Rio Ferdinand, former England’s national team captain, defender of Manchester United, wasn’t nominated to the European football championships in Poland and Ukraine roster. On Wednesday, the head coach Roy Hodgson announced the names of 23 squad players. According to British Isles media speculations, Hodgson should have selected for Euro 2012 roster only one player from the pair John Terry (Chelsea London) – Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United). The reason should have been a conflict between both players, an aftermath of events from October 23, 2011. During a league match, defender of […]
The squad of Sweden consisting of 23 footballers nominated by the head coach Erik Hamren to participate in European football championships in Poland and Ukraine includes also the striker Johan Elmander, who plays for the Turkish club Galatasaray and was injured during a league match. The footballer got a right foot injury while playing on Saturday in the Turkish premier league against Fenerbahce Istanbul (0:0). An x-ray examination carried out immediately after the accident showed that the 30-year old Elmander fractured a metatarsal. Detailed medical examination was conducted after footballer’s […]
Paolo Bento announced on Monday evening during a press conference in Obidos Portugal’s European football championships roster consisting of 23 players. The lineup does not significantly differ from that nominated by the coach to take part at the match with Poland in February. Just as before the match in the National Stadium in Warsaw, the team lacks the injured striker Danny and the defenders Ricardo Carvalho and Bosingwa, who were excluded from the team last year after a conflict with the coach. The footballers nominated by Bento are mostly foreign […]
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With teams hard in training, and managers constantly refining their tactics, the buzz around Euro 2012 is getting bigger and bigger. With just over three weeks until the kick off of Euro 2012 (June 8th), those of you lucky enough to be visiting Poland and Ukraine for the matches are probably thinking of nothing else. For those that haven’t managed to get any tickets to the live games, however, help is at hand from those nice folk at talkSPORT Radio and talkSPORT.co.uk. Both online and on-air, talkSPORT will be providing […]
Poland’s debut at the European Championship four years ago ended in disappointment: three games, zero wins. The Poles have shaken things up since then – they’ve hired a new coach, revamped much of the squad and uncovered a trio of players who have found success in one of Europe’s toughest leagues. As co-host of Euro 2012, Poland is hoping the changes make a difference when they take on Russia, Greece and the Czech Republic in Group A. ”It is our goal to advance from the group and I am convinced […]
Fans urged to ‘play it safe’ and sort travel cash in advance of Euro 2012 40% of British fans attending Euro 2012 are in the dark when it comes to the currencies in Poland and Ukraine, a gaffe that could cost England supporters as much as £200 extra in poor exchange rates and high commission charges, a survey has revealed. Whilst fans might be savvy about soccer, they are less than clued up when it comes to currency, as 30% of those questioned didn’t know what the currency was in […]
Already on June 8 starts the tournament that will designate the European football champion for the next four years. Euro 2012 is a unique occasion for all fans of betting. Euro 2012 Betting – those two terms fit each other perfectly. Here, we can suggest you, which of the 16 teams taking part in European Football Championships bookies’ favorite is. If you concentrate yourself exclusively on odds concerning the issue, who has the best chance to win Euro 2012, there will be no surprise. In opinion of oddsmakers, i.e. professionals […]