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Euro 2016: Wales at ‘another level’ for Belgium, says Gareth Bale

Euro 2016: Wales at ‘another level’ for Belgium, says Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale is the joint top-scorer at Euro 2016 with three goals from four games Gareth Bale says Wales have lifted their game to “another level” before their European Championship quarter-final against Belgium. Bale, 26, scored the winner as Wales beat Belgium 1-0 in a Euro 2016 qualifier on their way to reaching a first […]

Euro 2016: Lawro’s predictions – quarter-finals

Euro 2016: Lawro’s predictions – quarter-finals

BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson is predicting the outcome of every game at the 2016 European Championship. Lawro picked the winner in six of the eight last-16 ties. He enjoyed a 42% success rate in the group stage, correctly guessing the outcome of 15 of the 36 games. The only group he failed to […]

Ibrahimovic to seal Man Utd move by end of week

Ibrahimovic to seal Man Utd move by end of week

The only club at which Ibrahimovic has not won the league title was his first, Malmo in Sweden Zlatan Ibrahimovic should complete his long-anticipated move to Manchester United by the end of the week. The Swedish striker, 34, is a free agent after leaving Paris St-Germain and is expected to sign a one-year deal with […]

Bilic would not take England job – West Ham chairman Gold

Bilic would not take England job – West Ham chairman Gold

Bilic made 54 appearances as a player for West Ham West Ham co-chairman David Gold insists manager Slaven Bilic would not be interested in becoming England coach. Bilic, 47, has been in charge at West Ham since last summer, and guided them to seventh place in the Premier League. He coached Croatia from 2006 to […]

Gareth Southgate: FA considers England interim manager role

Gareth Southgate: FA considers England interim manager role

Gareth Southgate recently guided England Under-21s to victory at the Toulon Tournament in France The Football Association is prepared to make Gareth Southgate interim England manager for the start of their World Cup qualifying campaign as it begins a global search for Roy Hodgson’s successor. Hodgson resigned after four years as manager following the humiliating […]

England damaged by Euro 2016 failure – Hodgson

Media playback is not supported on this device Former England manager Roy Hodgson ‘unhappy’ with England media call Roy Hodgson says England’s 2-1 loss to Iceland and exit from Euro 2016 will cause longer-term “damage” to the team. And Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn said it was now “imperative” to find out why England […]

Euro 2016: Gareth Southgate should not be next England boss – Harry Redknapp

Euro 2016: Gareth Southgate should not be next England boss – Harry Redknapp

Hoddle (left) managed England at the 1998 World Cup, while Southgate (right) is the Under-21 boss Gareth Southgate being favourite to succeed Roy Hodgson as England manager is “scary”, says Harry Redknapp. Hodgson resigned on Monday after England were knocked out of Euro 2016 in the last 16 by minnows Iceland. But Redknapp said Southgate […]

Wales players defend England-Iceland video celebration

Wales players defend England-Iceland video celebration

Media playback is not supported on this device Euro 2016: Wales defend England celebrations Wales defender Chris Gunter has defended the squad after a video showed players enthusiastically celebrating Iceland’s Euro 2016 win over England. England’s second-round exit means Wales, who face Belgium in the quarter-finals on Friday, are the last remaining home nation. The […]

Euro 2016: Gareth Southgate should not be next England boss, says Harry Redknapp

Euro 2016: Gareth Southgate should not be next England boss, says Harry Redknapp

Hoddle (left) managed England at the 1998 World Cup, while Southgate (right) is the Under-21 boss Gareth Southgate being favourite to succeed Roy Hodgson as England manager is “scary”, says Harry Redknapp. Hodgson resigned on Monday after England were knocked out of Euro 2016 in the last 16 by minnows Iceland. But Redknapp said Southgate […]

Out-fought, out-thought, out-battled – Shearer on ‘worst England performance’

Out-fought, out-thought, out-battled – Shearer on ‘worst England performance’

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: England 1-2 Iceland Former captain Alan Shearer described England’s Euro 2016 defeat at the hands of Iceland as the “worst performance” he has ever seen from the national team. Manager Roy Hodgson announced his resignation after his side lost 2-1 at the last-16 stage in Nice […]