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#Euro 2012

# euro-2012 - Monday 2 July, 2012

Iniesta named as Player of the Tournament at Euro 2012
# Euro 2012
# Euro 2012

Iniesta named as Player of the Tournament at Euro 2012

Jul 2nd 2012, 12:25 PM 618 Views 2 Comments

The boy’s a genius, Bill. Meanwhile, ten Spanish players made it into the squad of the tournament.

Not a bad season after all: Torres scoops Golden Boot award
# El Nino
# El Nino

Not a bad season after all: Torres scoops Golden Boot award

Jul 2nd 2012, 11:32 AM 1,542 Views 0 Comments

The Spanish striker has pipped the four other players who scored three goals at Euro 2012.

The Morning Score: Monday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Monday

Jul 2nd 2012, 8:59 AM 358 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know this morning — apart from how to compete against a tiki-taka masterclass.

# euro-2012 - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Crisis? What crisis? Spain rejoices in Euro win
# VIVA ESPANA
# VIVA ESPANA

Crisis? What crisis? Spain rejoices in Euro win

Jul 1st 2012, 11:00 PM 720 Views 1 Comment

They’re dancing in the fountains of Madrid tonight.

VIDEO: Alan Shearer makes an almighty Freudian slip
# Faux Pas
# Faux Pas

VIDEO: Alan Shearer makes an almighty Freudian slip

Jul 1st 2012, 10:52 PM 3,924 Views 5 Comments

The BBC pundit made quite the blooper while analysing this evening’s Spain-Italy clash.

Euro 2012 analysis: undeniably the greatest of all time
# Pinnacle
# Pinnacle

Euro 2012 analysis: undeniably the greatest of all time

Jul 1st 2012, 10:37 PM 8,642 Views 47 Comments

After so much debate, Spain ended up only dominating. In every sense. After producing the biggest final win in a major international tournament, there can be no doubt about their status, writes Miguel Delaney

VIDEO: here are our 10 favourite goals of Euro 2012
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

VIDEO: here are our 10 favourite goals of Euro 2012

Jul 1st 2012, 10:30 PM 4,471 Views 9 Comments

Mario Balotelli, Mario Gomez and Danny Welbeck all feature in the moments that lit up the tournament.

As It Happened: Spain v Italy, Euro 2012 final
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As It Happened: Spain v Italy, Euro 2012 final

Jul 1st 2012, 7:23 PM 8,829 Views 51 Comments

we went minute-by-minute as Italy stood in the way of football history.

Letter from Kiev: Great expectations as city awaits climactic showdown
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Letter from Kiev: Great expectations as city awaits climactic showdown

Jul 1st 2012, 6:30 PM 2,460 Views 0 Comments

Miguel Delaney describes the significant sense of anticipation throughout the Ukrainian capital ahead of tonight’s big game.

Preview: Modern Italians stand in way of historic Spanish win
# Carpe Diem
# Carpe Diem

Preview: Modern Italians stand in way of historic Spanish win

Jul 1st 2012, 4:55 PM 2,629 Views 2 Comments

Miguel Delaney is in Kiev examining what makes the Euro 2012 finalists tick.

Open Thread: Who do you want to win tonight's Euro 2012 final?
# Red Or Blue
# Red Or Blue

Open Thread: Who do you want to win tonight's Euro 2012 final?

Jul 1st 2012, 12:49 PM 3,556 Views 29 Comments

We’re asking you to tell us who you’ll be shouting for as a brilliant Euro 2012 reaches its climax tonight…

Puyol and Villa fly in to support Spanish team-mates in Kiev
# Euro2012
# Euro2012

Puyol and Villa fly in to support Spanish team-mates in Kiev

Jul 1st 2012, 12:35 PM 579 Views 0 Comments

The injured Barcelona duo are with the Spain squad, seeking to complete an historic treble against Italy.

Gerrard: Don't blame Rooney for Euro 2012 exit
# Euro 2012
# Euro 2012

Gerrard: Don't blame Rooney for Euro 2012 exit

Jul 1st 2012, 11:00 AM 468 Views 0 Comments

The England captain was quick to defend the Manchester United striker, who was not at his best this summer.

