Tag Archives: Portugal

Euro 2012: Last Four Standing!

The quarter finals are over and we’re down to four nations competing for European glory. Spain, Portugal, Germany and Italy remain, nations that are no strangers to success on the biggest stages of International football. Between them they have won … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Quarter Finals: Some Shocks in Store?

In earlier posts I had a stab at predicting who would make the last eight and, after all has been said and done, I emerged with a prediction accuracy of 50%. While this ain’t much to shout about, it isn’t … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Taking a Breather

The Group stage is at an end, twelve frenetic days and forty-eight pulsating games later and we have arrived at our first rest-day. With no Euro action for us to feast on this evening, many face a night of classic … Continue reading

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Rueful Russians! Desperate Dutch! Irate Italians?

Day eleven of Euro 2012 and only ten teams remain. Along with Ireland, Sweden, Denmark and Poland, some names that many would have expected to fall at the first hurdle (no disrespect meant), the final two teams on the list … Continue reading

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On A Wing and A Prayer Euro 2012 Group Predictions

Following on from my profiles of the sixteen teams competing at Euro 2012, I thought I’d throw my sixpence into the ring and have a bash at some predictions. Trying to call what is likely to happen at major footballing … Continue reading

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UEFA EURO 2012 GROUP DRAW/FIXTURES

The draw for the group stages of Euro 2012 took place in the Ukraine on Friday 2nd December 2011. Here it is in full. GROUP A                        GROUP B                      GROUP C                       GROUP D   Poland                            Holland                         Spain                             Ukraine Greece                           Denmark                       Italy                               … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Qualification Play-Offs First/Second Leg Round-up

Twelve of the teams taking part in next summer’s European Championships have already confirmed their places in the competition; however, the remaining four spots for Poland and Ukraine have still to be decided via two legged play-offs. The first legs … Continue reading

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