UEFA gives an ultimatum. Stadiums in Warsaw and Kiev have to come into being. Otherwise, we will lose championships. There is no plan “B” for Warsaw and Kiev. If the stadium are not built in these cities on time, the Europe championships will be taken away by Germany or Russia. – UEFA does not imagine the situation in which Euro 2012 would not take place in the capitals of Poland and Ukraine – Warsaw and Kiev’ says Michael Listkiewicz, the chairman of the Polish Football Association. Michel Platini has already […]
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‘We can sleep calmly’ – says Michal Listkiewicz. ‘They will not take away Euro from us” – added Mirosław Drzewiecki, the minister of sport. Both of them were right. Now, during the debates in Bordeaus, The Executive Committee of UEFA confirmed that the Europe championship will be organized in 2012 by Poland and Ukraine. The fact that we have Euro has been confirmed today by the Executive Committee of UEFA in Bordeaux. However, the activists warned that both countries has to accelerate preparatory works.
UEFA President Michel Platini has urged the international community on Thursday to help Poland and Ukraine in their preparations for the Euro 2012. Poland and Ukraine need support of international community – quotes the National News Agency of Ukraine “Ukrinform”. In the last few months German and Italian media speculated about taking the preparation of EURO 2012 away from Poland and Ukraine. According to western press former communist countries will not manage such a huge project. Italians, who lost the battle to organize this event, were first to criticize. Platini, […]
Decision, if Ukraine will be able to organize Euro 2012 with Poland, will be made in September. Michel Platini, the chairman of the UEFA was talking about this in Florence. According to his words, the organization of the tournament by Poland is not threatened. During the talk with journalists Platini has announced, that the progress of preparations to Euro 2012 in both countries is not bad.
In the next week will be presented a report on the centres of residence for the teams involved in European football championship in 2012 poland – announced the president overseeing the preparation of the company PL.2012 Marcin Herra. Team composed of representatives of the Polish Football Association, the Ministry of Sport and Tourism and PL.2012 made a very precise evaluation of 110 centres residence located throughout the country. For six weeks have been visited and checked every place, and then bear the additional documentation photo that was seen progress in […]
Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko of Ukraine has participated in a meeting of the Polish-Ukrainian Committee for the organisation of the EURO 2012. While in Warsaw she also held talks with Prime Minister Donald Tusk on the preparations to the championships. Both premiers assured that stadiums in Warsaw and Kiev will be built on time and added that both countries will intensify cooperation in the preparation to the championships. Danuta Isler reports It was in April 2007 that Ukraine and Poland were named co-hosts for the prestigous tournament. Since then little […]
After reports during Euro 2008 that Poland and Ukraine may lose Euro 2012 Michel Platini’s visits to both countries were treated as enormously important by organizers. Platini didn’t say much while in Poland, which can be read as a good sign, whereas he criticised Ukraine severely when meeting local officials. As a result, UEFA now demands that Poland prepares an allternate plan to organize the tournament all by itself. Ukraine has no problems with stadiums, which are almost finished in Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Donetsk. One stadium is to be built […]
WARSAW – UEFA gave a thumbs up Wednesday to Poland’s Euro 2012 preparations despite jitters about the ability of the Poles and their Ukrainian co-hosts to get ready for the football showcase. “UEFA have given a positive assessment of recent months of preparations for Euro 2012 in Poland,” said a statement published by Warsaw’s sports ministry in the wake of crunch talks between Poland’s leaders and the president of European football’s governing body, Michel Platini. “They consider that plans are being handled in a professional way, following the best possible […]
Controversial British judge Graham Poll thinks, that with one’s attitude on Euro 2008 Howard Webb proved that he was the best English arbiter and on the next Euro he can take even some of three most important meetings. However Euro 2012 will take place in Poland and in the Ukraine, and taking into consideration the real hostility Polish fans treat Webb with which, they could treat it as the malice on the part of the UEFA what isn’t a good idea for calm carrying out championships. Howard Webb wasn’t appointed […]
Representatives of six cities – hosts of the euro 2012 and PL 2012 company – discuted in Poznań about preparing to European football championship. – It was one of draft-meetings which are made cyclically once a month.We were already in Warsaw and in Gdańsk and in next month we’ll met in Wroclaw.And it’ll be done like this in next 4 years.We’ll meet to appraise what is done and appoint objectives for next months. – explained Marcin Hera , chairman of PL 2012 Representatives of Warsaw , Gdańsk , Wroclaw ,Poznań […]