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Euro Squads announcements to date

UEFA Euro 2020 kicks off on Friday 11 June with Italy facing Turkey in the opening game of the tournament. The start of the competition comes less than two weeks after the Champions League final, which concludes the European domestic season. The 24 qualifying nations are required to submit their final 26-man squad for the tournament by 1 June, as per UEFA regulations. However, the coaches can make changes between then and their first game if a player occurs a…
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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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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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