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‘Baffling and concerning’ – what is wrong with England?

Emma SmithBBC Sport journalist4 hours agoCommentsGareth Southgate’s England have been here before - for the third successive major tournament they have drawn their second group game.Just like the performances in the goalless draws with Scotland at

‘Steely Scotland still standing after coming out swinging’

Tom EnglishBBC Scotland's chief sports writer at Cologne Stadium2 hours agoTwo minutes into this nerve-jangling, palpitation-inducing, fingernail-biting night in Cologne, Scotland won a corner, their first of the tournament.To supporters in full poss

‘He unites all’ – why ‘symbol’ Ronaldo remains Portugal’s star draw

Getty ImagesGary RoseBBC Sport journalist in Leipzig1 hour agoCommentsAll eyes had been on 39-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo in the build-up to Portugal's European Championship opener against the Czech Republic but, not for the first time in Germany, it

Mixed night for Mbappe but Kante rolls back the years

Phil McNultyChief football writer in Dusseldorf1 hour agoCommentsKylian Mbappe is always the headline act when he pulls on the France shirt, but an old campaigner shared top billing by rolling back the years as Austria were eventually overcome in Dus

Bellingham – the England hero who ‘writes his own scripts’

Emlyn BegleyBBC Sport journalist2 hours agoJude Bellingham's remarkable rise continued as he netted England's winner in their Euro 2024 opener against Serbia - with boss Gareth Southgate declaring him a player who "writes his own scripts".The 20-year

‘A very, very special player’ – Yamal, 16, makes Euros history

5 hours agoImagine playing for your country in a major tournament aged 16. Lamine Yamal has done just that.The Barcelona star became the youngest man to play at the European Championship as he played a key role in Spain's vibrant 3-0 win against Croa

‘Party is over for Scotland. Now the hangover has hit’

Tom EnglishBBC Scotland's chief sports writer at Allianz Arena1 hour agoCommentsThe Scottish optimism that wafted across Munich throughout Friday always felt like a collective hypnosis, a belief fuelled by booze.It was a dream those fans hung on to d

All eyes on Munich as Scotland kick off Euro 2024

Getty ImagesGary RoseBBC Sport journalist in GermanyEmma SandersBBC Sport journalist in Germany4 hours agoEuro 2024 is finally here and the tournament kicks off in Munich on Friday (20:00 BST) as hosts Germany take on Scotland.The BBC Sport website a

‘Iceman’, ‘The Robot’, ‘The New Modric’ – 24 new players to watch at Euro 2024

BBC SportChris BevanBBC Sport journalist in Berlin4 hours agoCommentsIt is 20 years since Wayne Rooney announced himself as a global talent on the international stage at Euro 2004, but who will be the breakout stars of this summer's European Champion

Ten Hag to remain Man Utd manager after review

Getty ImagesSimon StoneChief football news reporter11 June 2024, 22:24 BSTCommentsUpdated 1 hour agoErik Ten Hag will remain as manager of Manchester United following a post-season review by the club's board.It is understood they are now talking to T

‘Euro 2024 feels like now or never for Southgate’s England’

Getty ImagesPhil McNultyChief football writer3 hours agoGareth Southgate's England land in Germany to face the acid test that will either confirm them as the real deal or simply the nearly men who cannot get over the line when it matters.Southgate's

We’re not putting everything on Bellingham – Southgate

8 June 2024Gareth Southgate is excited to welcome Jude Bellingham into the England camp after the midfielder won the Champions League with Real Madrid but said "we are not putting everything on" him.England slumped to a dismal 1-0 defeat against Icel

Five key issues England boss Southgate must solve before Euro 2024

GettyPhil McNultyChief football writer at Wembley8 June 2024, 00:06 BSTEngland’s lap of appreciation around Wembley at the end of another embarrassment against Iceland lost a lot of its impact because there was hardly a soul left in the stadium to

‘Strong argument Southgate got big calls right’

Getty ImagesPhil McNultyChief football writer6 June 2024England manager Gareth Southgate has been accused of ignoring form when shaping squads of the past. It is a charge that cannot be levelled at him over his squad for Euro 2024 in Germany.There wi

Maddison & Jones cut from England’s Euro 2024 squad

Getty ImagesSimon StoneChief football news reporterNizaar KinsellaBBC Sport football news reporter5 June 2024Updated 3 hours agoJames Maddison and Curtis Jones will not be included in England manager Gareth Southgate’s final squad for Euro 2024.Tot