Euro 2012

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The 'Group of Death' kicked into life on Saturday night, with heavyweights Germany and Netherlands taking on Portugal and Denmark in Group B. The bigger nations were expected to start their campaigns with victory, and although Joachim Low's men did prevail 1-0, Bert van Marwijk's Oranje side were surprisingly beaten 1-0. Netherlands vs Denmark Much…
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Netherlands 0-1 Denmark highlights Netherlands: Stekelenburg, Van Der Wiel, Heitinga, Vlaar, Willems, Van Bommel, Nigel De Jong, Robben, Sneijder, Afellay, van Persie. Subs: Vorm, Mathijsen, Bouma, Kuyt, Huntelaar, Schaars, Strootman, Luuk De Jong, Narsingh, Boulahrouz, Van der Vaart, Krul. Denmark: Andersen, Jacobsen, Kjaer, Agger, Simon Poulsen, Kvist Jorgensen, Zimling, Rommedahl, Eriksen, Krohn-Delhi, Bendtner. Subs: Lindegaard,…
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Co-hosts Poland are back in action once more on Tuesday, and they will have to be at their best against an impressive Russia side in Group A. Poland started their Euro 2012 campaign well by leading Greece at half time in their first match, with striker Robert Lewandowski getting the first goal of the tournament.…
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The second round of Euro 2012 fixtures kicks off on Tuesday, as Greece and Czech Republic go head-to-head in Group A. Greece fought back valiantly against Poland in their first game, and after going 1-0 down and being reduced to ten men, they regrouped to salvage a point through a Dimitris Salpigidis goal. The substitute…
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After watching Poland, Greece, Russia and Czech Republic get underway yesterday, Day 2 of Euro 2012 has some mouth-watering football for onlookers to enjoy. Labelled the ‘Group of Death’, every point will count in this pool, and one of the eventual qualifiers could well go on to win the tournament. Today sees Netherlands take on…
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Russians seize advantage in Group A opener Russia stormed to the top of Group A with an emphatic 4-1 win over the Czech Republic in Wroclaw as Euro 2012 finally got under way. The Group A favourites had lost their last three Euro openers but Dick Advocaat’s men now look well-placed to progress. The Czechs…
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England's national football team manager Roy Hodgson appears in a 108 foot tall (33 metre) reproduction of Rio de Janeiro's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue above the White Cliffs of Dover, June 7. Irish bookmakers Paddy Power, who commissioned the statue, say it is visible from the coast of France, sixteen miles (25 km) away.…
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Right-sided Germany captain Philipp Lahm will switch to the left for his side's Group B match against Portugal on Saturday. PHILIPP LAHM, Germany: "First it was decided that I am going to play on the left side. I just had a conversation with the national coach and he sees me on the left wing. It…
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Euro 2012: Russia 4-1 Czech Republic highlights Venue: Municipal Stadium Wroclaw, Wroclaw Date: Friday, 8 June Pat Nevin,BBC Radio 5 live "Russia are my new favourite team. A joy to watch. It's all about skill, and the attitude was great from all. I was a little disappointed by the Czech Republic, though it is the…
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Euro 2012: Poland 1-1 Greece highlights Venue: National Stadium, Warsaw Date: Friday, 8 June Poland and Greece both had a man sent off as an exciting opening match of Euro 2012 ended in a draw. GREECE: Chalkias, Torosidis, Papadopoulos, Papastathopoulos, Holebas, Maniatis, Katsouranis, Karagounis, Ninis, Gekas, Samaras POLAND: Szczesny; Piszczek, Wasilewski, Perquis, Boenisch, Blaszczykowski, Polanski,…
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Lets hope that the Euro 2012 will give us a lot more moments to remember !!