France vs Portugal: What time does the Euro 2016 final start? How can I watch it live? | International | Sport | The Independent
Euro 2016 reaches its climax this weekend as Portugal and France lock horns at the Stade de France in front of a global television audience of millions. Uefa, European football’s governing body, elected to expand the competition to 24 teams attracted criticism in the weeks that followed but their decision has allowed a host of romantic fables to unfold - such as those told by Iceland and Wales.
Euro 2016: Anotine Griezmann's French connection with public ensures final victory can bring joy back to the nation | International | Sport | The Independent
For a nation that has been distracted by more serious and worrying issues than hosting a football tournament in recent months, it was perhaps inevitable that Antoine Griezmann would emerge as the poster boy who has reconciled a troubled population in the blue shirt of France.
Euro 2016 final: Patrice Evra goes from public enemy No 1 to the leader of the gang in France's recovery story | International | Sport | The Independent
It has been some journey for Patrice Evra, one which may end at the Stade de France on Sunday evening with the France defender securing national treasure status just six years after being regarded as the enemy within.
Euro 2016 final: If France score against Portugal in first 20 minutes, they'll lift the trophy, says Danny Higginbotham | International | Sport | The Independent
The Stade de France will be a noisy emotional place on Sunday night and I am sure that France will try to ride that wave in the opening minutes of the final, to get them an early goal. That is what France tried to do against Germany in Marseille on Thursday night and it nearly worked.
Euro 2016 final: How the new-look Cristiano Ronaldo made Portugal's success a personal mission | International | Sport | The Independent
It was 10 years ago on Saturday that Zinedine Zidane headbutted Marco Materazzi in Berlin, ending his career and his reign as Europe’s best footballer. Thierry Henry had been substituted minutes before and, having passed his peak at Arsenal, could no longer claim that title either. Within a few months a 21-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo had claimed that crown for himself.
Portugal vs France: Prediction, team news, TV, live and betting odds for the Euro 2016 final | Euro 2016 | Sport | London Evening Standard
Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal will face France in the Euro 2016 final after the tournament hosts beat world champions Germany 2-0 on Thursday evening. Didier Deschamps’ side will face Portugal at the Stade de France looking to complete a hat-trick of tournament victories on home soil. With Griezmann once more irrepressible with two goals against Germany, they will be strong favourites to do that.
Euro 2016 - PORTUGAL v FRANCE
Stade de France | Saint-Denis
3pm ET | noon PT
TV: ESPN, ESPN Deportes (international viewing info at http://livesoccertv.com)