Euro 2016 Qualifiers

Switzerland's Lang celebrates his goal with team mate Drmic during their soccer match against San Marino's in St. Gallen

Swiss book Euro 2016 spot with 7-0 San Marino win

ST GALLEN, Switzerland (Reuters) – Switzerland booked a place at Euro 2016 by thrashing minnows…

Slovenia's Ilic fights for the ball with Lithuania's Slivka during their Euro 2016 qualifying soccer match in Petrol arena in Ljubljana

Slovenia close to playoffs after 1-1 draw with Lithuania

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) – Slovenia edged closer to a Euro 2016 playoff berth after a 1-1…

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney looks dejected at the end of the match Reuters / Dylan Martinez Livepic

Five England players left out for Lithuania game

LONDON (Reuters) – England will rest five players from the squad to face Lithuania next…

Ukraine's Seleznyov celebrates after scoring a goal from the penalty against Macedonia during their Euro 2016 Group C qualification match in Skopje

Ukraine keep Euro 2016 hopes alive with win in Macedonia

SKOPJE (Reuters) – Ukraine kept alive their hopes of qualifying for Euro 2016 with a…

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque listens to the national anthem before their Euro 2016 Group C qualification soccer match against Luxembourg in Logrono

Del Bosque relieved after Spain “suffer” in qualifying

LOGRONO, Spain (Reuters) – Spain coach Vicente del Bosque breathed a sigh of relief on…

England v Estonia - UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying Group E

England cruise against Estonia to secure ninth win

LONDON (Reuters) – England, who reached Euro 2016 last month, comfortably beat Estonia 2-0 at…

Spain's Jordi Alba and Paco Alcacer celebrate a goal during their Euro 2016 Group C qualification soccer match against Luxembourg in Logrono

Spain secure Euro 2016 berth with Luxembourg win

LOGRONO, Spain (Reuters) – Spain will bid for an unprecedented third straight continental title after…

Slovakia's Skrtel fights for the ball with Belarus' Kislyak during their Euro 2016 qualifying soccer match in Zilina

Belarus win leaves Slovakia waiting for Euro 2016 spot

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Slovakia blew the chance to wrap up qualification for Euro 2016 when…

Russia's Dzyuba celebrates his goal as Moldova's Jardan reacts during their Euro 2016 group G qualifying soccer match against Moldova at Zimbru stadium in Chisinau

Record-breaking Ignashevich helps Russia win in Moldova

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Sergei Ignashevich celebrated becoming Russia’s most capped player scoring in a hard-fought…

Sweden's Ibrahimovic scores a goal against Liechtenstein's goalkeeper Jehle during their soccer match in Vaduz

Zlatan on target again as Swedes squeeze past Liechtenstein

By Philip O’Connor (Reuters) – Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck his seventh goal in seven…

Roles reversed as N.Ireland face winless Greece

LONDON (Reuters) – No two countries coming face to face in this week’s European qualifiers…

Draw with Denamark will see Portugal through in Euro 2016

By Philip O’Connor REUTERS – A single point at home to Denmark on Thursday will…

Van Persie predicts Turkey will make way for Dutch in playoffs

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Netherlands striker Robin van Persie believes Turkey, where he plays his club…

Lukas Podolski ruled out of Euro 2016 Qualifiers

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Winger Lukas Podolski has been ruled out of Germany’s Euro 2016 qualifiers…

Elia recalled as injury replacement for Netherlands

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Netherlands have recalled forward Eljero Elia to their squad for the first…

Podolski doubtful for Germany’s Euro 2016 qualifiers

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Winger Lukas Podolski is doubtful for Germany’s Euro 2016 qualifiers against Ireland…

Dele Alli

Dele Alli ‘speechless’ after England call-up

REUTERS – For someone who had set himself relatively modest targets for the season, Tottenham…