Euro 2016

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Irish supporters: the best fans at Euro 2016 may have had the worst “fans embassies”. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland might have had the best fans at Euro 2016 but it appears the country’s “fans embassies” may have been the worst with the organisation behind (...)

 Striker Harry Kane leaves the England team hotel in Chantilly, France, after England’s exit from Euro 2016.  Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

Playing football for the Republic of Ireland carries with it the duty to engage in some activities you’d probably rather skip. For a puzzled Robbie Br(...)

Iceland’s players celebrate their team’s win with supporters after the victory over England. Photograph: Getty Images

An hour after Robbie Brady’s goal against Italy, I bumped into an English journalist in the stadium media centre in Lille. “I don’t think I’ve ever h(...)

 Aron Gunnarsson celebrates after Iceland knock England out of the tournament. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

While Uefa have been enthusiastically citing Iceland as an example of how much more magical these tournaments are when you let the little guys in, the(...)

Robbie Brady celebrates after scoring a very early penalty for Ireland at the Stade de Lyon. Photograph: Reuters/Robert Pratta

From 3.02pm local time until 4.17pm, Ireland led France 1-0 at the Stade de Lyon. From 4.20pm until the end of the game just before 5pm, they were 2-1(...)

 Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo: seeking to become the first player to score at four consecutive European Championships. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

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 b(...)

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill during a training session at   Parc des Princes in Paris ahed of the game against Germany. Photograph: Srdjan Suki/EPA

Northern Ireland v Germany, Parc des Princes, 5.0pm (RTÉ2, BBC1) There comes a time on the road for any emerging team or manager when a signpost co(...)

Republic of Ireland fans in  Bordeaux, France, for Euro 2016. Photograph: ©INPHO/James Crombie

It’s not quite make or break, whatever happens. Even a defeat would leave us with a last stand in Lille next Wednesday. But thousands of Irish soccer (...)

Former footballer Stan Collymore chats to police outside the train station in Lille city centre, France, as clashes took place between England fans and Russian hooligans at Euro 2016. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire

As Twitter spats go, the one between Stan Collymore and Joey Barton on Wednesday/Thursday got particularly down and dirty. It started when Collymore (...)

Daniel Sturridge celebrates after scoring the late late winner for England against Wales at Stade Bollaert-Delelis inLens yesterday. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

When Roy Hodgson named five strikers and three central defenders in his squad for Euro 2016, it looked a daring selection from a man who has more usua(...)

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