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Rooney: We're all gutted - England striker feels players can hold their heads high after exit
25/06/2012 by Sky Sport
Wayne Rooney: England striker says the players are gutted after losing to Italy at Euro 2012Wayne Rooney revealed it is a 'horrible feeling' after England were knocked out of Euro 2012 by Italy in a penalty shoot-out.Following a 0-0 draw in the quarter-final in Kiev, striker Rooney had put England 2-1 ahead in the shoot-out following Riccardo Montolivo's miss.However, Ashle... Full Story »
Pirlo - England are predictable
25/06/2012 by Sky Sport
Azzurri midfielder in confident mood ahead of quarter-final clashAndrea Pirlo: Confident Italy can see off England and reach the semi-finals of Euro 2012Andrea Pirlo has labelled England 'very predictable' ahead of Italy's Euro 2012 quarter-final showdown with the Three Lions.Sunday's encounter at Kiev's Olympic Stadium is expected to be a tight affair, with both sides havin... Full Story »
Roy stays loyal: 'Don't destroy Cole and Young for misses,' he pleads
25/06/2012 by Dailymail
England’s penalty jinx returned to haunt their latest manager but Roy Hodgson fought to shield Ashley Young and Ashley Cole from any blame.Young hit the bar and Cole’s kick was saved by Gianluigi Buffon as Hodgson’s team lost 4-2 in the shootout to an Italy team that totally dominated a game which ended goalless after extra-time.‘I don’t think I could’ve asked for any more,... Full Story »
Gerrard 'heartbroken' after England crash out of ANOTHER major tournament on penalties
25/06/2012 by Dailymail
England captain Steven Gerrard admitted it was tough to take after a 'heartbreaking' exit from Euro 2012 following a penalty shoot-out defeat against Italy.England were beaten 4-2 on spot-kicks after their quarter-final clash in Kiev had finished goalless after extra-time.Devastated: Steven Gerrard (centre) scored a penalty but England still crashed outElation: Alessandr... Full Story »
England 0 Italy 0 (2-4 on pens): Cole and Young miss as Three Lions crash out on penalties AGAIN
25/06/2012 by Dailymail
Only the nasty statistic survives. Only that and the nagging sense of disappointment that follows whenever England lose in this manner to opposition of the quality of Italy.Going out on penalties is always painful and for Ashley Young and Ashley Cole, the two England players who missed on this occasion, the European Championship ends in crushing circumstances. It also onc... Full Story »
Italy hand England penalty heartbreak
25/06/2012 by espnstar
Italy eliminated England in the first penalty shootout of Euro 2012 after a 0-0 draw in regulation and extra time.After Mario Balotelli's talk of Peter Pan, the semi-finals of a major tournament are becoming the equivalent of Never Never Land for the Three Lions.Six times now they have lost in such fashion, the last four at this stage of the competition.It was the turn o... Full Story »
England v Italy preview
24/06/2012 by Australian Four Four Two
England and Italy will contest their first competitive fixture for 15 years in the last quarter-final of Euro 2012 on Sunday.Roy Hodgson's England defied gloomy pre-tournament predictions to top Group D and avoid an early meeting with holders Spain in the last eight.They kicked off their campaign in Poland and Ukraine with a somewhat fortunate 1-1 draw against France.That wa... Full Story »
Nobody’s got the better of Ashley – not Messi, not Ronaldo, no one!
24/06/2012 by The Sun
HISTORY BOY ... Ashley Cole has been tipped to become England's most capped player of all timeASHLEY COLE is the greatest left-back in England’s history.That is the view of Frank Lampard, his Chelsea and Three Lions team-mate.In fact Lamps is convinced Cole, 31, will go on to become our most capped player of all time.Tonight Cole will collect his 98th cap in the Euro 201... Full Story »
Abate: Rooney is one of the best players in the world
24/06/2012 by Goal.com
Ignazio Abate has warned his Italy team-mates of the threat posed by England striker Wayne Rooney ahead of their Euro 2012 quarter-final match on Sunday.The Italian admits that the Manchester United forward has the potential to create all kinds of trouble for the Azzurri back line."England play a lot on the flanks, are quick on the counterattack and get to the other end of th... Full Story »
Roy Keane: Italy will be too much for England
24/06/2012 by Goal.com
Manchester United legend Roy Keane has stated that he thinks England have underestimated Italy ahead of their Euro 2012 quarter-final on Sunday.Keane feels that England will find the match a struggle and that they may already have celebrated the fact that they avoided a match against Spain after finishing top of their group."I just have a sneaky feeling for Italy," he tol... Full Story »