Articles by Gordon Macrae
BBC pundits Lee Dixon and Alan Shearer believe England will be satisfied with a draw against France but cautioned that Roy Hodgson's side were likely to be undone against more illustrious opponents.
Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp has lauded the performance of England midfielders Scott Parker and Steven Gerrard as Roy Hodgson's side opened their Euro 2012 campaign with a draw against France.
The Republic of Ireland's Euro 2012 campaign got off to the worst possible start in Posnan when the lost 3-1 against Croatia.
Liverpool legend Alan Hansen believes England's wingers must provide Andy Carroll with a good supply of crosses if the striker is to thrive at the European Championships.
Former Arsenal striker Alan Smith believes Chelsea's Champions League success can provide a template for England's Euro 2012 campaign.
Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes Roy Hodgson's England side won't be pretty to watch during Euro 2012 but could prove effective at grinding out results in the tournament's latter stages.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has penned an open letter to Swansea's staff and fans, thanking them for their support in the last two years and explaining his decision to move to Anfield.
Former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson has tipped France to win Euro 2012 but believes England and the Republic of Ireland will both make the quarter-final stage.
Nasser Hussain believes England's selectors were right to rest James Anderson for the third and final Test against the West Indies at Edgbaston and insists the fast bowler will be ready to face South Africa later this summer.
Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira has backed France to beat England in their Group D opener in Donetsk on 11 June.
Martin Keown believes England defender John Terry could struggle for form at Euro 2012, as the Chelsea captain continues his recovery from a hamstring injury.
Brendan Rodgers has warned Liverpool's fringe players they will be sold unless they adapt to his brand of football in pre-season.
Former England captain Paul Ince has criticised Roy Hodgson's decision not to call up Rio Ferdinand to his injury-hit Euro 2012 squad.
Liverpool legend Alan Hansen has tipped Spain to lift the European Championship trophy in the Olympic Stadium on 1st July but cautioned that Germany and the Netherlands could provide stiff opposition to the reigning World and Euro champions.
Warrior Sports have unveiled the new Liverpool home kit for next season and announced details of a unique sponsorship deal with Craig Bellamy, which will see them raise awareness of his charity work in Africa.
A relaxed Steven Gerrard said he was looking forward to working under new Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers after the European Championships.
Internacional president Giovanni Luigi has refuted claims Leandro Damiao is on the verge of a move to Europe, amid speculation linking him with both Tottenham and Paris Saint-Germain.
Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp believes Brendan Rodgers has the temperament to succeed at Anfield and backed the club's supporters to remain patient as he adapts to life on Merseyside.
Juan Mata believes Chelsea's Champions league triumph represents the pinnacle of his career to date but cautioned the side will continue to improve next season.
England batsman Kevin Pietersen has retired from international limited-overs cricket with immediate effect.