Articles for category: Article, Euro 2024, History

A History of England vs. Spain: A Football Rivalry

The football rivalry between England and Spain is one steeped in history, showcasing a clash of styles and cultures on the international stage. Both nations boast storied football traditions, with England known for its physicality and tradition and Spain celebrated for its technical prowess and flair. This article delves into the history of their encounters, ...

The History of the UEFA European Championship Finals

The UEFA European Championship, commonly known as the Euros, is a premier international football competition contested by the national teams of Europe. Since its inception in 1960, the Euros have evolved significantly, growing in prestige and scale. The finals of this tournament have provided football fans with some of the most thrilling and historic moments ...

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The History of Football Matches Between France and Spain

The football matches between France and Spain have a rich history that dates back to the early 20th century. Here is an overview of some key moments and matches between the two national teams: Early Years World Championships Friendly Matches Recent Years Rivalry and Style Differences Matches between France and Spain are often exciting due ...

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Why is the goal of the Netherlands vs France dissalowed?

The Netherlands looked to have taken the lead in the second-half courtesy of a strike by Xavi Simons. But referee Anthony Taylor believed Denzel Dumfries was obstructing Mike Maignan and stopped him from saving the shot while stood in an offside position , leading to the goal being dissalowed.

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The career of the oldest EURO player Pepe

Pepe, full name Képler Laveran de Lima Ferreira, was born on February 26, 1983, in Maceió, Brazil. He began his career at the youth academy of Corinthians Alagoano. At 18, he moved to Portugal and broke into the first team at Marítimo. His impressive performances led him to FC Porto in 2004, where he won ...

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Switserland wins against Hungary

Switzerland got its Euro 2024 campaign off to a flying start with a commanding 3-1 win over a shaky Hungary on Saturday, with first international goals for Kwadwo Duah and Michel Aebischer and Breel Embolo netting on his return from injury.

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First match Germany-Scottland

Report from Euro 2024 as Scotland lost 5-1 to Germany; Florian Wirtz and Jamal Musiala had hosts two up early on; Ryan Porteous was sent off with Kai Havertz scoring from the spot; Niclas Fullkrug fired in a stunning fourth; Antonio Rudiger netted a late own goal; Emre Can made it five Match highlights