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# Euro2012

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# Memories
Thunderstorms, rioting and cute Irish babies: here are the 50 most iconic images of Euro 2012
Featuring no less than 25 Ireland-related pics…
# Euro 2012
Remember these? The 17 iconic moments that defined Euro 2012
It seems like a lifetime ago now.. but relive the madness with this collection of images.
# Euro 2012
Trap’s Army: an oral history of how Ireland’s fans stole European hearts
Euro 2012 was a disappointment for Ireland on the pitch, but off it, the fans were one of the tournament’s big hits. Ten of them take TheScore.ie behind the scenes of the trip of a lifetime.
# Looking Back
Irish soccer in 2012: All you need to know in eight videos
Shane Long, Kevin Kilbane and Sligo Rovers all made an impact for various reasons.
# Anthem
On song: Khedira defends Loew and players over anthem
“To sing the anthem or not has nothing to do with the amount of effort we give on the pitch,” the Real Madrid midfielder said.
# Euro 2012
Here's your 'Mayor of Poznan having a pint in Dublin' pic of the day
Ryszard Grobelny is some man for the craic, it seems…
# Les Bleus
Deschamps set to be named as the new France manager
The former Marseille coach will replace Laurent Blanc, who stepped down after the end of the European Championships.
# FootieFest
VIDEO: watch RTÉ's EURO 2012 closing sequence
Football & music festivals… two of our favourite things.
# Claim
1970 Brazil team 'better' than Spain - Pele
The footballing legend also clarified recent comments he made comparing Neymar to Messi.
# Uh oh
Euro disaster sees Ireland fall to 26th in the world
Surprise surprise, Spain remain the world’s top-ranked side following their win at Euro 2012.
# TV Gold
VIDEO: The last Aprés Match of Euro 2012
Some the usual suspects are lampooned in the last skit of the tournament.
# Euro 2012
Night of history: behind the scenes on Spain's moment of crowning glory
As the sun came up over Kiev following Sunday’s Euro 2012 final, Miguel Delaney met Spain’s history boys.
# Euro 2012
'Respect for Italy': Casillas shows true class by asking officials to blow final whistle early
How can you not love this man?
Voices
Column: Yes, Ireland is special but fewer care than we think
We’ve done well for a small island nation, writes Mark Boyle from Japan, but we shouldn’t overstate our sense of exceptionalism: it doesn’t serve us well abroad.
# Euro 2012
Poll: Was Andres Iniesta the best player at Euro 2012?
Did UEFA get it right?
# Said and done
Euro 2012: The good, the bad and the frustratingly inconsistent
Miguel Delaney lists the the stand-out performers as well as the biggest flops at this summer’s finals.
# Memories
Euro 2012: the 17 iconic moments that defined an unforgettable tournament
From Pirlo’s panenka to Bendtner’s boxers, here are the moments that we’ll always associate with Euro 2012.
# Spain v Italy
Twitter reveals record number of tweets during Euro 2012 final
Juan Mata’s final goal of the tournament sparked 15,358 tweets per second. That’s a lot.
# Champ
VIDEO: Safety first: Pepe Reina runs through in-flight safety routine
The Liverpool star and his team-mates were celebrating Spain’s third major trophy win in a row.
# Euro 2012
Iniesta named as Player of the Tournament at Euro 2012
The boy’s a genius, Bill. Meanwhile, ten Spanish players made it into the squad of the tournament.
# El Nino
Not a bad season after all: Torres scoops Golden Boot award
The Spanish striker has pipped the four other players who scored three goals at Euro 2012.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Monday
Here’s everything you need to know this morning — apart from how to compete against a tiki-taka masterclass.
# VIVA ESPANA
Crisis? What crisis? Spain rejoices in Euro win
They’re dancing in the fountains of Madrid tonight.
# Faux Pas
VIDEO: Alan Shearer makes an almighty Freudian slip
The BBC pundit made quite the blooper while analysing this evening’s Spain-Italy clash.
# Pinnacle
Euro 2012 analysis: undeniably the greatest of all time
After so much debate, Spain ended up only dominating. In every sense. After producing the biggest final win in a major international tournament, there can be no doubt about their status, writes Miguel Delaney
# Take a Bow
VIDEO: here are our 10 favourite goals of Euro 2012
Mario Balotelli, Mario Gomez and Danny Welbeck all feature in the moments that lit up the tournament.
AS IT HAPPENED
Spain v Italy, Euro 2012 final
we went minute-by-minute as Italy stood in the way of football history.
# Final Countdown
Letter from Kiev: Great expectations as city awaits climactic showdown
Miguel Delaney describes the significant sense of anticipation throughout the Ukrainian capital ahead of tonight’s big game.
# carpe diem
Preview: Modern Italians stand in way of historic Spanish win
Miguel Delaney is in Kiev examining what makes the Euro 2012 finalists tick.
# red or blue
Open Thread: Who do you want to win tonight's Euro 2012 final?
We’re asking you to tell us who you’ll be shouting for as a brilliant Euro 2012 reaches its climax tonight…
# Euro2012
Puyol and Villa fly in to support Spanish team-mates in Kiev
The injured Barcelona duo are with the Spain squad, seeking to complete an historic treble against Italy.
# Euro 2012
Gerrard: Don't blame Rooney for Euro 2012 exit
The England captain was quick to defend the Manchester United striker, who was not at his best this summer.
# conviction
'Boring? We're making history' - Xavi
The Barcelona midfielder says he has no regrets over Spain’s style of play at Euro 2012.
# Mind Games
Euro 2012: Buffon not ready to alter prediction
Miguel Delaney is in Kiev finding the Italian captain quite happy to let Spain carry a favourite’s burden.
# Euro 2012
Spain v Italy: Del Bosque remaining coy on La Roja's attacking intent
“We will play with three attackers, that’s for sure.” He’s not a man for giving stuff away, is Vicente del Bosque.
# Final Countdown
Euro 2012: Prandelli full of respect for defending champs
The Italian boss says, ‘Spain are not boring in any shape or form.’
# standing down
Blanc turns down chance to stay on as France manager
L’Equipe report that the former Bordeaux boss will seek a new challenge, while Didier Deschamps could replace him.
# Euro 2012
Del Bosque wary of 'peculiar' Balotelli
The Spanish boss admites he is an admirer of Italy’s in-form striker.
# continental drift
Platini: Euro 2020 could be hosted across all of Europe
So, we might get to host a major tournament after all?
Voices
Column: After years on the RTÉ football panel, why does Eamon Dunphy endure?
Dunphy biographer, Jared Browne, argues that there’s more to the pundit than scathing one-liners.