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Euro 2012 Podcast: Cheerio to the Boys in Green and Quarterfinal Preview

L'VIV, UKRAINE - JUNE 17:  Mario Gomez of Germany in action during the UEFA EURO 2012 group B match between Denmark and Germany at Arena Lviv on June 17, 2012 in L'viv, Ukraine.  (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)
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Willie GannonSenior Writer IJune 19, 2012

With Ireland’s European Championships over, Neil Sherwin, Ger McCarthy and Bleacher Report's Willie Gannon reflect on their miserable run, while the World Football Show's Mina Rzouki offers an Italian perspective on the tournament as a whole so far.

Three games and three defeats leave Ireland with a dreadful record at a major tournament, and the lads try their best to look at what went wrong. Even with an improved performance against Italy, the end result was still the same, and there are questions asked about where this group of players, as well as the manager, go from here.

The focus then turns to the quarterfinal, with each of the lads giving their opinion of who could triumph and make it all the way to the final.

Ger takes the chance to wax lyrical about France while Willie takes the opposite view about Greece and offers an opinion that Spain could do to England what they did to Ireland.

In part two, it’s goodbye to Ger and Willie and hello to Mina Rzouki, who joins Neil to talk about the Italians’ progress thus far. She also offers her thoughts on the Irish situation with Giovanni Trapattoni and believes all might not be lost as far as the near future goes.

 

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