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#Euro2012

# euro2012 - Sunday 10 June, 2012

'We gave away sloppy goals' - St Ledger rues mistakes
# Euro 2012
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# Euro 2012

'We gave away sloppy goals' - St Ledger rues mistakes

Jun 10th 2012, 10:24 PM 4,162 Views 17 Comments

The Leicester City player admitted that Ireland’s defending was poor at times in Poznan tonight.

Match Report: Mandzukic on the double for Croatia
# Second Best
From The42
# Second Best

Match Report: Mandzukic on the double for Croatia

Jun 10th 2012, 10:08 PM 2,287 Views 11 Comments

Two goals from the Wolfsburg striker resigned Ireland to defeat in their first Euro 2012 fixture.

In pictures: Ireland humbled by Croatia in Poznan
# Feeling Green
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# Feeling Green

In pictures: Ireland humbled by Croatia in Poznan

Jun 10th 2012, 9:56 PM 17,814 Views 50 Comments

Ireland were out-classed by Croatia in their Group C opener in Poland tonight. Here’s how it happened.

Ireland v Croatia: Player ratings
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Ireland v Croatia: Player ratings

Jun 10th 2012, 9:53 PM 6,856 Views 38 Comments

How did the boys fare in Poznan tonight?

Report: Fabregas earns holders Spain a point from Italy
# Draw
From The42
# Draw

Report: Fabregas earns holders Spain a point from Italy

Jun 10th 2012, 7:59 PM 225 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s two other Group C opponents played out a thrilling 1-1 draw in Gdansk.

As it happened: Ireland v Croatia, Euro 2012 From The42
Live Jun 10th 2012, 6:24 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Croatia, Euro 2012

In pictures: Irish dancers, leprechauns and St Patrick take over Poznan
# On Tour
From The42
# On Tour

In pictures: Irish dancers, leprechauns and St Patrick take over Poznan

Jun 10th 2012, 5:14 PM 8,036 Views 5 Comments

With just hours to kick-off against Croatia, the Green Army have invaded the Polish town.

As it happened: Spain v Italy, Euro 2012 From The42
Live Jun 10th 2012, 4:24 PM

As it happened: Spain v Italy, Euro 2012

What can Ireland learn from Croatia's Euro 2012 qualifiers?
# Group C
From The42
# Group C

What can Ireland learn from Croatia's Euro 2012 qualifiers?

Jun 10th 2012, 4:06 PM 432 Views 0 Comments

Finding success from crosses could be a real possibility against today’s opponents.

Lampard hopes England can emulate Chelsea
# Belief
# Belief

Lampard hopes England can emulate Chelsea

Jun 10th 2012, 3:06 PM 1,399 Views 6 Comments

The injured midfielder has urged his international colleagues to take inspiration from the Blues.

Slideshow: Michael D. Higgins travels to Poland with Irish fans
# President In Poznan
From The42
# President In Poznan

Slideshow: Michael D. Higgins travels to Poland with Irish fans

Jun 10th 2012, 2:54 PM 7,706 Views 44 Comments

President arrives in Poznan ahead of crunch Euro 2012 game.

Behind Enemy Lines: What the Croatians are saying
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Behind Enemy Lines: What the Croatians are saying

Jun 10th 2012, 2:22 PM 869 Views 0 Comments

We speak to Zagreb-based football writer Aleksandar Holiga about how our opponents see this evening’s Group C clash going.

Roy Hodgson: France hold no fear for us
# Not Scared
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# Not Scared

Roy Hodgson: France hold no fear for us

Jun 10th 2012, 1:21 PM 166 Views 0 Comments

The England manager was in bullish form ahead of his side’s Euro 2012 opener on Monday evening.

Polish media report 14 arrests in Poznan ahead of Ireland game
# Violence
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# Violence

Polish media report 14 arrests in Poznan ahead of Ireland game

Jun 10th 2012, 1:03 PM 15,831 Views 67 Comments

Gazeta Wyborcza say 14 arrests were made, including three Irish people.

Poll: Where are you watching the match tonight?
# Countdown
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# Countdown

Poll: Where are you watching the match tonight?

Jun 10th 2012, 11:28 AM 864 Views 8 Comments

We want to know where you’ll be when Robbie sticks the ball in the Croatia net?

LIVEBLOG: Euro 2012, day 3 From The42
Live Jun 10th 2012, 10:59 AM

LIVEBLOG: Euro 2012, day 3

Fabregas confident of historic Spain treble
# Confident
From The42
# Confident

Fabregas confident of historic Spain treble

Jun 10th 2012, 10:59 AM 200 Views 0 Comments

Barcelona midfielder is confident his team can become the first to win three successive international tournaments.

S'up Bernard? It's the sporting tweets of the week
# Twittersphere
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# Twittersphere

S'up Bernard? It's the sporting tweets of the week

Jun 10th 2012, 10:32 AM 787 Views 0 Comments

This week, Bernard Dunne discusses Mick Wallace, Fergus McFadden plays Jenga and Bernard Brogan hangs with Jedward.

"First goal, first win, first hero." The Germans pay tribute to Gomez
# Super Mario
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# Super Mario

"First goal, first win, first hero." The Germans pay tribute to Gomez

Jun 10th 2012, 10:09 AM 221 Views 0 Comments

The Bayern Munich striker’s late header gave Joachim Loew’s side a 1-0 win over Portugal on Saturday night.

'This has been a long time coming for the whole country' - Robbie Keane
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

'This has been a long time coming for the whole country' - Robbie Keane

Jun 10th 2012, 7:34 AM 2,464 Views 20 Comments

The Ireland captain knows from experience these opportunities don’t come along very often and says the players are desperate to get their Euro 2012 campaign going now.

