Results 1 to 14 of 14

Thread: Euro 2016 setup

  1. #1
    brehme1989's Avatar
    Join Date
    17 Jan 05
    Posts
    8,465
    Thanked
    522 times

    Greece

    10 years of FIF

    Euro 2016 setup

    I just head that this Euro will contain 24 national teams! Anyone know some details?

  2. #2
    vitomins's Avatar
    Join Date
    30 Apr 09
    Posts
    12,062
    Thanked
    4,940 times
    Fav. Player
    Perisic

    United States

    86 FIF Special Ones
    Quote Originally Posted by Yuko View Post
    I just head that this Euro will contain 24 national teams! Anyone know some details?


    That is correct. The UEFA board unanimously agreed to expand the field to 24 teams in 2016.

  3. #3
    Toninu's Avatar
    Join Date
    12 Oct 06
    Posts
    9,907
    Thanked
    4,698 times
    Fav. Player
    Walter Samuel

    Brazil

    71 Forum Supporter 10 years of FIF
    So how will the group stages be from now on? You can't have 6 groups of 4.

  4. #4
    brehme1989's Avatar
    Join Date
    17 Jan 05
    Posts
    8,465
    Thanked
    522 times

    Greece

    10 years of FIF
    Will they do it just like the 24-team Champions League?

  5. #5
    vitomins's Avatar
    Join Date
    30 Apr 09
    Posts
    12,062
    Thanked
    4,940 times
    Fav. Player
    Perisic

    United States

    86 FIF Special Ones
    Quote Originally Posted by Toninu View Post
    So how will the group stages be from now on? You can't have 6 groups of 4.

    It will be like the old World Cup format from 1986-1994.

    6 groups of 4. The top two teams advance plus the 4 best third placed teams.

    So after the group stage will be a round of 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals...

  6. #6
    Toninu's Avatar
    Join Date
    12 Oct 06
    Posts
    9,907
    Thanked
    4,698 times
    Fav. Player
    Walter Samuel

    Brazil

    71 Forum Supporter 10 years of FIF
    Ah ok it makes sense now and the tournament will now be more interesting with the round of 16, I always felt there weren't enough games in the Euro.

  7. #7
    rsz85's Avatar
    Join Date
    30 May 07
    Posts
    2,828
    Thanked
    618 times
    Fav. Player
    ÉverMirandaGag

    Hungary

    this "4 best third-place teams", is a very bad solution. i dont like it. Would be better to have 4 groups of 6 team and qualify the first 4 or only the first 2.

    I hope Hungary can qualify then, finally. (We can rely the U-20 WC third placed team best players in the NT: Koman and Gosztonyi from Bari, Németh&Gulácsi from Liverpool etc.)

  8. #8
    jamsieboy86's Avatar
    Join Date
    05 Feb 09
    Posts
    1,355
    Thanked
    43 times
    Fav. Player
    Zanetti!

    Ireland

    65
    Wow, I did not realise this. Ireland have a good chance to qualify so, as long as we don't meet France in a playoff.

  9. #9
    jmaster's Avatar
    Join Date
    31 Oct 09
    Posts
    6,174
    Thanked
    2,801 times
    Fav. Player
    Il Capitano

    Albania

    I hope Albania qualifies for this Euro!
    TI TE DOMINET MILAN

  10. #10
    Bes's Avatar
    Join Date
    17 May 08
    Posts
    4,918
    Thanked
    1,250 times
    Fav. Player
    Zanetti
    Old name
    Bessi

    Albania

    50 FIF Special Ones
    Quote Originally Posted by jmaster View Post
    I hope Albania qualifies for this Euro!
    Eheee .

  11. #11
    rsz85's Avatar
    Join Date
    30 May 07
    Posts
    2,828
    Thanked
    618 times
    Fav. Player
    ÉverMirandaGag

    Hungary

    Here is the official application of Italy for EURO 2016.

    http://www.figc.it/other/MB_2016_ita.pdf

    There will be 12 stadio (3 brand-new arena) but that morons missed one of the nicest stadio : Genoa, Marassi.

    Genoa is one of the most important city in Italy.

  12. #12
    Suneet's Avatar
    Join Date
    13 Sep 06
    Posts
    16,285
    Thanked
    2,060 times
    Fav. Player
    # 3

    India

    Forum Supporter
    Does the city of Milan get a new one?


    Everything a man should be. We miss you Cipe.




  13. #13
    rsz85's Avatar
    Join Date
    30 May 07
    Posts
    2,828
    Thanked
    618 times
    Fav. Player
    ÉverMirandaGag

    Hungary

    Quote Originally Posted by Suneet View Post
    Does the city of Milan get a new one?
    Are you joking? Meazza is the most modern stadio in Italy (along with Roman Olimpico)

    Palermo, Cagliari and Juve arena will be new.

    All of 12 will be covered and modernized.

  14. #14
    Suneet's Avatar
    Join Date
    13 Sep 06
    Posts
    16,285
    Thanked
    2,060 times
    Fav. Player
    # 3

    India

    Forum Supporter
    The most modern stadio is still not enough to make money for us.......

    I would love to get a free stadium in the city of Milan... atleast where we could lease the whole thing out and try and make some profits or cover our losses.


    Everything a man should be. We miss you Cipe.




Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •