Friday 24th June – Latest Arsenal Transfer Gossip and News

Some brand new Arsenal transfer rumours today, as the club pursue a Serie A captain, and consider moving for a Champions League final goal-scorer. TalkSPORT are reporting that Arsenal are interested in Inter Milan captain Mauro Icardi. The 23-year-old Argentine striker scored 16 times in Serie A this season, though the Nerazzurri have been linked with selling their stars after failing ...

Iceland midfielder looking forward to battling it out with Wayne Rooney

Manchester United fan Aron Gunnarsson cannot wait to go toe-to-toe with Wayne Rooney as Iceland's 'fairytale' continues against England. As if the tiny island of 330,000 inhabitants making Euro 2016 was not enough, on Wednesday they pipped Portugal to second place in Group F to set up a last 16 clash with Roy Hodgson's men. Gunnarsson is one of three Icelandic ...

Robbie Keane has moved on from Theirry Henry handball

Robbie Keane will not cast his mind back to Thierry Henry's controversial handball for one second as the Republic of Ireland attempt to dump hosts France out of Euro 2016. Keane was part of the Ireland side which suffered World Cup heartache at the Stade de France in November 2009 when Henry's illegal act went unnoticed by the officials and ...

Quick look at England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic next games

England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland have all secured their progress from the group stages of Euro 2016. Here, Press Association Sport looks at who the four teams must now face in the last 16. ENGLAND v Iceland For a while on Wednesday night it looked like England would be pitted against Portugal, their penalty shoot-out nemeses at ...

What to look out for in the last 16 of the Euro’s

With the group stage of Euro 2016 now complete, focus turns towards the knockout stages of the championship, which will begin when Switzerland take on Poland in St Etienne on Saturday. Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at some of the key talking points as the remaining 16 nations look to stay on course for the final at ...

Tottenham reunion excites Iceland legend ahead of England clash

Gylfi Sigurdsson has been impressed if not surprised by former Tottenham team-mate Harry Kane's rise and is hoping Iceland's clash with England goes the same way as their duels on the golf course. The smallest country to ever play at the European Championship on Wednesday enjoyed their greatest night, overcoming Austria 2-1 thanks to Arnor Ingvi Traustason's last-gasp winner ...

Northern Ireland not afraid of facing Wales in last 16

Last-16 opponents Wales hold no fear for Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland Northern Ireland are confident they can defeat fellow home nation Wales in Paris to advance to the Euro 2016 quarter-finals, according to boss Michael O'Neill. Robbie Brady's 85th-minute goal for the Republic of Ireland ensures Norn Iron will face a battle of Britain against the Welsh at the Parc des Princes, ...

Chris Coleman knows Wales face a tough game against Northern Ireland

Wales manager Chris Coleman expects to face a resilient Northern Ireland in their Battle of Britain at Euro 2016. The pair were thrown together for a last 16 tie when the Republic of Ireland pulled off a shock 1-0 victory over Italy to reach the same stage of the competition. Robbie Brady's late header changed the dynamics of the second round draw ...

Robbie Brady owed a drink by team mate for getting him out of a hole

Wes Hoolahan left the Stade Pierre Mauroy intent on buying Robbie Brady a drink for sparing him a dressing room inquest. The 34-year-old playmaker was presented with the perfect opportunity to fire the Republic of Ireland into the knockout stage of Euro 2016 when he went one-on-one with Italy keeper Salvatore Sirigu six minutes from time in Lille, only to ...

All about the preparation for England ahead of Iceland clash

England manager Roy Hodgson says no stone will be left unturned as his squad prepare for a showdown with Iceland in the knockout stages of Euro 2016. After only managing a goalless draw against Slovakia on Monday to see Wales end up as winners of Group B, the England camp have been waiting to find out their ...

Republic of Ireland hero talks about that goal and how he felt

Robbie Brady admitted his head was 'all over the place' after his goal took the Republic of Ireland into the Euro 2016 knockout stage with a dream victory over Italy. Brady's 85th-minute header handed Ireland the win they needed to emerge from Group E in third place and book themselves a last-16 showdown with hosts France in Lyon on Sunday. The ...

Done deal: Jamie Vardy rejects Arsenal and signs contract extension with Leicester

Jamie Vardy has agreed a new four-year deal to commit his future to Premier League champions Leicester. The England striker has rejected a move to Arsenal after the Gunners activated his £20million release clause in favour of staying at the King Power Stadium. Vardy only signed his last contract at the Foxes in February and scored 24 goals last season ...