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Wales devour Turkey and Italy storm into last 16 – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning , Nicky Bandini and Lars Sivertsen to discuss the latest action in Group A & B at Euro 2020. Rate, review, share on Apple Podcasts , Soundcloud , Audioboom , Mixcloud , Acast and Stitcher , and join the conversation on Facebook , Twitter and email . Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning , Nicky Bandini and Lars Sivertsen to discuss the latest acti...

Renato Sanches’ career rehabilitation highlighted by Portugal cameo

The midfielder is rebuilding his reputation after his struggles and has rediscovered his belief at title-winning Lille It was only a glimpse, 14min 42sec to be exact, but a late cameo in Portugal’s defeat of Hungary nevertheless amounted to another important step in the rehabilitation of Renato Sanches. Portugal’s defence of the title will be strengthened further should Sanches’s career come fu...

Robert Page hails Gareth Bale’s courage after captain drives Wales to victory

Forward recovered from missed penalty to set up two goals ‘Without his two assists we don’t win that game,’ says Page Robert Page praised Gareth Bale’s character after the Wales captain recovered from a penalty miss to help put his country on the verge of qualifying for the knockout stages of Euro 2020. Bale squandered a chance to double Wales’s advantage but had laid on Aaron Ramsey’s opener a...

Harry Maguire declares himself fit for England’s match against Scotland

Manchester United captain has been out with ankle injury ‘I’m available for selection, I’m looking forward to it’ Harry Maguire has declared himself fit and available for England’s Euro 2020 match against Scotland on Friday. The Manchester United captain had previously targeted the final group game against the Czech Republic next Tuesday for his comeback from ankle ligament damage. Having retur...

Johnson calls for CPR to be added to curriculum after Eriksen collapse

World-Cup winning rugby captain describes it as ‘wake-up call’ Adding CPR to national curriculum is a 'no-brainer’ Martin Johnson has said the terrifying collapse of Christian Eriksen should be a wake-up call to the dangers of sudden cardiac arrest as he called for CPR to be added to the national curriculum. The World Cup-winning England rugby union captain is the patron of a charity set up to raise awareness of Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS). Sudden cardiac arrests kill 60,000 peopl...

Clips’ Kawhi Leonard out indefinitely with possible ACL injury, report says

LA Clippers star could miss rest of Jazz series with knee injury Leonard to miss at least Game 5 after suffering injury Monday Kawhi Leonard is out for Game 5 of the Western Conference semi-final series on Wednesday with a knee injury. The Los Angeles Clippers confirmed Leonard has a sprained right knee and won’t play in Game 5 against the Utah Jazz. The Athletic reported the team fears Leonard suffered an ACL injury. Continue reading...

Denmark to make loud and clear their love for stricken Christian Eriksen

Play will stop in the 10th minute of Thursday’s game against Belgium and there will follow acclaim for the midfielder A little after 6pm local time, Christian Eriksen may well expect the windows of his temporary lodgings to start shaking. He can see Parken, Denmark’s national stadium, from his room in Rigshospitalet and one can only imagine how dislocating it must feel to watch thousands of red...

Diplomatic Rashford relishing ‘strange’ England reunion with McTominay

Manchester United teammates may face each other Rashford insists England are not scared of any team Ruling out becoming prime minister, discussing Barack Obama and leadership, professing confidence his philanthropy will one day cause societal change, and, oh, how England are scared of “no team” at Euro 2020. Welcome to the vibrant orbit of the impressive Marcus Rashford, who 48 hours before the...

‘Gutted’ Kieran Tierney cursing luck and desperate to face England

The Scotland defender laments missing the Czech Republic game and says he has a 50-50 chance of playing at Wembley It was not supposed to be this way. When Scotland qualified for Euro 2020, Kieran Tierney was earmarked as one of the stars of the team. The nation’s return to a major tournament was viewed as Tierney’s latest chance to display his talents on a grand stage. Instead, when Scotland t...

Locatelli fires Italy past Switzerland and through to Euro 2020 knockout stage

This is not a drill. Six days into Euro 2020, Italy became the first team to qualify for the knockout stages courtesy of two brilliant goals from Manuel Locatelli and another from Ciro Immobile, and a display of collective strength that should put the rest of the field on notice. Spirited and united, quick on the ball and ravenous without it, efficient and entertaining, this Italy team has been the revelation of the tournament so far, and here Switzerland had no answers. There is something of...

Rafael Benítez hoping to become Everton manager after talks with club

Spaniard is leading candidate to replace Carlo Ancelotti Appointment would be controversial given Liverpool links Rafael Benítez is hoping to receive a formal offer to become Everton’s new manager after holding positive talks with the club. The Spaniard has emerged as a candidate for the post, which has been vacant ever since Carlo Ancelotti’s shock return to Real Madrid at the start of the month. Everton’s board, led by majority shareholder, Farhad Moshiri, have mulled over a number of candi...

Eddie Jones uses Cristiano Ronaldo as role model for England players

England coach highlights Portugal footballer’s work ethic Jones wants to unearth players for the 2023 World Cup Eddie Jones has held Cristiano Ronaldo up as the example to follow for England’s bright young things as the head coach sets about unearthing players capable of taking leading roles at the 2023 World Cup. Jones has selected 22 uncapped players in a provisional squad for this summer’s fixtures with training getting under way this week in Teddington. Players from the four Premiership s...

Real Madrid confirm Sergio Ramos will leave after 16 years at club

• 35-year-old to depart at end of month when contract expires • Ramos to hold goodbye press conference on Thursday After sixteen seasons, 671 games, 101 goals, five league titles and four European Cups, Sergio Ramos is leaving Real Madrid. The club’s captain will say his final goodbye on Thursday, 13 days before his contract formally runs out. Unable to reach an agreement with president Florentino Pérez to continue, Ramos becomes a free agent on 1 July. Although he is 35, he has no intention ...

Wales’s party poopers demolish Turkey’s claims of home advantage | Louise Taylor

Watched by the presidents of Turkey and Azerbaijan and a partisan crowd, Robert Page’s players refused to be cowed Visitors to Baku invariably depart Azerbaijan with unnerving memories of crossing roads in the face of kamikaze local motorists. Pedestrians hoping for longevity require the sort delicately calibrated balance of caution and aggression showcased so superbly on the pitch by Aaron Ram...

England’s Heather Knight narrowly misses century before India fight back

Day one of four: England 269-6 v India Captain Knight scores 95 but her exit sparks mini collapse Heather Knight fell agonisingly short of becoming the first Englishwoman to score a Test century since she herself achieved the feat in 2013, with the captain trapped leg before wicket for 95 by her former Western Storm teammate Deepti Sharma in the 79th over of the first day of Test cricket betwee...
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