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Team: Russia Nickname: Sbornaya Rankings: FIFA (11), Elo (17), SPI (15) Odds: 20-1 Euro History: Champions (1960*), Finals (1964*, 1972*, 1988*), Semifinals (1968*, 2008) Qualified (1992, 1996, 2004) Last Five Tournaments:DNQ – SF – DNQ – GS – GS History: Soviet soccer’s golden age came in the 1960s,...
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Team: Czech Republic Nickname: Nároďák Rankings: FIFA (26), ELO (22), SPI (19) Odds: 67-1 Euro History: Champions (1976*), Finals (1996), Semfinals (1960*, 1980*, 2004), Qualified (2000, 2008) Last Five Tournaments:DNQ – GS – GS – SF – DNQ History: Czechoslovakia had a fairly rich soccer tradition. T...
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Team: Poland Nickname: The White Eagles Rankings: FIFA (65), ELO (39), SPI (36) Odds: 58-1 Euro History: Qualified (2008) Last Five Tournaments:DNQ – GS – GS – DNQ – DNQ History: Polish soccer hit its apex in the 1970s and early 1980s. They reached the World Cup semifinals in 1974 and 1982. They also...
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Team: Greece Nickname: Ethniki Rankings: FIFA (14), ELO (26), SPI (45) Odds: 66-1 Euro History: Winner (2004), Qualified (1980, 2008) Last Five Tournaments: GS – GS – DNQ – Win – DNQ History: The Greeks don’t support austerity, except when it comes to soccer. Greece plays a cynical, moderately effect...
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May 31st, 2012
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Barcelona striker David Villa has said that the Spanish national team will be affected by his absence during Euro 2012. The prolific forward believes that La Roja have enough attacking talent at their disposal to secure success, singling out Chelsea’s Fernando Torres for praise. “One is a...
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England manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed that Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard will play no part in next month’s European Championships with a thigh injury. The 33-year-old was a major doubt for the tournament after picking up a thigh problem in training with the Three Lions squad yesterday. &...
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May 31st, 2012
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Chelsea’s John Terry has been ordered to serve a three-match ban from European football for his red card against Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final. The Blues skipper, who has already sat out of the Champions League final, will now miss the European Super Cup match against Atletico Ma...