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Wales’ Aaron Ramsey after Spain score their third goal. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Spain produced a Cardiff masterclass to stun Wales and send a warning shot to Nations League rivals England. Luis Enrique’s stylish side strolled to (...)

Ahmed Musa celebrates scoring Nigeria’s opener against Iceland. Photograph: Kevin C.Cox/Getty

Nigeria 2 Iceland 0 This was a lifeline for Nigeria and, in the wider picture, an injection of hope for Argentina too. It would take a brave punter t(...)

Iceland boss Heimir Hallgrimsson. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty

Iceland (250-1) Who are they? Iceland were one of the stories of the 2016 European Championships, with 10 per cent of the tiny island flocking to Fr(...)

Jonny Hayes scores his Celtic’s second goal e during the Scottish Premiership match against Aberdeen at Celtic Park. Photograph: Ian Rutherford/PA Wire

Celtic 3 Aberdeen 0 Celtic stretched their lead at the top of the Ladbrokes Premiership to eight points with an emphatic 3-0 home win over second-pla(...)

England captain Wayne Rooney is substituted against Iceland. Photo: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

England 1 Iceland 2 For Roy Hodgson, it was a desperate and ignominious way to end his four years as England manager. Whatever else happened in that (...)

 Iceland’s Arnor Ingvi Traustason is mobbed by team mates after scoring their historic winner against Austria. Photograph: Reuters

Iceland 2 Austria 1 Iceland, the smallest country to ever grace a major tournament, will face England in the Euro 2016 last-16 after securing a rem(...)

 Cristiano Ronaldo after the final whistle during his team’s draw with Iceland at Stade Geoffroy Guichard. Photograph: EPA

One week in and Euro 2016 has already delivered some intriguing ironies, the most spectacular one being Cristiano Ronaldo complaining about over-celeb(...)

Iceland’s Birkir Bjarnason celebrates after scoring in the Euro 2016 Group F game against Portugal at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in Saint-Étienne. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters/ Livepic

Portugal 1 Iceland 1 There were five minutes remaining in Saint-Étienne when the old Manchester United team-mates Nani and Cristiano Ronaldo teamed u(...)

Swansea playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson will be a key man for Iceland at Euro 2016. Photograph: Getty

Prospects The odds that Iceland have defied to get this far are pretty astonishing but for reasons that are not entirely clear to anybody not livin(...)