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  • Eye on England: James is fantastic, but his country doesn't really need him January 13, 2020
    Every Monday, theScore's Daniel Rouse breaks down the week that was in English football. Welcome to the "Eye on England."Reece James cut inside on the edge of the 18-yard box and then - after seeing Charlie Taylor desperately throw his weight, life savings, and late grandmother's prized Chinese vase into his path - the Chelsea […]
  • 5 footy predictions for 2020 January 1, 2020
    With 2019 officially in the rearview mirror, it's time to start looking ahead. Here are five things we expect to see happen in world football in 2020.Mbappe becomes next €200M playerIt feels like there's a certain inevitability to Kylian Mbappe completing his long-reported move from Paris Saint-Germain to Real Madrid.Considering Mbappe's accomplishments and potential, expect […]
  • Footy Podcast: The best (and worst) of 2019, predictions for 2020 December 31, 2019
    Welcome to the latest edition of "Sweeper Keeper," theScore's footy podcast hosted by Gianluca Nesci.Find the show on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, Google Play, and Spotify. Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe, too!Topics for today's year in review episode include: The defining moments of 2019 in world football (2:44) Who "won" the year? (11:22) Handing […]
  • Meet Lukas Hradecky: A beer-loving Finn who doesn't pull any punches December 20, 2019
    theScore's Michael J. Chandler spent five days in Germany with Bayer Leverkusen, a trip that included a firsthand look at the fierce rivalry with FC Koln, interviews with various players, and plenty of giant German pretzels. Here's the second story from our week-long series.LEVERKUSEN - Footballers aren't exactly reliable sources of candid quotes.It's understandable. The […]
  • Lyon's Depay, Reine-Adelaide expected to miss 'at least 6 months' December 15, 2019
    Memphis Depay and Jeff Reine-Adelaide both ruptured an anterior cruciate ligament during Lyon's 1-0 home defeat to Rennes on Sunday.The ailing Ligue 1 club is forecasting absences of "at least six months" for the pair, meaning Depay is under serious threat of missing the Netherlands' Euro 2020 campaign. Reine-Adelaide, 21, has yet to debut for […]
  • Euro 2020 odds: Nations to avoid December 4, 2019
    Find line reports, best bets, and subscribe to push notifications in the Betting News section.The Euro 2020 draw is complete. Yesterday, we identified the best value bets for which team will claim silverware at this summer's showpiece.Today, we'll shift gears and identify the nations that offer no value. The teams to avoid in the futures […]
  • Euro 2020 odds: Best bets, value plays December 3, 2019
    Find line reports, best bets, and subscribe to push notifications in the Betting News section.Saturday's group stage draw painted a clear picture for participating nations ahead of Euro 2020 this summer.With the field nearly set, we can more easily identify value in the futures market and jump on some mispriced lines that should shorten by […]
  • 5 takeaways from the Euro 2020 draw November 30, 2019
    The stage is set for the 2020 European Championship. Here are the five most compelling storylines from Saturday's draw:Pressure on Italy right away Claudio Villa / Getty Images Sport / GettyAt first glance, Group A tips heavily in Italy's favor. The Azzurri avoid travel in the opening round, while their opponents face 3,000-plus kilometer treks […]
  • Euro 2020 draw: Portugal, France, Germany meet in Group of Death November 30, 2019
    The Euro 2020 draw offered up some tantalizing matchups on Saturday, with one group standing out as the marquee quartet. Reigning champion Portugal was slotted into Group F alongside France - the defeated finalist from four years ago - and perennial contender Germany. Here's how the draw played out, with four teams still to be […]
  • Who's in, who's out? Breaking down Euro 2020 qualifying, playoffs, draws November 19, 2019
    Euro 2020 continues to take shape.The 20 automatic qualifying spots for next summer's tournament were solidified on Tuesday, as Wales grabbed the final berth by virtue of a winner-take-all victory over Hungary in Cardiff.Only four places remain undecided, with 16 teams now slated to compete in the qualifying playoffs to determine who will round out […]
  • Germany, Netherlands secure Euro 2020 berths November 16, 2019
    Continental heavyweights Germany and the Netherlands secured spots in next summer's European Championship courtesy of a pair of results in Group C qualifiers on Saturday.Germany topped Belarus 4-0 in Monchengladbach to snatch top billing in the group, while the Dutch saw out a scoreless draw versus Northern Ireland in Belfast to cement a top-two finish […]
  • Benzema lashes out after French federation confirms permanent exile November 16, 2019
    Karim Benzema expressed his frustration with the French Football Federation (FFF) on Saturday after governing body chief Noel Le Graet confirmed that the Real Madrid striker will never again play for the World Cup holders.Benzema, 31, hasn't featured for Les Bleus since 2015 as part of the fallout from his involvement in the Mathieu Valbuena […]
  • England demolishes Montenegro to secure Euro 2020 berth November 14, 2019
    Harry Kane bagged a 19-minute first-half hat-trick as England outclassed Montenegro 7-0 on Thursday at Wembley Stadium to qualify for the 2020 European Championship.The Three Lions will now contest a 10th continental competition, the most of any country that hasn't won the tournament.Marcus Rashford, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and Tammy Abraham also scored as England recorded at […]


  • The year in review: UEFA EURO 2016 recapped December 26, 2016
    UEFA EURO 2016 dominated the landscape for much of the year, but how much do you remember? Allow us to recap the headline news from a memorable summer in France.
