Lack of goals from Poland football captain fails to faze Nawalka

Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) - Coach Adam Nawalka again brushed off concerns about Robert Lewandowski's lack of goals at Euro 2016 as Poland ended their 34-year wait to reach the quarter-finals of …

Xhaka miss sends Poland into Euro 2016 quarters

Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) - Poland claimed the first Euro 2016 quarter-final place Saturday by beating Switzerland 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out after Arsenal-bound Granit Xhaka blasted his …


Pogba needs to concentrate for France - Deschamps

Lyon (AFP) - France coach Didier Deschamps has called on star midfielder Paul Pogba to concentrate for his country ahead of their Euro 2016 second round clash with the Republic of Ireland on Sunday.


Messi ready for crowning glory in Copa final

East Rutherford (United States) (AFP) - Lionel Messi will bid to gild his legacy as the greatest footballer of his generation here Sunday by ending Argentina's 23-year wait for a major title in a …


Irish fans eye revenge against hosts France

Lyon (AFP) - Both the Republic of Ireland and France camps have played down Thierry Henry's infamous handball, but Irish fans will be hoping for revenge in Sunday's Euro 2016 last 16 clash.


Wilmots warns of Hungary threat to Euro 2016 hopes

Toulouse (France) (AFP) - Belgium coach Marc Wilmots has warned against taking Hungary for granted when they face an ambitious modern-day version of the 'Magical Magyars' looking to book their …