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Euro 2012 Group B Wrap Up – Perfect Germany and 0 point for Netherlands…

June 17, 2012 by  
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Euro 2012 Group B Wrap Up – Perfect Germany and 0 point for Netherlands…

Paulo Bento, Portugal coach I am proud of what we did as a team and satisfied that we have succeeded in reaching our aim. We did it brilliantly and thanks to great unity in these three games we have played. In terms of how we played as a team, I’m very proud. We’ve already said […]

Euro 2012 Group A Wrap Up – Russia Eliminated

June 16, 2012 by  
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Euro 2012 Group A  Wrap Up – Russia Eliminated

Vyacheslav Malafeev, Russia goalkeeper I am feeling very emotional, and it’s hard to talk about it in objective way right now. I can start by saying I’m not satisfied with the result. We didn’t do enough to get the victory, despite the fact that we probably deserved more as we played better than them. I […]

Courage and a lot of confidence for France

June 16, 2012 by  
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Courage and a lot of confidence for France

Les Bleus had not won a final tournament match since their 2006 FIFA World Cup semi-final success against Portugal, and having been held to a draw by England in their opening fixture, there was a danger of doubts creeping in. However, goals from Jérémy Ménez and Yohan Cabaye – as well as a solid defensive […]

Del Bosque: “A complete game”

June 14, 2012 by  
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Del Bosque: “A complete game”

Vicente del Bosque, Spain coach We are all happy as our objective was to win the game and we achieved that. It wasn’t easy as Ireland were very compact at the back. The most important thing from my point of view is that we showed security on the ball and played from one side of […]

Gianluigi Buffon: “we were punished on our only mistake of the game”

June 14, 2012 by  
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Gianluigi Buffon: “we were punished on our only mistake of the game”

Gianluigi Buffon, Italy goalkeeper I think we played very well, trying everything to win the game. We feel we will qualify if we manage to win the last game against Ireland. Unfortunately we should have scored more goals when we created a few chances in the first half. It’s a pity because we played really […]

Joachim Löw praised Germany’s offense

June 13, 2012 by  
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Joachim Löw praised Germany’s offense

Joachim Löw, Germany coach: With this victory I think we’ve opened the door to the quarter-finals. It’s now in our hands to make everything clear on Sunday [against Denmark]. It was a very intense game today, a very tight game. The temperatures were extreme and it was difficult to keep a high tempo for the whole […]

Cesc Blames Surface

June 13, 2012 by  
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Cesc Blames Surface

Spain midfielder, Cesc Fabregas, has blamed the pitch in Gdansk for his side’s stuttering performance in their disappointing 1-1 draw with Italy. “It is lamentable that we have to play on a pitch like this. I don’t want to complain but we deserve much more”, the Barcelona man said, after the reigning World and European […]

How the Host Nations have done at UEFA and WC championships

June 12, 2012 by  
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How the Host Nations have done at UEFA and WC championships

This year’s UEFA Euro 2012, which began last Friday June 8th, is being co-hosted by Poland and the Ukraine. Both countries will be hosting the competition for the first time. Fans will visit from all corners of the globe as these two nations will be center stage until a champion is crowned in early July. […]

France coach Laurent Blanc admitted to “mixed feelings”

June 11, 2012 by  
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France coach Laurent Blanc admitted to “mixed feelings”

“We have mixed feelings, but I think the English feel the same. England had a very good 20 minutes, but paradoxically we got back in the match after we conceded. They caused us problems, but we got a deserved equaliser and in the second half we could have scored a second, even if there weren’t […]

England Roy Hodgson Happy with Opener

June 11, 2012 by  
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England Roy Hodgson Happy with Opener

England Manager was never ‘panicked’ during match with France in Donetsk     England Manager Roy Hodgson saw his side begin their Euro 2012 campaign with a draw against France in Donetsk and admitted afterwards that is happy with the way the Three Lions are evolving under his stewardship. A first-half header from Joleon Lescott […]

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