UEFA Euro 2012

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Jul 2nd, 2012
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England captain Steven Gerrard has been named in UEFA’s team of the tournament from Euro 2012. The Liverpool midfielder is the only Englishman to be included in the 23-man team alongside 10 members of the Spain squad, who retained their crown with an impressive 4-0 victory over Italy in the fin...
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Jul 1st, 2012
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World champions Spain took their place among the game’s greats when they thrashed Italy 4-0 to become the first team to win successive European Championship titles on Sunday. Goals from David Silva, Jordi Alba, Fernando Torres and Juan Mata gave the world champions an easy victory over an Itali...
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Jul 1st, 2012
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Euro 2012 top scorers after the final on Sunday: Player Team Goals Minutes Fernando Torres Spain 3 189 Mario Gomez Germany 3 282 Alan Dzagoev Russia 3 253 Mario Mandzukic Croatia 3 270 Mario Balotelli Italy 3 421 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 3 480 Alan Dzagoev came in third position having played the l...
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Jul 1st, 2012
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KIEV — It’s the final day of Euro 2012, with Italy and Spain going head to head for the cup. Follow the best of the action, photos and pre-match buildup here. Want to have your say? Contact (at)phillipsian and (at)simonhaydon via Twitter. All times are Ukrainian. ___ 2055: Cesc Fabregas will le...
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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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May 31st, 2012
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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...
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May 22nd, 2012
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It is a trophy which football fans up and down the country hope to see raised by English players come the end of this summer’s European Championships. But at an event in Ukraine yesterday, a group of women unexpectedly got their hands on the prestigious Euro 2012 trophy. Topless activists from ...