  • Griezmann receives EURO best player award October 7, 2016
    France forward Antoine Griezmann has received his award as the Player of the Tournament for UEFA EURO 2016 in the run-up to Les Bleus' European Qualifier against Bulgaria.
  • EURO 2016 technical report 5: Does possession matter? September 23, 2016
    In the last extract from the new UEFA EURO 2016 technical report, the expert panel examine whether having the majority of possession was really much use at all.
  • EURO 2016 technical report 4: Goals September 22, 2016
    In the four extract from the new UEFA EURO 2016 technical report, the expert panel examine why there were such low scoring in the group stage and where the goals came from.
  • EURO 2016 technical report 3: Crosses September 21, 2016
    In the third extract from the new UEFA EURO 2016 technical report, the expert panel look at how crosses have become increasing important sources of goals.
  • EURO 2016 technical report 2: Long passing September 20, 2016
    In the second extract from the new UEFA EURO 2016 technical report, the expert panel look at which teams relied on long passing and when it proved effective.
  • EURO 2016 technical report 1: Counterattacks blunted September 19, 2016
    In this first extract from the new UEFA EURO 2016 technical report, the expert panel reflect on the decreasing proportion of goals scored from counterattacks.
  • UEFA EURO 2016 website up for Lovie Awards September 15, 2016
    The official UEFA EURO 2016 website has been nominated for two categories in the sixth Annual Lovie Awards which honour the best of the European internet.
  • Gábor Király wins Save of the Season August 25, 2016
    Gábor Király, 40, has won Save of the Season for his stop to keep out Kevin De Bruyne's free-kick during Hungary's UEFA EURO 2016 game against Belgium.
  • Fernando Santos's Portugal manifesto July 21, 2016
    "We have a key word from day one: 'winning'. We are going to keep fighting hard to keep doing that," said Fernando Santos as he prepared for four more years as Portugal coach.
  • Were these the best five games at EURO 2016? July 20, 2016
    With the dust now settling on UEFA EURO 2016, we looked back at the 51 matches that took place in France and tried to pick out the best five. What do you think?
  • UEFA EURO 2016 sets new digital standards July 12, 2016
    The biggest UEFA European Championship ever was mirrored on UEFA's digital platforms, with almost 300 million visits to and the official apps during the tournament.
  • Portugal welcomes home its conquering heroes July 11, 2016
    "You won with courage, determination, fighting spirit and humility," said the president of Portugal, as Fernando Santos, Cristiano Ronaldo and the team brought the Henri Delaunay Trophy home.
  • UEFA EURO 2016 review: Reporters' picks July 11, 2016
    Members of's crack reporting team in France named their highlights of the past month, including their favourite match, moment and song.
  • Players who have broken through at EURO 2016 July 11, 2016
    UEFA European Championships have a habit of kick-starting careers and UEFA EURO 2016 has been no different – we pick out eight players whose lives may never be the same again.
  • UEFA EURO 2016 at a glance July 11, 2016
    Portugal won UEFA EURO 2016 and Antoine Griezmann took the Golden Boot and Player of the Tournament awards – here we round up all those honoured and breaking records in France.
  • Antoine Griezmann named Player of the Tournament July 11, 2016
    France forward Antoine Griezmann has been named as the UEFA EURO 2016 Player of the Tournament by UEFA's technical observers after finishing with six goals and two assists.
  • UEFA EURO 2016 Team of the Tournament revealed July 11, 2016
    Four Portugal players, three from Germany and two each representing France and Wales have made the official UEFA EURO 2016 Team of the Tournament.
  • The world's media react to the UEFA EURO 2016 final July 11, 2016
    Portgual's A Bola gave every player ten out of ten, L'Équipe were "devasted" and Cristiano Ronaldo was naturally a focus: we round up the world media reaction to the final.
  • How the 108 goals at UEFA EURO 2016 went in July 11, 2016
    Éder's title-clinching goal for Portugal in the tournament's 51st match was the 108th registered at UEFA EURO 2016; analyses how they were scored.