Euro 2016

  • Germany coach Joachim Loew to lead team to Euro 2016 3 days ago

    Germany World Cup-winning coach Joachim Loew remains committed to leading the side through to the European Championship in 2016, the 54-year-old 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 1-0 World Cup...
  • Goal-line technology to be used at Euro 2016, says Sepp Blatter June 28, 2014

    Rio de Janerio: UEFA president Michel Platini will introduce goal-line 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 24-team finals in France. Platini said that the format would continue to involve six-team groups, however up to three teams per group could...
  • France favored in 3-nation 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 long-term 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 Italy-France tie-up March 28, 2009

    New Delhi: UEFA President Michel Platini talked about the possibility of Italy and France co-hosting 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...