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The Euro 2016 is now at its quarter-final stage, eight teams having confirmed their places as the tournament approaches its conclusion.

Previously, YOU the fans voted Cristiano Ronaldo’s backheel the goal of the Group Stage with a whopping 61% of the votes.

And here, we look at five of the best goals to be scored in the last round of matches and ask YOU to vote for your favourite at the bottom of the page.

XHERDAN SHAQIRI (SWITZERLAND vs Poland)

Switzerland may have bowed out of the tournament with a penalty defeat to Poland but boy did they provide a moment of magic, courtesy of the Stoke man. Shaqiri equalised for his country in sublime fashion with this scissor/bicycle kick that was a joy to behold.

ANTOINE GRIEZMANN (FRANCE vs Ireland)

Another instance of a team trailing and in need of inspiration, the hosts were struggling and a goal down to Ireland before Griezmann intervened. He ended up with a brace and leading his side to a 2-1 win, his levelling header the pick of the bunch.

MARIO GOMEZ (GERMANY vs Slovakia)

Brought back into the fold with his side needing to add a ruthless edge in front of goal to their already polished approach, Gomez duly delivered. Some fine work down the left from Julian Draxler makes this a contender, Gomez providing the finishing touch. At least he claims he did…

JULIAN DRAXLER (GERMANY vs Slovakia)

The Germany forward is one of the hottest properties in European football and has shown he is more than capable for his country with hugely impressive performances in France. This volley, albeit from close range, was a fine example of Draxler’s incredible technique.

EDEN HAZARD (BELGIUM vs Hungary)

Hazard has had a mixed season to say the least but against Hungary he showed why the Chelsea man was given the Belgium captaincy in the absence of Vincent Kompany. He was at his creative best and added gloss to his performance with this excellent solo goal.

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Five leading candidates to replace Del Bosque as Spain coach

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Del Bosque (l) looks set to leave his post.

Joaquin Caparros has emerged as the favourite to replace Vicente Del Bosque as Spain boss, but the final decision may not be made for at least another three weeks due to internal political wrangling.

Veteran Del Bosque is expected to retire from management after seeing his team exit the European Championships with Monday’s disappointing 2-0 defeat to Italy, but the 65 year-old will not confirm his plans until after he has met with Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar.

If Del Bosque does depart, as is widely assumed, the naming of his replacement would be significantly complicated by the fact that Villar is among the front-runners to replace the disgraced Michel Platini as new president of UEFA, with the deadline for declaring as an official candidate coming on 20 July.

Here, we look at the five leading Spain candidates should Vicente Del Bosque decide to depart as head coach.

JOAQUIN CAPARROS

Joaquin Caparros.

Joaquin Caparros.

The front runner for the position more through his personal relationships with potential decision-makers than his managerial track record, which is rather modest with more defeats than victories in La Liga.

MARCELINO

Marcelino.

Marcelino.

The Villarreal coach is one of the fastest-rising coaching talents in Spain after taking the Yellow Submarine to promotion two years ago, and then returning them to the Champions League with a fourth-placed finish last season.

ERNESTO VALVERDE

Ernesto Valverde.

Ernesto Valverde.

Arguably the most respected manager in Spain, Valverde became a Basque hero by leading Athletic Bilbao to their first trophy in 31 years with last summer’s Spanish Super Cup.

JULEN LOPETEGUI

Julen Lopetegui.

Julen Lopetegui.

The former Porto boss will be a strong contender if the Spanish Federation opts for continuity, thanks to his spell in charge of the national under 21 team which included triumph in the 2013 European Championship.

PACO JIMENEZ

Paco Jimenez.

Paco Jimenez.

The former Rayo Vallecano’s charisma and attacking principles would make him a popular choice with fans, but he appeared to rule himself out of contention by accepting the managerial post at Granada just last week.

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England boss Hodgson resigns - Top contenders to replace him

Sport360 staff 28/06/2016
Potential coaches for England.

Sport360 has rounded up a hotlist of the top candidates to replace Hodgson and rated their chances of landing the Wembley hotseat: 

Let us know your thoughts, get in touch on social media, use #360fans.

GARETH SOUTHGATE 

Highly thought of by the decision-makers at the FA, the former Middlesbrough boss was brought into the fold to coach the under-21s with an eye on future progression. Faltered at last year’s Under-21 European Championship but led the team to victory at the Toulon tournament just weeks ago.

Rating: 8 out of 10

ALAN PARDEW

Seemed to be a new man after swapping Newcastle for Crystal Palace and some fine early-season results saw him seriously linked with the England job for the first time in his career. But results tailed off badly as the campaign progressed and the window of opportunity may be closing.

Rating: 7 out of 10

GARY NEVILLE

Seemed a heavy favourite to progress from his role as Hodgson’s assistant until his ill-advised stint with Valencia saw his stock plummet. It may yet be decided that that was a case of the wrong job but the right man and although his involvement in the current set-up gives him a link to the squad, the fact he stepped down along with Hodgson may rule him out.

Rating: 6 out of 10

EDDIE HOWE 

A smart, erudite and tactically savvy coach who, at 38, looks to have a bright future at the top of the game. The FA must surely be monitoring the Bournemouth boss, though they may want to see him move to a bigger club before handing him the reigns of the national side.

Rating: 7 out of 10

SAM ALLARDYCE 

Has always coveted the post and spoken confidently about the qualities he would bring to it. Keeping Sunderland in the Premier League last term was another impressive achievement for his CV but he may be viewed as a retrograde appointment.

Rating: 7 out of 10

ARSENE WENGER 

Seeing the cultured, technically-minded Frenchman with Anglophile tendencies oversee a Three Lions revolution is a highly attractive option. After 20 years with Arsenal, might he finally be persuaded to seek a new challenge?

Rating: 7 out of 10

RAFAEL BENITEZ 

Another foreign candidate but, like Wenger, the Spaniard is well versed in all things English. After stints with Liverpool, Chelsea and now Newcastle he qualifies as suitably ‘assimilated’ in the way Fabio Capello was not. Was not hurt by Newcastle’s relegation, almost doing enough to avert it, and would surely fancy the job.

Rating: 4 out of 10

OUTSIDE OPTION – GLENN HODDLE

Managed England between 1996 and 1999, including the 1998 World Cup – where England reached the second round before losing on penalties to Argentina.

Having not managed since 2006 at Wolverhampton Wanderers, a return for Hoddle would be a blast from the past but the legendary playmaker is still an attractive option for some given his heavy presence in the media and reputation for stylish football.

Rating: 6 out of 10

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