Archives: Euro 2012

Euro 2012 News: Van der Vaart Says Germany Only Has 3 Good Players

Posted on by Alex Muller

It’s getting to that stage of the tournament where players and managers are becoming more outspoken, probably as a sign of the added pressure as well as psychology at play – trying to play mind games to unsettle the opposition. … Continue reading

Michael Ballack Makes ESPN’s Analysis Must-See TV

Posted on by Aram Gyan

As debates go, it wasn’t quite Lincoln versus Douglas, or even Frank the Tank versus James Carville, but Michael Ballack and Alexei Lalas went at it after England drew France on Monday. Like the match itself, it was a contrast of … Continue reading

Decide Which Of These Euro 2012 Opening Titles Is The Best [POLL]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Which of the following Euro 2012 opening titles is the best? Watch each video and then vote in the poll below. Feel free to add your detailed opinions in the comments section below. (In alphabetical order): Al Jazeera BBC ESPN … Continue reading

The Verdict On The Quality of Euro 2012 TV Coverage Thus Far

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Another major soccer tournament has kicked off, and so too has the complaints about the quality of the coverage. Whether you live in the United States, England or Australia, you only have to look on Twitter to read soccer fans … Continue reading

Russia vs Poland, Euro 2012: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Russia vs Poland: 2:45pm ET TV schedule Buy Russia and Poland shirts Russia against Poland will be the most tense match of the Euro 2012 tournament, both on and off the pitch thus far. It could begin as a rather cagey match, with both teams … Continue reading

Greece vs Czech Republic, Euro 2012: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Greece vs Czech Republic: Noon ET TV schedule Buy Greece and Czech Republic shirts Here we go! The first match of the second round of games from Euro 2012. It’s a chance for teams to solidify their positions in the opening group matches. With a … Continue reading

Experiencing Euro 2012 at an Irish Pub in Main Street USA

Posted on by Sean Green

In order to boost the popularity of soccer stateside, there have been several recent attempts by major broadcasters, bloggers, and just your average fan on the street to shed light on the sport. While FOX showed its first set of live … Continue reading

Euro 2012 News: Only 10 England Players Lined Up For Pre-Match Photo; Spot Who Is Missing

Posted on by Alex Muller

It’s a busy day of Euro 2012 news, with plenty of headlines picked from the leading blogs and websites across the globe. Also, don’t forget to listen to the Euro 2012 Daily podcasts from the EPL Talk Podcast crew, recorded … Continue reading

Magic Moments in European Championship History [PHOTO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Artist Dave Williams from Liverpool, England has put together 16 original illustrations to represent a different magic moment in European Championship history for each of the teams participating in Euro 2012. According to Williams, “The illustrations use the national flags … Continue reading

Defense In Place, How Does England Pave a Way Forward?

Posted on by Richard Farley

Those who kept reminding us about France’s talent forgot to mention inexperience. Franck Ribery and Florent Malouda have been mainstays for some time, but amongst the other key contributors to Les Bleus’ attack, there’s no big tournament experience. Karim Benzema … Continue reading

Ukraine vs Sweden, Euro 2012: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Sweden vs Ukraine: 2:45pm ET TV schedule Buy Ukraine and Sweden shirts Out of all the opening round matches, Sweden against Ukraine is probably the one that people are least looking forward to. No one is really talking about Sweden’s chances, and no one … Continue reading

England vs France, Euro 2012: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

England vs France: Noon ET TV schedule Buy England and France shirts Every two years, the question comes up whether England is a good football team or not. It’s ridiculous really, but England always has to prove themselves, not only … Continue reading

This May Just Be England’s Time to Shine

Posted on by Alexander Fairchild

With no Rooney, no Barry, no Cahill, and no Lampard, expectations have never been lower for the Three Lions. EASY was The S*n’s headline after the English were dropped in Group C with the States, Algeria, and Slovenia. Simon Kuper’s … Continue reading

Euro 2012 News: Rumor — Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Start For England

Posted on by Alex Muller

England’s team for the match against France will be named soon. but rumors from the England camp courtesy of Stan Collymore is that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will start. Let’s hope the rumor is true! Here’s all of the Euro 2012 news … Continue reading

ITV Trailer for England vs France Re-Imagines If Gazza Had Scored Against Germany [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The scene is the 1996 European Championship semi-final between Germany and England. It’s 1-1 and the game goes into extra time, to see who can score the golden goal. Eight minutes into extra time, Paul Gascoigne gets a superb chance … Continue reading

Revealed: England’s Combination That Could Be Their Best Chance to Beat France — Richard Farley

Posted on by Richard Farley

Is it too much to suggest the difference between Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Stewart Downing could decide England’s first match? Of course it is. Questions like that are excessively incendiary, particularly when leaned on as leads for blog posts. Accept my … Continue reading

Ireland vs Croatia, Euro 2012: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Ireland vs Croatia: 2:45pm ET TV schedule Buy Ireland and Croatia shirts It’s been a long time since Ireland was last seen in a European Championship. Amazingly, it was 1988. For those of you who live in the United States, many of you may … Continue reading

Spain vs Italy, Euro 2012: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Spain vs Italy: Noon ET TV schedule Buy Spain and Italy shirts Spain against Italy is one of the classic battles in world soccer. Both teams have had their fair share of glory including World Cup trophies, and both Mediterranean countries hate to lose … Continue reading