Football

Wales finally shed ‘one-man team’ tag

Wales finally shed ‘one-man team’ tag

TOULOUSE —As Aaron Ramsey and Chris Coleman addressed the media following Wales’ table-topping win in Toulouse, the noise of the Welsh fans’ celebrations flooded in from outside...

England start practising penalties

From Stuart Pearce and Chris Waddle in 1990 to Ashley Young and Ashley Cole in 2012, several stars have missed penalties to end England’s involvement in tournament finals — but...

No joy of six as England stumble at final hurdle

Instead of ending their group campaign with a win, England fired blanks against Slovakia and finished second in the group. It means they could face hosts France if they progress...

Waiting for Zlatan to hit the Swede spot

Waiting for Zlatan to hit the Swede spot

NICE — If there is a disadvantage to having a genuinely world-class player in your squad, it is perhaps that there is an unavoidable tendency to wait on him to win you games.