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Johan Djourou believes in Switzerland

Johan Djourou believes Switzerland have the quality to progress to the latter stages of Euro 2016 and believes there is more to come from Arsenal new-boy Granit Xhaka. The defender started and played the full 90 minutes in Switzerland's narrow 1-0 opening game win against Albania in Lens on Saturday and admits that emotions were running high in…

Liverpool winger sends message to teammate: It’s a pleasure playing with him

Adam Lallana is confident England will not be intimidated or overawed by Gareth Bale, and believes Wales have plenty of other dangerous players. A decade on from making their first steps into first-team football together, the graduates of Southampton’s academy will lock horns at Euro 2016 when Lens hosts an eagerly-anticipated Group B encounter on…

Belgium’s Origi Thinks They Must Perform Better Against Republic of Ireland

Divock Origi has admitted Belgium underperformed in their opening game of the European Championship and cannot afford another “bad day” against the Republic of Ireland on Saturday. Belgium lost 2-0 to Italy at Stade de Lyon on Monday as Antonio Conte’s team produced a commanding and clinical display in contrast to the side ranked second in…

Russia Given Suspended Euro 2016 Disqualification

UEFA has warned Russia that a repeat of the violence that marred the game with England on Saturday will see them kicked out of Euro 2016. The Russian Football Union has been handed a suspended disqualification from Euro 2016 and fined €150,000 following the violence that marred the game with England in Marseille on Saturday, UEFA has announced.…