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Tag Archives: Euro 2016 News

Tactics Over Talent: Ronaldo’s Greatest Victory

On Sunday night, a Portugal side often derided as a one-man show toppled a heavily fancied French team boasting several of the most talented attacking players in the world to lift the European Cup. Euro 2016 has copper fastened the theory that superior talent has become a distant second to organisation and mental resilience in the modern game. France could …

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Real Madrid Switch Transfer Focus From Pogba To His France Teammate

N'Golo Kante

Real Madrid have given up their pursuit of Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba and will instead look to sign his international teammate N’Golo Kante from Leicester City this summer, according to ABC (via 90min.com) The midfielder arrived at Leicester City shortly after the appointment of Claudio Ranieri last summer, in a remarkable £5.6 million deal from Caen. Frenchman Kante earned widespread praise for …

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Antonie Griezmann Explains His Euro 2016 Goal Celebrations

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France booked their place in the Euro 2016 final on Thursday night with a convincing 2-0 win over Germany and among those who shined was Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann. The 25-year-old put two past Germany’s Manuel Neuer on the night, first from the penalty spot following a handball by Bastian Schweinsteiger and then a second following some magic from Manchester United target Paul …

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Watch: Manchester United’s Anthony Martial Scores Two Screamers In France Training Match

Although he is not expected to start in France’s Euro 2016 semi-final against Germany on Thursday night, it seems Anthony Martial is certainly showing what he is capable of with Les Bleus. Signed for Manchester United for a fee that could reportedly rise as high as €80m last summer, Martial’s record breaking transfer was initially criticised as many believed that …

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Even More Phenomenal Stats From Mesut Ozil’s Euro 2016 With Germany

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To the naked eye, Mesut Ozil isn’t exactly having a mind blowing Euro 2016 campaign. He’s already missed two penalties and has rarely stood out as the star man in his German side.  However, with Germany heading into a European Championship semi-final against France this Thursday, the stats have once again proven that Ozil’s brilliance often goes unnoticed to the average …

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Do Wales Currently Have The Hottest Free Agent On The Market?

Wales recorded the greatest ever night of their football history on Thursday beating a strong Belgium side at Euro 2016 to reach the semi-finals of a major tournament for the first time. Wales sealed victory and a semi-final match up against Portugal through a moment of magic from former Arsenal trainee Hal Robson-Kanu. The 27-year-old performed a stunning Cruyff turn …

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Germany Dealt Serious Blow In Advance Of Euro 2016 Semi-Final

World Champions Germany sealed their place in the Euro 2016 semi-finals, progressing past a strong Italy side after winning a thrilling penalty shootout against Italy in Bordeaux. However the Germans have been dealt a cruel blow with Mario Gómez ruled out of the remainder of Germany’s Euro 2016 campaign due to a muscle tear. Gómez, who is the only recognised …

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Watch: Wales And Belgium Just Played Out An Absolute Cracker In Lille

What.A.Game. Wales took on Belgium in one of the most enticing quarter finals of Euro 2016 on Friday evening and the match certainly didn’t disappoint. Currently linked with a high profile switch to Chelsea, defensive midfielder Radja Nainggolan arguably scored the goal of the tournament with an absolute worldie just 12 minutes into the game. Although the Belgian’s were odds …

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Euro 2016 Statistic Shows The Cracking Potential Of Arsenal’s Midfield Next Season

Midfielders old and new could combine for devastating results for Arsenal next season, as Arsene Wenger chases his first Premier League title in 12 years. _____ Though often a joy to watch in full flow, Arsenal have often been derided for their perceived ‘soft underbelly’ against more physical teams. Though the impressive transition of Francis Coquelin from full-back to defensive …

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Arsenal Fans Seem To Have Found The Perfect Excuse To Get Rid Of Arsene Wenger [Best Tweets]

Last night, England suffered what was perhaps their most embarrassing defeat in their long footballing history.  Immediately after the game (a 2-1 defeat to Iceland), Roy Hodgson announced his retirement from the national side stating that he was “extremely disappointed” with the result and ultimately, England’s exit from the competition. Such is the pace of English media, moments after the retirement …

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The Undoubted Goal Of Euro 2016: Take A Bow Xherdan Shaqiri

Euro 2016 has already featured some crackers but what about this from Stoke’s Xherdan Shaqiri? Although Poland had the better of Switzerland in the first half, the Swiss rallied in the second half and after creating a number of fantastic opportunities, the equalizer finally arrived. And what an equalizer it was… The game is still ongoing at present and looks …

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Mesut Ozil Defends Himself And Hits Back At His Critics

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The Arsenal fan favourite spoke to German publication Bild about the fans and ex-players in particular that haven’t been enamoured with his form. Despite being named in club manager Arsene Wenger’s ‘Euro 2016 team of the tournament so far’, Mesut Ozil can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to his critics. The German’s sometimes languid, deliberate style leaves him …

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The Little Rascals: A List Of Euro 2016’s Diminutive Dynamos

Richard McElwee looks at Euro 2016’s most formidable little men. As Wes Messi conducted proceedings on Monday, many pundits jumped on the bandwagon claiming that they had recommended the young Dubliner to an assortment of Premier League clubs. By this morning, the anecdote that Wes Hoolahan was deemed “too small to make it” was well known. The sight of Luka …

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