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REF IN SPOT-LIGHT France got lucky against Germany after referee’s dodgy call allowed Antoine Griezmann to net penalty for opener

Posted Friday, July 08, 2016 by Thesun.co.uk

FORMER top ref Mark Halsey has given SunSport his verdict on last night's big decision. Bastian Schweinsteiger was penalised for handling Patrice Evra's header and Antoine Griezmann put France ahead from the spot. Check out Halsey's thoughts below. FOR me, it's not a penalty. Law 12 — fouls and misconduct — says handball has to be deliberate and intentional and I don't think ...Full Story »

DO THE DANCE Antoine Griezmann celebration: Why does the France star celebrate his goals like he does?

Posted Friday, July 08, 2016 by Thesun.co.uk

ANTOINE GRIEZMANN'S celebration has been a familiar sight in Euro 2016. The France star has scored six goals, including two in the semi-final against Germany, to help fire the hosts into the final of the tournament. But why does he celebrate like that? The simple answer: he is copying rapper Drake's dance from the hit track Hotline Bling. Griezmann forgot to do the celebration – wh...Full Story »

SUPER MANN Antoine Griezmann hailed as France’s Superman by Arsenal legend Thierry Henry after helping secure Euro 2016 final spot

Posted Friday, July 08, 2016 by Thesun.co.uk

ANTOINE GRIEZMANN was hailed as France's Superman as he set up a revenge mission against Cristiano Ronaldo. The French striker struck twice to KO world champions Germany to book their place in Sunday's Paris Euro 2016 final with Portugal. France legend Thierry Henry beamed: "Griezmann is the main man. We again have a hero and the next striker to make us win tournaments – hopefully. ...Full Story »

Adnan Januzaj welcomes new Man Utd signing to Old Trafford

Posted Friday, July 08, 2016 by Thesportreview.com

Adnan Januzaj has taken to social media to welcome Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Manchester United following the playmaker's transfer on Wednesday afternoon. The 27-year-old was finally confirmed as United's third signing of the summer transfer window on Wednesday as he put pen to paper on his four-year Red Devils contract after completing his move from Borussia Dortmund. The Armenia international b...Full Story »

Paul Pogba watch: Is the Manchester United target worth £100m after helping France beat Germany?

Posted Friday, July 08, 2016 by Thesun.co.uk

FRANCE are into the final of Euro 2016 after a 2-0 win over Germany on Thursday night. Didier Deschamps' team were hugely impressive on the counter-attack, with Antoine Griezmann scoring twice in the win. Central midfielder Paul Pogba has been linked with a stunning £100million exit from Juventus this summer – with Jose Mourinho and Manchester United one of his potential destinati...Full Story »

Benzema congratulates French squad and staff on reaching final

Posted Friday, July 08, 2016 by Marca.com

An Antoine Griezmann brace fired France into the final of Euro 2016, and Karim Benzema offered a message of support for the entire squad, moving on from earlier criticisms of the technical staff surrounding the controversy of the Real Madrid player not getting called up. The Real Madrid striker was left out of the French squad due to a blackmailing scandal involving teammate Mathieu Valbuena,...Full Story »

NEIL ASHTON Harry Redknapp for England manager: We MUST find out how former Spurs boss would do in charge of the Three Lions

Posted Friday, July 08, 2016 by Thesun.co.uk

THERE are times in life when you simply have to get something out of your system once and for all. Henry James "Harry" Redknapp and the England manager's job is one of them. The country will never quite move on until we know for certain whether Redknapp could make a go of it in the biggest job of them all. This is Shearer and Newcastle, Bilic and West Ham, Mourinho and Manchester United, ...Full Story »

TAKING THE MICH Antoine Griezmann sets sights on Michel Platini’s record European Championship haul

Posted Friday, July 08, 2016 by Thesun.co.uk

ANTOINE GRIEZMANN took the lead in the Euro 2016 golden boot race and immediately set his sights on France legend Michel Platini. The striker scored his fifth and sixth goals of the tournament as the hosts dumped world champions Germany out in the semi-finals. And Griezmann, 25, is now out to reach Platini's mark of nine European Championships strikes, which Cristiano Ronaldo reached yeste...Full Story »

SAINT JORGE Jorge Mendes becomes part of search for next England manager as FA turn to Jose Mourinho’s super-agent

Posted Friday, July 08, 2016 by Thesun.co.uk

THE Football Association has asked super-agent Jorge Mendes to help find the next England manager. In the clearest sign yet that Wembley bosses would consider a foreigner to replace Roy Hodgson, the Portuguese was contacted in the past few days to see if he could identify a potential Three Lions boss. FA bosses believe Mendes' contact book is so wide and varied that he might be able to fin...Full Story »

MORE PAIN, MOUR GAIN New boss Jose Mourinho lines up FIVE double training sessions in a week to whip Manchester United stars into shape

Posted Friday, July 08, 2016 by Thesun.co.uk

JOSE MOURINHO is putting the Manchester United squad through their paces early on – with FIVE double training sessions planned next week. The United chief wants his players in top shape before they head of for their pre-season tour of China in two weeks time. The United first-team players are slowly returning from their summer holiday after training started on Monday. A Carrington sou...Full Story »

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