‘We meet again’ –  5 previous Spain v Italy encounters
# History
# History

‘We meet again’ – 5 previous Spain v Italy encounters

Jul 1st 2012, 9:47 AM 3,995 Views 0 Comments

Two of the continent’s heavyweights will write another chapter in their football history tonight in Kiev. They have some previous.

# euro-2012 - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Après Match: Who'll get the nod for the final?
# The Big Gig
# The Big Gig

Après Match: Who'll get the nod for the final?

Jun 30th 2012, 10:00 PM 2,124 Views 1 Comment

It’s the old guard v the young pretenders. The A team take on the B team. The masters face their apprentices.

'Boring? We're making history' - Xavi
# Conviction
# Conviction

'Boring? We're making history' - Xavi

Jun 30th 2012, 8:40 PM 808 Views 0 Comments

The Barcelona midfielder says he has no regrets over Spain’s style of play at Euro 2012.

The Evening Fix: Saturday
# Need To Know
From TheJournal.ie
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Saturday

Jun 30th 2012, 8:04 PM 11,475 Views 7 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Euro 2012: Buffon not ready to alter prediction
# Mind Games
# Mind Games

Euro 2012: Buffon not ready to alter prediction

Jun 30th 2012, 8:00 PM 677 Views 0 Comments

Miguel Delaney is in Kiev finding the Italian captain quite happy to let Spain carry a favourite’s burden.

Football, flats and detached retinas: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
From TheJournal.ie
# Prime Numbers

Football, flats and detached retinas: The week in numbers

Jun 30th 2012, 7:30 PM 4,554 Views 2 Comments

How many people were murdered in Ireland last year? And how much Coke would you need to get drunk?

Spain v Italy: Del Bosque remaining coy on La Roja's attacking intent
# Euro 2012
# Euro 2012

Spain v Italy: Del Bosque remaining coy on La Roja's attacking intent

Jun 30th 2012, 7:29 PM 364 Views 0 Comments

“We will play with three attackers, that’s for sure.” He’s not a man for giving stuff away, is Vicente del Bosque.

Euro 2012: Prandelli full of respect for defending champs
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Euro 2012: Prandelli full of respect for defending champs

Jun 30th 2012, 5:14 PM 335 Views 0 Comments

The Italian boss says, ‘Spain are not boring in any shape or form.’

Blanc turns down chance to stay on as France manager
# Standing Down
# Standing Down

Blanc turns down chance to stay on as France manager

Jun 30th 2012, 3:34 PM 461 Views 0 Comments

L’Equipe report that the former Bordeaux boss will seek a new challenge, while Didier Deschamps could replace him.

'UEFA award will be dedicated to James Nolan,' says Delaney
# Tribute
# Tribute

'UEFA award will be dedicated to James Nolan,' says Delaney

Jun 30th 2012, 2:49 PM 8,391 Views 19 Comments

The parents of the Ireland fan who tragically lost his life in Poland have agreed to accept it, the FAI have confirmed.

Del Bosque wary of 'peculiar' Balotelli
# Euro 2012
# Euro 2012

Del Bosque wary of 'peculiar' Balotelli

Jun 30th 2012, 2:13 PM 443 Views 0 Comments

The Spanish boss admites he is an admirer of Italy’s in-form striker.

Ireland fans to receive 'special award' from UEFA
# Euro 2012
# Euro 2012

Ireland fans to receive 'special award' from UEFA

Jun 30th 2012, 12:17 PM 21,297 Views 125 Comments

The European football governing body’s president Michel Platini plans to travel to Dublin to present the unusual accolade.

Platini: Euro 2020 could be hosted across all of Europe
# Continental Drift
# Continental Drift

Platini: Euro 2020 could be hosted across all of Europe

Jun 30th 2012, 11:46 AM 984 Views 0 Comments

So, we might get to host a major tournament after all?