Ancient history: Byron Moreno and Trap's record at major tournaments
# Cool Customer
From The42
# Cool Customer

Ancient history: Byron Moreno and Trap's record at major tournaments

Jun 10th 2012, 7:00 AM 479 Views 0 Comments

Ask Trap about the Ecuadorian and he could rattle on for hours in any language, but does that paper over the cracks a little?

# euro2012 - Saturday 9 June, 2012

UEFA to take action against Russian fans
# Improper Conduct
From The42
# Improper Conduct

UEFA to take action against Russian fans

Jun 9th 2012, 10:38 PM 1,020 Views 5 Comments

The football governing body will hold a disciplinary hearing with the country’s football federation after a number of incidents during yesterday’s win over the Czech Republic.

Euro 2012 talking points: day 2
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Euro 2012 talking points: day 2

Jun 9th 2012, 10:17 PM 4,973 Views 2 Comments

Miguel Delaney looks back at the opening set of Group B matches.

As it happened: Germany v Portugal, Euro 2012 From The42
Live Jun 9th 2012, 7:22 PM

As it happened: Germany v Portugal, Euro 2012

Here we go: Trap aims to give Ireland 'what it has asked for'
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Here we go: Trap aims to give Ireland 'what it has asked for'

Jun 9th 2012, 6:33 PM 3,508 Views 6 Comments

On the eve of a tournament defining fixture, the Ireland boss is calling on the wisdom of Gianni Agnelli.

Given starts, as Trap confirms Ireland XI to play Croatia
# Relief
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# Relief

Given starts, as Trap confirms Ireland XI to play Croatia

Jun 9th 2012, 4:41 PM 3,070 Views 8 Comments

The veteran manager has fulfilled his promise to name the same side that started against Hungary.

As it happened: Holland v Denmark, Euro 2012 From The42
Live Jun 9th 2012, 4:35 PM

As it happened: Holland v Denmark, Euro 2012

On Tour: Fans in Poznan dreaming of that one big day
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

On Tour: Fans in Poznan dreaming of that one big day

Jun 9th 2012, 4:23 PM 559 Views 0 Comments

Cian O’Callaghan has joined the green hordes in Poznan and he’s already in festive spirit.

VIDEO: Russian hooligans attack Wroclaw stadium stewards
# Distressing Scenes
From The42
# Distressing Scenes

VIDEO: Russian hooligans attack Wroclaw stadium stewards

Jun 9th 2012, 3:29 PM 7,839 Views 29 Comments

A statement from Wroclaw police confirmed four people had been hospitalised by the violence.

Barton - I would be in England squad if I behaved
# Contentious
From The42
# Contentious

Barton - I would be in England squad if I behaved

Jun 9th 2012, 2:15 PM 683 Views 4 Comments

The QPR midfielder has criticised Roy Hodgson for selecting six Liverpool players.

LIVEBLOG: Euro 2012, day 2 From The42
Live Jun 9th 2012, 1:58 PM

LIVEBLOG: Euro 2012, day 2

Defoe returns to England squad following father's death
# Available
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# Available

Defoe returns to England squad following father's death

Jun 9th 2012, 1:33 PM 293 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Rio Ferdinand fears he may never play for his country again.

VIDEO: Aprés Match do Crystal Swing
# Unnerving
From The42
# Unnerving

VIDEO: Aprés Match do Crystal Swing

Jun 9th 2012, 12:42 PM 1,521 Views 6 Comments

The boys are back in major tournament business with this huckle-bucking take on a Euro song.

Trap and Modric urge caution, Andrews says Ireland 'vying for second spot'
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Trap and Modric urge caution, Andrews says Ireland 'vying for second spot'

Jun 9th 2012, 12:26 PM 2,231 Views 4 Comments

The Croatia midfielder has described Sunday’s game as “our most important match”.

Preview: Germans look to get off to flier against Portugal
# Euro2012
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# Euro2012

Preview: Germans look to get off to flier against Portugal

Jun 9th 2012, 10:23 AM 1,508 Views 0 Comments

“The tension is building slowly, we have been working for two years for this moment. It’s time to get going.”

# euro2012 - Friday 8 June, 2012

Euro 2012 talking points: day 1
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Euro 2012 talking points: day 1

Jun 8th 2012, 11:46 PM 4,885 Views 18 Comments

From a pleasing pattern being set to whether Greece’s performance was a positive for Ireland, Miguel Delaney picks out the key themes of the opening day

Euro 2012 reaction: Smuda upbeat, Santos disappointed
# Confidence
From The42
# Confidence

Euro 2012 reaction: Smuda upbeat, Santos disappointed

Jun 8th 2012, 9:32 PM 427 Views 0 Comments

The manager was in bullish form after watching his side draw 1-1 with Greece.

Irish fan was in Poland before he realised he had lost Euro 2012 tickets
# COYBIG
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# COYBIG

Irish fan was in Poland before he realised he had lost Euro 2012 tickets

Jun 8th 2012, 8:33 PM 16,266 Views 28 Comments

Damian Coughlan is being reunited with his three tickets for Ireland’s Euro 2012 games in Poland tonight after helpful staff at Dublin Airport saved the day.

As it happened: Russia v Czech Republic, Euro 2012 From The42
Live Jun 8th 2012, 7:08 PM

As it happened: Russia v Czech Republic, Euro 2012

Dutch master Gullit hopes racism doesn't ruin Euro 2012
# Racism
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# Racism

Dutch master Gullit hopes racism doesn't ruin Euro 2012

Jun 8th 2012, 5:45 PM 271 Views 0 Comments

Former Holland star Gullit wants UEFA to take a sensible approach to any offences.