Gareth Cox
Journalist


Spain's forward #19 Lamine Yamal and midfielder #17 Nico Williams celebrate their team's win at the end of the UEFA Euro 2024 semi-final football match between Spain and France at the Munich Football Arena in Munich on July 9, 2024.  (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO  /  AFP)
Euro final talking points: Bellingham Ballon d'Or, reliable Rodri

We pick out the big issues heading into Sunday's Berlin showpiece between Spain and England

July 12, 2024, 3:49 AM
Harry Kane of England converts a penalty to put the score 1-1 during the UEFA EURO 2024 semi-finals soccer match between Netherlands and England, in Dortmund, Germany, 10 July 2024.   EPA / RONALD WITTEK
Netherlands v England ratings: Simons 8, Gakpo 6; Foden 8, Kane 6

Three Lions will take on Spain in Sunday's final after 2-1 victory in Dortmund

July 10, 2024, 10:08 PM
Spain's Lamine Yamal celebrates his side's equalising goal during a semifinal match between Spain and France at the Euro 2024 soccer tournament in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, July 9, 2024.  (AP Photo / Hassan Ammar)
Spain v France player ratings: Yamal 9, Olmo 8; Kounde 8, Mbappe 6

Luis de la Fuente's side secure spot in final after 2-1 win in Munich

July 09, 2024, 10:10 PM
Soccer Football - Euro 2024 - Quarter Final - England v Switzerland - Dusseldorf Arena, Dusseldorf, Germany - July 6, 2024 England's Jordan Pickford saves a penalty in the shootout missed by Switzerland's Manuel Akanji REUTERS / Lee Smith     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
England v Switzerland player ratings: Saka 8, Kane 4; Aebischer 4, Embolo 7

Gareth Southgate's Three Lions reach semi-finals after penalty shoot-out win

July 06, 2024, 8:24 PM
Spain's midfielder #17 Nico Williams celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA Euro 2024 round of 16 football match between Spain and Georgia at the Cologne Stadium in Cologne on June 30, 2024.  (Photo by Angelos TZORTZINIS  /  AFP)
Euro talking points: Sizzling Spain, Mbappe v Ronaldo, England expects

We pick out the big issues heading into the last-eight stage in Germany

July 04, 2024, 4:04 AM
Donyell Malen of the Netherlands (2L) and teammates celebrate his 2-0 during the UEFA EURO 2024 Round of 16 soccer match between Romania and Netherlands, in Munich, Germany, 02 July 2024.   EPA / FRIEDEMANN VOGEL
Romania v Netherlands player ratings: Dragusin 8, Hagi 5; Gakpo 9, Malen 8

Dutch through to Euro 2024 quarter-finals after 3-0 victory in Munich

July 03, 2024, 10:26 AM
Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal (R) reacts with teammates Bruno Fernandes (L) and Pepe after failing to score by penalty during the UEFA EURO 2024 Round of 16 soccer match between Portugal and Slovenia, in Frankfurt Main, Germany, 01 July 2024.   EPA / ANNA SZILAGYI
Mbappe and France next up for Ronaldo at Euros

Veteran attacker goes head to head with Real Madrid-bound Les Bleus superstar on Friday for place in semi-finals after emotional last-16 win

July 02, 2024, 12:32 PM
Belgium's midfielder #07 Kevin de Bruyne greets France's forward #10 Kylian Mbappe at the end of the UEFA Euro 2024 round of 16 football match between France and Belgium at the Duesseldorf Arena in Duesseldorf on July 1, 2024.  (Photo by OZAN KOSE  /  AFP)
France v Belgium player ratings: Kante 8, Mbappe 7; Lukaku 6

Les Bleus through to Euro 2024 quarter-finals after 1-0 win at Dusseldorf Arena

July 02, 2024, 2:43 AM
COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 25: Phil Foden of England looks on during the UEFA EURO 2024 group stage match between England and Slovenia at Cologne Stadium on June 25, 2024 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm / Getty Images)
England v Slovenia player ratings: Gallagher 4, Foden 7; Drkusic 8

Three Lions finish top of Group C despite frustrating goalless draw in Cologne

June 25, 2024, 10:00 PM
England's head coach Gareth Southgate speaks with England's forward #09 Harry Kane as he comes off during the UEFA Euro 2024 Group C football match between Denmark and England at the Frankfurt Arena in Frankfurt am Main on June 20, 2024.  (Photo by Adrian DENNIS  /  AFP)
England roll with the punches after stuttering start to Euro 2024

Three Lions have come in for stinging criticism going into final group game against Slovenia on Tuesday

June 24, 2024, 12:27 PM
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - JUNE 20: Harry Kane of England scores his team's first goal whilst under pressure from Joachim Andersen of Denmark during the UEFA EURO 2024 group stage match between Denmark and England at Frankfurt Arena on June 20, 2024 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Stu Forster / Getty Images)
Denmark v England player ratings: Hjulmand 8; Guehi 8, Rice 4

Three Lions held to 1-1 draw by Danes in disappointing performance but Gareth Southgate's side remain top of Group C

June 20, 2024, 7:35 PM
Germany's midfielder #21 Ilkay Gundogan celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Euro 2024 Group A football match between Germany and Hungary at the Stuttgart Arena in Stuttgart on June 19, 2024.  (Photo by THOMAS KIENZLE  /  AFP)
Germany v Hungary ratings: Gundogan 8, Musiala 7; Szoboszlai 7

Hosts nation become first team to seal place in knockout stage after 2-0 victory

June 20, 2024, 4:12 AM
France captain Kylian Mbappe after breaking his nose during the Euro 2024 Group D match against Austria. AFP
Euro 2024 takeaways: Bad break for Mbappe, brilliant Bellingham

We pick out the main talking points from the first round of matches in Germany

June 19, 2024, 6:54 AM
Dani Carvajal of Spain (L) celebrates scoring the  3-0 goal with teammate Lamine Yamal who assisted him during the UEFA EURO 2024 group B match between Spain and Croatia in Berlin, Germany, 15 June 2024.   EPA / ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH
Spain v Croatia player ratings: Carvajal 8, Yamal 8; Modric 6, Budimir 5

First-half goals by Alvaro Morata, Fabian Ruiz and Dani Carvajal seal 3-0 win for Luis de la Fuente's side

June 16, 2024, 3:23 AM
England's striker #09 Harry Kane applauds fans on the pitch after the International friendly football match between England and Iceland at Wembley Stadium in London on June 7, 2024.  Iceland won the game 1-0.  (Photo by Glyn KIRK  /  AFP)  /  NOT FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING USE  /  RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE
Expectations high as England aim to 'make history' at Euro 2024

Manager's future set to be dictated by how the team fares in Germany as they look to become European champions for first time

June 11, 2024, 4:35 AM