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Germany and Nordic group in bid race to host Euro 2024

Germany and a combined Nordic nations bid currently head the possible candidates to host the 2024 European Championship.

The leading contenders are clear though they have expressed only unofficial interest for a contest that should be decided in 2018, UEFA interim general secretary Theodore Theodoridis said Tuesday.

Turkey had been an expected bidder, after they were edged by France for the hosting rights to Euro 2016 and declined an invitation from UEFA president Michel Platini to bid to host Euro...

 By PA Sport

Ex-Liverpool, Norway defender John Arne Riise retires at age of 35

Former Liverpool defender John Arne Riise (right) has announced his retirement.

Former Liverpool defender John Arne Riise has announced his retirement from football at the age of 35.

The left-back, a Champions League winner with the Reds in 2005, has made 10 appearances for Aalesund, the club with whom he started his career, in his Norwegian homeland this season.

However, he has decided to walk away from the game after realising he is no longer able to cope with the physical demands.

"My inner goal was to play football at the Norwegian top level until I was 40. But that is...

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Belgium win, Sweden beat Wales in final Euro 2016 warm-up games

ESPN FC's Paul Mariner breaks down Wales' 3-0 defeat to Sweden, where Sweden dominated from the outset.

Belgium fought back to beat Norway 3-2 thanks to two quickfire second-half goals from Eden Hazard and Laurent Ciman.

The Red Devils named a strong side featuring Thibaut Courtois, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen, Kevin De Bruyne, Hazard and Romelu Lukaku.

Marc Wilmots' side took an early lead through Lukaku before Joshua King and Veton Berisha goals saw the Red Devils fall behind.

And although Belgium's defensive display will cause concern the character shown to earn victory could prove vital...

Spain thrash South Korea through Nolito, Alvaro Morata; Belgium held

Nolito and Alvaro Morata each scored twice as Spain routed South Korea 6-1 in a warmup game on Wednesday ahead of the European Championship.

David Silva and Cesc Fabregas also found the net and the defending champions had two more goals disallowed for offside as they showed remarkable efficiency in attack after being held 0-0 for the opening half hour.

Nolito has now scored four times in eight matches for Spain, while Morata repaid the faith of coach Vicente del Bosque, who overlooked Chelsea forward...

Norway's Kjetil Siem named FIFA strategic director

ZURICH -- FIFA has hired Norwegian football federation official Kjetil Siem as president Gianni Infantino's director of strategic matters.

The role is a new one overseeing the football body's structure in Zurich, FIFA said on Wednesday.

Siem has begun work at FIFA ahead of the arrival in June of secretary general Fatma Samoura, a United Nations official from Senegal who has never before worked in football.

For the past four years, Siem was secretary general at the Norwegian federation while Infantino...