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Euro 2012: The crying game

30 May 2012

Sol Campbell has warned England fans not to travel to Euro 2012. The slogan of this summer’s European Championship is “Creating History Together”. But, before the tournament has even started, football is in danger of going...
 

Past European Championships -1972 (Belgium): Enter West Germany

30 May 2012

Year: 1972 Host nation: Belgium Winners: West Germany Runners-up: Soviet Union Third place: Belgium Fourth place: Hungary Number of teams: 4 Number of venues: 4 ...
 

Past European Championships – 1968 (Italy): Italy ride their fortune to glory

30 May 2012

Year: 1968 Host nation: Italy Winners: Italy Runners-up: Yugoslavia Third place: England Fourth place: Soviet Union Number of teams: 4 Number of venues: 3 ...
 

Past European Championships – 1964 (Spain): Spain reign

30 May 2012

Year: 1964 Host nation: Spain Winners: Spain Runners-up: Soviet Union Third place: Hungary Fourth place: Denmark Number of teams: 4 Number of venues: 2 ...
 

Past European Championships – 1960 (France): The beginning

29 May 2012

Year: 1960 Host nation: France Winners: Soviet Union Runners-up: Yugoslavia Third place: Czechoslovakia Fourth place: France Number of teams: 4 Number of venues: 2 ...
 

Euro 2012: Gourcuff and Yanga-Mbiwa miss out

29 May 2012

Lyon midfielder Yoann Gourcuff (pictured) and Montpellier defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa have failed to make the final cut for France’s Euro 2012 squad. Gourcuff, 25, failed to impress in Les Bleus narrow 3-2 win over Iceland, a game...
 

Euro 2012: One to watch – Olivier Giroud (France)

29 May 2012

Country: France Caps: 4 Goals: 1 Club: Montpellier Age: 25 Position: Striker The Montpellier front man finished the season joint top goalscorer as his club lifted the league title...
 

Euro 2012: Allez Les Bleus

29 May 2012

Exactly two years after France miserably drew 0-0 against Uruguay in Cape Town at the 2010 World Cup, Les Bleus face a newly managed England side in Donetsk on June 11. In the past two years a lot has changed across the Channel. A...
 

Germany enter Euro 2012 with Low expectations

29 May 2012

It says much about the footballing revolution instilled in the German national side by one Joachim 'Jogi' Low that few young observers, if asked what the 'German brand' of the game constituted, would plump for those traditional values of stoicism...
 

Euro 2012: One to watch - Niki Zimling (Denmark)

29 May 2012

Country: Denmark Caps: 9 Goals: 0 Club: Club Brugge Age: 27 Position: Midfielder A latecomer to international football; he has taken over the holding role in Denmark’s team from...
 

Euro 2012: Friendlies round-up

29 May 2012

France celebrated the downfall of national team coach Raymond Domenech almost as much as their ancestors did the overthrow of King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette. A new era under Laurent Blanc (pictured) was ushered in and...
 

Euro 2012: One to watch - Christian Eriksen (Denmark)

29 May 2012

Country: Denmark Caps: 21 Goals: 2 Club: Ajax Amsterdam Age: 20 Position: Midfielder Denmark’s youngest debutant since Michael Laudrup, Christian Eriksen has already been compared to...
 

Euro 2012: One to watch - Tomas Rosicky (Czech Republic)

29 May 2012

Country: Czech Republic Caps: 85 Goals: 20 Club: Arsenal Age: 31 Position: Midfielder His sublime performances were one of the reasons the Czech Republic reached the semi-finals of Euro...
 

Euro 2012: One to watch - Theodor Gebre Selassie (Czech Republic)

29 May 2012

Country: Czech Republic Caps: 8 Goals: 0 Club: FC Slovan Liberec Age: 25 Position: Defender Born to a Czech mother and Ethiopian father, Gebre Selassie is the first person of colour to...
 

Euro 2012: One to watch - Mario Mandzukic (Croatia)

28 May 2012

Country: Croatia Caps: 27 Goals: 5 Club: Wolfsburg Age: 26 Position: Striker Mario Mandzukic can score goals, as well as create them - and has pace too. ...
 

Euro 2012: One to watch – Mesut Ozil (Germany)

28 May 2012

Country: Germany Caps: 32 Goals: 8 Club: Real Madrid Age: 23 Position: Midfield Supremely talented playmaker, whose performances this season for Madrid have belied his...
 

Dearth of MLS Players at Euro 2012 a question of PR, not talent

28 May 2012

Only one player will be leaving his MLS club for the month-long sojourn in Poland and the Ukraine: Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane. Though struggling, LA Galaxy will lose its most consistent performer at the worst possible...
 

Euro 2012: One to watch - Ivan Rakitic (Croatia)

28 May 2012

Country: Croatia Caps: 39 Goals: 8 Club: Sevilla Age: 24 Position: Midfielder Attacking left midfielder with defensive nous, Rakitic made his name at Swiss side Basel before he was...
 

Euro 2012: One to watch - Mats Hummels (Germany)

28 May 2012

Country: Germany Caps: 14 Goals: 1 Club: Borussia Dortumund Age: 23 Position: Defender Cultured centre half who is likely to be first choice for the Germans alongside Bayern Munich’s...
 

Ruddy out of Euros

25 May 2012

Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy has been ruled out of Euro 2012 with a broken finger. Ruddy, 25, was called into the England squad for this summer’s competition in Poland and the Ukraine following an impressive season at...