Daily Archives: June 18, 2024

Czech Republic’s joy short-lived as screamer cancelled out by error

The Czech Republic took the lead over Portugal with a screamer in their Euro 2024 opener, but that joy was short-lived after a major goalkeeping error helped the Portuguese back into the game.  The Czechs have kept Roberto Martinez’s men quiet for the majority of the game and took a shock lead just after the hour mark. Lukas Provod scored …

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Braveheart. Clarke says its all or nothing for the Scots  

June 19 – Steve Clarke has insisted Scotland need to regroup and not play for a draw against Switzerland in their crunch Group A match at Euro 2024. On the eve of Scotland’s most consequential match since their encounter with Morocco at the 1998 World Cup, Clarke said his side cannot take on the Swiss, who come into the game …

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Weston McKennie holds up Luiz swap deal between Villa and Juventus

Juventus could decide to replace midfielder Weston McKennie in the swap deal for Aston Villa’s Douglas Luiz according to reports. Villa and Juventus are close to agreeing a deal which would see Luiz head to the Italian giants with McKennie, Samuel Iling-Junior and around €20m heading the other way. The deal has been progressing slowly, as would be expected with so many parties …

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Leicester eye move for Tottenham defender Joe Rodon

Leicester City are interested in signing Tottenham defender Joe Rodon this summer according to reports. The Foxes won promotion back to the Premier League after winning the Championship title last season, but have lost manager Enzo Maresca to Chelsea. The club are reportedly close to finalising the appointment of Graham Potter as their new manager, and they can now step …

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Jose Mourinho’s Fenerbahce eye move for West Ham target Jota Silva

Fenerbahce boss Jose Mourinho is lining up a move for West Ham transfer target Jota Silva according to reports. West Ham are looking to strengthen their squad for new manager Julen Lopetegui and have already completed the signing of Brazilian teenager Luis Guilherme from Palmeiras. The Hammers will be looking to get back into European football next season having missed out under …

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VIVO dials in for Euro 2024 with smartphone storytelling campaign

June 18 – Vivo has continued its big tournament sponsorship with its V3 smartphone unveiled as the official smartphone of Euro 2024. Vivo also sponsored the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Vivo’s V30 series is showcasing its product’s Ultra Wide-Angle Camera, which they say is ‘perfect’ for documenting “the grand spectacle that the competition has to offer”, and is running a …

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Portugal survives Czechia scare with stoppage-time winner

To close out the first matchday of Euro 2024, Czechia almost pulled off another stunning upset over Portugal. With half an hour to play, Czechia had a one-goal lead, despite Portugal dominating the control of the ball and coming close on several occasions. Yet, it was the Portuguese to score two late goals, including one in the second minute of …

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Brighton face tough competition for Leeds star Crysencio Summerville

Brighton are not expected to have a free run at Leeds United winger Crysencio Summerville this summer according to reports. Summerville is not short of suitors, and is expected to be sold by Leeds after they failed to gain promotion to the Premier League. The 22-year-old scored 21 goals and provided ten assists in 49 games in all competitions last …

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Portugal beat Czechia with dramatic added time winner

June 18 – It took a goal in added time in Leipzig for Portugal take all three points with a 2-1 win against Czechia in a game they dominated from start to finish. But it almost went wildly wrong for the Portuguese after they found themselves a goal behind with five minutes to go before equalising through a Czech own …

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UEFA tuned up for 5bn+ live TV audience

June 17 – More than five billion people in over 200 territories are expected to watch the 2024 European Championships live via UEFA’s 130 broadcast partners. Millions more are expected to follow the tournament online. UEFA will offer broadcast partners over 3,500 hours of content, including live match coverage and supplementary programming. UEFA has equipped each match venue with a …

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