Euro 2021 – The Telegraph Kicks Off its Summer of Sport

11 June 2021
The Sports Newspaper of the Year signs Cesc Fabregas, Ally McCoist and Des Lynam to its Euro 2021 team 

The Telegraph has unveiled its unparalleled editorial line up and coverage plans ahead of this summer’s Euro 2021 tournament (June 11 to July 11). Former Chelsea, Arsenal and Barcelona player and current Monaco midfielder Cesc Fabregas, Scotland and Rangers great Ally McCoist and  broadcasting veteran Des Lynam will be joining The Telegraph’s Euro line up, writing columns throughout the course of the tournament. The trio join the Telegraph’s team of award-winning journalists which includes columnist and former Liverpool and England defender Jamie Carragher.

Quality in-depth preview and tournament coverage, live reporting, and interactive features, alongside expert analysis and insight from the Telegraph’s team will give subscribers 24/7 access to the tournament on, via the Telegraph app, in print and via dedicated newsletters.

England vs Scotland Preview Event with Ally McCoist Just hours ahead of the big showdown between England and Scotland at Wembley on June 18 The Telegraph is hosting a preview event where former Scotland footballer and pundit, Ally McCoist joins The Telegraph’s Sam Wallace and Jason Burt in the build up to kick off. The event is free to Telegraph subscribers and tickets can also be purchased here.

Tournament Preview Coverage: On and in The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph, tournament preview coverage includes a 16-page supplement on Friday June 11 with team by team guides and predictions of who will win. There will also be a nostalgic look back at a memorable Euros tournament from the summer of 1996, with two features including: Paul Gascoigne’s Euro 96, along with an exploration of the iconic Three Lions and the making of an English football anthem.

Ahead of the first match The Telegraph is publishing its definitive list of the 50 best footballers to watch this summer.

Live Match Coverage on Live blogs of all the home nations and every other fixture from the group stages to the final at Wembley will feature on the Euros digital hub on  There will be a dedicated Telegraph reporter debating all the action with readers via the comments section throughout each home nation game, as well as insight from reporters on the ground at games.  The blogs for the key matches will feature pre-match predictions, half-time and full-time verdicts and analysis from the Telegraph’s team of columnists and writers.

Post-Match Coverage After the final whistle, subscribers will have the chance to rate players via a new interactive feature and compare their analysis to rankings published by The Telegraph’s experts. The blog will also feature highlights from the post-match press conferences, dissecting what was said.

A predictor feature will enable readers to plot their way through the tournament, alongside team guides, providing all subscribers need to know about the competing countries in a user-friendly digital format.

Newsletters The Football Nerd daily newsletter including predictions by Sam Wallace will hit subscribers’ inboxes everyday. The Breaking News newsletter will also notify subscribers of any key breaking stories.

Adam Sills, Head of Sport, The Telegraph said: “The Euros mark the start of The Telegraph’s Summer of Sport which includes coverage of Wimbledon, Royal Ascot, The British Grand Prix, The Open, The British and Irish Lions Tour, and the Olympics. Our award-winning team will be producing increased coverage across print, and digital including the new app to ensure subscribers have the latest analysis and expert insight at their fingertips.”


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