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Euro 2012: Czechs have their beer goggles on!

11 Jun 2012

Many people will travel to Poland and the Ukraine this summer excited about the prospect of some great football. Many others will arrive drunk, stay drunk for three weeks and then go home drunk. Both groups will have a...
 

Past European Championships – 2008: Spain reign

11 Jun 2012

Now we are bang up to date with our series of features about past European Championships, going all the way back to the start and concluding here with a look back at the last tournament four years ago. Spain reigned and went on to complete the...
 

Past European Championships – 2004: Greek pirates steal Portuguese gold

11 Jun 2012

Year: 2004 Host nation: Portugal Winners: Greece Runners-up: Portugal Number of teams: 16 Number of venues: 10 Matches played: 31 Goals scored: 77 (2.48 per match) ...
 

Past European Championships - 2000: France are kings of Europe

11 Jun 2012

We're almost right up to date with our look back at past European Championships. Four years ago it was Spain who were the best side in Europe and they went on to win the World Cup, and it was a similar story with France back in 2000... ...
 

10 players to look out for at Euro 2012

11 Jun 2012

We know all about tournament veterans such as Wayne Rooney, Miroslav Klose and Xavi. Below are 10 players you may not know a great deal about. An international tournament is the perfect stage for any player looking to make a...
 

Euro 2012 daily digest: Racism strikes again

11 Jun 2012

Russia ran riot in their opening game, winning 4-1 against the Czech Republic, but it is events off the pitch that are dominating headlines. FARE (Football Against Racism in Europe) reported Czech defender Theodor Gebre Selassie...
 

Euro 2012: Group D preview - England, France, Sweden, Ukraine

11 Jun 2012

Group D kicks off today (Monday) and Total Football's George Milburn looks ahead to the games that will make or break each team's chances of success at the tournament. Group D Ukraine • Coach: Oleg Blokhin •...
 

Euro 2012: Group C preview

10 Jun 2012

Group C commences today (Sunday) and Total Football's George Milburn looks ahead to the games that will make or break each team's chances of success at the tournament. Group C Spain • Coach: Vincente Del Bosque ...
 

Russia top Group A after opening day victory

10 Jun 2012

Russia 4-1 Czech Republic Group A enters its second round of games today (Tuesday) and Russia are top after their 4-1 opening day win against Czech Republic. Two goals in the first 24 minutes sent Russia on their way to victory and...
 

Greece and co-hosts Poland hope to capitalise on opening day draw

10 Jun 2012

Poland 1-1 Greece Poland and Greece are hoping to kick on as Group A enters its second round of games after the two sides drew 1-1 in the opening game. Euro 2012 co-hosts Poland held on for a point thanks to a second half penalty...
 

Past European Championships - 1996: Football comes home

10 Jun 2012

Year: 1996 Host nation: England Winners: Germany Runners-up: Czech Republic Number of teams: 16 Number of venues: 8 Matches played: 13 Goals scored: 64 (2.06 per match)...
 

Euro 2012: Group B preview

9 Jun 2012

Group B - aka the 'Group of Death' - kicked off on Saturday and Total Football's George Milburn looks at the players who could make or break each team's chances of success at the tournament. Group B Netherlands ...
 

Euro 2012: Group A preview

8 Jun 2012

Total Football’s George Milburn will be guiding you through the four Euro 2012 groups, assessing each nation’s strengths, weaknesses, and players to look out for throughout the tournament. He starts with Group A, arguably the most...
 

Work Club creates Sharp FanLabs

8 Jun 2012

Work Club, a digital creative agency, has launched Sharp FanLabs, a unique research project which monitors the emotions of thousands of football fans to support Sharp’s electronic sponsorship of UEFA Euro 2012. Sharp hope to find out...
 

The snacking secrets of a TV sports fan

8 Jun 2012

You may be surprised to hear it, so make sure you’re strapped in when I tell you the following. Research conducted by Wonderful Pistachios suggests that football fans are likely to eat unhealthy snacks during games. ...
 

Spain favourites according to England fans survey

8 Jun 2012

According to England fans polled in a recent survey, Spain will go on to become the first side to win three major tournaments in international football back-to-back. Opinium Research asked over 1000 English football...
 

"Let's enjoy Euro 2012 together" says Polish PM

8 Jun 2012

In the wake of recent negative publicity in the build-up to Euro 2012, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk wrote an open letter which was published in the Guardian and various other European newspapers last week. In the letter, Tusk...
 

Champions League suggests Spain will pip Germany for Euro 2012 title

8 Jun 2012

On the eve of Euro 2012, a friend of mine came up with a theory on how to predict the winner, one that doesn’t involve a sea creature or psychic Llama. The theory involves the Champions League. ...
 

Netherlands players ‘racially abused’ in Poland

8 Jun 2012

Racism has reared its ugly head at Euro 2012 even before the first game has kicked off, with Netherlands' players reported to have been subjected to racist abuse during their open training session in Krakow. It has been alleged that...
 

Euro 2012: The likely story

7 Jun 2012

The eagerly anticipated Euros are with us again, and now is the time to consider who’s actually going to win it. Let’s scrap the underdogs and go straight to the big boys, the final four. Of course England haven’t...