The English soccer team hasn't won an international tournament in 50 years. But hopes are high, as manager Roy Hodgson has put together the youngest English team since 1958. A lot is riding on getting a strong start against Russia in Marseille.
Spain became the eleventh team to qualify for Russia 2018 after their convincing 3-0 win over Albania and Italy's disappointing home draw against Macedonia. Elsewhere, Euro 2016 surprise package Iceland are looking good.
Three quarters of a century after one of the bloodiest battles of World War Two, the German Football Association (DFB) wants to use football to "build bridges." Germany has also revealed its Euro 2024 bid logo.
England women's team coach Mark Sampson has been fired following allegations of "inappropriate and unacceptable behavior." The 34-year-old has also faced allegations of racism and harassment in recent months.
In a dress rehearsal for the European Championship, Germany's women came away with a confidence-boosting victory over Brazil. The only negative for Germany was a was a lapse in concentration from the goalkeeper.
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