SPOTIFY, play Road To Nowhere - because that’s exactly where Arsenal are heading as they face up to the end of 26 consecutive years of European football.And even the possibility of a takeover by Daniel Ek will not lift the mounting pressure on boss Mikel Arteta.
Aaron Ramsey is hoping for an injury-free period ahead of Euro 2020.Former Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey says he hopes he will be fit to feature for Wales at Euro 2020, having missed the last two international breaks through injury.The Juventus star has not played for Wales since they drew 0-0 with Ireland in October last year.
Vera Pauw hopes supporters can return to Tallaght to boost historic World Cup bid as fixtures finalised
Ireland boss Vera Pauw is cautiously optimistic that supporters will be back in Tallaght to cheer on her side’s World Cup 2023 qualification bid.The qualification schedule has belatedly been finalised and after a long trek to Georgia to open their campaign, Pauw’s side will have their first home game against top seeds Sweden on October 21st.
Scotland fans will be unable to celebrate together at the delayed European Championships this summer.As first reported in The Sun, a new rule will be introduced by Uefa at Euro 2020 that means members of the Tartan Army who are in the stadiums will need to have a four seat gap beside the person they are nearest.
City Hall will announce plans for a Euro 2020 fan-park at Trafalgar Square following the Mayoral election after the proposal was given the green light by Westminster Council.All eight matches at Wembley will be shown on giant screens at the 12,500-capacity fanzone, as well as any England fixtures away from the national stadium.
May 6 (Reuters) - Euro zone retail sales rose by more than expected in March, data showed on Thursday, pointing to pent-up consumer demand as pandemic lockdowns ease.The European Union's statistics office Eurostat said on Thursday that retail sales in the 19 countries sharing the euro jumped 2.7% month-on-month in March for a 12.0% year-on-year surge.
Odsonne Edouard ruled out Celtic’s opening Champions League qualifier & FOUR vital Euro ties due to 2021 Olympics
ODSONNE EDOUARD has been ruled out of Celtic’s opening Champions League qualifying round.And the French striker looks likely to miss at least FOUR vital Hoops Euro ties due to the Olympics in Japan.SunSport understands Edouard — top scorer for France’s Under-21s — will definitely be in the squad for the Tokyo games.
Rob Page has said he would be foolish not to reach out to Chris Coleman before leading Wales at the European Championship.Coleman guided the country to the Euro 2016 semi-finals and on Wednesday his former assistant Kit Symons joined Page’s backroom staff in the wake of Ryan Giggs’s continued absence.
Finland are sweating over the fitness of Teemu Pukki ahead of the Euros after the Norwich striker suffered ankle ligament damage against Reading... but boss Markku Kanerva insists he will recover in time to face Denmark on June 12 Finland are facing an anxious wait over Teemu Pukki's fitness for the Euros after the striker suffered ankle ligament damage while playing for Norwich.
RYAN GIGGS plans to help Wales on an informal basis at the Euro 2020 finals.Caretaker boss Rob Page replaced Giggs as manager for the tournament after the 47-year-old was charged with the assault of his ex-girlfriend and sister as well as coercive and controlling behaviour last month.Giggs, who stepped aside from his role last November following his arrest, has pleaded not guilty to the charges and is due to appear at Manchester Crown Court on May 26.
Euro 2020 teams hit by Covid outbreaks this summer will have to fulfil fixtures even if they have as few as 13 players available, including a goalkeeper.Uefa has ruled that matches must go ahead as planned even if up to half of a squad’s 26 players are forced into quarantine or self-isolation following a Covid outbreak in the camp.
Wales caretaker boss says he has taken full control of the national team’s preparations for Euro 2020 in the absence of manager Ryan Giggs.Giggs stepped back from his role in November and is due to appear at Manchester Crown Court on May 26 after being charged with assaulting two women and controlling or coercive behaviour.
An MRI scan has given Barisic some positive news with just two games left this season.Rangers star Borna Barisic admitted he feared his Euro 2020 dream was over after the injury picked up against Celtic.The Croatia star was forced off in the closing stages of Rangers ’ 4-1 derby day win with the countdown on to his country’s Euro opener against England.
NICOLA STURGEON has been accused of being "disingenuous" on the difficulties Scotland would face as an independent nation.Scottish Conservative MSP for Dumfriesshire Oliver Mundell argued becoming independent would be terrible for Scotland.During an interview with Express.co.uk, Mr Mundell insisted Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP were not forthcoming with the difficulties that would face the nation if it was independent and wanted to join the European Union.
Alex Horne is to star alongside Peter Crouch and Maya Jama in a new BBC One show tied in with this year’s postponed Euro football tournaments.The comedian will appear with his band The Horne Section on Crouchy’s Year Late Euros – reuniting the team that made Peter Crouch: Save Our Summer last year.
BORNA BARISIC admitted he feared his Euro 2020 dream was over as he crumpled to the ground during Rangers' Old Firm victory at the weekend.The Croatian international defender was forced off in the closing stages of his side’s emphatic 4-1 weekend win over Celtic after sustaining an injury.
May 5 (Reuters) - Euro zone producer prices accelerated in line with expectations in March, driven by increases for energy and intermediate goods, data showed on Wednesday, reinforcing forecasts of higher consumer inflation in the coming months.European Union statistics office Eurostat said prices at factory gates in the 19 countries sharing the euro rose 1.1% month-on-month for a year-on-year increase of 4.3%, a 29-month high.
(Adds comment, detail) May 5 (Reuters) - Euro zone business activity accelerated last month as the bloc's dominant services industry shrugged off renewed lockdowns and returned to growth, according to a survey on Wednesday that also showed firms were facing soaring costs for raw materials.
* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Adds details, updates prices) May 5 (Reuters) - Euro zone bond yields edged up on Wednesday as equity markets recovered from a sudden slump a day earlier that had sent yields on the safe-haven assets falling sharply.
SCOTLAND boss Steve Clarke faces a fresh Euro 2020 injury headache after on-loan Celtic defender Jack Hendry damaged his shoulder playing for Oostende.The Hoops loanee will undergo an MRI scan in the next day or so after being on the receiving end of a horror tackle by Standard Liege's Mehdi Carcela during the play-off win.