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Sydney to miss out: The Socceroos are expected to play their World Cup qualifying match against Japan in Melbourne.

Sydney to miss out on Socceroos to MCG

Sydney will miss out on hosting the Socceroos' biggest World Cup qualifying match for the third successive campaign, with the Japan home fixture set to be played in Melbourne.

Live: France v Ireland

Stunning start: Robbie Brady celebrates his penalty.

Join us for live coverage as hosts France try to get past Ireland in the Round of 16.

Portugal edge Croatia at Euro 2016

Joyous: Portugal's Ricardo Quaresma celebrates after scoring during the Euro 2016 round of 16 match between Croatia and ...

A close-range header from Portugal substitute Ricardo Quaresma has secured a 1-0 win over Croatia after the game burst into life in the last few minutes of extra time to set up a Euro 2016 quarter-final against Poland next week.

Wales reach last eight at Euro 2016

Historic triumph: Gareth Bale celebrates after the final siren.

Wales reached the quarter-finals of the European Championship for the first time with a 1-0 win over Northern Ireland as Gareth Bale showed his quality with a teasing cross turned into his own net by Gareth McAuley.

Poland sink Swiss on penalties

Jubilation: Poland's players celebrate at the end of the Euro 2016 round of 16 match against Switzerland.

Poland beat Switzerland 5-4 in a shootout to reach their first European Championship quarter-final as a riveting clash ended 1-1 after extra time following a brilliant late equaliser by Swiss Xherdan Shaqiri.

Drama starts now as Euro 2016 goes to sudden death

England await: Iceland players celebrate going through after defeating Austria.

You could be forgiven for thinking that Euro 2016 has been anything but uneventful. The late wins, huge upsets and general whinging from Cristiano Ronaldo has made the competition one of the most memorable in years.

Sad end for Ibrahimovic as Belgium advance

Disappointing finale: Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's international career ended in a damp squib when Sweden lost 1-0 to Belgium in their final Euro 2016 Group E match on Thursday and failed to reach the last 16.

Brady's late goal fires Ireland into last 16

Never say die attitude: Ireland's Robbie Brady.

Robbie Brady scored a glorious late winner for Ireland to put them through to the knockout stages of the European Championship for the first time thanks to a 1-0 win over Group E winners Italy.

Portugal and Hungary through after thriller

Two good: Cristiano Ronaldo.

​Hungary and Portugal reached the Euro 2016 knockout stages after a rip-roaring 3-3 draw in which Cristiano Ronaldo netted twice and became the first player to score in four European Championships on Thursday.

Poland reach Euro16 knock out stages

Poland's goalscorer Jakub Blaszczykowski celebrates with teammtes Poland's Tomasz Jodlowiec, left, and Arkadiusz Milik,

Poland can prepare for a European Championship last-16 meeting with Switzerland after Jakub Blaszczykowski's crisp, second-half goal beat the already-eliminated Ukraine 1-0 to reach the knockout stage for the first time.

Holders Spain given brutal road to final

Shock defeat: Sergio Ramos feels the pain.

Holders Spain lost for the first time in 15 matches at the European Championship finals on Wednesday morning - and their route to the final just got a whole lot tougher.

Turkey win to stay in last-16 contention

Turkey's Ozan Tufan, centre, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal.

Turkey snatched a Euro 2016 lifeline with a 2-0 victory over Czech Republic on Wednesday morning that secured third place in Group D and left them waiting to see if they had done enough to reach the last 16.