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Euro 2012

Antonio Cassano - An inspirational story

1 Jul 2012

Italy booked their place in the Euro 2012 final with victory against Germany, but while all the attention was on the likes of Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli, Italian striker Antonio Cassano's story is even more remarkable. Last...
 

Euro 2012 final: How Spain got there

1 Jul 2012

Portugal 0-0 Spain (after extra-time) Spain win 4-2 on penalties Cesc Fabregas secured a penalty shoot-out victory for Spain to send them through to the final. Portugal looked capable of beating the reigning champions with...
 

Euro 2012 final: How Italy got there

1 Jul 2012

Germany 1-2 Italy Mario Balotelli's superb first half double sent Italy into the Euro 2012 final at Germany's expense. Balotelli (pictured) headed Italy in front, and his stunning strike late in the first half doubled the lead....
 

Euro 2012: Five memorable moments

1 Jul 2012

No.1 Cristiano Ronaldo sits out the shootout He was obviously pencilled in to take Portugal’s fifth penalty against Spain, but surely the possibility that it would be all over by then must have occurred to him and...
 

English take title in Warsaw

1 Jul 2012

England did get to taste success in Poland this summer, even if it did come in the form of a 5-a-side tournament. Kids From The Drive were crowned champions of the Kia 5-a-side World Championship just three days after England were...
 

The rocky road to Poland: An Ireland fan’s diary - Another defeat, but no regrets

30 Jun 2012

In the third and final part of his Euro 2012 diary, David Hennessy comes face to face with a Polish ultra and sees Ireland lose again, but ultimately he and the rest of the Irish don’t regret a minute of their trip… So we’re...
 

Euro 2012 daily digest: Fabregas premonition becomes reality

30 Jun 2012

Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas came off the bench in Spain’s semi-final against Portugal, playing a key role in extra-time and eventually scoring the crucial final penalty that sent his side into the final. Oddly, the...
 

The rocky road to Poland: An Ireland fan’s diary - Watching your side being outclassed

29 Jun 2012

In part two of his Euro 2012 diary, David Hennessy drinks in a combustible bar, jumps on board a moving train and sees his side totally outclassed by the holders... Ireland’s defeat to Croatia was followed by a scramble to Gdansk...
 

Germany v Italy: Key men

28 Jun 2012

One of Europe’s oldest and greatest rivalries takes centre stage in the second semi-final of Euro 2012. Germany and Italy will compete for a place in the final at the National Stadium in Warsaw. The Germans have looked...
 

Will Pirlo or Schweinsteiger come out on top?

28 Jun 2012

As the clock ticks towards Germany v Italy in the second Euro 2012 semi-final, it’s time to assess the midfield battle that will likely define the game: ageing Italian maestro Andrea Pirlo against the German powerhouse entering his prime,...
 

Germans want to break Italian curse

28 Jun 2012

Germany will be hoping to break the curse that has plagued the national side in previous tournaments: beating Italy. Since the game between the two nations in 1970, which was dubbed ‘the match of the century’ where Italy came...
 

We’re still involved in Euro 2012! Well, sort of…

28 Jun 2012

We thought it was all over, and we were right. Roy Hodgson’s England side lost to Italy on penalties in the quarter-finals at Euro 2012, but there is still British architectural interest in the event. The Arup...
 

Euro 2012: The best XI

28 Jun 2012

There have been some stand out performances at Euro 2012 this summer and a number of players have made the difference in respect of their side's fortunes at the tournament. As with any international tournament, some previously...
 

The rocky road to Poland: An Ireland fan’s diary

28 Jun 2012

In part one of a look back at Euro 2012 through Irish eyes, David Hennessy recalls the experience of Ireland’s opening game, his time spent with a couple of Croats, and his encounters with some imprisoned compatriots... Everything...
 

Euro 2012 daily digest: Van Marwijk steps down from Dutch post

28 Jun 2012

The Dutch Football Federation (KNVB) has announced that Bert van Marwijk has resigned from his post as manager of the national team. Van Marwijk’s decision to step down follows a disappointing performance from the Dutch side at...
 

The five most exciting players of Euro 2012

28 Jun 2012

Total Football examines the five most exciting players of Euro 2012 so far. Not the best, nor the most consistent, but the most exciting - the players that have made us sit up and applaud with their moments of brilliance. ...
 

How Germany secured their place in the semi-finals

28 Jun 2012

Germany 4-2 Greece Germany's superiority triumphed against the defence-minded Greeks as they sealed what was, eventually, a comfortable victory. A goal from Phillip Lahm was just reward for Germany in a first half they...
 

How Italy secured their place in the semi-finals

28 Jun 2012

England 0-0 Italy (after extra-time) Italy won 4-2 on penalties England survived an Andrea Pirlo inspired Italian onslaught to make it all the way to penalties, but it was Gianluigi Buffon rather than Joe Hart who was the hero...
 

The semi-finalists' penalty shoot-out records

28 Jun 2012

England’s horrendous penalty shoot-out record in major tournaments continued as Roy Hodgson’s men crashed out of Euro 2012. The Three Lions have one of the worst records in penalty shoot-out history, winning just one of their...
 

Facebook reveals Euro fans' football favourites

28 Jun 2012

The varying fan loyalties for the four European semi-finalists have been exposed – and Italians come off worst. According to analysis carried out by Facebook Spanish fans favour their own countrymen, Germans and Portugese have...