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#Euro2012

# euro2012 - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

We haven't watched Swiss defeat of Spain yet, admits O'Shea
# Euro 2012
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# Euro 2012

We haven't watched Swiss defeat of Spain yet, admits O'Shea

Jun 12th 2012, 2:48 PM 2,855 Views 11 Comments

“We’ll have to be on our game but we’re confident we can cause them some problems too,” said the Sunderland man today.

Ahead of Ireland's Spain clash, Gdansk official thanks 'civilised white people'
# Euro 2012
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# Euro 2012

Ahead of Ireland's Spain clash, Gdansk official thanks 'civilised white people'

Jun 12th 2012, 2:15 PM 6,273 Views 42 Comments

The deputy mayor of the town quickly apologised for the remarks today.

More than a game: Poland out to upset Russia, take control of group A
# Preview
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# Preview

More than a game: Poland out to upset Russia, take control of group A

Jun 12th 2012, 1:44 PM 260 Views 1 Comment

Russia can become the first team to book a quarter final place with victory over an old foe tonight.

Tardelli upbeat as Ireland's 'Cinderella' story continues
# Euro 2012
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# Euro 2012

Tardelli upbeat as Ireland's 'Cinderella' story continues

Jun 12th 2012, 1:21 PM 2,481 Views 9 Comments

“The players want to do something very important for the country. We believe. We will go out on to the pitch to win the match.”

Any chance of a walkover, lads? Croatia in dock for flares, smoke bombs‎
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From The42
# Euro2012

Any chance of a walkover, lads? Croatia in dock for flares, smoke bombs‎

Jun 12th 2012, 12:40 PM 926 Views 6 Comments

Croatia are facing a financial penalty after their fans lit flares and smoke bombs during Sunday’s win against Ireland.

Group A preview: Czechs refusing to be counted out before Greek battle
# Departure Lounge
From The42
# Departure Lounge

Group A preview: Czechs refusing to be counted out before Greek battle

Jun 12th 2012, 12:38 PM 296 Views 0 Comments

‘A 4-1 defeat doesn’t look the best but it’s basically the same as 1-0′, says goalkeeper Petr Cech.

Poll: What was your favourite game of the Euros so far?
# That's Entertainment
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# That's Entertainment

Poll: What was your favourite game of the Euros so far?

Jun 12th 2012, 12:01 PM 2,756 Views 15 Comments

Now that we have seen all 16 teams in action at the European Championship, who have you enjoyed watching?

As it happened: Euro 2012, day 5 From The42
Live Jun 12th 2012, 9:42 AM

As it happened: Euro 2012, day 5

'Holland will not make the same mistakes again' - Loew fearful of Oranje backlash
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

'Holland will not make the same mistakes again' - Loew fearful of Oranje backlash

Jun 12th 2012, 9:05 AM 200 Views 0 Comments

The German manager believes the Netherlands’ defeat to Denmark was an aberration.

The Morning Score: Tuesday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Jun 12th 2012, 9:00 AM 301 Views 0 Comments

Monday’s misery is that little bit further away now. Here’s all the sports news you need to know this fine morning.

Spain to lodge complaint over Gdansk grass ahead of Ireland clash
# Pitch Battle
From The42
# Pitch Battle

Spain to lodge complaint over Gdansk grass ahead of Ireland clash

Jun 12th 2012, 8:46 AM 592 Views 3 Comments

Giovanni Trapattoni’s side face the defending champions on the ‘disgrace’ of a pitch on Thursday.

We can shock Spain, says defiant Trapattoni
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

We can shock Spain, says defiant Trapattoni

Jun 12th 2012, 7:10 AM 2,551 Views 28 Comments

The 73-year-old Italian coach said he has to rebuild some dented Irish confidence before taking on Vicente del Bosque’s Spain.

Euro 2012: Day 4's talking points
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Euro 2012: Day 4's talking points

Jun 12th 2012, 12:44 AM 2,443 Views 4 Comments

Ukraine the perfect hosts, England go back to basics and more headers. Miguel Delaney breaks it down.

