Portugal vs France In Group 3 of League A, Portugal welcomes France for a clash that could establish the winner of the group. The two teams are perfectly balanced with 10 points each after winning three matches each and a 0 – 0 result when France hosted Portugal in October. Looking at the most recent clash between these two teams, it’s hard to pick a favorite. The balance is extraordinary, with 10 shots and 3 shots on target each. However, looking at the results from the friendly games played earlier […]
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STS – the largest bookmaker in Poland, which also operates in several European markets – has just started to provide services based on an independent licence in the United Kingdom. This is the next stage of a long-term foreign expansion strategy. After starting in February this year; STS operates in more than a dozen European countries and has constantly increased its involvement in developing outside the domestic market. One of the effects of these activities is obtaining its own licence in the UK. We are not only the largest Polish […]
Belgium v Israel – 13 October Israel slipped to fourth behind Bosnia and Herzegovina after losing at home to Cyprus at the weekend and must now win and hope the Bosnians drop points in Cyprus in order to claim a play-off place. However Belgium have a five year unbeaten record in qualifiers and the young, dynamic side will be aiming to continue to perform going into the Euros after disappointing in Brazil last year. It doesn’t help Israel’s chances that the country is in dire form at the moment – […]
Czech Republic v Turkey – 10 October The Czech Republic come into their penultimate Group A game secure in the knowledge that they will be playing in the finals. Group A’s surprise package Iceland means that Turkey and the Netherlands have been pushed back to content for a play-off spot, meaning that two of the continents stronger teams may not even make it to France. Turkey can confirm a play-off place with a game to spare if they can extend their two-point lead over the Netherlands. They have the superior […]
Celtic manager Neil Lennon believes his side has the quality to get past Swedish outfit Helsingborgs in the Champions League play-off round.
The Bhoys, who are 17/10 with bookmaker to win in Sweden while the draw is available at 11/5, know that victory …
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: […]
The 2012 Euro 2012 qualifiers resume this week after the usual long international football summer break in Europe. We are roughly half way through the qualifying process and most big European teams are aiming to secure their participation to the tournament co-organised by Poland & Ukraine asap, hence the importance of this week’s matches. Germany v Austria (kick-off 20:45) Germany could become the first team to qualify for the Euro 2012 finals if they beat neighbours Austria on Friday. Joachim Loew’s side are unbeaten so far in group A, with […]
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 […]