Euro 2016 France

Hodgson Wants Vardy to Focus Only on England
Recent transfer movement involving potential transfer of Jamie Vardy from Leicester City to Arsenal apparently has caused a little issue in England's camp ahead of their Euro 2016 preparation.
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Ramsey Not Too Concern With Wales’ Friendly Defeat Against Sweden
Suffering a heavy 3-0 defeat against Sweden in their latest international friendly ahead of Euro 2016 apparently doesn't give too much concern for Wales' star, Aaron Ramsey. The Arsenal man apparently was relieved that they have now ended their friendly matches and can solely focus on paying in Euro.
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Belgium Boss, Wilmots Wants Improvement from Jordan Lukaku
Belgium young wing back, Jordan Lukaku attracted some attention following his fine offensive display during their latest 3-2 friendly win over Norway, but that doesn't really satisfied Red Devils' head  coach, Marc Wilmots.
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Denisov Out of Russia’s Euro 2016 Squad
Disappointing news arrived for Dynamo Moscow's midfielder, Igor Denisov as his dream of participating in this year's Euro with his national side, Russia, vanished. Denisov picked up an injury during Russia's latest friendly fixture against Serbia last Sunday, which ended in a 1-1 draw.
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Giroud to Dye His Beard If France Win Euro 2016
An  interesting promise was made by France international striker, Olivier Giroud, who stated that he plans to dye his beard into his country's official flag should they win this year's Euro tournament.
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Euro 2016 squads Group F : Iseland
The former Sweden coach Lars Lagerback has brought all his experience to Iceland and his 4-4-2 is an optimal mix of attack and defence. STRENGTHS The midfield area is key, with Aron Gunnarsson and Gylfi Sigurdsson complementing each other exceptionally well, the latter allowed a fairly free role going forward.
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Euro 2016 squads Group F : Portugal
Portugal are expected to swap their traditional 4-3-3 for a flexible 4-4-2. That would feature Nani in support of Ronaldo up front but with licence to drift to the right. STRENGTHS Cristiano Ronaldo stands out – of course he does – but this team are now a good blend of young and old, with players such as Renato Sanches an option from the bench.
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Comparing Euro 2016 With Copa America With Sporticos
The club football season have ended, but fans of the popular sport continue to get special entertainment with two major tournaments, Copa America along with Euro 2016 being held at a similar time frame.
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Euro 2016 squads Group F : Hungary
The German coach, Bernd Storck, prefers the 4-2-3-1 formation and has been keen to increase the team's possession stats in order to take some heat off the defence. STRENGTHS Set pieces.
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Euro 2016 squads Group F : Austria
The Swiss Marcel Koller introduced a 4-2-3-1 system, flexible enough to become 4-3-3, at all age-group levels when he was appointed in 2011. STRENGTHS David Alaba is the star name but the whole midfield deserves praise, with the more defence-minded Julian Baumgartlinger and the dynamic Zlatko Junuzovic equally important.
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Euro 2016 squads Group E : Sweden
Erik Hamren promised more attacking football when he took over in 2009 but recently he seems to have reverted to a more solid 4-4-2 formation. STRENGTHS Zlatan Ibrahimovic is still one of the best players in the world and absolutely crucial to Sweden's chances.
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Euro 2016 squads Group E : Republic of Ireland
Martin O'Neill's side are more positive than they were towards the end of Giovanni Trapattoni's reign, and the new coach has used the attacking Robbie Brady as a left-back in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
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Euro 2016 squads Group E : Italy
A modern tinkerman, Antonio Conte has tried all sorts of formations in qualifying and recent friendlies, from 3-5-2 and 3-4-3 to a conventional 4-4-2. STRENGTHS A defence containing the Juve block of Gianluigi Buffon, Andrea Berzagli, Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini will always be extremely difficult to break down.
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Euro 2016 squads Group E : Belgium
The side have been ranked the best team in the world for a large part of the past year and Marc Wilmots has arguably the best squad in the tournament. STRENGTHS Their front line is bursting with young, attacking talent, Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku, Divock Origi and Yannick Carrasco all options for the front four positions.
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Euro 2016 squads Group D : Turkey
Turkey struggled initially in qualifying but Fatih Terim stuck to his methods and this is an exciting side which prefers the 4-2-3-1 system. STRENGTHS Attacking midfield, where players such as Arda Turan, Hakan Calhanoglu, Oguzhan Ozyakup and Yunus Malli are all options.
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Euro 2016 squads Group D : Spain
Strangely for a team going in to the tournament looking for their third consecutive European Championship, they are surrounded by doubt, especially in midfield and up front. STRENGTHS The quality of some of the players is the envy of most managers and Vicente del Bosque normally manages to get the best out of them (the 2014 World Cup notwithstanding).
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