Euro 2016 traditionally always attracts interest from soccer fans all over the World. Betting too is high on the agenda and itâ€™s always a busy time for the online bookmakers and their free bet offers. We will be putting together a comprehensive backdrop to the Tournament that hopefully will make your soccer viewing all the more enjoyable. The draw for qualification will take place on February 23rd 2014 and the qualifying groups will get underway in September this year. The tournament is set to be increased to 24 teams and it will be the 15th European Championships.
Value is the most important thing when betting, odds for all aspects are available and it is essential that you know where to find the best Euro odds every time. To assist you we have pot together our very own odds guide, compiled from all the leading Bookmakers who are covering Euro 2016. Once you have selected your bet, simply click on the links, find the best price and open your account to access a free football bet. It is very easy and very exciting.
World Champions Germany are the favourites to follow up their win in Brazil with Euro 2016 success, as qualification gets underway.
France are second favourites in places following a strong showing at the World Cup whilst reigning double European champions Spain are eased out to third favourites after their flop in Brazil.
England have been drawn as top seeds in Group E where they will face Switzerland, Slovenia, Estonia, Lithuania and San Marino. Scotland and the Republic of Ireland have been draw in a tough looking Group D with top seeds Germany, whilst Wales are in Group B with the likes of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Belgium. Northern Ireland were drawn in Group F where top seeds are Greece.
We will have a list of all fixtures and match odds throughout the Euro 2016 qualification stages. England won their first match of qualifying away in Basel beating Switzerland 2-0, whilst there were also away wins for Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Wales. Scotland lost 2-1 to Germany. The nextr round of matches will take place in October.
The draw for the qualifying stages of the 2016 European Championships took place in Paris on Sunday 23rd February. The tournament will consist of 24 teams for the first time so the draw for the qualifying groups will be eagerly anticipated, with hosts Spain likely to be one of the big favourites.
We've enlisted the help of former player and manager and current BBC pundit Steve Claridge for his betting tips for the Euro 2016 tournament. He'll be giving his tips for who will win outright plus give his views on all of England's matches if they reach the finals. We trust that this will help you when you are considering your Online Football Betting.
In addition to the tips and Euro odds around the site, be sure to click on any bookmaker link you will be entitled to a free bet when you open a new betting account. There is nearly Â£500 worth of free bets available with the most reliable and best bookmakers in the UK and Ireland through the Betting Directory.