1. Euro 2012: Why Iker Casillas Was the Player of the Tournament for Spain

    The celebrations have started for Spain in winning its third UEFA Euro tournament in history (1964, 2008 and 2012) as well as the 2010 FIFA World Cup ...

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  2. Euro 2012 Final: Why Spain Will Defeat Italy Again

    Spain and Italy will face each other in the final match of Euro 2012 to be held this Sunday at Kiev, Ukraine. The two Mediterranean countries will face each other a second time during this important match...

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  3. Spain vs Portugal: Euro 2012 Semifinal Predictions

    Spain and Portugal are to face each other in the Euro 2012 Semifinals in the battle of the Iberian Peninsula. Both teams made great efforts in arriving at this stage of the tournament...

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  4. Euro 2012: Why Spain Is on Course to Triumph a Third Time

    The advancement of Spain to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Euro 2012 points to positive signs in the immediate and the distant future. The reasons for Spain to triumph are many but there are a few notable examples that could be addressed...

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  5. Spain vs. Republic of Ireland: Rating the Spanish Players in Group C

    Spain and the Republic of Ireland are facing each other in Group C of Euro 2012 in what will not be an easy task for either team. Spain faced Italy in its maiden Group C match on June 10 and wound up with a disappointing draw ...

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  6. Euro 2012: Top 4 Past and Present WAGs of the Republic of Ireland

    In the latest series dedicated to the WAGs (Wives and Girlfriends) of athletes from the Euro 2012 countries, a dedication to the Republic of Ireland is in order. The Republic of Ireland is in Group C with Spain, Italy and Croatia ...

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  7. Euro 2012: 10 Reasons Andriy Shevchenko Is a God in Ukraine

    Andriy Shevchenko made Euro 2012 history when his two goals were instrumental in Ukraine defeating Sweden. It was the story of a come-from-behind victory that most sports stories are made of...

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  8. Spain: Why Fernando Torres Must Get It Done for Champs to Move on at Euro 2012

    Fernando Torres was called to replace Cesc Fabregas within the last remaining minutes of the Group C Tournament between Spain and Italy...

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  9. Spain Euro 2012: Alvaro Arbeloa Does the Right Thing in Promoting Team Unity

    Alvaro Arbeloa denies the existence of any division within the Spanish Euro 2012 squad between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona players...

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  10. FC Barcelona Transfer Rumor: Will Dejan Lovren Sign with Barca?

    Spanish sports magazine El Mundo Deportivo reports that FC Barcelona may want to sign Dejan Lovren from Olympique Lyonnais during the summer transfer window. The report by was published in the online magazine Inside Futbol ...

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  11. Xavi Hernandez: Why His Criticism of Real Madrid May Hurt Spain in Euro 2012

    Xavi Hernandez criticized Real Madrid (again) for their lack of professional sporting behavior during the previous La Liga BBVA seasons. Hernandez made his comments in an interview with Canal + (h/t to Goal)...

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  12. FC Barcelona: 5 Past and Present WAGs of La Blaugrana

    FC Barcelona is one of the greatest sporting clubs in the history of Spain, Europe, and the world. La Blaugrana has come along way since it was founded in 1899 ...

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  13. Russia Euro 2012: Why Dick Advocaat Allowing Squad to Tweet Is Hazardous

    Dick Advocaat—who is the Russian Euro 2012 Squad coach—announced that members can use Twitter during the tournament...

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  14. Euro 2012: 5 Past and Present Wags of Poland, Ukraine and Croatia

    While the world prepares for the first day of Euro 2012 , the time has come for another slideshow dedicated to WAGs (Wive and Girlfriends of Athletes) in countries participating in this event...

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  15. Spain Euro 2012: An Open Letter to Sergio Ramos and Gerard Pique

    Dear Gerard Pique and Sergio Ramos: It has come to my attention about your personal differences after reading an article written by Stefan Coerts and published in Goal ...

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  16. Euro 2012: 3 Top Czech Republic WAGs

    The Czech Republic will participate in the Euro 2012 tournament to be held in Poland and the Ukraine. They will be in Group A along with Poland, Russia, and Greece...

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  17. Mario Balotelli Threatens Racists with Death at Euro 2012?

    Mario Balotelli , Italy and Manchester City's controversial striker, declared his intention to " kill" anyone who throws a banana at him during a Euro 2012 match...

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  18. Andrei Arshavin: Why Russia Can Survive Euro 2012 Without Him

    Alexander Mostovoi, who used to be a midfielder for the Russian National Football team, said that his country can survive Euro 2012 without Andrei Arshavin. Mostovoi made his declarations in an interview published by RIA Novosti on May 28, 2012 ...

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  19. Spain Euro 2012 Squad: Analyzing 3 Possible Starting Lineups to Face Italy

    According to reports from ITV , Vicente Del Bosque announced Spain's 23-man squad on the morning of May 27, 2012. It appears as reported by the Spanish magazine ABC that most that were selected participated in the 2010 FIFA World Cup...

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  20. Kirill Nababkin: Who Is He and Can He Help Russia in Euro 2012?

    According to an article published in RIA Novosti , Dick Advocaat (Russian National Football Team coach) announced that Kirill Nababkin ( CSKA Moscow Right ...

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  21. Roman Shishkin: Will Russia Survive Euro 2012 Without Him?

    Roman Shishkin, who is the right-back defender for Russia in Euro 2012, withdrew from the event. The reason, as reported in the UEFA website , is a stomach complaint without going into details...

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  22. Spain Euro 2012: Predicting the Match Against Italy

    The decision by Vicente Del Bosque, the Spanish National Football team coach, to call Fernando Torres and Juan Mata from Chelsea to his squad inspired this slideshow...

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  23. Russia Euro 2012: Predicting the Match Against Greece

    Russia and Greece will face each other in their final Group A Euro 2012 Preliminary match on June 16, 2012. It is a match that is expected to determine which of the two countries will advance to the next phase of the tournament...

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  24. FC Barcelona: How They Can Win the Copa Del Rey Championship

    FC Barcelona is expected to face Athletic Club Bilbao this Friday in the Copa Del Rey final. The task is not expected to be easy taking into account a recent change in manager as well as injuries such as Dani Alves and Carle Puyols...

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  25. Luis Suarez: The Pros and Cons of Signing with FC Barcelona

    Luis Suarez is rumored to be the object of interest for FC Barcelona during the 2012 summer transfer window, as reported by Christian Bailey of CaughtOffside.com on May 16...

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