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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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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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El Clasico it Ain’t! Bayern to Battle Blues in Munich!

The Champions’ League semi-finals were played to a close this week, as the second-legs of this year’s last four match-ups took place in Barcelona and Madrid respectively. Many had predicted, right from the start of this year’s tournament, that we … Continue reading

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History Haunts Spanish Clubs in Champions’ League Semis (1st Legs)

In just under a month, two giants of European club football will go head to head in a winner-takes-all encounter, the prize; to be crowned Champions’ League winners for 2011/12. Europe’s elite club competition is approaching its climax and this … Continue reading

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Champions’ League Quarter-Final First-Leg Round-Up

This season’s Champions’ League has reached the quarter-final stage, the first-legs took place in midweek and produced some fascinating clashes. There follows a brief summary of all four matches, as Europe’s elite do battle in their quest to become Champions’ … Continue reading

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Chelsea’s Neapolitan Nightmare!

Napoli piled more pressure on Andre Villas Boas and his stuttering Chelsea team on Tuesday evening, as they ran out 3-1 winners in the first-leg of their Champions’ League second round tie. In a very open game littered with defensive … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Team Profile Portugal

Play-off Winners Coach Paulo Bento One to Watch Fabio Coentrao With less than a week to go until kick-off all of our minds, well most of them at least, will turn away from the domestic football competitions within our own … Continue reading

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