Category Archives: Euro 2012

Mid-Day Ticker: SKC hosts Montpellier, El Diablo signs with Pachuca and more

Sporting Kansas City will be welcoming the Ligue 1 champions to Livestrong Sporting Park this summer. Sporting KC announced they will be hosting French side Montpellier in a friendly on July 24, the first of two matches Montpellier will play in … Continue reading »

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Euro 2012 Matchday Eight (Group D)

In reaction to France not being able to defeat a Wayne Rooney-less England side in its opening game of Euro 2012, coach Laurent Blanc has made a couple of big changes to his lineup. Blanc has dropped Patrice Evra and … Continue reading »

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Must-See Goals: Euro 2012’s best so far

Euro 2012 has been filled with high drama, memorable results, breakout players and clutch performances, making for one of the more intense group stages in recent memory. Not one team has clinched a place in the knockout stage just yet, … Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: Spurs reach out to Villas-Boas, Carroll starts for England & more

Andre Villas-Boas might just get a second go-around in London to prove he can find success in the Premier League. A day after Tottenham began its coaching search after parting ways with Harry Redknapp, a third party has reached out … Continue reading »

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Euro 2012: Torres double leads Spain, Italy ties Croatia

So maybe Spain just needed a starting forward after all. Fernando Torres delivered two goals as the defending European champions cruised to a 4-0 victory over Ireland on Thursday. The victory moved Spain into first place in Euro Group C, … Continue reading »

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Euro 2012: Matchday Seven (Group C)

Defending champion Spain tied Italy to open play in Group C and now the two group favorites will look to close the gap on group leaders Croatia with wins today. Italy will look to employ the same stingy defense that … Continue reading »

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Thursday Kickoff: Spurs eyeing Moyes, Ronaldo rips Messi, and more

  With the surprising departure of Harry Redknapp shaking things up in the English Premier League, a clear front-runner has emerged to replace Redknapp and it's none other than Everton manager David Moyes. One of the most well-respected managers in … Continue reading »

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Euro 2012: Germany pushes Dutch to brink, Portugal strikes late to top Danes

By JOHN BOSCHINI Germany is making survival in the Group of Death look rather clinical. The Germans won their second straight tough match at Euro 2012, dispatching the Netherlands 2-1 behind two goals from Mario Gomez to maintain first place … Continue reading »

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Euro 2012: Matchday Six (Group B)

The Group of Death at Euro 2012 resumes play, with the implications and pressure rising after Saturday's opening round of games. Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo look to bounce back after a loss to Germany, needing a result against Denmark (Noon, … Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: Di Matteo gets Chelsea job, UEFA punishes Russia and more

Roberto Di Matteo was just supposed to steady the ship for Chelsea and stabilize things until a new, big-name manager was brought in to bring the club back to the European spotlight. Instead, the interim boss guided the Blues to … Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: Van Marwijk safe, Spain continues to experiment and more

The Netherlands' quest to bounce back from a disappointing loss to Denmark in their Euro 2012 opener won't cost manager Bert van Marwijk his job, no matter how it unfolds. Van Marwijk has been given a vote of confidence by … Continue reading »

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Euro 2012: Poland battles to tie Russia, Czechs score early to put away Greece

By JOHN BOSCHINI Despite being the lowest-ranked side in Euro 2012, Poland is not going quietly. A stunning goal from Jakub Blaszczykowski in the second half salvaged a 1-1 draw for the co-hosts against Group A leaders Russia in Warsaw.  … Continue reading »

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