Soccer Euro 2012

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2012
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England’s penalty curse struck again here Sunday as Italy advanced to the semi-finals of Euro 2012 with victory in a shoot-out after a tense quarter-final duel finished 0-0 following extra-time. The Italians will face Germany in the semi-finals in Warsaw on Thursday after England’s campai...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 22nd, 2012
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In the second Euro 2012 qualifier, one of the tournament’s favorites, Germany, takes on Greece in Gdansk, Poland. Can the Greeks keep their unlikely campaign rolling, or will the Germans get the business done Well it’s European financial crisis gags all the way tonight as the Germans take on th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 20th, 2012
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Porto forward Hulk has reiterated his desire to join Chelsea, but has insisted he will not push Porto into making sure the deal happens. Hulk, real name Givanildo Vieira de Souza, has been linked with the Blues since last summer and it has been widely reported that he will make the move to Stamford B...
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Jun 20th, 2012
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Steven Gerrard believes England have defied their many critics after securing top spot in Group D with a 1-0 defeat of Euro 2012 co-hosts Ukraine. Gerrard delivered the cross as the returning Wayne Rooney headed home from point-blank range for the winner just after half-time and he feels an unheralde...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 20th, 2012
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Sweden 2 (Ibrahimovic 54, Larsson 90) France 0 France drifted into the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 despite second-half goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Sebastian Larsson providing a rousing Group D send-off for already-eliminated Sweden. Laurent Blanc’s men were second best throughout as they blew t...
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Jun 20th, 2012
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Ukraine 0 England 1 (Rooney, 48) Wayne Rooney scored his first goal at an international tournament for eight years as England beat Ukraine 1-0 to reach the last eight at Euro 2012, but his performance, like his team’s, was laboured. Back in Roy Hodgson’s starting line-up after missing their first two...
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Jun 17th, 2012
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Cristiano Ronaldo finally found the form he was lacking at the European Championship, scoring twice Sunday to give Portugal a 2-1 win over the Netherlands and a spot in the quarter-finals. The Real Madrid forward failed to sparkle in Portugal’s two previous matches but he was devastating agains...