Set Piece Takers

Euro 2016

This table displays a list of expected set-piece takers for each of the 24 sides competing in Euro 2016. They are based on a mix of information gathered from friendlies and qualifiers and will be updated as the tournament progresses and new information becomes available.

Players are listed in order of priority for the given role eg: the first name in the penalty/direct free kick takers list is the preferred taker. For corners and free kicks the first two players are those normally employed in the role.

Last Updated By…

Jonty 20/06/16
Updated: England, Switzerland, Albania, Turkey

TeamPenaltiesDirect Free KicksCorners and Indirect Free Kicks
Albania MemushajMemushaj, XhakaXhaka, Lanjani, Basha, Memushaj
AustriaAlaba, ArnautovicAlaba, JanuzovicAlaba, Januzovic, Fuchs
BelgiumHazard, De BruyneDe Bruyne, Hazard, NainggolanDe Bruyne, Mertens
CroatiaModric, MandzukicPerisic, Rakitic, SrnaPerisic, Rakitic, Srna
Czech RepublicKadlec, DockalDockal, Skalak, DaridaDockal, Darida, Rosicky, Krejci
EnglandRooney, Sturridge, KaneRooney, Kane Henderson, DierRooney,  Henderson, Lallana, Bertrand, Kane
FranceGriezmann, GiroudPayet, Griezmann, PogbaPayet, Griezmann, Cabaye
GermanyMuller, Ozil, Gomez,Ozil, KroosOzil, Kroos, Gotze
HungaryDzsudzsak, PriskinDzsudzsak, FiolaDzsudzsak
IcelandSigurdsson, SigthorssonSigurdsson, GudmundssonSigurdsson, Gudmundsson, Halfredsson
ItalyDe Rossi, Candreva,Candreva, EderFlorenzi, Candreva, Giaccherini
Northern IrelandLafferty, DavisNorwood, DavisNorwood, Davis
PolandBlazczykowski, LewandowskiGrosicki, LewandowskiGrosicki, Milik, Blazczykowski
Portugal Ronaldo, QuaresmaRonaldo, Nani, GuerreiroNani, Quaresma, Joao Mario
Republic of IrelandKeane, WaltersBrady, HoolahanBrady, Hoolahan, McGeady, McClean, Whelan
RomaniaStancu, Torje, KeseruTorje, Stanciu, Keseru, AlibecStanciu, Keseru
RussiaKokorin, KombarovShatov, KombarovShatov, Kombarov, Zirkov, Ionov, Shirokov
SlovakiaHamsik, MakMak, Weiss, Kucka, ZrelakMak, Weiss
SpainIniesta, RamosFabregas, SilvaFabregas, Silva, Koke
SwedenIbrahimovic, Guidetti. LarssonIbrahimovic, KallstromKallstrom, Larsson
SwitzerlandRodriguez, Shaqiri, Djourou, EmboloDzemaili, Shaqiri, RodriguezShaqiri, Rodriguez
TurkeyInan, YilmazInan, Calhanoglu, ErkinCalhanoglu, Turan, Inan
UkraineSeleznyov, Konoplyanka, RotanKonoplyanka, RotanKonoplyanka, Rotan
WalesBale, RamseyBale, RamseyRamsey, Bale, Cotterill, Allen

Premier League

This tables displays a list of expected set-piece takers for each Premier League side. They are based on a mix of information gathered from last season’s matches, the opta statistics, pre-season friendlies and also the player’s role at previous clubs and predicted role at new sides.

The list will be updated constantly as new information becomes available on assigned set-piece takers. It will also be updated throughout the season as roles chop and change.

Last Updated By…

Jonty 3/6/16
Updated: All Clubs

ClubPenaltiesDirect Free KicksCorners & Indirect Free Kicks
ArsenalCazorla, Giroud, Walcott, RamseySanchez, Cazorla, Ozil, WalcottOzil, Cazorla, Sanchez, Walcott, Chamberlain
BournemouthWilson, Daniels, Murray,  StanislasRitchie, ArterRitchie, Gradel, Stanislas, Daniels, Arter, Pugh
BurnleyGray, VokesJones, Boyd, BarnesJones, Boyd
ChelseaOscar, Hazard, Fabregas, CostaOscar, Willian, Fabregas, MaticWillian, Fabregas, Oscar, Pedro, Hazard
Crystal PalaceCabaye, Gayle, Jedinak, Wickham, ChamakhCabaye, Puncheon, Jedinak, BolasieCabaye, Puncheon, Sako, Bolasie, Ledley, Bolasie
EvertonBaines, Lukaku, Barkley, MirallasMirallas, Baines, Barkley, Oviedo, Lukaku, DeulofeuMirallas, Baines,  Barkley, Deulofeu, Cleverley
HullHernandez, SnodgrassSnodgrass
Snodgrass, Huddlestone
LeicesterUlloa, VardyMahrez, Fuchs, Drinkwater, Albrighton, Gray
Albrighton, Fuchs, Mahrez, Drinkwater, James, Gray
LiverpoolMilner, Benteke, Henderson, SturridgeHenderson, Milner, Coutinho, SturridgeMilner, Henderson,Coutinho, Firmino
Man CityAguero, Toure, De Bruyne, Bony, KolarovToure, Kolarov, De Bruyne, SilvaDe Bruyne, Silva, Kolarov, Navas, Nasri, Sterling
Man UtdHerrara, Rooney, Martial, MataDepay, Rooney, Mata, Young, PereiraBlind, Depay, Mata, Herrera, Rooney, Young
MiddlesbroughLeadbitterDowning, LeadbitterDowning, Leadbitter
SouthamptonTadic, Bertrand, Rodriguez, Ward-Prowse, DavisTadic, Ward- Prowse, Van DijkWard-Prowse, Tadic,  Davis, Bertrand
Stoke CityBojan, Arnautovic, Adam, WaltersAdam, Shaqiri, Arnautovic, Ireland Shaqiri, Adam, Bojan, Affelay, Ireland,  Arnautovic,
SunderlandBorini, DefoeKhazri, Larsson, M’VilaKhazri, Larsson, M’Vila, Lens, Borini
Swansea CityGomis, SigurdssonSigurdssonSigurdsson, Routledge
TottenhamKane, ChadliEriksen, Lamela, Kane, WalkerEriksen, Lamela, Son, Mason, T Carroll
WatfordDeeney, Ighalo Jurado, AbdiWatson, Abdi, Jurado, Capoue
West BromBerahino, Lambert, Morrison, GardnerGardner, Brunt, Lambert, Rondon, MorrisonBrunt, Gardner, Sessegnon, McClean, Morrison, Berahino
West HamNoble, CarrollPayet, Zarate, Noble, Cresswell, ValenciaPayet, Zarate, Lanzini, Moses, Noble, Cresswell,