Category Archives: European Championship

Will England look any different at Euro 2021?

The news that football fans have been expecting has finally arrived. The Euro 2020 Championships will be moved to the summer of 2021 to allow domestic leagues the time to finish their fixtures this summer. This is all due to the current lockdown around Europe because of the coronavirus outbreak.  From a purely footballing standpoint, this move has the ability to change things for a number of countries that are taking part, but how will the delay affect England and…
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Ronaldo, a season of records

After a mixed season which included narrowly missing out to Barcelona in the Liga BBVA, Ronaldo played a significant role in Real Madrid winning its 11th Champions League title. As well as making a great contribution to the team effort and he also beat several individual records this season. (more…)
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European Championship Cheat Sheet – Never Miss a Game Again

With the European Championships upon us the time has come to start worrying about how and where we’re going to be able to catch the matches. With games scattered throughout the day, chances are you’re going to be stuck at work, school, church or anywhere else other than down the pub enjoying a nice cold pint as you watch England dominate. However, we’ve come up with a few genius ideas making missing the big game is officially a thing of…
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England’s semi-final record

As preparations continue for Euro 2016, Portugal’s visit to Wembley (Thursday 2 June) will inevitably revive memories of the Eusebio-inspired team that were beaten in the World Cup semi-final as England progressed to their greatest-ever triumph in 1966. 50 years on, the Three Lions squad will travel to France with the hope of earning similar legendary status as the Boys of ’66, although those compiling Bethut's 2016 predictions for the Euro's suggest that reaching the semi-finals would be a more…
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Marcus Rashford to join ranks of England’s youngest-ever players

As Louis Van Gaal takes his leave of Old Trafford, the veteran Dutch coach will reflect on his legacy of the latest batch of young Red Devils graduating through to the senior team at Manchester United. The star pupil of the Class of ’16 is undoubtedly Marcus Rashford who can cap his meteoric rise by making his England debut this week. The Manchester-born striker made his United debut only three months ago and has made such an astounding impact that…
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England’s striking options at Euro 2016

We’ll soon know England’s final 23 ahead of this summer’s European Championships and it’s likely that one of Roy Hodgson’s initial strikers will fail to make the cut. With Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy and Marcus Rashford in top form, Wayne Rooney and Daniel Sturridge are returning to full fitness and it’s going to be a tough call. First choice Wayne Rooney may be England’s all-time leading goal scorer but it’s felt that Hodgson will follow Manchester United’s lead and play…
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Can Romania do a Greece at the Euro 2016?

We are a matter of weeks away from this summer’s festival of football in France. Squads are being finalised, sweepstakes are being organised at work, and wallcharts are being downloaded to be blue-tacked to walls and displayed on tablets. As well as your own team’s chances of progressing, it is also a good time to look out for other teams who may do well and surprise a few people in June - and even in July. Everyone remembers what Greece…
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Can history predict the winner of the 2016 European Championship?

Football fans are in for a thrilling and exciting summer. Domestic league and cup competitions in all major European footballing countries will soon be over, as will the Champions League and Europa League. However, 2016 is a Euro year and this year, for the first time, the European Championship will feature 24 teams. Not only will we enjoy live football action over the summer, with 70 matches to be played throughout France in June and July, but also, for betting…
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Wilshere provides timely reminder to Hodgson with return to action

Having suffered a broken fibula during pre-season, Jack Wilshere would have been delighted that his original diagnosis only ruled him out for a matter of months. However, as we find ourselves nearing the end of the season, the Arsenal midfielder has yet to play a single minute of first team football this year. After almost nine months out with the injury, Wilshere is stepping up preparations for a return to first team duties with run outs for the Arsenal under…
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