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Gombau lands Olyroos' coaching job

 Josep Gombau: Has landed the Olyroos coaching job..

Spaniard Josep Gombau says the challenge of rejuvenating Australia's youth football and a symmetry in style with Ange Postecoglou lured him to the Olyroos' coaching job.

The dentist who sent Hodgson to his knees

Full service: Iceland co-coach Heimir Hallgrimsson.

It was the final straw in what has been a slow death. A 2-1 loss to a nation whose population is smaller than Canberra, whose national coach has a second job pulling teeth and goalkeeper who had only recently turned professional.

Hazard inspires Belgium to 4-0 defeat of Hungary

Unstoppable: Belgium captain Eden Hazard put on a showcase in their 4-0 rout of Hungary.

Belgium captain Eden Hazard produced an inspired performance, including a fine solo goal, to lead his side to a resounding 4-0 victory over Hungary at Euro 2016 on Sunday to set up a quarter-final clash with Wales.

Sydney to miss out on Socceroos to MCG

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

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.

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.