Category Archives: Euro 2012

Euro 2012 Ticker: Croatia fined for fan behavior, Germany faces charge & more

Croatia fans have cost their national team's federation €80,000. UEFA fined Croatia that amount "for the setting-off and throwing of fireworks, and the improper conduct of supporters (racist chants, racist symbols) at the UEFA EURO 2012 Group C match against Italy," … Continue reading »

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Should UEFA expand the Euro field?

Euro 2012 has been one of the more intense, entertaining international tournaments in recent memory, with each game carrying loads of significance and each group coming down to the final day of group play. Even with the 16-team format providing … Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Italy hands out scandal bans, Herdling leaves Union and more

Italian soccer won't be suspended as a whole for two years, like Italian Premier Mario Monti suggested, and the sport as a whole in the country appears ready to move on from the latest match-fixing scandal. The Italian FA announced … Continue reading »

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Euro 2012: Spain, Italy advance to quarterfinals

By FRANCO PANIZO They suffered a few scares and needed a few clutch saves from Iker Casillas, but Spain eventually defeated Croatia en route to advancing to the Euro 2012 quarterfinals. Spain kept their dreams of repeating as European champions … Continue reading »

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Must-See Goal: Mario Balotelli

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Euro 2012: Match Day 11 (Group C)

Three teams vie for two quarterfinal places in Group C as defending champion Spain and second-place Croatia lead today's Euro action. The Croatians will be looking for at least a point againt the Spanish to secure their place in the … Continue reading »

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Euro 2012: Ronaldo double lifts Portugal past winless Dutch, Germans cruise

Cristiano Ronaldo had endured a rough European Championship tournament heading into Sunday's final group match against the Netherlands, but he picked the perfect time to wake up and start finding the net. Ronaldo notched a pair of goals during a … Continue reading »

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Euro 2012: Match Day Ten (Group B)

The strongest group in the European Championships will produce two survivors today in a pair of highly-anticipated matches in Group B. The surprising Danes will look to knock off Germany today and take first place in the group, which would … Continue reading »

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Euro 2012: Greece eliminates Russia, Poland crashes out

Russia entered their final group stage match needing just a draw to secure qualification. That seemed like a given to most considering how well the first-place team had looked offensively at Euro 2012. No one told Greece that. Greece eliminated … Continue reading »

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Euro 2012: Matchday Nine (Group A)

Poland fans have realized a dream in watching their country host the European Championships, and their national team isn't ready to see that dream end. The Polish national team has its fate in its own hands, with a win today … Continue reading »

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Must-See Goal: Danny Welbeck

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Euro 2012: Welbeck seals England win; France weathers elements, Ukraine

The Three Lions have plenty to roar about now. Danny Welbeck scored off an inventive back-heel flick with his back to the goal mouth in the 78th minute to snap a 2-2 draw and cap off a frenetic second half … Continue reading »

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