Spain and Croatia went into the last 16, but not in the order expected. Euro 2016 has another late goal and this is one whose impact may prove enormous, the holders suffering their first European Championship defeat for 12 years and a day. With the score at 1-1 and 87 minutes gone in Bordeaux, Aritz Aduriz’s shot was blocked on the edge of the area; two passes and 80 yards later, Ivan Perisic was tearing off his top and Croatia, not Spain, were top of Group D.
West Ham United have a brand new pitch at their Olympic Stadium home and Jack Sullivan has tweeted a picture of it in all its glory.
Roy Hodgson’s unsuccessful selection gamble in England’s final group game of Euro 2016 has left senior figures within the Football Association questioning whether he has made a serious error of judgment that could jeopardise the team’s progress and potentially have repercussions for his future as manager.
American home advantage counted for nothing against Lionel Messi’s brilliance as Argentina progressed serenely to the final of the Copa América Centenario, 4-0, in a match the favorites controlled from start to finish.
Manchester United have reportedly offered £28m for Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
The Portuguese media are worried. Their fancied team are without a win at the European Championship, have one goal from 18 shots on target and must beat Hungary on Wednesday to guarantee a place in the last 16. But a weightier matter has prompted their concern. Cristiano Ronaldo looks miserable in training.
Former West Ham United and England goalkeeper David James has compared snubbed midfielder Mark Noble to Spain superstar Andres Iniesta.
England’s reaction to a goalless draw and the runners-up berth in Group B felt stage-managed.
It speaks volumes for the improvement of Poland’s national team that they could qualify for the Euro 2016 knockout rounds, unbeaten, with a points total that is superior to some group winners – and do it without Robert Lewandowski having a shot on target.
Rafael Benitez only arrived at Newcastle United last week, but he's already in a position where he must select a player in order to satisfy the supporters.
Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink addressed the media ahead of their clash with West Ham United at Stamford Bridge
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp addressed the media ahead of his side's trip to Southampton in the Premier League on Sunday.