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Three Things We Learnt From Euro 2012

It’s eight days after the final of Euro 2012. The dust has settled on what was, in the main, a fantastic international tournament. Plenty of goals, some surprises along the way, some fantastic skill, drama and, of course, a few … Continue reading

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There Can Be Only One Super Mario!

Twenty three days after co-hosts Poland kicked off the action with a 1-1 draw against Greece, Euro 2012 is rapidly reaching its Grand Finale. There are just hours to go before Spain face off against Italy in Kiev’s Olympic Stadium … Continue reading

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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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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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Euro 2012: It’s Heating Up!

As Euro 2012 continues at breakneck pace, with no let-up in sight, it has been tough to even draw breath, never mind to actually sit back and take stock of what we’ve seen and discuss it in some kind of … 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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International Friendly Match Report: England vs Spain

On the weekend of 11th and 12th November international football again come to the fore in the run up to Euro 2012 in Poland and the Ukraine. As well as the first legs of the Euro 2012 play-offs on Friday … 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 Team Profile Spain

Coach: Vicente del Bosque Current European Champions One to Watch: Cesc Fabregas As we approach the summer of 2012 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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