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# Euro 2016

All time
# problems
3 years on from record-breaking €35 million move, Renato Sanches 'not happy' at Bayern
The midfielder has started just four Bundesliga matches this term under Niko Kovac.
# see you in court
Chelsea keeper Courtois to sue former Belgium coach Wilmots
Marc Wilmots’ recent claims about the leaking of Belgium team news at Euro 2016 has angered Thibaut Courtois, who is taking legal action.
# Unstoppable
Ronaldo: 'I've always wanted to make my mark in the world of football and I've done it'
After receiving his fifth Ballon d’or earlier this month Cristiano Ronaldo said he was honoured to share an era of individual success with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.
# Les blues
France coach Deschamps to sue Cantona for defamation
The former Man United forward accused Deschamps of racial discrimination in his selection process for the national team.
# road to russia
Ireland won't be playing Ronaldo and Portugal in the play-offs after tonight's result in Lisbon
Switzerland’s 100% record came to an end against the Euro 2016 champions.
# media and arts
RTÉ lost €20m last year covering 'onerous' events like the Olympics and the Euros
The public broadcaster said it was a ‘challenging’ financial period.
# Anniversary
One year on, how has Robbie Brady progressed since that night in Lille?
The Dubliner scored the winner against Italy, but he has had a slow start to life at Burnley.
# Anger
Barcelona star retires from international football after spat with journalists
Arda Turan has called time on his career with the Turkish national team.
# UNCLE ROY
Hodgson defends Kane on corner duty and his reign as England manager
The former Three Lions boss believes criticism of his tenure was unfair, with calls made for the good of the team and its ongoing development
# danger man
View from Wales: 'People will be wary of Shane Long'
Welsh football journalist Chris Wathan gives an insight into Ireland’s Group D rivals ahead of Friday’s match.
# windfall
Euro 2016 attracted 613,000 visitors and generated €1.2 billion for the French economy
It’s safe to assume that Irish fans contributed their fair share.
# Year in Review
'The ground was nearly full 50 minutes before kick-off... If that doesn't inspire you, nothing will'
Ireland boss Martin O’Neill reflects on a memorable 12 months for the Boys in Green.
# Honour
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill appointed MBE
The former Shamrock Rovers manager has had his exploits with Northern Ireland recognised in the New Year Honours.
# Google It
Euro 2016, Mourinho and what is the time in Rio: Ireland's most Googled sports searches in 2016
What is COYBIG and Ireland vs New Zealand were also popular searches.
# Disappointment
One of Iceland's Euro 2016 heroes is being let go by Galatasaray
Kolbeinn Sigthorsson failed to play a single match for the Istanbul giants due to injury.
# Let's Get Quizzical
Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland at Euro 2016?
What an adventure it was!
# Interview
‘Grown men were crying… It’s a moment that will live with me for the rest of my life’
James McClean chats to The42 about his integral role in Ireland’s famous win over Italy.
# COYBIG
14 times Irish fans truly outdid themselves this year
Representin’ all over the world.
# Ice Ice Baby
'You start to see the fear emerging and the self-confidence draining'
England’s Euro 2016 elimination to Iceland took Roy Hodgson completely by surprise.
# 1 to 11
Duffy, Arter, Horgan and more: It's our Irish XI of 2016
Find out who makes the cut.
# doubt
Gareth Bale's chances of being fit to face Ireland are looking increasingly unlikely
Madrid sports daily AS reported the Welshman is unlikely to return before April.
# Fighting Fit
'If I get to put on the jersey, I’ll play any position' - McGoldrick desperate for chance after Euro 2016 heartbreak
The 28-year-old forward wants to fill the void left by the retired Robbie Keane and the latest injuries to Shane Long and Daryl Murphy.
# COYBIG
Irish fans to be awarded by Uefa for their 'outstanding contribution' to Euro 2016
Supporters of Northern Ireland, Wales and Iceland will also be honoured.
# Changes
Uefa's latest technical report shows why possession football is no longer in vogue
Ireland were among the teams in terms of passes attempted and distance covered.
# Looking Back
Portugal hero Eder 'sorry' for scoring Euro 2016 winner
There’s been a negative reaction from fans in Ligue 1.
# Analysis
Ireland's standout Euro 2016 player will be key to their World Cup campaign
Burnley’s new midfielder Jeff Hendrick starred for Ireland in France this summer.
# Done Deal
Ireland's Jeff Hendrick joins Burnley for reported €12 million fee
The Dubliner leaves Derby after a six-year spell with the Rams.
# looking ahead
New campaign but familiar problems for Martin O'Neill and Ireland
There are a number of injury worries and out-of-favour players for the manager to contend with.
# longevity
Conversation with O'Neill persuaded O'Shea to continue his international career
The 35-year-old currently has a year left on his Sunderland contract.
# distribution
Here's how Iceland chose to spend some of their Euro 2016 money
The figures make for interesting reading from an Irish perspective.
# trolling
'You never picked him in the summer!' Carra hits back after Neville praises Stones
The €56 million defender made his competitive debut for Man City at the weekend.
# Claim
Rooney blames Hodgson's selection gamble for England Euro woe
The Man United striker feels his former boss got key decisions wrong.
# Opinion
Shay Given's consummate professionalism turned him into Ireland's greatest ever goalkeeper
Ireland’s longest serving player confirmed his retirement from international duty on Thursday.
# Changing of the guard
O'Neill gives strong indication that Robbie Keane's Ireland career is over
The country’s record caps holder and top goalscorer is expected to make a statement regarding his international future in the coming weeks.
# Time to go
'One of the best goalkeepers ever to don an Ireland shirt' - O'Neill hails retiring Given
The Ireland manager has been speaking about the former number one after he announced the end of his Ireland career.
# Rise
'Clubs have to convince themselves it was not a one-off' - Quinn on Hendrick's Euros brilliance
The former Ireland international says that teams have been in touch to ask him about the Derby midfielder.
# Opinion
Solve the Rooney puzzle and 5 problems to resolve for Sam Allardyce's England
From Raheem Sterling’s dwindling confidence and a threadbare defence, England have issues to solve.
# CONFIRMED
Big Sam Allardyce is officially the new England manager
The former Limerick City boss has agreed to take over the Three Lions.
# backing britain
'Like Brexit, Big Sam has been carried to victory on the belief time can be turned back'
England’s next manager might prove that there’s never a right time to have the wrong idea, writes TV3′s Tommy Martin.
# Staying Put
Long ends transfer speculation by signing new deal with Southampton
The Ireland striker insists he is settled at the Saints.