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Ferdinand calls for youth - Manchester United defender looking for improvement
30/06/2012 by Sky Sport
Welbeck impresses RioRio Ferdinand is hoping some of England's young stars can step up and take the country forward for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.Speaking to Sky Sports NewsHD, Ferdinand - who was not selected for Euro 2012 - admitted his disappointment at seeing them go out at the quarter-final stage.However, he is hopeful that the likes of Danny Welbeck and Ale... Full Story »
Silva: Euro 2012 final is win or bust
30/06/2012 by Goal.com
The Manchester City star has stressed that it is all or nothing ahead of Spain's clash wtih Italy on Sunday but is confident that his side have what it takes to winSpain midfielder David Silva believes that Sunday's Euro 2012 final clash with Italy will be nothing like the sides' Group C meeting earlier in the tournament.The finalists drew 1-1 on June 10 before going on t... Full Story »
Proenca named final referee - Webb overlooked as Portuguese official gets the nod
30/06/2012 by Sky Sport
Pedro Proenca: To referee Sunday's Euro 2012 final between Spain and ItalyPedro Proenca of Portugal has been chosen to referee the Euro 2012 final between Spain and Italy on Sunday.The 41-year-old took charge of the UEFA Champions League final six weeks ago when Chelsea overcame Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena.He has further enhanced his reputation at this summer'... Full Story »
Low promises there will be 'no major overhaul' for Germany
30/06/2012 by Goal.com
The Mannschaft coach says that despite their Euros exit, his current crop of players have the ability to succeed at the highest level, and no major changes will be madeGermany coach Joachim Low has promised to stay the course and help his young team grow following their exit from Euro 2012.The 52-year-old praised his side's overall performance in Poland-Ukraine , saying thei... Full Story »
Balotelli playing for 'special' ending
30/06/2012 by ESPNSTAR.com
Mario Balotelli will aim to round off the perfect year by firing Italy to Euro 2012 glory in Kiev on Sunday.The charismatic striker has already played a significant role in securing Manchester City's first league title in 44 years, setting up the last-gasp goal for Sergio Aguero against QPR that snatched the trophy from Manchester United's grasp.Now he is having the sam... Full Story »
Buffon inspired by Italy fans on YouTube before Germany semi-final win
30/06/2012 by Goal.com
Gianluigi Buffon has revealed that he spent the night before Italy‘s semi-final win over Germany watching fans celebrate the Azzurri’s quarter-final victory over England on YouTube.Cesare Prandelli’s side conquered the favoured Die Mannschaft 2-1 with two first-half goals from Mario Balotelli, before Mesut Ozil slotted home a late penalty to his give side a glimmer of hope.An... Full Story »
Martinez: Spain philosophy right
30/06/2012 by ESPNSTAR.com
Wigan manager Roberto Martinez is refusing to listen to any criticism of his home nation Spain ahead of Sunday's Euro 2012 final clash with Italy.Spain stand on the verge of a historic third straight major trophy - they won Euro 2008 and the World Cup in 2010 - but incredibly have been criticised for their footballing philosophy.Vincente del Bosque's Euro 2012 squad have bee... Full Story »
Gullit: I have the qualities to be Netherlands coach
30/06/2012 by Goal.com
The Euro 1988 winner is eager to succeed Bert van Marwijk on the Oranje bench but affirmed that the Dutch FA has yet to make an approach to attain his servicesRuud Gullit feels that he is the right man to guide Netherlands to success again after their disastrous Euro 2012 campaign.Bert van Marwijk opted to resign as Oranje coach in the wake of the European Championship i... Full Story »
Playing against Italy will be exasperating for Spain, says Negredo
30/06/2012 by Goal.com
Spain striker Alvaro Negredo is certain that Italy will provide another tough test for the world and European champions when they meet in the final of Euro 2012. Despite conceding that Cesare Prandelli's Azzurri side have more attacking flair than previous squads, he warned that La Roja will need to be patient to deal with their opponents' aggresive style. “Italy are a mor... Full Story »
Prandelli relishes harnessing Balotelli
30/06/2012 by ESPNSTAR.com
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli is enjoying the challenge of coaching Manchester City's temperamental striker Mario Balotelli at Euro 2012.There had been doubts before the tournament about whether Balotelli - previously dropped by Prandelli due to his disciplinary record on and off the pitch - would make the final squad and several pundits have questioned whether he is worth th... 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