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Fernando José Torres Sanz.  At the age of 28, Fernando Torres has a Champions League medal, to European Championship winner’s medals and a World Cup winner’s medal.  Also to his name, he has two goals in the European Championship Final (2008 and 2012).  However, following his £50 million transfer from Liverpool to Chelsea, many believed…
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Spain have been crowned European champions for the second consecutive time after beating Italy 4-0 in a commanding performance in Kiev on Sunday night. Goals from David Silva, Jordi Alba, Fernando Torres and Juan Mata sealed victory for La Roja in a one-sided game, and put Vicente del Bosque's men into the record books. There…
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Euro 2012 final: Spain 4-0 Italy Spain win Euro 2012. Spain have equalled Germany's record of three European Championship wins (1964, 2008 and 2012). Spain: Casillas, Arbeloa, Pique, Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba, Xavi, Busquets, Alonso, Silva, Fabregas, Iniesta. Subs: Valdes, Albiol, Javi Martinez, Juanfran, Pedro, Torres, Negredo, Mata, Llorente, Santi Cazorla, Jesus Navas, Reina. Italy:…
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Cesc Fabregas has identified Mario Balotelli as the main threat to Spain's quest for an unprecedented third major international title. World Cup winners two years ago and European Champions in 2008, La Roja are aiming to outdo the great West Germany side of the 1970s who fell short despite making three straight finals. But Fabregas…
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Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas says 'We are creating history' ahead of the Euro 2012 final against Italy
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Euro 2012’s final between Spain and Italy is set to be an interesting tactical battle, as the sides look to outfox their opponents in the pursuit of glory. A number of individual match-ups across the park will play their role in deciding the victor; here are five to watch. Andres Pirlo vs Xavi – As…
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Italy and Spain do battle in the culmination of Euro 2012, with the final being played in Kiev on Sunday night. The holders are the favourites, whilst the Azzurri have steadily improved throughout the campaign to take their place in the decider. Spain and Italy ironically met in the first game of Group C, playing…
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Sunday's Euro 2012 final sees holders Spain take on dark horses Italy in Kiev, in what should be a cagey last game to the tournament. Although the world champions go into the game as overwhelming favourites, the manner of the Azzurri's win over Germany will be a cause for concern for Vicente del Bosque and…
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The first semi-final of Euro 2012 saw Spain sneak into their third successive major tournament final on penalties after the tightest of encounters against their Iberian rivals Portugal. Paulo Bento’s excellently-drilled side pushed the world champions all the way in a game as tightly-contested as Spain have been involved in for years. Cesc Fabregas, who…
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They may be coming up against the reigning World and European champions in their Euro 2012 semi-final, but Paulo Bento and his Portugal side are full of confidence. The Donbass Arena in Donetsk will be the scene for their match with Spain as Bento's improving team look to book their place in the tournament showpiece.…
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Can Portugal cause an Iberian upset? When Portugal square up to neighbours Spain in the first Euro 2012 semi-final tonight few would disagree that they face a hugely-difficult task against the tournament favourites, current holders and world champions. Spain’s record in recent competitive international fixtures is enough to strike fear into any side and leave…
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Spain and Portugal play out an Iberian derby on Wednesday in the first of the Euro 2012 semi-finals, with a place in the final against Germany or Italy on the line. Spain will enter the game as overwhelming favourites, and rightly so given their quality and ability. La Roja topped Group C with seven points…

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It’s been a topsy, turvy year for Leeds United and, in particular, their manager Marcelo Bielsa. First of all, they were reprimanded and fined by the EFL after being found guilty of breaching league rules, in what commonly became known as the 'Spygate scandal’. They then suffered a terrible end to the 2018/19 season when…