France v Portugal: Why The Euro 2016 Final Really Is All About Griezmann v Ronaldo

As Euro 2016 comes to a head, it might also bring a long-running theme to a head. It might finally see one individual define and decide an international tournament. Because, although the modern media globalisation of the game has led to an ever-increasing hyped focus on...

Arsenal Facing Liverpool Crisis As SIX International Stars Are Set To Miss Premier League Opener

The rescheduling of the Premier League fixtures for TV coverage means that Arsenal’s season kicks off a day later than most teams. However, that match at home to Liverpool could still come too soon for a host of Gunners stars. The busy international schedule appears set...

Cristiano Ronaldo v Gareth Bale: How The Real Madrid Rivals Have Shown Their True Selves At Euro 2016

Euro 2016 so far has confirmed pretty much exactly the pre-tournament stereotypes around Real Madrid galacticos Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale. Portugal captain Ronaldo began the tournament with his bitter words after his side’s 1-1 draw against Iceland, threw a reporter’s microphone into a lake and...