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Steve Wilson Euro 2016 column

Sunday in Paris turned out to be a strange mix of the mundane and the magical – the kind of day which makes working at a tournament so unpredictable and enjoyable.

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Gareth Bale

Who has been the best player at the Euros so far?

England’s players may have been a flop at the Euros but there have been some outstanding individual performances from some of the other stars in the tournament.

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BBC Match of the Day commentator Steve Wilson

MOTD’s Steve Wilson’s EURO 2016 column

England’s miserable exit from Euro 2016 at the hands of Iceland was certainly their worst result in a tournament since the infamous 1950 World Cup defeat to the USA – and arguably even worse than that.

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Belgium's Michy Batshuayi celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Hungary and Belgium, at the Stadium municipal in Toulouse

Who will win the Euros?

With England’s disappointing display against Iceland sending them home earlier than expected, who do you think will go on to be crowned European champions?

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Who should the next England manager be?

Roy Hodgson immediately offered up his resignation following England’s embarrassing knockout defeat to Iceland in Nice.

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Jamie Vardy celebrates his equaliser against Wales

Third of workers believe they’re the office equivalent of Jamie Vardy

The England Euro squad could learn a thing or two from Britain’s office workers, it seems.

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Diego Maradona scoring the 'Hand of God' goal -  Photo By Rex Features

On this day ... Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ goal ...

Thirty years ago, on June 22, 1986, Diego Maradona scored what would go down as the ‘Hand of God’ goal against England.

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Ashley Williams (left) and Gareth Bale celebrate victory over Russia

Steve Wilson’s Euro 2016 column

I was surrounded by Welshmen on Monday. Former internationals Kevin Ratcliffe, Iwan Roberts and John Hartson were feeling nervous before their match against Russia in Toulouse.

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England captain Wayne Rooney.

England v Slovakia - everything you need to know

What a difference a goal makes! Daniel Sturridge’s last-minute winner against Wales leaves England in pole position in Group B, rather than standing on the brink ahead of their final game against Slovakia.

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Ben Davies

Heavenly 11: our Euro 2016 team of the tournament so far

Every team has now played one game in Euro 2016 and while it’s too early to predict who is going to win the tournament and who will not even make it out of the groups, we can certainly take stock of who has been performing.

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Wayne Rooney

Euro 2016 - The heroes and zeroes so far

Euro 2016 kicked off with a bang on Friday and sports fans have been treated to wall to wall football ever since.

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Paul Gascoigne celebrating his goal with Teddy Sheringham in the Euro 96 clash against Scotland, at Wembley.  Photo: Neil Munns/PA Wire.

Six of the best England Euro football moments

We’re here again, on the brink of glory, as England begins another footballing odyssey with the start of Euro 16. Here are six pivotal moments from previous campaigns, which, if we heed them, may just mean that this might be our year

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Columnist Steve Bone

Steve Bone’s TV column

Right, let’s get one thing clear. If you want informed analysis of who’s likely to win Euro 2016 or discussion about who should play ‘in the hole’ against Slovakia – or even in a hole in Slovakia – you’re reading the wrong column.

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BBC TV's  Match of the Day commentator Steve Wilson

MotD’s Steve Wilson’s Euro 2016 column

“What do you do in the summer?” It’s something I’m often asked, and it’s a fair question to put to a football commentator. Luckily for me, most of my summers involve doing just what I do in winter, spring and autumn. My answer is: ‘More football’.

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Roberto Martinez

Martinez sacked by Everton

Former Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez has left Everton in the wake of Wednesday night’s 3-0 defeat at Sunderland, the club have confirmed.

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Who'd be a goalie?

Parklife column

They say you have to be a bit daft to be a goalkeeper. A bit? You have to be well-and-truly crazy!

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The ref will always be at the centre of controversy regardless of technology

Parklife: Grassroots football column

I have previously offered the view that one of the joys of football is that the same laws apply whether the game is 
the World Cup final or an Under -6s match

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