Does Bigger Mean Better for the Euro 16?

Euro 2016: Smaller teams like Albania, Northern Ireland and Iceland can spring shocks, says Danny Higginbotham via The Independent

Euro 2016: Smaller teams like Albania, Northern Ireland and Iceland can spring shocks, says Danny Higginbotham
via The Independent

Opinion: Expansion of Euro 2016 dilutes the tournament’s meaning via DW.com

Opinion: Expansion of Euro 2016 dilutes the tournament’s meaning
via DW.com

THE BASICS: Independent’s Danny Higginbotham explains how the tournament’s change from 16 to 24 teams will give smaller countries the chance to compete, leading to greater excitement, whereas DW’s Matt Pearson explains how with the expansion, the European Championship is losing it’s simplistic appeal as well as it’s integrity.