David Shonfield - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

DAVID SHONFIELD: Italy's lack of squad depth now clear to Antonio Conte

How much will Ireland’s historic victory affect the way Italy approach their showdown with Spain on Monday?


DAVID SHONFIELD: Athletic Iceland look best-equipped outsider to reach last 16

Michel Platini is in disgrace, his career with Uefa apparently over, but his legacy to this tournament lives on.


DAVID SHONFIELD: Football politics in France: From there to here

It is 11am on the evening of July 12 1998. France have just beaten Brazil 3-0 to win the World Cup, and an entire city is going crazy.