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Tag Archives: euro 2008

Euro 2008 Photos

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Here are just some of the 57 photos that are in the Euro 2008 photo set from EPL Talk. Be sure to view the slideshow or view all of the images separately to read the descriptions. Enjoy.The above picture was … Continue reading

Spain 4 – Russia 1, Villa Bags a Hat-Trick

Posted on by Garrett Rodriguez

Well here we are, the last group to get underway and we see the first Euro hat-trick in eight years courtesy of David Villa. His inclusion in the squad until now had been mostly as a sub, but after today I … Continue reading

Holland Gives Ruud Awakening To Italy: First Person Account

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It was a night to remember for the Dutch and neutral football fans, and a nightmare Italian supporters will hope to soon forget. For those of us who were there at the stadium, myself included, it was by far the … Continue reading

Croatia no longer the Dark Horses of Euro 2008?

Posted on by Josh Allen

  Before this tournament started a lot of people had Croatia down as their dark horses to cause a major upset in the European Championships and who cold blame them after Slaven Bilic’s side came through a tough qualifying group … Continue reading

Euro 2008 Adventure: Day Two (Zurich)

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I arrived safely in Zurich this morning after almost 24 hours of traveling from the States. I’m exhausted but so glad I’ve made the trip.Surprisingly Zurich hasn’t caught football fever yet. The city is pretty silent although the city centre … Continue reading

Day One: First Impressions of ESPN's Euro '08 Coverage

Posted on by Jeff Hash

Euro 2008 is finally here after the standard mega sports event buildup.  And for ESPN, today is the beginning of their broadcast of the entire tournmanet for the first time.  The network has been rolling the ads for weeks and made a big addition … Continue reading

Video Highlights of Pepe's Goal For Portugal Against Turkey

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Real Madrid defender Pepe scored his first goal for Portugal today in their game against Turkey. While the goal was impressive, the interplay between Pepe and captain Nuno Gomes was exceptional. There are few aspects of soccer that are a … Continue reading

Match Statistics From Switzerland 0-1 Czech Republic

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The opening match of Euro 2008 has finished with Czech Republic winning one-nil against Switzerland in Basel. Here are some statistics from the match:Czech Republic 1. Petr Cech    11.26 (top speed; kph)    3840 (distance; metres)2. Zdenek Grygera    22.68    96743. … Continue reading

ESPN Makes Smart Move With Andy Gray Hiring

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Andy Gray, one of the top football co-commentators and pundits in the world, made his appearance this afternoon not on Sky Sports but instead on ESPN. What Gray gives ESPN is instant credibility, which the network desperately needs if it’s … Continue reading

EPL Talk's Euro '08 Adventure: Day One

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Newark isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you picture Euro 2008, but EPL Talk’s Euro ’08 Adventure has to begin somewhere. After being jarred by my 4:45am wake-up call today, I kissed the wife and kids goodbye … Continue reading

Mutu Ordered To Pay Chelsea £9.6 million

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Romanian striker Adrian Mutu has been ordered to repay Chelsea a staggering £9.6 million in compensation after his sacking in 2004. FIFA ruled on the decision following Chelsea’s attempt to sue Mutu to cover losses incurred by his transfer fee … Continue reading

Debate: Who'll Be Your Player Of Euro '08?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Euro 2008 hasn’t even started yet, but that hasn’t stopped so many pundits who have been writing off Holland’s chances of success in the tournament. The critics keep on pointing at the Dutch defense as a weakness, but what they’re … Continue reading

This Is Not Your Father's Panini Sticker Collection

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Panini is making a comeback this summer (although they never really left us) with their series of Euro 2008 stickers and its de rigueur sticker album. But they’re also trying something brand new. The Italian sticker company has entered the … Continue reading

BBC Sport Pays Homage To Mozart With Euro '08 Trailer

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If BBC Sport could be as creative and slick with their live football coverage as they are with their promotional trailers, the Beeb would rule the TV roost once again and kick Sky Sports to the gutter. Such is the … Continue reading

Available Hotel Rooms Almost Impossible To Find At Euro '08

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s not easy being a soccer crazy fan living in South Florida where the closest Major League Soccer team is exactly 1,000 miles away. Believe it or not, but the last professional match I attended was way back on November … Continue reading

A Brief History of the European Championships

Posted on by Josh Allen

With Euro 2008 only a week away now it’s about time we looked back over what has gone before the tournament kicks-off in Basel. The European Championship may not be as old as the World Cup or even as prestigious … Continue reading

Join EPL Talk's Euro '08 Fantasy Football League

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Join EPL Talk’s Euro 2008 fantasy football league today and the winner will win an official replica shirt of the Euro 2008 team of your choice courtesy of Subside Sports.Registration is free. Here’s all you have to do: Visit http://en.fantasy.euro2008.uefa.com … Continue reading

ESPN Launches Its Euro '08 Web Site

Posted on by Christopher Harris

ESPN has quietly launched its Euro 2008 site, which features stunning graphics and a very clean cutting edge design.From the opening intro of “This is not the football you think it is,” the web site features a state-of-the-art design that … Continue reading