Spanish media had mixed feelings after Spain’s Euro opener with Italy ended in a draw on Sunday. Sunday’s 1-1 draw against Italy in the Euro 2012 Group C opener produced bittersweet feelings in Spain. On the one hand, their was a sense of relief that the world champions managed to battle out a draw, thanks to an equalizer from Cesc Fabregas just three minutes’ after Antonio Di Natale had given Italy the lead. However, there was also disappointment that Fernando Torres wasted several good chances at the end to give […]
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In opinion of Lorenzo Bernardi, Italians and Spaniards are the main favorites of European football championships. “It won’t be easy, but I think that my compatriots will be playing with Spaniards twice – in the group and after that … in the final match,” he said. Italians play in Group C (Gdańsk, Poznań) together with Croatia and Ireland. Bernardi is go-ing to watch the matches on TV and thinks that many Italian fans will come to see the tour-nament live. „I hope, that they will visit not only Poland, but […]
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 […]
European championship favorite is Spain. Poland is among the group of teams that should gain promotion to the quarter-finals – said in Warsaw Joachim Loewthe, German national team coach. German coach – just like other coaches of the participants of the Euro 2012 – on Thursday took part in a two-day organizational workshops before the tournament in Poland and Ukraine. Similar meetings are held before all great events. In addition to the coaches there are also team managers, team doctors and security and transport officers. – Our minimal goal during […]
Frank Lampard will captain England on Saturday hoping to lead his side to a shock Wembley win over World Cup holders Spain, with the hosts 7/2 with bookmaker for a victory.
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During Euro 2012 Gdańsk will have a joint group with Poznan. If the draw was held today, Spain or the Netherlands would play here. The championship involves 16 teams divided into four groups. Two “Polish” and two “Ukrainian” groups. Each group will play their matches on two stadiums. Initially, Gdańsk was to have a joint group with Warsaw. However, UEFA changed its mind. Warsaw will have a joint group with Wrocław and Gdańsk with Poznań. The teams from the “C” group will play on our stadiums. – A very good […]
Iker Casillas, Spain national team goalkeeper, equaled the world record of Dutchman Edwin van der Sar in the number of matches without a goal. The match with Venezuela (5-0) was the 72nd match with no goal scored. The “Marca” newspaper reported that after Wednesday’s triumph the 30-year-old Casillas needs only one victory to reach the record of Lilian Thuram, who in the matches with France gain victory 94 times in 142 matches. Casillas, who has been in Real Madrit since 1999 (first-team debut) has played 128 matches so far. The […]
сондажиThese days soccer as a form of entertainment, can offer qualities that usually are only reserved for successful soap operas and blockbuster movies. Pure emotion, excitement, real love, hate, joy, sorrow and money are all relevant keywords – not just for your regular prime time enterainment, but also to the world of soccer. These things are all part of the reason why soccer club around the world are such powerful institutions; especially when backed by an army of fans. A real soccer fanatic would never miss out on a match […]
Riding the wave of enthusiasm caused by Euro 2012 many Poles started dreaming. When will an event of this kind take place in Poland again? An analysis conducted by sport redactors it shows that it would be relatively easiest go obtain rights to organize the summer Olympic Games in Warsaw in 2024. It is also possible to organize the football Mundial, but not before 2030. An analysis by Michał Kiedrowski. Poland surely has some assets to organize football Mundial or summer Olympic Games in future, but it won’t happen within […]
The UEFA Euro 2012 semi-final matches in Donetsk and Warsaw will see the captains of the national teams of Spain, Portugal, Germany and Italy reaffirm their stance against racism as the semi-final matches tonight (27 June) and tomorrow (28 June) see the culmination of the Respect Diversity – Football Unites campaign at Euro 2012. Football supporters will be a part of the campaign, by joining the fan choreographies organised in the stands at both stadiums and which will see the word RESPECT and the national team flags appear just minutes […]