Scotland v Poland – 8 October This is a crunch match for Scotland in a group where qualification seemed a distinct possibility for so long only for an unexpected defeat away to Georgia swept the rug from under their feet. However if Scotland can defeat Poland at Hampden and Republic of Ireland fail to beat Germany in Dublin, then there is a very real chance that the Scots would sneak into the third qualifying place in the last round of games thanks to what would be their superior head to […]
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The Czech Republic and Greece on Sunday became the first teams competing in Euro 2012 to arrive in Poland, a UEFA official said, with the opening matches in the tournament less than a week away. Both teams have been drawn with tournament co-hosts Poland and Russia in Group A, with the first matches on Friday. Poland take on Euro 2004 champions Greece in the opener in the capital Warsaw, while Russia play the Czech Republic in the southwestern city of Wroclaw. A UEFA of ficial told AFP that the Czech […]
Fernando Santos claims that at Euro he would have the best defense from all teams participating in the tournament. The ill-considered statement of „Hellas” head coach has already caused a lot of confusion below the Acropolis. Fernando Santos blurted out that during Euro he would have at his disposal the best defense from all teams taking part in the tournament. Pictures with his silhouette immediately appeared on all colorful covers of the country’s largest magazines. Even the Greeks, who are considered to be excessively optimistic, didn’t believe in the declarations […]
After a great performance at Euro 2008 and after reaching the semi-finals and eliminating the Dutch, among others, the appetites the Sborna fans have been growing. For Russia, it will be fourth start in the European Championship. They will play in Group A and will face Greece, the Czech Republic and our representation of Poland. Dick Advocat’s team won in the qualifying rounds in a quite easy group with, inter alia, Ireland, Armenia and Slovakia, scoring 23 points in ten games. In addition to a set-back and a loss at […]
The Republic of Ireland, 1/1 with bookmaker not to qualify for Euro 2012, have been seeded for next month’s two-legged play-offs.
UEFA will make the draw for the play-offs on Thursday when Giovanni Trapattoni’s men are 14/5 to be paired with Turkey.
European stadiums witnessed matches that took place on the selection of Euro 2012. For some teams the games identified the tournament fate. For example, Germany came outto the final part. Qualifiers Euro 2012, September 2 Israel – Greece – 0:1 (0:0) Goal: Ninis, 60 Lithuania – Liechtenstein – 0-0 Finland – Moldova – 4:1 (2:0) Goals: Hämäläinen, 11 (1-0), 43 (2-0), Forssel, 52 (3-0), Armash, 70 (4-0, own goal), Alexeev, 85 (4-1) Azerbaijan – Belgium – 1:1 Goals: Simons, 55 (0-1), Aliyev, 86 (1-1) Andorra – Armenia – 0:3 Goals: […]
Group A # Team Name P W D L F A GD PTS 1 Germany 10 10 0 0 34 7 27 30 2 Turkey 10 5 2 3 13 11 2 17 3 Belgium 10 4 3 3 21 15 6 15 4 Austria 10 3 3 4 16 17 -1 12 5 Azerbaijan 10 2 1 7 10 26 -16 7 6 Kazakhstan 10 1 1 8 6 24 -18 4 Group B # Team Name P W D L F A GD PTS 1 Russia 10 7 […]
Sunday’s draw for the Euro 2012 Championships qualifying competition was finished. Each team in the qualifying groups will play one another on a home and away basis, with matches taking place up to October 2011. The nine group winners and the best runner-up qualify directly for the final tournament. The eight remaining runners-up will contest two-legged play-offs to decide who gets the four remaining places. Euro 2012 qualifying draw: Group A: Germany, Turkey, Austria, Belgium, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan Group B: Russia, Slovakia, Republic of Ireland, Macedonia, Armenia, Andorra Group […]
The European Football Union announced on Wednesday a division into six baskets before eliminations of the 2012 European Championships in Poland and Ukraine. The ceremony will be held on 7 February 2010 in the Congress Hall in Warsaw. UEFA made the division based on the team ranking, which incorporates the results in qualifications and tournaments of the World Cup finals in 2006 and ME 2008, as well as eliminations for next year’s World Cup in South Africa. In the first basket, which is made up of nine top teams, the […]
Do the present national squad members have a chance to play? Polish football was never famous for great, football stars (maybe apart from few exceptions like Boniek, Lato or Deyna). Goalkeepers Although slowly, but everything changes for better, because Poles are said to be those who make goalkeepers great (what a pity that only goalkeepers). One should concentrate on this crucial matter and think is it really true, and whom of the present national squad members have a chance to take part in Euro 2012. Not so long ago, we […]