While Euro 2016 is fast becoming a faded memory, its varied and diverse legacy remains. Some players continue to look shorn of fitness after a trying summer tournament, for example, while stars such as Anthony Martial have so far failed to shake off the effects of a disappointing Championship. What about the sporting brands that 

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Below is the twelvth installment of a Euro 2016 column titled “Footé in France” by O-Posts mainstay and top football writer, Adam Gray. “Merci pour tout, Michel”, read the big screen inside the Stade de France at the end of Sunday evening’s Euro 2016 final. Platini wasn’t there to see it of course, having been 

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If Portugal were considered massive underdogs heading into the final against France, then the premature loss of captain Cristiano Ronaldo reduced them to mere poodles. Dimitri Payet’s stray leg inadvertently caught Ronaldo’s left knee in the seventh minute, injuring him in the process. The Portuguese skipper tried shaking it off but was forced off midway 

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The article below is the eighth installment of a column related to everything Euro 2016 titled “Euro Vision” by respected South African sports journalist and ANN7 Prime Sports Anchor, Peter Stemmet. All hail the champions!  Portugal, at long last, are the champions of Europe.   They might have been fancied in and around the Eusebio 

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Below is the eighth installment of a UEFA Euro 2016 column titled “The Russian Review” by Russian football expert and sports journalist, Shaun Nicolaides. Thirty-one days, fifty matches, one winner. After an unbelievable victory against hosts France in the showpiece final, Portugal have been crowed champions of UEFA Euro 2016, and it’s a tournament which will 

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Ronaldo and Nani both shine and reach new heights, As together for Portugal -they had Wales in their sights. Ronaldo Bales out Portugal – with a towering thumping header, Making lowly Wales all feel at the end of their tether. Ronaldo, the flying footballer – jumped seven feet, Insisting he and Portugal would never accept 

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Below is the eleventh installment of a Euro 2016 column titled “Footé in France” by O-Posts mainstay and top football writer, Adam Gray. After helping France see off Germany to book a place in the final of their home European Championship, Antoine Griezmann was quick to brush off the comparisons to Michel Platini that oddly 

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Below is the tenth installment of a Euro 2016 column titled “Footé in France” by O-Posts mainstay and top football writer, Adam Gray. Wales made history on Wednesday night, competing in their first ever major tournament semi-final, against Portugal who were competing at this stage of a European Championship for the fourth time in the 

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The article below is the seventh installment of a column related to everything Euro 2016 titled “Euro Vision” by respected South African sports journalist and ANN7 Prime Sports Anchor, Peter Stemmet. Time for the final four.   The 2016 European Championships are now at the semi-final stage and whether you are four-time world champions Germany 

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Once again the Wales do proud, and the nation all sing their praises. This little country goes marching on – to the semi-final stages. They ‘over-came’ the mighty Belgium, by scoring three super goals. Now bring on La-France – believe me, anything goes! The people of the Welsh valleys, are all singing, oh, so loud. 

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In football, a golden generation is supposed to reach the peaks of the beautiful game: to win trophies and dominate the world over and this is exactly what this outgoing Spain team did. Under the stewardship of Vicente del Bosque, La Furia Roja won the 2008 and 2012 European Championship, but neither could compare to 

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Below is the ninth installment of a Euro 2016 column titled “Footé in France” by O-Posts mainstay and top football writer, Adam Gray. It is Antonio Conte’s Italy, with their Juventus built back four, who possess the solid defensive platform on which a potential Euro 2016 triumph will be built, but Germany head into Saturday’s 

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Maybe England are just not good enough! A contentious topic, but one that cannot go unnoticed given England’s perennial disappointment at major tournaments. The Three Lions were once again eliminated from the European Championship, but this time round by Iceland – a small country with a big heart. This is not the first time England 

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Dare I freuddwyd!! That means dare to dream in Welsh and that’s exactly what every Welshman will be doing, as they go head-to head with Belgium in the quarter-finals. So the Dragons have apparently overachieved and are quarterfinalist in the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament. It’s been more than a half century since Wales have been 

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The article below is the sixth installment of a column related to everything Euro 2016 titled “Euro Vision” by respected South African sports journalist and ANN7 Prime Sports Anchor, Peter Stemmet. Euro 2016 came to life in the most spectacular fashion during the Last 16 matches.   As expected, the host nation France progressed but 

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