Category Archives: Euro 2012

Wednesday Kickoff: MLS eyes Queens stadium site, Schweinsteiger fit and more

MLS is reportedly closing in on a home for its coveted second New York franchise. According to the Wall Street Journal, the league has zoned in on an area in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, where a 20,000-25,000-seat soccer-specific stadium … Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Shevchenko weighs options, new Euro fan racism and more

After turning in some of the more memorable moments of Euro 2012, Andriy Shevchenko is a wanted man, and the 35-year-old Ukrainian forward is considering his options. Contrary to some reports that suggest a move to MLS is imminent, Shevchenko … Continue reading »

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Euro 2012: Heavyweights remain as semifinals loom

There has been plenty of quality on display throughout Euro 2012 but there also haven't been many surprises, leaving four of the continent's biggest sides still fighting for the chance to be crowned champions. Germany, Italy, Portugal and reigning champs … Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: Schweinsteiger questionable, River Plate promoted and more

By FRANCO PANIZO If Germany is to defeat Italy in the Euro 2012 semifinals and advance the the tournament finale, they might have to do it without one of their key midfielders. Bastian Schweinsteiger is questionable for Germany's semifinal bout on … Continue reading »

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EURO 2012: Italy advance to semifinals with PK win over England

  By JOHN BOSCHINI Penalty shootouts are notoriously unfair but in the end justice was served as Italy are through to the semifinals. A scoreless 120 minutes was dominated by the Italians as England's torrid time in shootouts continues and … Continue reading »

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Euro 2012 Quarterfinal: England vs. Italy (Match Day Commentary)

   The must highly-anticipated match of the Euro 2012 quarterfinals is here, as England and Italy square off in a match that should be the most exciting of the round (2:45pm, ESPN). England comes in having finished in first place … Continue reading »

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