tournament has six groups comprising of 24 teams. You can read more details about the tournament like the format, match ball and official song by clicking HERE . The tournament commenced on June 10 with the hosts France taking on Romania. Here’s the complete list of fixtures, results and match schedule for Euro 2016. ...

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Euro 2016: Format, Match Ball and Official Song

The upcoming European Championship is the 15th edition of the continental tournament. It will be hosted by France and will see the host nation and Romania kick-off the tournament on 10th June at the national stadium of France in Saint-Denis. On May 28, 2010, France won the right to host Euro 2016 ahead of Turkey and Italy after the completion ...

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