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#European Championship Qualification

# european-championship-qualification - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Northern Ireland have cranked up pressure on Netherlands - O'Neill

They sit nine points ahead of the Dutch, who have played two fewer games.

# european-championship-qualification - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Germany put eight past Estonia to maintain winning start to Euro qualifiers

Marco Reus and Serge Gnabry grabbed two goals each in their side’s victory.

Mbappe scores 100th career goal as France reclaim top spot with comprehensive win

The PSG forward helped his side to a 4-0 result in their Euro 2020 qualifier against Andorra.

Northern Ireland strike late to maintain perfect start to Euros campaign in Belarus

Elsewhere tonight there were defeats for Scotland and Wales.

Spain assistant boss hopes he's filled in for Luis Enrique for the last time

Luis Enrique missed a third successive Spain game on Monday. His assistant hopes the former Barcelona coach returns in September.

Deschamps defends Mbappe after intense criticism

The PSG man was below his usual standard on Saturday, but he was no worse than his French team-mates, insists the World Cup-winning coach.

# european-championship-qualification - Monday 10 June, 2019

Manager absent again as Spain maintain 100% start

Luis Enrique’s continued absence has not impacted the team’s results.

# european-championship-qualification - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Steve Clarke begins reign over Scotland with dramatic win against Cyprus

Oliver Burke scored an 89th minute winner for Clarke’s side.

Inter star Perisic scores one and sets up another in Euro 2020 qualifier win against Wales

Having lost in Hungary last time out, Croatia got their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign back on track.

Montenegro sack their manager after refusing to attend Euro 2020 qualifier against Kosovo

Ljubisa Tumbakovic has been sacked by Montenegro after the Serbian head coach missed their Euro 2020 qualifier against Kosovo.

# european-championship-qualification - Friday 17 May, 2019

Luis Enrique backed by Spain despite continued absence for family reasons

The federation’s bosses insist there is no plan to replace him.

# european-championship-qualification - Friday 5 April, 2019

Kevin De Bruyne: England should win Euro 2020

Kevin De Bruyne has tipped a rejuvenated England or world champions France for success at next year’s European Championship.

Spurs defender Rose 'can't wait to see the back' of football due to racism

England’s Danny Rose is so frustrated by the authorities’ soft-handed approach to racism he cannot wait to retire.

# european-championship-qualification - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

'I am 36 years old, but I don't feel it! It's a beautiful evening'

Fabio Quagliarella became the oldest goalscorer in Italy’s history last night.

Stepping in for absent Spain boss Enrique the 'worst day' of assistant coach's career

The manager had to miss Spain’s Malta win due to a family emergency.

# european-championship-qualification - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Spain labour to victory in the absence of manager

Luis Enrique missed the win over Malta due to a family emergency.

Sampdoria veteran makes history as Italy romp to victory

Fabio Quagliarella became the oldest goalscorer in his country’s history.

# european-championship-qualification - Monday 25 March, 2019

'I definitely heard it... It's not acceptable' - England to report alleged racist abuse aimed at Rose

Gareth Southgate is adamant that he heard chants in the crowd during his side’s Euro 2020 qualifier win over Montenegro.

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Mbappe on target in four-goal rout as France make light work of Iceland

Samuel Umtiti, Olivier Giroud, and Antoine Griezmann also scored in the win for the World Cup champions.

'My skull is still humming' - Calls for Uefa action after Swiss defender plays on despite bad head injury

Newcastle United’s Fabian Schar suffered concussion against Georgia on Saturday, but was permitted to continue in the game.

'He's been the best player in the Premier League'

Harry Maguire has been hugely impressed by Raheem Sterling’s Man City performances this season.

# european-championship-qualification - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Bolton striker Magennis sends Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland top of Group C

Northern Ireland moved top of Group C with a 2-1 victory over Belarus on Sunday night.

Ryan Giggs steers Wales to winning start in Euro 2020 qualifiers

Daniel James scored after five minutes to give the Welsh a home victory over Slovakia this afternoon.

# european-championship-qualification - Friday 22 March, 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo's comeback falls flat upon international return as Portugal are held

The Juventus star returned to action on Friday, but he could not inspire Portugal to victory against Ukraine.

World Cup champions France get Euro 2020 qualifying campaign off to winning start

Didier Deschamps’ side scored three goals in 12 first-half minutes against Moldova.

# european-championship-qualification - Monday 4 March, 2019

'You're talking about an English player' - time to move on from Declan Rice saga, says Seamus Coleman

The Donegal native helped Everton to a Merseyside derby draw yesterday.

# european-championship-qualification - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

How it could impact on Ireland's Euro 2020 qualification and all you need to know about the Nations League

Uefa’s bold new competition aims to decrease the amount of meaningless friendlies.

# european-championship-qualification - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

After sixth attempt in 18 years, Ukraine end play-off curse

Slovenia suffered a night of frustration as Ukraine moved through to Euro 2016.

# european-championship-qualification - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Bosnia boss: 'It was very difficult to give my players any directions because I couldn't see'

Mehmed Bazdarevic didn’t see much of last night’s second-half.

# european-championship-qualification - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

'You should ask my agent that' - De Gea tight-lipped on Man United release clause

The Spanish goalkeeper also believes he is in the best form of his career right now.

# european-championship-qualification - Thursday 8 October, 2015

'The Irish are under pressure' - Reus hopes hosts come out and play at Aviva

Marco Reus scored a brace against the Boys in Green on his last trip to Dublin.

# european-championship-qualification - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Jack Grealish won't be able to play for England just yet

The Aston Villa midfielder declared for the Three Lions earlier this week.

# european-championship-qualification - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Jack Wilshere says Gazza inspired his Slovenia golazo

The midfielder ended his international scoring duck last weekend.

# european-championship-qualification - Sunday 29 March, 2015

This is how Ireland's group rivals Germany got on earlier in Georgia

Germany avoided what would have been a costly slip-up in Euro 2016 qualification with a straightforward 2-0 win in Georgia.

# european-championship-qualification - Saturday 28 March, 2015

16-year-old Real prodigy becomes Euro qualifiers' youngest starter ever

Martin Odegaard of Norway surpassed Peter Jehle of Liechtenstein.

Northern Ireland's key Euro 2016 qualifier to be met with religious protests

Michael O’Neill’s men have made a blistering start to the campaign.

# european-championship-qualification - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Gordon Strachan was delighted to win 'epic duel' with Celtic cousins

A fine strike from Shaun Maloney gave the home side a vital 1-0 victory over their fierce rivals at Celtic Park on Friday night, much to the 57-year-old’s delight.

# european-championship-qualification - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Irish benefited from naive Germans - Löw

Germany coach Joachim Low felt his team showed naivety to let the Republic of Ireland leave Gelsenkirchen with a 1-1 draw.

Strachan content with Scots' point in Poland

Martin O’Neill will bring the Boys in Green to Glasgow next month.

# european-championship-qualification - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Ireland's group rivals Scotland have no fear ahead of qualification bid, says Strachan

The Scots face Germany on Sunday. Gulp.