Euro 2020: England’s Success is About More Than Just Football

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As the full-time whistle sounded around Wembley stadium on Wednesday night, as the lingering whispers of Italia 90, Euro 96 and the 2018 World Cup were finally silenced by a chorus of passion, joy and ‘Sweet Caroline’, there were two moments that perfectly encapsulated what England’s success and journey to the final of Euro 2020 […] READ MORE


Euro 2020: Who Has Impressed and Who Has Disappointed So Far?

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And so begins the business end of Euro 2020. This strange, more than a little bonkers tournament of everywhere and also nowhere is reaching its climax. COVID aside, it’s in the knockout stages, those tense, gloriously unpredictable one-off contests where even the impossible isn’t entirely out of the question, where we’ll know for sure if […] READ MORE


Euro 2020: Ronaldo Makes History as Portugal and France Both Progress

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Death, taxes and Cristiano Ronaldo breaking records. On an evening of twists and turns at the culmination of Euro 2020’s group stages, the Portugal captain’s 20th and 21st goals at major tournaments – the highest of any European player ever – were enough to grant the holders safe passage to the Round of 16. Their opponents, […] READ MORE



Euro 2020: Billy Gilmour Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Billy Gilmour has tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement released on Monday morning, the Scottish FA confirmed “that a member of the Scotland National Team playing squad, Billy Gilmour, has tested positive for COVID-19. “Having liaised with Public Health England since the positive test was recorded, Billy will now self-isolate for 10 days and […] READ MORE


Euro 2020: Why Wales Are Impossible to Dislike

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When Hal Robson-Kanu pirouetted away from two Belgian defenders in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016, it became perhaps the most iconic Cruyff turn since the man himself gifted it to the world against Sweden in 1974. In more ways than one, the goal felt like a turning point for Wales. For a country best known […] READ MORE