# euro2012 - Monday 11 June, 2012

WATCH: Irish fans grow bored of match, decide to go for a swim
# Wet Wet Wet
From The42
# Wet Wet Wet

WATCH: Irish fans grow bored of match, decide to go for a swim

Jun 11th 2012, 10:20 PM 1,342 Views 2 Comments

Some supporters chose a unique alternative to watching the game last night.

Here's what the rest of the world thought of Ireland's loss yesterday
# Read All About It
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# Read All About It

Here's what the rest of the world thought of Ireland's loss yesterday

Jun 11th 2012, 9:13 PM 17,174 Views 44 Comments

The Irish papers weren’t too optimistic today, but what did the rest of the world make of last night’s game?

As it happened: Ukraine v Sweden, Euro 2012 From The42
Live Jun 11th 2012, 7:31 PM

As it happened: Ukraine v Sweden, Euro 2012

FYI: Can Ireland still qualify with four points and other Group C permutations
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

FYI: Can Ireland still qualify with four points and other Group C permutations

Jun 11th 2012, 7:09 PM 8,497 Views 55 Comments

We’ve done the calculations so you don’t have to, looking at the various potential Euro 2012 outcomes.

Trap staying positive ahead of Spanish inquisition but holds back on McClean
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Trap staying positive ahead of Spanish inquisition but holds back on McClean

Jun 11th 2012, 6:57 PM 3,953 Views 31 Comments

“This morning, I watched our game with more calmness and came to the conclusion that we played good,” the Ireland boss said today.

Ireland defender Richard Dunne takes no part in training in Gdynia
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

Ireland defender Richard Dunne takes no part in training in Gdynia

Jun 11th 2012, 6:50 PM 297 Views 2 Comments

Those infernal blisters again.

Croatia match attracted highest RTE audience since 1994 World Cup
# Tuning In
From The42
# Tuning In

Croatia match attracted highest RTE audience since 1994 World Cup

Jun 11th 2012, 5:19 PM 4,332 Views 15 Comments

Over two million people tuned in to see Ireland lose their opening Group C match to Slaven Bilic’s side on Sunday night.

As it happened: France v England, Euro 2012 From The42
Live Jun 11th 2012, 4:37 PM

As it happened: France v England, Euro 2012

5 reasons to be cheerful ahead of Ireland's showdown with Spain
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

5 reasons to be cheerful ahead of Ireland's showdown with Spain

Jun 11th 2012, 4:19 PM 5,887 Views 21 Comments

All is not lost, Ireland fans. No seriously… it’s not.

Loew defends goal-scorer Gomez
# Bromance
From The42
# Bromance

Loew defends goal-scorer Gomez

Jun 11th 2012, 4:19 PM 312 Views 0 Comments

Germany coach Joachim Loew has touted the credentials of his first-choice striker, Mario Gomez, following public criticism of the 26-year-old’s work ethic.

Belgian fans 'bought' at auction - by the Dutch
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Belgian fans 'bought' at auction - by the Dutch

Jun 11th 2012, 3:40 PM 473 Views 0 Comments

‘Second hand but mint condition. Not been used since FIFA World Cup 2002.’

The Euro 2012 Fan Who Went Too Far Pic of the Day
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From The42
# Euro 2012

The Euro 2012 Fan Who Went Too Far Pic of the Day

Jun 11th 2012, 2:23 PM 9,420 Views 31 Comments

No comment.

Oxlade-Chamberlain set to start for England against France
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Oxlade-Chamberlain set to start for England against France

Jun 11th 2012, 2:21 PM 293 Views 0 Comments

The Arsenal winger has been chosen ahead of Stewart Downing, with James Milner preferred to Theo Walcott.

