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European Championships qualifying draw: Germany, Netherlands in Group C, easier draws for England, Spain

Netherlands and Germany were grouped together in qualification for the 2020 European Championship at Sunday's draw in Dublin.

Germany, who dropped into pot two for the draw after their dismal UEFA Nations League campaign, will also play Northern Ireland, Estonia and Belarus in Group C when qualification begins in March.

Holders Portugal will face Ukraine and Serbia in a tricky five-team Group B, while world champions France drew Iceland and Turkey in Group H.

Three-times champions Spain were drawn...

What is the Euro 2020 qualifying draw and when do games begin?

Euro 2020 qualifying begins in 2019. Find out the groups, when and where the matches will be.

What are the groups?

There are five groups of five nations, and five groups of six.

GROUP A: England, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Kosovo

GROUP B: Portugal, Ukraine, Serbia, Lithuania, Luxembourg

GROUP C: Netherlands, Germany, Northern Ireland, Estonia, Belarus

GROUP D: Switzerland, Denmark, Republic of Ireland, Georgia, Gibraltar


George Leekens appointed as new manager of Hungary

George Leekens
George Leekens has taken over the Hungary national team.

Former Belgium and Algeria coach George Leekens was appointed Hungary manager on Monday.

The Hungarian Football Federation gave Leekens a two-year contract to the end of qualifying for the 2020 European Championship, with the option of a six-month extension if the team qualify.

The federation said Leekens will assume his post after Hungary's two friendlies in November, when the team will be led by interim coach Zoltan Szelesi. Former coach Bernd Storck left the job two weeks ago.

"I can't guarantee...


Euro 2016: schedule -- when and where is the final?

ESPN FC brings you Euro 2016's full match schedule for the Euros. Download as a PDF here.

Qualified for Round of 16: Belgium, Croatia, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Spain, Wales

Best third placed teams to qualify: Northern Ireland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Slovakia

Eliminated: Albania, Austria, Czech Republic,  Romania, Russia, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine

Eliminated in knockouts: Belgium, Croatia, England, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Italy,...

 By PA Sport

Jose Fonte relishing being part of Portugal Euro 2016 squad

Jose Fonte is on the brink of helping Portugal to the Euro 2016 final, four years on from watching their last semifinal at home without so much as a Premier League appearance to his name.

A part of the Sporting Lisbon academy at the same time as Cristiano Ronaldo, their routes to this point could not have been much more different.

While the forward, in Fonte's words, "rose like a rocket" with medal-laden spells at Manchester United and now Real Madrid, the centre-back bumped around Portuguese clubs...