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This week
14th July 2024 - 20th July 2024
What I think about when I think about Germany's European Championship
Gavin Cooney gives his impressions following a chaotic and memorable month in Germany.
Reality bites as England run out of miracles
England were beaten in Berlin by the outstanding team of the tournament.
England propelled by sense of destiny but Spain are good enough to shatter their dreams
Last week
7th July 2024 - 20th July 2024
Damien Duff writes letter of apology to FAI staff for saying he would sack 90% of them
Euro 2024 diary: I sweep into Berlin like Napoleon, but have met my Waterloo on the Deutsche Bahn
Southgate feels vindication as England head to Euros final with sense of destiny
Spain's joyful football does us all a favour in condemning France's grim approach
Spain ensured that the international game’s worship of dull efficiency died in Germany.
Mbappe has had a bad Euros - but it's been heroic too
This month
July 2024
England show that they can win the Euros without even needing to play well
England’s weight of individual talent rescued them in another stodgy performance.
Portugal blow glorious Euros opportunity by sticking with past-it Ronaldo
Portugal played what little football was played in Hamburg – but found Ronaldo wanting.
Euro 2024 diary: Two days, 1500km of trains, and the anguish of being locked out of matches
‘Do Uefa not know that one of our national sports is Hoping England Lose?’ asks Gavin Cooney.
One of the great blockbuster nights in Euros history before England seek to stumble through
We preview the quarter finals in Germany.
Turkiye's momentum rolls after rip-roaring win - they can go deep in the tournament
Roared on by their intense support, Vincenzo Montella’s side eked into the last-eight in Leipzig.
Last month
June 2024
Bellingham's genius rescues England - but they can't keep getting away with it
England were dreadful for 95 minutes against Slovakia and yet progress thanks to Bellingham’s audacious act.
Germany are flawed but mark themselves out as true contenders in wild Danish win
A storm-delayed last-16 win over Denmark earned Germany their first major tournament knockout win since Euro 2016.
Euro 2024 diary: The best and worst of the group stage
If there is one word to sum up the Euro 2024 group phase, it’s balance.
Georgia shock Portugal to qualify for Euros last-16 on manic, magical night
The debutants earned an upset victory to progress
A desperate draw against Slovenia but dreary England continue failing upwards
England have topped their group in miserable style and head for the easier half of the Euro 2024 knockout draw.
Georgia boss Sagnol angrily hits out at claim his team selections are influenced by politics
Rice: McClean's 'overrated' comments may be motivated by bitterness
Reeling in the beers: Nostalgia will eventually save Scotland’s Euro 2024 adventure
Gavin Cooney spends a day and night with Scotland fans around what proved to be their final game at Euro 2024.
No final-day magic for Albania as they are beaten by second-string Spain
Euro 2024 diary: Tournament highlights enduring differences between West and East Germany
We report from Leipzig, the only old East German venue hosting games at the Euros.
Hungary striker Varga in stable condition after sickening collision with Scotland keeper
Scotland dumped out of Euros by Hungary's 99th-minute winner
VAR controversy the only interesting part of shocking draw between France and Netherlands
It finished goalless among two heavyweights happy with a draw.
Euro 2024 diary: Liquorice rocket fuel is the drink of choice as Germany march on
Gavin Cooney enjoys the hosts’ 2-0 win against Hungary in the company of some Dusseldorf football fans.
Euro 2024 diary: Travel chaos shows again that Uefa do not care about fans
Guler stunner helps Turkiye beat brave Georgia in magnificent Dortmund occasion
One of the tournament’s dark horses opened with a 3-1 win over Willy Sagnol’s underdogs.
France are Mbappe's team - tonight he won another game without even playing well
Mbappe forced the own goal with which France won their opening Euro 2024 game.
Willy Sagnol distances himself from links with Ireland job
Bellingham's brilliance cannot disguise England's many problems
England were deeply unimpressive in their opening night win over Serbia.
Italy concede the fastest goal in Euros history but bounce back to beat Albania
The champions breathed a sigh of relief after a 2-1 win in Dortmund.
Kenny calls for Pat's fans to show the love to Jake Mulraney
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The 2006 World Cup was celebrated as a 'fairytale' - Euro 2024 will show a changed, pessimistic Germany
The vision of Germany promoted at the 2006 World Cup has proved to be naively optimistic – and has affected how Euro 2024 has been organised.
Not even the Euro 2024 sticker album is safe from greed that has overtaken modern sport
The pre-tournament tradition of stickering is the latest to be ruined by progress.
O'Shea: 'The levels both teams and countries are at is very different'
Ronaldo scores twice as Portugal outclass Ireland
Ireland were easily beaten 3-0 by a brilliant Portuguese side.