Everything from the Euros… So far

Some of the Worlds Best Players on display

Some of the Worlds Best Players on display

 

 

 

 

ALREADY QUALIFIED

– France

– Switzerland

– Wales

– England

– Germany

– Poland

– Italy

– Spain

– Croatia

– Hungary

– Slovakia

– Northern Ireland

 

THIRD PLACED SIDES RANKINGS

Slovakia (B): 4 points, 3 goals scored, 0 goal difference (All games played)

Northern Ireland (Group C): 3 points, 2 goals scored, 0 goal difference (All games played)

Turkey (D): 3 points, 2 goals scored, -2 goal difference (All games played)

Albania (A): 3 points, 1 goal scored, -2 goal difference (All games played)

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Portugal (F): 2 points, 1 goal scored, 0 goal difference

Sweden (E): 1 point, 1 goal scored, -1 goal difference

 

In the event that two or more teams finish level on points within a group, the tie-breakers are as follows:

Head-to-head points between the teams in question.

Head-to-head goal difference between the teams in question.

Head-to-head goals scored between the teams in question.

Goal difference in all group games.

Goals scored in all group games.

If two teams are still level and play each other in the final group game, they will have a penalty shootout.

Fair play record (three points for a red, one for a yellow).

Drawing of lots.

 

In deciding the best third-place teams, the tie-breakers are:

Points.

Goal difference.

Goals scored.

Fair play record (three points for a red, one for a yellow).

UEFA national team coefficient ranking.

 

Last 16 – AEST times

Match 1: Switzerland v Poland (11pm, June 25, St-Etienne)

Match 2: Croatia v Third-place B/E/F (5am, June 26, Lens)

Match 3: Wales v Third-place A/C/D (2am, June 26, Paris)

Match 4: Winner F v Runner-up E (5am, June 27, Toulouse)

Match 5: Germany v Third-place A/B/F (2am, June 27, Lille)

Match 6: Italy v Spain (2am, June 28, St-Denis)

Match 7: France v Third-place C/D/E (11pm, June 27, Lyon)

Match 8: England v Runner-up F (5am, June 28, Nice)

Quarter-finals: all kick-offs at 5am.

1: Winner Match 1 v Winner Match 2 (June 31, Marseille)

2: Winner Match 3 v Winner Match 4 (July 2, Lille)

3: Winner Match 5 v Winner Match 6 (July 3, Bordeaux)

4: Winner Match 7 v Winner Match 8 (July 4, St-Denis)

Semi-finals: all kick-offs at 5am.

1: Winner QF1 v Winner QF2 (July 7, Lyon)

2: Winner QF3 v Winner QF4 (July 8, Marseille)

Final

Winner SF1 v Winner SF2, 5am, July 11, St-Denis

2016 UEFA European Championships France

France 2016

France 2016

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Frank Lampard says FFA, A-League clubs need to convince stars that Australia is attractive

PREMIER League legend Frank Lampard has closed the door on a move to the A-League but has told the FFA and A-League clubs they need to “sell themselves very well” to prospective marquees to achieve their goal in a competitive and changing football landscape.

Lampard, who came within a whisker of joining Melbourne City at the start of the last A-League campaign, said Australia is a “very attractive proposition” for players in Europe at the right time of their careers – but the stakes have been raised by America and now, China – so the pitch to come down under needs to trump the riches of other destinations. Continue reading