Spain v Italy: 3 key battles that will decide the championship
# Icons
# Icons

Spain v Italy: 3 key battles that will decide the championship

Jun 30th 2012, 9:21 AM 3,307 Views 10 Comments

Xavi, Pirlo, Iniesta, Balotelli. With this cast, there’s some pretty tasty match-ups on the cards in Kiev tomorrow night.

Prandelli: Italy not scared of champions
# Euro 2012
# Euro 2012

Prandelli: Italy not scared of champions

Jun 30th 2012, 7:43 AM 195 Views 1 Comment

“We are not afraid of Spain,” he said. “We will try to find their weakest point and work on them.

# euro-2012 - Friday 29 June, 2012

Column: After years on the RTÉ football panel, why does Eamon Dunphy endure?
# Euro 2012
# Euro 2012

Column: After years on the RTÉ football panel, why does Eamon Dunphy endure?

Jun 29th 2012, 7:01 PM 36 Views 27 Comments

Dunphy biographer, Jared Browne, argues that there’s more to the pundit than scathing one-liners.

Italy midfield daunts Spanish coach Del Bosque
# Concern
# Concern

Italy midfield daunts Spanish coach Del Bosque

Jun 29th 2012, 6:04 PM 489 Views 0 Comments

The veteran manager believes the team’s axis is Pirlo and Balotelli.

Done deal: Keith Andrews signs for Bolton
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Done deal: Keith Andrews signs for Bolton

Jun 29th 2012, 4:59 PM 5,151 Views 10 Comments

Meanwhile, it has also been confirmed that the player will be suspended for Ireland’s opening World Cup qualifier.

Proenca gets nod for second major final
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Proenca gets nod for second major final

Jun 29th 2012, 3:29 PM 447 Views 0 Comments

The Portuguese referee also took charge of the Champions League showdown between Chelsea and Bayern Munich.

Lahm laments Germany's costly back-four lapses
# Euro 2012
# Euro 2012

Lahm laments Germany's costly back-four lapses

Jun 29th 2012, 12:13 PM 438 Views 0 Comments

“This is very bitter. We made dumb errors and conceded our goals. It is bitter because our team have so much potential,” Lahm said.

Italy's press revels in Balotelli brilliance, Polish papers hail 'best Euro match'
# Review
# Review

Italy's press revels in Balotelli brilliance, Polish papers hail 'best Euro match'

Jun 29th 2012, 11:13 AM 1,531 Views 1 Comment

La Repubblica called the match “a masterpiece”.

Brazil bound: Loew will remain German coach through to World Cup
# Assurances
# Assurances

Brazil bound: Loew will remain German coach through to World Cup

Jun 29th 2012, 9:43 AM 388 Views 0 Comments

After six years within the national setup, Joachim Loew is under pressure to start delivering silverware.

The Morning Score: Friday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

Jun 29th 2012, 9:05 AM 275 Views 0 Comments

Let’s do this.

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
# Telly Box
# Telly Box

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Jun 29th 2012, 8:47 AM 574 Views 1 Comment

If that rain doesn’t stop, let’s build a fort and watch this lot together. Deal?

German soccer player's model girlfriend was asked to not dress too sexy at the Euros
# Dress Code
# Dress Code

German soccer player's model girlfriend was asked to not dress too sexy at the Euros

Jun 29th 2012, 12:48 AM 5,356 Views 5 Comments

Sami Khedira’s team-mates weren’t happy, according to reports.

# euro-2012 - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Euro 2012 analysis: excellent Italy expose German flaws
# Analysis
# Analysis

Euro 2012 analysis: excellent Italy expose German flaws

Jun 28th 2012, 11:42 PM 4,338 Views 19 Comments

Cesare Prandelli pulled off another tactical masterclass against a very disappointing German team

As it happened: Germany v Italy, Euro 2012 semi-final
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Germany v Italy, Euro 2012 semi-final

Jun 28th 2012, 7:29 PM 9,591 Views 53 Comments

Sunday dinner in Kiev with Spain was the prize for the winners of tonight’s second Euro 2012 semi-final. Here’s how it all went down on an exciting night in Warsaw.