Former AC Milan and Chelsea forward Andriy Shevchenko has been appointed the new head coach of Ukraine.
The 39-year-old steps up from his assistant role to replace the departing Mykhailo Fomenko following a disappointing Euro 2016 campaign, which saw defeats in all three group games, including against Northern Ireland in Lyon.
A statement on the Football Federation of Ukraine website said Shevchenko's appointment was on a two-year deal, with the possibility of extension.
"The executive committee...
AC Milan have paid tribute to Mauro Tassotti after the coach left the club after 36 years of service to become Andriy Shevchenko's assistant with Ukraine's national team.
Tassotti has assisted Carlo Ancelotti and Massimiliano Allegri among others at the Rossoneri. The 56-year-old is set to be joined by Andrea Maldera after Milan's match analyst also requested to have his contract terminated to form part of Shevchenko's staff.
"Milan could not and do not want to limit themselves to just a simple...
Congratulations to Portugal, winners of Euro 2016.
ESPN FC had country bloggers covering their team throughout the tournament in France and each have rated their side out of 10, chosen their favourite memory, star man, team of the tournament and predict what's next for their side.
Favourite memory: Hal Robson-Kanu scoring Wales' crucial second against Belgium in their 3-1 win in the quarterfinals. The unattached striker fooled three defenders before clipping a shot...
ESPN FC had bloggers covering each country at Euro 2016. It was glory for Portugal, who overcame Cristiano Ronaldo's injury to stun France in the final.
Elsewhere, England endured a miserable tournament, limping through the group stages before an abject 2-1 defeat to Iceland in the round of 16 cost Roy Hodgson his job.
Iceland were one of the stories of the competition, though, reaching the quarterfinals before bowing out to the hosts. Similarly, Wales also captured the imagination following their...