Those who had expected a hit, must be disappointed. After a weak game in Donetsk the French achieved a draw against England scoring 1:1 and it is difficult to believe, that those teams will be able to reach the European championships semifinal. If somebody considered the French medal candidates, after the yesterday’s match he knows that he was wrong. The coach Laurent Blanc was right while asking after eliminations not to expect wonders from him. There were moments when his players didn’t seem to be a football team at all. […]
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The Swedes, bronze medallists of Euro 1992 will play for the fifth time at the European Championship. They came out very well in the eliminations taking the second place. As the Swedes turned out to be the best team among those that finished second in their qualifying groups, they were promoted directly to the main event. It was hard to win in the group having the Dutch team as the biggest rivals. It is the fact that the Swedes defeated the Oranje but it was the last qualifying match and […]
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 […]
Joachim Loew, Germany’s national team coach, assured during an interview with the Polish Press Agency that the friendly match with Poland on 6 September in Gdansk was of great importance for him. On Friday his team, as the first one from eliminations, may secure promotion to the Euro 2012. For Polish fans and players the match with the German team is very important due to, among others, the history and proximity of Germany and the fact that Poland has never won with the team. Does the German team also have […]
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 […]
Hard times came to Polish football. The UEFA, that once again threatened Poland to take away the organization of Euro 2012, is fed up with the fights between the Minister of Sport and the Polish Soccer Association. FIFA lost patience as well, warning about the possibility of excluding Poland from the World Championship eliminations. The UEFA communication director, William Gaillard says: ‘In the document certifying the organization of Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine there is a clause stating that both football federations have good relations with its governments. In […]