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EURO team camps latest: 30 May
31/05/2012 by UEFA.com
Frank Lampard (left) suffered an injury scare in training with England todayUEFA EURO 2012 begins in little more than a week and all 16 finalists are applying the finishing touches to their pre-tournament preparations. UEFA.com has reporters assigned to every team involved who will provide daily updates from the camp.PortugalWith three days still to go until Portugal's fina... Full Story »
Ronaldo claims being underdogs suits out-of-form Portugal
30/05/2012 by Dailymail
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo believes the pressure is off his country as they prepare for a daunting group at Euro 2012.   After being forced to qualify via the playoffs for the tournament, the Portuguese are not being talked up as potential champions, especially as they share Group B with Germany and the Netherlands.   'We know we are in the group of death with Germany... Full Story »
Final UEFA EURO 2012 squads confirmed
30/05/2012 by UEFA.com
The 16 UEFA EURO 2012 contenders confirmed their 23-man squads for the final tournament, with just ten days to go until the first matches in Poland and Ukraine.France's Laurent Blanc was one of the last coaches to announce his final squadUEFA EURO 2012 moved a step closer today with the 16 contenders confirming their 23-man squads for the finals before the 12.00CE... Full Story »
Viana replaces Martins after five-year absence
30/05/2012 by UEFA.com
SC Braga's Hugo Viana, who has not been involved with Portugal for nearly five years, has been called up to Paulo Bento's UEFA EURO 2012 squad in place of the injured Carlos Martins.Hugo Viana will be hoping to add to his 26 Portugal caps this summerPortugal coach Paulo Bento has been forced to alter his 23-man UEFA EURO 2012 squad following the withdrawal of Granada C... Full Story »
Valencia sign Portugal defender
25/05/2012 by Supersport.com
Valencia have signed fiery Portugal international right back Joao Pereira from Sporting, the Lisbon club said on Thursday.Pereira is in Portugal's European Championship squad and has been a regular starter in defence since Bento took charge of the national team in 2010."Sporting reached an agreement with Valencia for the transfer of Joao Pereira for a set fee of 3.7 millio... Full Story »
Euro-bound Ronaldo targets Messi - Star winger believes Portugal can shock Holland and Germany
23/05/2012 by Sky Sport
Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid star aiming to add Portugal glory to his impressive CVCristiano Ronaldo believes Euro 2012 success with Portugal could help him pip Lionel Messi to be crowned as the world's best player.The Real Madrid star helped the Bernabeu giants end Barcelona's three-year stranglehold on the Primera Liga with a stunning 46 goals in just 38 league matches.H... Full Story »
Portugal has the best coach and the best player in the world, says Jorge Mendes
20/05/2012 by Goal.com
Fifa agent Jorge Mendes has hailed Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho and striker Cristiano Ronaldo, saying that they are the best at what they do.Mendes received on Friday the Necklace of Honour for Sporting Merit from the hands of the Portuguese government for his role in football over the years.The Gestifute owner is hopeful that Portugal will scale great heights at Euro 201... Full Story »
Nani unafraid of meeting Germany in Euro 2012 group stage
18/05/2012 by Goal.com
Portugal winger Nani is not afraid to play against Germany in the Euro 2012 group stage.Die Mannschaft sent the Portuguese packing in the Euro 2008 quarter-final series and are one of the favourites to lift the trophy in Poland and Ukraine, but the Manchester United man thinks that Joachim Low's men respect his side's ability."If we are feeling anxiety, they will feel it too... Full Story »
Nani and Meireles included in Portugal's Euro 2012 squad
15/05/2012 by Goal.com
Nani and Raul Meireles are the Premier League's representatives in Paulo Bento's 23-man Portugal squad for Euro 2012.Former Everton midfielder Manuel Fernandes' omission is the biggest shock to come from the announcement, after he enjoyed an impressive season with Besiktas.Somewhat surprise inclusions come in the form of Sporting de Braga duo Miguel Lopes and Custodio, whil... Full Story »
Bento adds fresh faces to final Portugal squad
15/05/2012 by UEFA.com
Portugal coach Paulo Bento has included uncapped SC Braga duo Miguel Lopes and Custódio in his final 23-man squad for next month's UEFA EURO 2012 finals.Custódio could earn his first Portugal cap this summerUncapped SC Braga duo Miguel Lopes and Custódio are the main surprises in Portugal's final 23-man squad for UEFA EURO 2012.Full-back Lopes and 28-year-old midfielde... Full Story »