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# Euro2012

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With Euro 2012's first round done, here's what we now know
Miguel Delaney identifies the themes of the tournament, selects his XI of the past fortnight and picks his finalists.
Euro 2012, day 13
There’s no top class international football on tonight, but you can counteract the withdrawal symptoms.
Euro 2012 has drawn attention to political system in Ukraine - Klitschko
“If there had been no Euros there would be just a few articles published about this violation of human rights,” said the heavyweight champ.
Mole to blame for Netherlands exit - Sneijder
The Inter Milan midfielder claims that tactics were leaked to the press before games.
Watch every goal from the Euro 2012 group stages in less than two minutes
Featuring Sean St Ledger and 59 other, far less important goals.
Sheva bows out: Ukraine’s favourite son calls time on international career
“What are my plans now? I simply want to go home and put my arms around my kids and kiss my wife.”
Out of 10? Here's the Irish squad's tournament ratings
As the dust settles on Ireland’s Euro 2012 campaign, Miguel Delaney runs the rule over each squad member.
Poll: Who would you like to see win Euro 2012 now?
As we get ready for some tasty quarter-finals, we want to know who you’ll be cheering on now that Ireland are on their way home.
This Zlatan Ibrahimovic scissor-kick might be the goal of Euro 2012
Zlatan talks the talk, so it’s just as well that he can walk the walk.
'We can try a new system in August' - Trap says he's willing to experiment
Encouragingly, the Italian also talked about blooding young players later this year.
Euro 2012 Ukraine v England, France v Sweden
Revisit our minute-by-minute coverage, as Roy Hodgson’s men looked to seal their place in the quarter-finals.
VIDEO: Eamon Dunphy in a clown suit on Grafton Street
The renowned football pundit was finally rendered speechless earlier today.
Ratings success: Over 2 million tune in to each of Ireland's Euro 2012 games
RTE have expressed their satisfaction at the viewing figures for the Irish team’s matches.
Photo: Irish supporter clashes with Polish riot police
Ugly scenes in Poznan, via Who Ate All The Pies, as the defeated Green Army tool up.
Ashley Young remains in England team at Walcott's expense
Andy Carroll also drops out as Wayne Rooney comes back in to partner Manchester United team-mate Danny Welbeck.
Croatia fined €80,000 by UEFA for racist abuse
…which, if we’ve done our maths right, is €20,000 less than Nicklas Bendtner got for his underpants stunt.
I wasn't too loyal to old guard, insists Trapattoni
“In your job, when you get old, if they gave you a pension and say. ‘Go’ without respect, what would you think?” asked the Italian today.
Wow, Poznan is really sorry to see all those Irish fans leave
All of this fan-love is going to stop soon, right?
Paddy Power to cover Bendtner's underpants fine
The Denmark striker picked up a €100k fine for flashing his branded underwear during the Group B game with Portugal.
Après Match: 'We've learnt nothing, Bill'
The panel analyze Ireland’s failed Euro 2012 campaign.
That Eamon Dunphy is some clown, isn't he?
Shoppers and passers-by were greeted by quite a surreal sight on Dublin’s Grafton Street on Tuesday morning.
Ireland set for wooden spoon... but we're not worst ever
France would have to beat Sweden by seven goals in order to prevent Giovanni Trapattoni’s men from finishing as the tournament’s bottom-placed side.
On Tour: An emotional farewell to Poznan, and some stellar chants
They’ll sing when they want, apparently.
Newcastle have bid for Debuchy rejected
The Magpies will need to offer more than €5m for the French full-back, according to the Lille boss.
Euro 2012, day 12
Now that we’re out of our collective misery, we’re looking to Group D and the last of the group stages – the fates of England and France will be decided tonight.
Prandelli thanks Michel Platini for Italy's first goal against Ireland
The Italy coach says Antonio Cassano’s opener may not have been awarded without a fifth official.
Analysis: Improved performance restores a little pride
Miguel Delaney takes a look back at Ireland’s final involvement at Euro 2012.
Open thread: What would be your Ireland XI for the first World Cup qualifier in September?
Should Trapattoni ring the changes?
Euro 2012 Group D preview: Sweden v France
Laurent Blanc doesn’t care who scores for Les Bleus, as long as they top the group with a win over Sweden.
James Nolan: Parents of Irish student missing in Poland make appeal
The parents of 21-year-old Irish student James Nolan, who went missing in Poland on Saturday, have made an appeal for help in locating him.
Euro 2012: Ireland's Odyssey is at an end
Sheer effort brought us to the edge of something special, but change is needed to take us over the the line.
Robbie: We were beaten by better teams
Keane remained tight-lipped on his international future as Ireland bowed out of Euro 2012.
In pictures: Ireland end Euro 2012 on a low
The Boys in Green fell to a third consecutive defeat in the European Championships, here’s how it looked.
Match report: Jesus Navas rescues Spain, Croatia bow out
Vicente del Bosque’s substitution paid off as the striker hit a late winner.
Sloppiness at set-pieces cost us, says Trap
The Republic of Ireland manager defended Shay Given after tonight’s 2-0 defeat, saying that responsibility for both goals rests with the defence.
Post-match reaction: How Twitter saw Ireland v Italy
The great and the good analyse Ireland’s final Euro 2012 game as it happened.
Match report: Italy down Ireland to reach quarter-finals
Goals from Antonio Cassano and Mario Balotelli sent Giovanni Trapattoni’s Ireland packing from Euro 2012 with a third successive defeat.
Player ratings: here’s how we scored the Boys in Green tonight
Ireland gave something of a mixed bag in Poznan, here’s how we rated them.
Platini furious over Croatia racism charge
Meanwhile, Slaven Bilic has called for lifetime bans for those found guilty of racist chanting.
Ireland v Italy, Euro 2012
Before we packed our bags and headed for home, there was still 90 minutes of football to take care of. Here’s our minute-by-minute of Ireland v Italy.