Versatile players new norm: Milligan

Midfielder Mark Milligan admits his foray into the centre back in the Socceroos' England match last week was daunting, but versatility is demanded now.

Rashford's rise hit new heights with Euro call-up

London (AFP) - When Anthony Martial limped forlornly towards the Old Trafford tunnel it set Marcus Rashford off on a meteoric rise from unknown teenager to the rising star of England's Euro 2016 …


'Lewangoalski' emerges from Poland's dust

Warsaw (AFP) - Out of a thick cloud of dust, it is just possible to make out a scrum of boys fighting for a football. The photo is old, taken years before Robert Lewandowski shot to stardom.


England set for Portugal dress rehearsal

London (AFP) - England manager Roy Hodgson could reveal his hand ahead of Euro 2016 when his side tackle Portugal at Wembley on Thursday in their final pre-tournament warm-up match.


Messi's shocking tax fraud admission

The trial of Argentina star Lionel Messi on tax fraud charges opened Tuesday in Spain in his absence, as reports emerged that Messi allowed his dad to handle all his finances.


Alaba, Fuchs headline Austria in Euro 2016

Vienna (AFP) - Austria coach Marcel Koller on Tuesday named his 23-man Euro 2016 line-up headlined by David Alaba and Christian Fuchs, winners of league titles in Germany and England respectively.


Keane, McCarthy included in Ireland Euro 2016 squad

Cork (Ireland) (AFP) - The Republic of Ireland's record goalscorer Robbie Keane made the final 23-man squad for the Euro 2016 named by manager Martin O'Neill on Tuesday after the team's 2-1 friendly …