Featuring Group B : EURO 2016

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ENGLAND

Three Lions is the nickname given to England national side. England has lifted the World Cup in 1966 and has appeared 14th time in the World Cup history. England has never lifted the UEFA Championship trophy. England is one of the best contenders for the trophy.Roy Hodgson is the current coach of England national side.

The all time leading scorer of England is Wayne Rooney. Wayne Rooney is the key player for England.Currently the english side ranks 4th in the FIFA World ranking. England is placed in group B along with Russia, Slovakia and Wales. Their opening game is against Russia in 11th June, 2016.

 

RUSSIA

Russia has qualified for the European Championship 10 times out of 14. Their best record is in 2008 where they reached semi-final. As a Soviet Union they lifted the UEFA Championship in 1960. Leonid Slutski is the current coach of national side.

The all time leading scorer of Russia are Oleh Blokhin and Aleksandr Kerzhakov. Sergei Ignashevich is the key player for Russia. According to the FIFA ranking they are in 22nd position. They are placed in Group B along with England, Slovakia and Wales. Russia’s first opening game in Euro Cup is against England in 11th June, 2016.

SLOVAKIA

Slovakia has qualified for the first time in UEFA Championship as an independent nation. The country has lifted the UEFA Cup in 1976 (as Czechoslovakia). Slovakia has qualified only one time in FIFA World Cup and UEFA Championship too.Jan Kozak is the current coach of Slovakia national team.

Robert Vittek is the all time leading scorer. Marek Hamsik is the key player for Slovakia. According to the FIFA World Ranking  Slovakia stands 24th position in the world football ranking. Along with England, Wales and Russia they are placed in group B. Their first match is in 11th June, 2016 against Wales.

WALES

Dreigiau (Dragons) is the nickname given to Wales. Euro 2016 is their first ever appearance and with promising squad hopes to give tough challenge to other team. Wales have qualified only one time in 1958 World Cup. Chris Coleman is the current coach of Wales.

Ian Rush and Gareth Bale are the all time leading scorer for Wales. The key player for Wales for Euro 2016 is Gareth Bale. As per FIFA World ranking, Wales stands in 26th position. Wales are placed in group B along with England, Russia and Slovakia. Their first match is with against Slovakia dated 11th June, 2016.