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Euro 2016: 5 youngsters who can impress
Euro 2016: 5 youngsters who can impress

The two Manchester Untied youngsters can become houshold names this summerA feast of summer football will be more than enough to satisfy the fans’ appetites for the next few weeks as the European Championships gets ready to take over our lives until regular club action returns in earnest.International football doesn't always get the plaudits it deserves nowadays but there are those who believe that it remains the most prestigious s

May 28 2016
Rashford nets place in record books as England win
Rashford nets place in record books as England win

Britain Football Soccer - England v Australia - International Friendly - Stadium of Light, Sunderland - 27/5/16 England's Eric Dier scores a own goal and the first for Australia Action Images via Reuters / Ed Sykes (Reuters) - Marcus Rashford's rapid progress continued as the 18-year-old took 135 seconds to become the youngest player to score on his England debut in a 2-1 win over Australia on Friday and almost certainly claim a place at Euro 201

May 28 2016
Carvalhal chases fame and fortune for Sheffield Wednesday
Carvalhal chases fame and fortune for Sheffield Wednesday

Britain Football Soccer - Sheffield Wednesday v Brighton & Hove Albion - Sky Bet Football League Championship Play-Off Semi Final First Leg - Hillsborough - 15/16 - 13/5/16 Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Craig BroughLONDON (Reuters) - Jose Mourinho may be making headlines again but a lesser-known Portuguese manager will this weekend hope to give Sheffield Wednesday their biggest day for almost a

May 27 2016
Mourinho and Guardiola set for first faceoff in Beijing
Mourinho and Guardiola set for first faceoff in Beijing

Football Soccer - Bayern Munich German Cup (DFB Pokal) victory parade - Munich, Germany - 22/05/16. Bayern Munich's coach Pep Guardiola. REUTERS/Michaela RehleBy Steve TongueLONDON (Reuters) - The new managers of Manchester United and Manchester City will face an early confrontation when the teams meet in a friendly in Beijing on July 25. Jose Mourinho, officially confirmed as United boss on Friday, and old adversary Pep Guardiola, who is rep

May 27 2016
Ferdinand welcomes 'wounded animal' Mourinho to United
Ferdinand welcomes 'wounded animal' Mourinho to United

Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho walks towards his house in London, May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville(Reuters) - Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has welcomed Friday's appointment of "true winner" Jose Mourinho as manager at Old Trafford, saying the Portuguese's latest challenge will be his most exciting.The 53-year-old replaces Louis van Gaal who was sacked on Monday, two days after his side won the FA Cup, United's first tr

England's Delph ruled out of Euro 2016 squad
England's Delph ruled out of Euro 2016 squad

Football - Spain v England - International Friendly - Jose Rico Perez Stadium, Alicante, Spain - 13/11/15 England's Fabian Delph in action Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine (Reuters) - Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph has been ruled out of England's 23-man squad for next month's European Championship in France because of a groin strain.Coach Roy Hodgson said on Thursday that Delph, who has struggled with injuries this season, would m

May 27 2016
Mourinho returns for more drama in the global village
Mourinho returns for more drama in the global village

Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho leaves his house in London, May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleBy Neil RobinsonLONDON (Reuters) - For all soccer's status as a global game, the pool of its top managers is relatively small and the world's leading clubs often have the feel of a tiny, gossiping village with a managerial merry-go-round on the central green.Manchester United are replacing Louis van Gaal with his former assistant Jose Mourinho, a m

May 26 2016
Germany defender Boateng questions England's quality
Germany defender Boateng questions England's quality

Football Soccer - Borussia Moenchengladbach v Bayern Munich - German Bundesliga - BORUSSIA PARK, Moenchengladbach, Germany - 05/12/15 Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng reacts REUTERS/Ina Fassbender BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany central defender Jerome Boateng has questioned whether England have enough quality to excel at next month's European Championship.Despite having the world's richest league, England go into the competition in France havi

May 26 2016
England must be more streetwise to prosper at Euro 2016 - Dier
England must be more streetwise to prosper at Euro 2016 - Dier

Britain Football Soccer - England Press Conference - Manchester City Football Academy - 25/5/16 England's Eric Dier during a press conference Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine Livepic (Reuters) - England must be a bit more 'streetwise' if they are to have any chance of winning the Euro 2016 in France, according to defensive midfielder Eric Dier.England, who play Australia in Sunderland in a warm-up game on Friday, face Russia, Slovakia and

May 26 2016
Another Neville set to leave Valencia
Another Neville set to leave Valencia

Football - FC Cologne v Valencia CF - Colonia Cup Pre Season Friendly Tournament - RheinEnergie Stadium, Cologne, Germany - 2/8/15 Valencia assistant coach Phil Neville before the game Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Peter Cziborra Livepic/filesREUTERS - Phil Neville is leaving his job as Valencia assistant coach and hoping to become a manager in his own right following his brother Gary's sacking as head coach at the end of March.The former Eng

May 25 2016
Euro 2016: Spurs striker sees Kane and able partnership with Vardy
Euro 2016: Spurs striker sees Kane and able partnership with Vardy

Britain Football Soccer - England v Turkey - International Friendly - Etihad Stadium, Manchester - 22/5/16. England's Harry Kane Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine Livepic(Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane believes he and Leicester City marksman Jamie Vardy will provide England with one of the most formidable strike partnerships on display at next month's Euro 2016 tournament in France.Kane edged out Vardy by a single goal in t

May 25 2016
O'Neill eyes strong Euro campaign for Northern Ireland
O'Neill eyes strong Euro campaign for Northern Ireland

REUTERS - Manager Michael O'Neill has backed Northern Ireland to get past the group stage at next month's European Championship and is looking to follow the example of Premier League champions Leicester City against his team's more illustrious rivals.O'Neill's men, who finished top of their qualifying group and are making their first appearance at a major tournament since the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, have been drawn in Group C with Germany, Pola

May 24 2016
Valencia name Ayestaran as manager
Valencia name Ayestaran as manager

REUTERS - Pako Ayestaran has been appointed Valencia coach until 2018, the La Liga club said on their website (www.en.valenciacf.com) on Tuesday.The 53-year-old Spaniard took over the first team until the end of the season after former England international Gary Neville was sacked in March.Ayestaran guided Valencia to 12th place in the league standings after a relegation scare, winning three of his eight games in charge.He previously managed Isra

May 24 2016
Wales boss Coleman hoping Ledley can play at Euro 2016
Wales boss Coleman hoping Ledley can play at Euro 2016

Britain Football Soccer - Football Association of Wales - Chris Coleman Press Conference - Vale Resort, Hensol, Vale of Glamorgan. Wales - 23/5/16 Wales manager Chris Coleman during the Press Conference Action Images via Reuters / Tony O'Brien/ Livepic/ FilesREUTERS - Wales manager Chris Coleman hopes Joe Ledley will be fit for next month's European Championship after the Crystal Palace midfielder fractured his leg against Stoke City earlier this

May 24 2016
Van Gaal deserved more respect, better treatment - Blind
Van Gaal deserved more respect, better treatment - Blind

Britain Football Soccer - Crystal Palace v Manchester United - FA Cup Final - Wembley Stadium - 21/5/16 Manchester United's Daley Blind Action Images via Reuters / John Sibley/ Livepic/ FilesLAGOS, Portugal (Reuters) - Netherlands international Daley Blind believes sacked Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal deserved more respect, better treatment and faced unfair speculation over his future before being dismissed on Monday."I always worked w

May 24 2016
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