France U19 keep Euro semi-final hopes alive with 2-0 win over Croatia

France U19 bounced back from their opening round setback against England to register a 2-0 win over Croatia in Aalen. Jean-Kevin Augustin, who scored Les Bleus’ opener against England, was again on target against the Croatians, with Mbappe adding the second.

With Netherlands losing to England earlier in the day, France vs Netherlands becomes an effective quarterfinal shootout to decide who joins England in the last four Continue reading

Mark Clattenburg to referee Euro 2016 final between France and Portugal

England’s Mark Clattenburg has been named to referee the Euro 2016 final between hosts France and Portugal this Sunday. Clattenburg’s previous games at this tournament include Czech Republic’s 2-2 draw with Croatia, Italy’s 2-0 win over Belgium and Poland’s win on penalties over Switzerland at the Round of 16.

Clattenburg and Mark Atkinson are the only two referees from England at Euro 2016

France’s semi-final win over Germany saw Nicola Rizzoli with the whistle while Bjorn Kuipers was in charge of Les Bleus’ quarterfinal against Iceland.