GENEVA — UEFA president Michel Platini will visit Poland and Ukraine in July to check on their preparations for co-hosting the 2012 European Championship. The two countries have to intensify their efforts over the next few months in order to meet UEFA’s requirements, Platini told a news conference in Geneva on Tuesday. But “there is no Plan B,” he said, referring to possible alternative venues in case the former eastern bloc states fail to put in place the necessary infrastructure to host the event. UEFA spokesman William Gaillard said Platini […]
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Over 100 projects of stay- training centers were proposed in Poland as possible places of the accommodation participating in finals of the football European championships in 2012 teams – a minister of sport and tourisms, Mirosław Drzewiecki informed in the interview for TVN24. The time of submitting an offer for bases of individual teams is passing on Friday, of 15 February. Drzewiecki said that through two next weeks the commission consisting from workers of the Ministry of Sport and the Polish Association of the football would select the centers, and […]
Below funny photos form Poland area during EURO 2012 preparations.Unfortunately trully sad. I hope this will change soon! Three zone highway project on euro 2012. The biggest three tragdies in history Polish railway station. Polish railway station. Stadium area in Gdansk in april 2008. Training stadium in Poznan.
Michel Platini, the head of the European football body UEFA, has warned Euro 2012 co-hosts Ukraine and Poland to speed up their preparations. Neither Ukraine nor Poland has hosted a major championship before, and Platini has stressed his growing concerns over their progress. “We’ve had to wake them up a little and tell them it’s time to get going,” Platini told French radio France Info on Thursday. “The 2012 Euro will still be held (there), but we’ve told them in the nicest possible way to speed things up a bit.” […]
The Ukrainian Minister of Sport, Jurij Pawłenko, claims that in 2008 his country will catch up on the preparation to the EURO 2012. We lost a lot of time; honestly, it was 9 months – said Pawłenko on Saturday during the press conference in Kiev. The minister thinks that the reconstruction of the Olymic Stadium is the most important task for them. Many times UEFA asserted that the Stadium in Kiev, as the international scene of EURO 2012, does not fulfill the security standard. The main problem is the shopping […]
Poland and Ukraine have been warned by governing body Uefa to speed up their preparations for Euro 2012. There have been concerns that political change in both countries has affected projects such as stadiums and roads. “The next four to six months will be crucial to avoid any critical slippage in infrastructure projects,” said Uefa president Michel Platini. Uefa general secretary David Taylor added: “There has been progress, but it needs to be accelerated.” Platini made the statement after a two-day meeting of Uefa’s executive committee in Zagreb which reviewed […]