European Championships

'Tiki-taka' - A Spanish Education

Tony Jimenez | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Sport
Tony Jimenez

Spending much of my time in Spain, I've seen first-hand the differences between the way both nations approach the game, particularly player development - and the English system is long overdue a radical overhaul.

The Chunky Kid Who Became a Paralympian

Adam Knott | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Sport
Adam Knott

2020 may seem a long way off now, but you never know what talent your son or daughter may be harboring and what opportunities may arise. Why not go to the National Paralympic Day event in London, and give a Paralympic sport a try? It could be a momentous moment.

Men's GB Goalball Squad's Destiny Lies in Worcester

Adam Knott | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Sport
Adam Knott

Success for Premiership footballers is measured in massive wage packets and huge headlines. In goalball, it is still at a more prosaic level. We may go under the public radar but recognition for us means more visually impaired people get to know about the sport and have the chance to play.

How the London Fire Brigade Uses Social Media to Save Lives

Tim Gibbon | Posted 26.08.2012 | UK
Tim Gibbon

The Eat My Goal Euro campaign by the London Fire Brigade (LFB) wants fans to get a takeaway and not to cook after the pub during Euro 2012, but how is social media helping it reach audiences?

England Lose on Penalties, But It's Not Quite the Same Old Story

James Hunt | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK Sport
James Hunt

An England side going out of a major tournament at the quarter final stage. On penalties. But don't stop me just yet, you haven't quite heard this one before.

Five Players Set To Light Up Euro 2012

Nick Wilby | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Sport
Nick Wilby

The likes of Zinedine Zidane, Marco van Basten and Michel Platini have all secured greatness in championships gone by - but who will shine at this year's tournament? Let's take a look at five players that have the potential to light up this year's tournament.

Number 10 is the Key to Success

Jonny Boyle | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Sport
Jonny Boyle

Some would have you believe that defence is the most important part of a football team, mentioning that if you don't lose goals then you can't be beaten. Others think that scoring goals is the most vital aspect, Pep Guardiola included "The most difficult thing in football is to put it into the net. Scoring goals is the hardest thing there is."

Roy Hodgson's England - The Underdog Nation

Luke Cope | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Sport
Luke Cope

Following the horror show of a performance in the 2010 world cup, the break down of the 'golden generation' and the imminent appointment of Roy Hodgson, it is apparent that we are huge underdogs for Euro 2012.

Who Will Be England's Next Captain?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK

Bookmaker William Hill has made Steven Gerrard the favourite to be England's new captain. John Terry, who is due to stand trial on charges of raci...

John Terry Stripped Of England Captaincy

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK

John Terry has been stripped of the England captaincy by the Football Association. It is the second time in his career that the defender has lost ...