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The latest UEFA Euro 2020 news, insight and analysis from Mark Chapman, Steve Crossman, Emma Saunders and the rest of the BBC Radio 5 live Football Daily team.

The latest UEFA Euro 2020 news, insight and analysis from Mark Chapman, Steve Crossman, Emma Saunders and the rest of the BBC Radio 5 live Football Daily team.


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The latest UEFA Euro 2020 news, insight and analysis from Mark Chapman, Steve Crossman, Emma Saunders and the rest of the BBC Radio 5 live Football Daily team.




Italy impress, Savage with Bale and Sutton's Eurovision

Mark Chapman, Micah Richards, Chris Sutton and Ian Dennis reflect on the opening night of Euro 2020 as Italy beat Turkey. You'll hear from Gareth Bale and Kyle Walker in this episode of the Daily Euros. Plus, Chris tries out his new game - the Eurovision comms contest.


Big Euros preview podcast

It’s your big Euros Preview podcast on the Daily Euros. Mark Chapman is joined by a whole host of guests to take you through everything from the home nations, to the group death and some potential surprises in the tournament. Hear who the pundits are backing and who isn’t feeling as confident this year. Topics: 04’51 – Chris Waddle, Chris Sutton, Izzy Christiansen and James McFadden on the England squad 11'40 - Emma Saunders with Jadon Sancho 20’00 – Jane Lewis from the Scotland camp 22’07 –...


Euro Leagues: Inside the favourites and the first timers

Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague, Julien Laurens and Kristof Terreur as they discuss the teams who are favourites to win Euro 2020. We go inside Spain, France and Belgium before hearing from Portugal’s José Fonte ahead of the start of the tournament. The panel also discuss newcomers North Macedonia and Finland’s goalkeeper Lukáš Hrádecký tells us how he felt on the night they qualified. TOPICS: 3min – Euro Leagues Fantasy 3.50 – Video games 8.50 – Inside the France Camp 15.40 –...


Inside the Wales camp

Steve Crossman is joined by Hal Robson Kanu and Joe Ledley to go inside the Wales camp ahead of their Euro 2020 opener against Switzerland on Saturday. We head to Baku to hear about training and team selection from BBC Radio Wales’ Rob Phillips and Nathan Blake. Things get a little heated when debating whether Wales should play a number nine or not, but 5 Live’s super-fan Elis James drops by to calm things down and reminisce about 2016 when Hal and Joe reached the semi-finals. Finally we...


BONUS: Euro 96: When England met Scotland

Kelly Cates rewinds 25 years to the summer of Euro 96, and more specifically the Scotland versus England game at Wembley. Played on Saturday 15th June 1996, the game is remembered for Gary McAllister’s missed penalty, Paul Gascoigne’s goal and the iconic dentist chair celebration that followed. We hear from the Tartan Army, England supporters, journalists, the man in charge of Wembley and the DJ who pressed play on the Three Lions CD that sparked the party inside the old stadium. It was the...


Inside the England camp

Steve Crossman, Emma Saunders and Dion Dublin go inside the England camp at St George’s Park ahead of the tournament. Champions League winner Reece James reflects on an amazing couple of months and Dean Henderson and Raheem Sterling show off their singing skills, with the latter giving us his thoughts on Foden’s new hairstyle – is it more Gazza or Aguero? Plus we hear how the squad are staying relaxed, find out who the darts and table tennis masters are and which player is ‘the gaffer’s...


Inside the Scotland camp

All eyes are on Scotland as they prepare for their first major men’s tournament in over 20 years. Connie McLaughlin is joined by two men who know all about Scotland’s near-misses and heartaches over the last two decades - Alan Hutton and Robert Snodgrass. They discuss the selection headaches Steve Clarke is facing all over the pitch, which players will stand out this summer and share their memories of playing for the national team. We’ll hear a special interview with goalkeeper David...


Impressive Grealish, and Henderson's penalty problems

Steve Crossman is joined by Stephen Warnock, Siobhan Chamberlain and the Daily Telegraph's Luke Edwards to assess England's performance in their final warm-up game ahead of Euro 2020. A Marcus Rashford penalty gave Gareth Southgate's side a 1-0 win at the Riverside. We also hear from the England manager, who says he's close to knowing his team to start against Croatia next Sunday. And 5 Live's Scotland football reporter Roddy Forsyth joins the podcast to assess Scotland's 1-0 victory over...


Your guide to the Euros

We’re officially on countdown to the Euros and here is your audio wall chart to guide you through this year's competition. Steve Crossman is alongside John Murray, Stephen Warnock, Pat Nevin and the Daily Telegraph's Jason Burt to go through each group and predict who will finish where, and what that would mean for the last 16. Topics: 2’02 – Group D – England, Scotland, Czech Republic and Croatia 13’14 - England vs Scotland 18’14 – Group A – Wales, Turkey, Switzerland and Italy 19’29 -...


