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Badge of the week ~ Correcaminos

Correcaminos150Many badge-fanciers have attempted an explanation of this image. One interpretation is the theory...

José Mourinho reveals new identity at Man Utd

353 MourinhoDR400By Dave Robinson, from WSC 353

WSC 353 out now


- Hibs' first Cup since 1902
- Edinburgh City break new ground
- League shake-up
- Unofficial World Cup?
- Spain's Euro 60 withdrawal
- WSC writers' competition winners

Book review ~ Boys Of 66

352 BoysOne of the recurring themes of this volume to commemorate the 50th anniversary of England’s sole international triumph is how relatively little was made of it at the time...

Book review ~ Eibar The Brave

352 EibarThe Eibar story is de facto a wonderful one, easy pickings for a half-decent author. Euan McTear, an ardent young blogger now resident in Belfast, had dabbled with journalism in Scotland and then spent time in Barcelona...

Spain need new ideas for their young talents

SpainDelBosqueGettyVicente del Bosque was out-thought by Antonio Conte and it’s time for a change

A history of England’s travelling support

EnglandFansItalia90GettyHow exotic visitors in 1966 inspired England’s own fans to travel abroad

Iceland’s other national team deserve recognition

IcelandWomenGettyIceland's women have nearly qualified for their fourth Euros without the fanfare of the men

Italy look to their defensive wall to end Spain hoodoo

ItalyDefenceGettyThe Azzurri haven’t beaten La Roja in a competitive match since USA 94

Ireland’s clash with France captures public imagination

IrelandGettyRun knockout stage of Euro 2016 has eclipsed interest in both rugby and GAA

Wales face new challenge in Northern Ireland


Chris Gunter’s “chin up” approach epitomises team’s bond with fans

Poland swap Lewandowski threat for defensive prowess

LewandowskiPolandGettyQualifying’s top scorers are yet to conceded a goal in Euro 2016 proper

Austria optimistic for future despite poor Euro 2016

AustriaSchopfGettyAlessandro Schopf showed his potential in Marcel Koller’s squad

Southampton fans resigned to managerial conveyor belt

KoemanSouthamptonGettyRonald Koeman’s exit from St Mary’s another test Saints’ resolve

Portugal lack finishers as pressure mounts on Ronaldo

PortugalRonaldoGettySeleção coach Fernando Santos remains defiant ahead of Hungary clash

Slovakia revel in draw against England

SlovakiaEnglandGettyCoach Jan Kozak unapologetic for defensive performance in Saint-Étienne

Stadiums edge towards elusive 100,000

OldTraffordStretfordGettyModern attendances are huge but lack the spectacular feeling of the past


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