Northern Ireland Fans Give Hero's Reception To Guy Who Played Zero Minutes In Euro 2016

Northern Ireland fans welcomed their boys back from their successful Euro 2016 run with a huge homecoming reception in Belfast today. While undoubtedly grateful to each of the 23 players who made up the squad that surprised everyone by making it out of the group stage, and especially to the 18 guys who actually saw…

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Nice Russian Men Bring A Message Of Love To France—But Not In The Gay Way

Through either the power of ABBA or the threat of their team’s expulsion, some Russian fans have taken to heart the need for them to stop kicking the shit out of rival supporters, and instead commune with their soccer-loving brethren. Take the above picture Sky reporter Paul Kelso snapped with some older Russian…

ABBA's "Dancing Queen" Has The Power To Soothe The Violent Souls Of Soccer Fans

The single biggest story to emerge from the Euros thus far is the fan violence. It’s important to remember, though, that not all European soccer fans are depraved lunatics who stomp out other people in the wrong-colored shirts for fun. Or, alternatively, that “Dancing Queen” is such a fun and unifying force for good,…

UEFA Promises To Boot Russia From Euros Upon Next Incident Of In-Stadium Fan Violence

Even if more than a couple bigwigs in Russian sport don’t, UEFA apparently does take seriously the problems that Russian hooligans have caused so far in this Euro 2016 tournament—namely, of course, the problem of them beating the life out of dozens of English fans. Today, UEFA announced stiff penalties for the Russian…

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