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Archives: euro 2008

Xavi Retires From International Football

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Xavi

Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez has announced his retirement from international football. The 34-year-old alerted the media to his decision during a press conference this morning. “I’ve taken the decision to leave the national team. My time there has … Continue reading

Transfer Moves: Dos Santos Departs Barca, AC After Adebayor

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Deals are heating up on the eve of the Euro 2008 tournament so let’s dive straight in and get caught up. This morning’s big news is that Mexican striker Giovani dos Santos has left Barcelona to sign for English club … Continue reading

Rosicky out of Euro 2008

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Czech Republic captain Tomas Rosicky has announced that he will not be taking part in next month’s European Championships due to a recurring knee injury. Rosicky held a news conference to announce the decision. “I’m not capable of starting the … Continue reading

Exciting Night in Euro 2008 Qualifying Football

Posted on by Christopher Harris
Spain

What a magnificent night for European football. The plucky Northern Ireland, buoyed by their jubilant crowd at Windsor Park, shocked world football by defeating Spain 3-2. And France cruised to a comfortable and awe-inspiring 3-1 home win against World champions … Continue reading

Did Anyone See the Luxembourg-Netherlands Match?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
Netherlands' midfielder Wesley Sneijder

Day one of the Euro 2008 qualifying matches is over. I’ll have a brief summary report on the next EPL Talk Podcast, scheduled for release on Sunday night. But how many of you out there had the “pleasure” of watching … Continue reading