On Tour: The morning after the night before for Trap's Army in Poznan
# Fan's View
From The42
# Fan's View

On Tour: The morning after the night before for Trap's Army in Poznan

Jun 11th 2012, 1:37 PM 4,761 Views 9 Comments

Cian O’Callaghan woke up with a thumping headache, a sore jaw and a magical day’s worth of memories.

UEFA calls on hosts to prevent racist abuse
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

UEFA calls on hosts to prevent racist abuse

Jun 11th 2012, 1:30 PM 940 Views 0 Comments

The governing body has written to the mayors of host cities requesting that extra measures be put in place.

As it happened: Euro 2012, day 4 From The42
Live Jun 11th 2012, 1:30 PM

As it happened: Euro 2012, day 4

Group D preview: Shevchenko promises Ukraine improvement
# Debutants
From The42
# Debutants

Group D preview: Shevchenko promises Ukraine improvement

Jun 11th 2012, 1:16 PM 169 Views 0 Comments

The co-hosts are making their European Championship debut against Sweden in tonight’s late game.

Electricity demand shaped by Ireland's first Euro 2012 match
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# Electricity

Electricity demand shaped by Ireland's first Euro 2012 match

Jun 11th 2012, 12:45 PM 3,334 Views 5 Comments

EirGrid says Sunday evening demand for electricity was influenced by people sitting down together to watch the match – and make tea at half-time.

Old enemies: France expect physical test from England
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# Preview

Old enemies: France expect physical test from England

Jun 11th 2012, 11:50 AM 179 Views 2 Comments

As Group D nears its kick-off, England are being written off and France counted as potential tournament winners.

Murph's sideline cut: home thoughts from abroad as Galway result filters through
# Go East
From The42
# Go East

Murph's sideline cut: home thoughts from abroad as Galway result filters through

Jun 11th 2012, 11:47 AM 1,173 Views 0 Comments

Ciarán Murphy sends this piece from his flat in Poland on a tear-drenched laptop computer.

Open road: Croatia will not fear anyone now, says Bilic
# Pointing The Way
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# Pointing The Way

Open road: Croatia will not fear anyone now, says Bilic

Jun 11th 2012, 9:48 AM 299 Views 0 Comments

While he admitted Ireland were the better team ‘in some moments’ the coach is confident of making the knock-out stages.

Here's your 'life goes on' pic of the day
# Obla Dee Obla Da...
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# Obla Dee Obla Da...

Here's your 'life goes on' pic of the day

Jun 11th 2012, 9:30 AM 540 Views 0 Comments

‘You’ve jumped over the fence there, baby!’

Poll: Is there still hope for Ireland at Euro 2012?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is there still hope for Ireland at Euro 2012?

Jun 11th 2012, 9:21 AM 5,021 Views 50 Comments

Should we call everyone back from Poland now, or keep our spirits high and shock Spain?

The Morning Score: Monday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Monday

Jun 11th 2012, 9:00 AM 471 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know by 9am, except how to act like you haven’t been crying.

Euro 2012 analysis: Reality bites as Ireland exposed on the world stage
# What Now?
From The42
# What Now?

Euro 2012 analysis: Reality bites as Ireland exposed on the world stage

Jun 11th 2012, 7:07 AM 4,905 Views 28 Comments

If you’re going to sit back and invite teams onto you, the most important objective is not to commit the kind of errors that sabotage that, writes Miguel Delaney in Poznan.

Trapattoni rues 'offside' decision against Irish
# Euro2012
From The42
# Euro2012

Trapattoni rues 'offside' decision against Irish

Jun 11th 2012, 12:01 AM 6,104 Views 17 Comments

“Maybe Shay didn’t see the ball, because he had three or four players in front of him,” Trapattoni said of the early Croatian goal.

# euro2012 - Sunday 10 June, 2012

'Why not?' -- Trap insists mission is still possible despite set-back
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'Why not?' -- Trap insists mission is still possible despite set-back

Jun 10th 2012, 10:50 PM 5,942 Views 50 Comments

The Italian said Ireland will now aim for six points against Spain and Italy over the course of the next week.