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Watch: Ten Of The Most Memorable Moments From Euro 2016

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 10: Dimitri Payet of France celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group A match between France and Romania at Stade de France on June 10, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

It may not have been the most memorable of tournaments but Euro 2016 still provided us with some unbelievable moments. Here we look back at the stories that captured the imagination of the football world during June and July. _____ 10) Dimitri Payet’s late strike versus Romania The scoreboard reads 1-1 in the Stade de France, this is not how the …

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Pleidiol Wyf I’m Gwlad: A Wales Team For All To Be Proud Of

‘Pleidiol Wyf I’m Gwlad’ translates as “I am devoted to my country”. It’s integral to the identity and philosophy of the Wales football team that has been such a revelation at Euro 2016.  It comes from Wales’ beautiful national anthem ‘Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau’ (Land Of My Fathers). Whilst money-laden outfits like Spain and England have floundered and iconic players …

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Confirmed: Vicente Del Bosque Resigns As Spain Manager

Vicente Del Bosque coach of Spain (Photo by Nolwenn Le Gouic/Icon Sport via Getty Images)

Following his side’s Euro 2016 elimination earlier this week, Vicente del Bosque has resigned as manager of Spain’s national team. The news was confirmed via Spanish publication AS on Thursday afternoon, though the report does state that the Spanish FA will not be making any comment until they have found a replacement. Although they went out to a battling Italy …

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Could Arsenal Rejoin Battle With Chelsea For Top Spanish Striker?

Spain's forward Alvaro Morata holds his head following a clash with Croatia's defender Vedran Corluka during the Euro 2016 group D football match between Croatia and Spain at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux on June 21, 2016. / AFP / PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU (Photo credit should read PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Alvaro Morata may be making a move to the Premier League, where Chelsea and Arsenal are both  keen on signing the player , according to the Independent. Real Madrid have triggered the buy back clause in the striker’s Juventus contract . Seemingly, Real Madrid are buying the Spaniard back but may be selling him on straight away in the hope of …

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The Lineup Of Euro 2016 Knockout Stage Ties Is Now Complete

Dancers perform around a flag with the UEFA Euro 2016 logo prior to the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Albania at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille on June 15, 2016. / AFP / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

After the permutation-heavy nature of the Euro 2016 group stages, a bit of normality and simplicity is restored as we move into the knockout stages this weekend. Groups E and F concluded today, with a last minute goal from Iceland ensuring that they, and not Portugal, will face England in the next round. Portugal will instead have to face Croatia, …

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Chelsea Handed Double Boost In Their Pursuit Of Spanish Star Forward

Spain and Juventus striker Álvaro Morata has been making waves in France at Euro 2016, and Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has certainly been paying attention. The Blues had entered into talks for the 23 year old forward before the tournament even began, but his two goal return in last week’s 3-0 against Turkey will have increased their determination to land …

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Spain Snatch Final Rio OIympics Place

MADRID, SPAIN - JUNE 10: The Spanish flag blow in the wind in Colon Square on June 10, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. Following Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's request yesterday to European Union ministers for financial support to shore up Spain's banks, a Eurozone loan of up to 100 billion Euros has been agreed. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

Spain defeated Samoa in the final of the Olympic Repechage tournament in Monaco to take the final berth for the Rio Olympics. Spain had a flying start, scoring two tries in quick succession in the first ten minutes. They were 12-0 up, until the Samoans finally put the pedal to the metal and made it 14-12 by half time. Early in …

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Irish Olympics Dream Dashed By Spain

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Ireland was on a roll, they had beaten one of the favourites for the last Olympics ticket, Samoa. But in their first match of the second day in Monaco, Ireland could not get past a very experienced Spain. At half time the Irish lead with 7 – 5, with Spain scoring in the corner at the end of the 7 …

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Euro 2016: Team Of The Tournament So Far

BORDEAUX, FRANCE - JUNE 11: Wales player Gareth Bale in action during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group B match between Wales and Slovakia at Stade Matmut Atlantique on June 11, 2016 in Bordeaux, France. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

While many had predicted that expanding Euro 2016 to 24 teams from 16 would lessen the excitement, if anything it has made things far more interesting. Granted, it makes the prospect of a shock group stage exit almost non-existent, but going into the final round of games we have a situation where of the 24 teams involved, only one (Ukraine) …

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Report: Chelsea Target The Signing Of Liverpool Striker

Chelsea BOLOGNA, ITALY - NOVEMBER 17: Head coach Italy Antonio Conte reacts during the international friendly match between Italy and Romania at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on November 17, 2015 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Incoming Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is currently preparing his Italian side to take on Sweden in Euro 2016 after the impressive victory over a fancied Belgium team. However, there is also business to attend to at Stamford Bridge. The Pensioners are looking to bounce back from a disappointing season, and will need to bolster their squad. Diego Costa went missing at …

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Euro 2016 Poll: Who Has Been The Player Of The Tournament So Far?

After the first round of games, Euro 2016 is most certainly in full swing. We’ve seen some great goals. witnessed a big shock and seen some young stars shine bright. We’ve seen every team in action by now, who has stood out for you? Vote below: Who is the player of the tournament so far? Dimitri Payet (France) Granit Xhaka (Switzerland) …

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Manchester United And Chelsea In Desperate Battle To Land £47 million Spanish Star

Both Manchester United and Chelsea are looking to the sign Spanish international. Although he has been linked with a move to Arsenal for a number of weeks, Alvaro Morata looks ready to turn down a move to the Emirates stadium and instead join either Manchester United or Chelsea. According to The Express, Morata is excited at the prospect of playing under Antonio Conte or …

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