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Cabaye: There was no war within the France squad
26/06/2012 by Goal.com
The Newcastle midfielder has tried to take the positives from his own performances at the tournament, but has lamented his side's 'lack of ambition' against SpainFrance midfielder Yohan Cabaye has spoken of his frustration at his side's quarter-final exit from Euro 2012, but dismissed reports of warring factions within Laurent Blanc's squad.Cabaye was arguably the stand-ou... Full Story »
Ozil: Spain are Euro 2012 favourites
26/06/2012 by Goal.com
The Mannschaft playmaker has stated that most people are expecting La Roja to win the tournament, but Joachim Low's side are only focusing on their semi-final against ItalyGermany playmaker Mesut Ozil has stated that Spain are the favourites to win Euro 2012, but for now his side are focusing on the semi-final against Italy.Die Mannschaft stormed into the last four... Full Story »
Spain kitted out for success
26/06/2012 by UEFA.com
It requires a team effort to succeed at a major international tournament. Not just within the squad of 23 players and their coaching staff – a whole backroom team is also needed to keep a campaign on track.One such integral member of the entourage is the kit man. Antonio Guerra fulfils this role for Spain, and he told UEFA.com about the intricacies that his essential jo... Full Story »
Busquets: Triumph at Euro 2012 will be dedicated to Miki Roque
26/06/2012 by Goal.com
The Spanish defensive midfielder has vowed to help La Roja to Euro 2012 triumph and to dedicate their success to his former team-mate, who passed away on SundaySpain midfielder Sergio Busquets hopes that La Roja will emerge victorious at Euro 2012 and dedicate the victory to former team-mate Miki Roque.The Real Betis defender died at the age of 23 on June 24 following ... Full Story »
Bacary Sagna: France squad disputes were avoidable
26/06/2012 by Goal.com
The Arsenal full-back believes rifts within Les Bleus' squad at Euro 2012 should and could have been avoided and have left the national team with a regrettably bad imageBacary Sagna believes that the disputes that occurred within the France squad at Euro 2012 could have been prevented.Les Bleus are no strangers to team unrest following the players' refusal to train at the 201... Full Story »
Pique: I have a good rapport with Cristiano Ronaldo
26/06/2012 by Goal.com
Spain defender Gerard Pique has revealed that he has a good relationship with Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo as the duo prepare to face off in Wednesday's Euro 2012 semi-final clash.The 27-year-old attacker is regarded as the biggest threat to Iker Casillas' goal as the Seleccao look to reach their second final at a European Championship in eight years.Tension has run high i... Full Story »
Casillas plays down Puyol absence: Pique has always done well against Cristiano Ronaldo
26/06/2012 by Goal.com
The Real Madrid shot-stopper declared that quality is not an issue in La Roja's back line and warned his team against underestimating the threat posed by PortugalIker Casillas is confident that Spain will be able to cope with Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo without the absent Carles Puyol at the heart of the defence in Wednesday's Euro 2012 semi-final encounter.The European an... Full Story »
Hodgson's right-hand man Lewington set for four-year deal with his old friend
26/06/2012 by Dailymail
Ray Lewington has agreed a four-year deal to be England manager Roy Hodgson's right-hand man. The FA are close to agreeing compensation of about £125,000 with Fulham to secure the permanent services of the 55-year-old. Lewington joined the England  set-up on a temporary basis prior to Euro 2012 but will now assist Hodgson until the 2016 European Championship.Trusted: Ro... Full Story »
Gerrard vows to continue as captain of England after Three Lions fly home
26/06/2012 by Dailymail
England are heading home from the European Championships following their penalty shootout heartbreak at the hands of Italy.The Three Lions have left their Krakow base after Sunday night's agonising quarter-final defeat.Speaking at this afternoon's press conference, a visibly dejected Steven Gerrard insisted he will not walk away as captainDejected: Hodgson attempts to put ... Full Story »
How they fared at Euro 2012
26/06/2012 by The Sun
EUR ALL RIGHT ... Joe Hart had a steady tournament for EnglandJOE HARTFOUR solid performances but, sadly, couldn’t save a penalty against Italy.He looked the part and is destined to become one of the best keepers in the world. Would surely help if Roy Hodgson instructed him to throw the ball out instead of going for long, hit-and-hope clearances that so often meant Englan... Full Story »
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    The Top 3 Teams of Previous Tournaments

    Year Winners Runner-up Third place
    2008SpainGermanyRussia / Turkey
    2004GreecePortugalNetherlands / Czech Republic
    2000FranceItalyNetherlands / Portugal
    1996GermanyCzech RepublicFrance / England
    1992DenmarkGermanyNetherlands / Sweden
    1988NetherlandsSoviet UnionItaly / West Germany
    1984FranceSpainDenmark / Portugal
    1980West GermanyBelgiumCzechoslovakia
    1976CzechoslovakiaWest GermanyNetherlands
    1972West GermanySoviet UnionBelgium
    1964SpainSoviet UnionHungary
    1960Soviet UnionYugoslaviaCzechoslovakia