All posts tagged "Euro 2016 Qualifying"

  • Euro 2016 Qualifying Play-offs Analysis: The Final Four

    That’s all, folks; the qualifying stage for Euro 2016 has officially concluded with the final play-off games taking place over the course of the the international break of 2015. For some nations, the qualifiers have been more...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Jonathan Walters cements his legacy in Irish history with Euro qualification

    Jonathan Walters is a no-nonsense footballer, a workmanlike player who rose up from non-league football before making a name for himself under Tony Pulis’ reign at Stoke City. Every now and then, a picture of a Stoke...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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  • The Grateful Eight: Eight more teams book tickets to Euro 2016

    Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, “The Hateful Eight” won’t be released in theaters until December, but one only has to look as far as the latest Euro 2016 qualification matches to find the grateful eight nations to have...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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  • Five takeaways from the international break

    International breaks have a reputation for being very, very boring, but for national sides used to operating under tight time constraints, there is ample time for many takeaways: USMNT still experimenting  The headlines have been grabbed by the...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • England 4-0 Lithuania — Three Lions review

    It only took Steven Gerrard thirty-eight seconds to be sent off for Liverpool, but conversely, eighty seconds for Harry Kane to score for England! Kane’s debut was right out of a Disney movie, as Kane’s fairy-tale dreams...

    • Posted March 29, 2015
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  • Bale on the brink of glory with Wales

    The Welsh national team have a history of one-off legends: Ian Rush, Neville Southall, and Ryan Giggs to name a few.  Now despite his youth, it is fair to add Gareth Bale to that list too. In...

    • Posted March 28, 2015
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  • MOTD: England 3-1 Slovenia

    Throughout the thirteen minutes when all four goals were scored by England and Slovenia tonight, Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck showed the form that had been lacking at the World Cup in Brazil and at Manchester United...

    • Posted November 15, 2014
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  • Three thoughts from the international break

    Yawn….. Had it not been for a few choice matches and few surprise results, the international break would have been quite boring so far. Landon Donovan bid farewell to the Us Mens national team, for which he...

    • Posted October 11, 2014
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  • Go big or go home – the 24-team Euro divides opinion and entertainment levels

    Qualifying is undoubtedly closed to ruined with the change in format to European Championships this summer. Europe’s big seven all have no reason to fret over their spots in the finals, with none set to face each...

    • Posted September 7, 2014
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