The president of the Croatian football federation, Davor Suker, has congratulated the French authorities for the way they have handled trouble at the European Championship and urged his country’s government to act against hooligans, insisting that 99.9% of their supporters are well behaved.
“It’s not as if we have been knocked out,” Andrés Iniesta said, but it was exactly as if they had been knocked out.
The strange thing, perhaps, is that Roy Hodgson spent the day in Paris but chose not to make a personal check on the team who will be trying to inflict ignominy upon England in Nice on Monday.
Leicester had reportedly made Internacional an offer for the attacking midfielder, who has been linked with rival Premier League clubs in the past.
Has the new West Ham United man just summed up the Irons' steep upward trajectory?
England’s players refuse to be daunted by life in the harder half of the draw for the knockout stages at the European Championship, with the vice-captain Gary Cahill insisting that no team have stamped their authority on a tournament that remains “wide open”.
There are many abiding images from Monday night in Toulouse but if one of them was guaranteed to go viral it was the sight of Joe Ledley’s latest audition for Strictly Come Dancing.
Concerns have been raised among the England management staff over Raheem Sterling’s state of mind after the Manchester City winger’s confidence was apparently dented by criticism of his form from the stands and on social media.
Seven former Deutsche Bank managers were convicted by a German court of participating in a conspiracy to cheat on value-added tax refunds for carbon-emissions trading.
The defender, who have been heavily linked with a move to Liverpool, was impressive in Germany's win over Ukraine.
Daiwa Securities, a Japanese brokerage with operations in the U.K., would have to set up a business in the European Union that replicates or replaces some functions in London if Britain votes to leave the bloc, according to a memo to employees.