‘More determined than ever’ – England to keep taking the knee at the Euros

Alistair Bruce-Ball and guests look ahead to England and Scotland’s last warm-up games for Euro 2020 as well as dissecting Wales goalless draw with Albania in their final friendly. We hear from Gareth Southgate about how England will continue to take the knee during the Euros after the team were booed at the Riverside for the gesture on Wednesday. John Murray who spoke to the England manager gives his thoughts on that, and selection issues ahead of the Romania game before Emma Saunders drops...


All About Van Basten

Steve Crossman is joined by triple Ballon d'Or winner Marco van Basten for a Euro Leagues special. He won six league titles, two European Cups and the Euros but Marco van Basten wishes he had retired earlier. He discusses meeting his idol Johan Cruyff as a teenager and scoring his most famous goal in the Euro 88 final. But he missed two seasons trying to fight back from his ankle injury and now cannot even kick a ball.


Euro Leagues: Ones to Watch for Euro 2020

Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague, Julien Laurens and James Horncastle to debate which youngsters will set the European Championships alight over the next month. The panel discuss five names from five different countries as well as being joined by the youngest player ever to feature at a Euros. Former Netherlands defender Jetro Willems reminisces about how he was called up, what it felt like to play among greats at 18 years of age and why he didn’t believe his coach when he was...


Southgate’s fitness fears, Scotland's satisfaction and Wales' French frustration

Emma Saunders is joined by Chris Waddle, Christian Fuchs and Ian Dennis to reflect on England’s 1-0 win over Austria in their first warm-up match before Euro 2020. They discuss England’s fitness concerns with Trent Alexander-Arnold forced off through injury and how the youngsters Bukayo Saka and Jude Bellingham fared. We’ll hear reaction from Gareth Southgate and the goalscorer Saka himself. Charlie Adam drops by to chat about Scotland’s promising draw with Netherlands and Sam Vokes joins us...


BONUS: Ancelotti swaps Goodison for Bernabeu return

Emma Saunders is joined by Spanish Football Expert Guillem Balague and the BBC’s Chief Football Writer Phil McNulty to discuss Carlo Ancelotti’s decision to leave Everton and return to Real Madrid. We hear how the move came about and what was behind Ancelotti’s decision as well as what’s next for Everton as the club look for a sixth permanent manager in five years. TOPICS: 00.53 – How and why Ancelotti left Everton 04.50 – Ancelotti’s relationship with Real Madrid 06.50 – Candidates to be...


Southgate picks his Euros 26

Emma Saunders is joined by John Murray, Stephen Warnock and Ben Haines to break down the 26-man squad picked by Gareth Southgate for the Euros. We hear from the England manager as well Kieran Trippier who is included as one of four right-backs. The panel discuss the inclusion and coverage surrounding Trent Alexander-Arnold and how Southgate will manage the group through the warm-up games with so many players’ fitness in doubt. TOPICS: 01.00 – 26-man Squad 03.04 – Gareth Southgate interview...


MNC: Tuchel topples Pep and Brentford plan for the Prem

Mark Chapman is joined by Micah Richards, Rory Smith and Nedum Onuoha for the final Monday Night Club of the season. The boys get stuck into Saturday’s Champions League final. They take a deeper look into the managers, N’Golo Kante’s evolution and what this means for Chelsea going forward. Plus, Wales have announced their 26 man squad for the Euros and Brentford’s Director of Football, Rasmus Ankersen, joins us to talk about their plans for the Premier League next season. Topics: 2’09 –...


72+: Brentford finally reach the big time

In the final 72+ of the season, Aaron Paul is joined by Millwall's Jed Wallace and Plymouth manager Ryan Lowe to review the EFL playoff finals and look ahead to the summer. Aaron speaks to the Premier League's newest manager Thomas Frank after his Brentford side finally sealed promotion by beating Swansea. We also look at Blackpool's victory over Lincoln City in the League One final. And we look ahead to the summer and the difficulties facing clubs across the football league including...


Tuchel's triumph as Chelsea become champions of Europe

Steve Crossman is joined by Andros Townsend and Don Hutchison to analyse Chelsea's Champions League triumph over Manchester City. Commentary team of John Murray and Chris Sutton are inside the Estadio Do Dragao, describing the scenes as Chelsea begin their celebrations. We also hear from the victorious head coach Thomas Tuchel, who describes speaking to owner Roman Abramovich about a contract extension in the aftermath of the final whistle. And Pep Guardiola explains his decision to start...


Champions League Final Preview

On the eve of the all-English Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea Darren and JJ are joined by John Murray and Chris Sutton from Porto to discuss key personnel, team selections, and where the match could be won and lost. We hear from Pep Guardiola, plus JJ’s former Tottenham teammate Dimitar Berbatov checks in to chat his experiences of playing in these showpiece finals, and whether a Spurs return for Mauricio Pochettino would be a good idea.


72+: The richest games in football

Aaron Paul is joined by former Hull and current Southend manager Phil Brown and Newport County goalkeeper Tom King to preview the football league playoff finals. We look ahead to a huge weekend for the six clubs competing for promotion at Wembley, including a chat with Lincoln manager Michael Appleton as his side take on Blackpool in the League One final. Phil Brown gives us his memories of guiding Hull to the Premier League and Tom reveals which former top-flight star has been helping...