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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]