Euro 2016

  • Sturridge won't be fit for England, says Rodgers 6 hours 46 minutes ago

    Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge won't be fit to play in England's Euro 2016 qualifiers against San Marino and Estonia next week, according to his club manager Brendan Rodgers. He has not played since August due to a groin problem suffered in an England training session, which prompted an angry Rodgers to...
  • England can't afford slow start, says Wayne Rooney September 6, 2014

    Wayne Rooney admits England can't afford a slow start to their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign against Switzerland on Monday. Roy Hodgson's team head to Basel desperately in need of a strong performance and result to erase the bitter taste of their miserable World Cup campaign. The road to the Euros in France...
  • Germany coach Joachim Loew to lead team to Euro 2016 July 23, 2014

    Germany World Cupwinning coach Joachim Loew remains committed to leading the side through to the European Championship in 2016, the 54yearold said on Wednesday. Loew was contracted to the German football federation (DFB) until July 2016, but said he had needed to take some time following his side's 10 World Cup...
  • Goalline technology to be used at Euro 2016, says Sepp Blatter June 28, 2014

    Rio de Janerio: UEFA president Michel Platini will introduce goalline technology at the 2016 European Championship in France, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Friday. Platini, the former France midfielder and national coach, has been a staunch opponent of the system in his seven years as UEFA chief. The system is being...
  • Prandelli warns Italy against complacency in Euro 2016 qualifiers February 24, 2014

    Rome: Italian head coach warned that his side's opponents in the Euro 2016 qualifiers are not as easy to handle as many consider. The Azzurri have been drawn in group H which also includes Croatia, Bulgaria, Norway, Azerbaijan and Malta, reports Xinhua. Prandelli insisted that while Italy were fortunate to have avoided...
  • Champions Spain have comfortable draw for Euro 2016 February 23, 2014

    Nice, France: Two-time defending European champion Spain face a seemingly comfortable road to defend their title at Euro 2016 after being drawn in Group C along with Luxembourg, Macedonia, Belarus, Slovakia and Ukraine on Sunday. The Netherlands were drawn in a tougher-looking Group A and faces the Czech Republic, Turkey, Kazakhstan,...
  • Platini admits Euro 2016 qualifiers will be less interesting March 28, 2013

    Sofia: UEFA president Michel Platini has acknowledged that the Euro 2016 qualifying competition will be "less interesting" with nearly half the teams involved set to progress to the 24team finals in France. Platini said that the format would continue to involve sixteam groups, however up to three teams per group could...
  • France favored in 3nation race to host Euro 2016 May 15, 2010

    Geneva: France appears favored to host football's European Championship in 2016 after UEFA published evaluations of the three bidding nations. UEFA praised France on Friday for creating a "very good longterm legacy" plan in its bid dossier, which detailed plans for spending euro1.7 billion ($2.1 billion) on stadiums. France is competing with...
  • Euro 2016: Platini cynical on ItalyFrance tieup March 28, 2009

    New Delhi: UEFA President Michel Platini talked about the possibility of Italy and France cohosting Euro 2016 and the distribution of funds in the Champions League. French football legend and current UEFA chairman Michel Platini gave an interview to Sky Sports in which he talked about the distribution of funds to...