DAILY SPORTS DEBATE: Is 24 teams too many for European Championships?

Lancashire Telegraph: England boss Roy Hodgson England boss Roy Hodgson

ENGLAND were yesterday drawn to face Switzerland, Slovenia, Estonia, Lithuania and San Marino in Group E of qualifying for Euro 2016.

The top two sides from each group will qualify for the final tournament, which will be expanded to 24 teams.

But is 24 teams too many, and will it take all the excitement out of qualifying?

Surely, even taking into account England’s ability to make hard work of qualifying, they cannot fail to miss out on the final tournament after being drawn into that group?


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