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Spain and Italy progress to knockout phase Holders Spain emerged from Group C as winners with Italy securing second place, but both sides left it late to seal their places in the last eight after two tense affairs in Poland. Spain’s 1-0 defeat of Croatia in Gdansk saw them finish the group with seven points,…
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Italy vs Ireland highlights Euro 2012
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Group C is set to be decided on Monday night as Spain, Italy and Croatia battle it out for the two qualifying places, whilst Republic of Ireland play for pride before going home. Spain vs Croatia Spain are on top of the group currently and are favourites to finish first in the pool, but the…
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Torres fires as Poor Ireland go out Holders and World Champions Spain sent out a clear warning to the rest of the Euro 2012 contenders by thumping the Republic of Ireland 4-0. The defeat sends the Green Army home after two games. After conceding early against Croatia Ireland lasted only a minute longer against the…
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Spain vs Ireland highlights Spain: Casillas, Arbeloa, Pique, Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba, Xavi, Busquets, Alonso, Silva, Torres, Iniesta. Subs: Valdes, Albiol, Javi Martinez, Juanfran, Pedro, Fabregas, Negredo, Mata, Llorente, Santi Cazorla, Jesus Navas, Reina. Rep of Ireland: Given, O'Shea, St. Ledger, Dunne, Ward, Duff, Andrews, Whelan, McGeady, Cox, Keane. Subs: Westwood, Doyle, Kelly, McShane, Walters,…
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Group C is back on Thursday with two fixtures that will be well worth a watch. Firstly Croatia, who were impressive in their opener, take on Italy, whilst Republic of Ireland need a result against holders Spain to avoid a likely elimination. Croatia vs Italy Croatia started their Euro 2012 campaign with real intent, with…
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Clinical Croatia sitting pretty as Italy hold Spain As Italy and Spain squared up in Gdansk it looked like we were all set to embark on a classic war of attrition but the game had plenty of surprises as the Azzurri claimed a precious point from their Group C opener against the holders.  A Cesc…
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Ireland 1-3 Croatia highlights Rep of Ireland: Given, O'Shea, St. Ledger, Dunne, Ward, McGeady, Whelan, Andrews, Duff, Doyle, Keane. Subs: Westwood, Kelly, McShane, Walters, Gibson, Hunt, O'Dea, Long, Cox, Green, McClean, Forde. Croatia: Pletikosa, Srna, Corluka, Schildenfeld, Strinic, Vukojevic, Rakitic, Modric, Perisic, Mandzukic, Jelavic. Subs: Kelava, Simunic, Buljat, Pranjic, Badelj, Vrsaljko, Dujmovic, Kalinic, Kranjcar, Vida,…
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World champions Spain enter the Euro 2012 fray today, as they take on the unpredictable Italy, whilst Republic of Ireland and Croatia also lock horns in what should be a tightly-contested Group C.  Spain vs Italy Spain are rightly favourites for the tournament in Ukraine and Poland given their successes at Euro 2008 and the…
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EURO 2012: REPUBLIC OF IRELAND V CROATIA Venue: Municipal Stadium, Poznan Date: Sunday, 10 June Head coach, Croatia: "Basically the bottom line is that every group is hard. Every opponent is hard because we are playing in the Euros. It's a cruel sports tournament and more cruel than the world cup and not to mention…
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Republic of Ireland enter Euro 2012 as underdogs, especially given the difficult Group C in which they have been drawn. The Emerald Isle will need to play against an impressive Croatia outfit, tournament-ready Italy and world champions Spain in Ukraine and Poland. Not many expect Giovanni Trapattoni's men to cause much of a stir this…

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