1. Champions League 2012-13: Predicting the Eight Quarterfinalists

    Euro 2012 may be the main topic of conversation in the world football community right now, but in less than a week the international competition will be over, and the focus will return to club football...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 2,388 reads 13 comments

  2. Portugal vs. Spain: 6 Reliable Predictions for Euro 2012 Semifinal

    Somewhere deep inside, we knew it would come to this. Portugal vs. Spain. Ronaldo vs. Tiki-Taka. Real Madrid vs. Barcelona. The All-Iberian Semifinal...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 16,471 reads 22 comments

  3. Spain vs. France: Scoring the Key Duels in Euro 2012 Quarterfinal

    Chelsea may have stopped Barcelona's "tiki-taka" football in the Champions League, but on the international stage, no one has yet managed to stop Spain's possession-oriented football, at least not at Euro 2012 ...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 1,747 reads 2 comments

  4. Euro 2012 Quarterfinals: Preview and Predictions

    The group stages of Euro 2012 are over and done with, and the pool of national teams has been cut in half. The quarterfinals of Euro 2012 are just around the corner, and from here, it’s win or go home...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 3,937 reads 6 comments

  5. Denmark vs. Germany: 7 Things We Learned from Euro 2012 Group of Death Decider

    The Group of Death is finally, well, dead. All three rounds of matches have been played, and Germany will be joining Portugal in the knockout rounds. From the moment Denmark scored the opening, and eventually winning, goal vs...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 2,441 reads 7 comments

  6. Denmark vs. Germany: As It Happened

    Euro 2012 , Group C decider—Arena Lviv, Lviv, Ukraine Denmark 1 Germany 2 (Full Time) Goals: Podolski 19' (GER), Krohn-Delhi 24' (DEN), Bender 80' (GER) Lineups: ...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 10,434 reads 21 comments

  7. Greece vs. Russia: Shock Win by the Greeks Unites a Troubled Nation

    It was a result almost no one predicted. In their first two games, Greece had just come up short, putting together strong second halves but falling behind by too much in the first half...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 2,710 reads 4 comments

  8. Greece vs. Russia: As It Happened

    Greece 1 Russia 0 Euro 2012 Group A decider from National Stadium, Warsaw (Full Time) Goals: Karagounis 45'+2 Lineups: Greece (4-3-3): Sifakis; Torosidis, K...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 6,832 reads 34 comments

  9. Netherlands vs. Germany: Scoring the Key Battles

    In the high-paced world of Euro 2012 , even the biggest international matches become irrelevant within 24 hours as the world moves onto another day of exciting, end-to-end football...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 1,497 reads 4 comments

  10. Netherlands vs. Germany: Complete Preview, Team News, Predicted Lineups

    By most accounts, the Netherlands and Germany were rather underwhelming in their first group games. The difference, of course, is that Germany still got the result they needed, whereas the Netherlands didn't...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 5,555 reads 9 comments

  11. Spain vs. Italy: 7 Things We Learned from Euro 2012 Group C Clash of Titans

    It was billed as one of Euro 2012 's headline games early on, and it certainly didn't disappoint. In Group C's Clash of the Titans, we saw two very different tactical approaches to ...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 2,375 reads 15 comments

  12. Germany vs. Portugal: 6 Things We Learned from Euro 2012 Group B Showdown

    Portugal fought hard and created a few good chances to score, but in the end, they couldn't outdo Germany efficiency. The Germans themselves didn't have a great game, but they got the goal they needed and defended well for most of the game...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 4,865 reads 30 comments

  13. Spain 1-1 Italy: As It Happened

    Euro 2012 , Group C—PGE Arena, Gdansk, Poland. SPAIN 1-1 ITALY (FULLTIME) Goals: Di Natale (Italy) 60', Fabregas (Spain) 64' Lineups Spain: Casillas, Arbeloa, ...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 17,698 reads 50 comments

  14. Euro 2012 Players to Watch: Alan Dzagoev of Russia

    It feels as though Alan Dzagoev has been around forever. Indeed, having played in 190 professional club matches and having earned 20 caps for the Russian national team, you'd think he'd be at least in his mid-20s...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 3,743 reads 3 comments

  15. Netherlands vs. Denmark: Euro 2012 Group B Preview, Team News, Projected Lineups

    In just three days, Euro 2012 's highly-anticipated "Group of Death" will finally kick off, with Denmark taking on the Netherlands in a match that will very likely decide if either team makes it the knockout rounds...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 7,572 reads 1 comments

  16. Real Madrid Transfer Rumours: 8 Realistic Signing Scenarios for the Galacticos

    With the transfer market finally open for business, it's time to look at Real Madrid 's transfer options this summer. As usual, there's not too much that's missing from the squad...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 583 reads 39 comments

  17. Italy's Match-Fixing Scandal: 5 Things You Need to Know

    It seems Italian football just can't rid itself of match-fixing scandals. Just six years on from the infamous Calciopoli—the scandal which got Juventus relegated to Serie B—Italy ...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 10,030 reads 15 comments

  18. Euro 2012 Friendlies Wrap: Netherlands, Denmark, England and Others in Action

    With Euro 2012 right around the corner, Europe's international teams are in full swing, testing out their last-minute tactical and personnel changes before the big tournament kicks off...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 7,485 reads 20 comments

  19. 25 Greatest Soccer Players in USMNT History

    The USMNT has been on fire in 2012. Though the 4-1 loss to Brazil brought the team back to earth, the 5-1 victory over Scotland was the team's fifth consecutive victory under Jurgen ...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 4,765 reads 30 comments

  20. Euro 2012 Players to Watch: Andriy Shevchenko of Ukraine

    In his heyday, Andriy Shevchenko was a striker who struck fear into the hearts of defenders around the world. From 1997 to 2006, Shevchenko picked up numerous individual honors and even came third in the World Player of the Year selection in 2004...

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  21. AC Milan: Top Young Stars Poised to Break out at the San Siro Next Season

    Despite starting out promisingly, and hitting many high points prior to the end of the season, AC Milan ended the 2011-12 season disappointingly. The team failed to win Serie A, the Coppa Italia or the Champions League...

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  22. Cristiano Ronaldo's Greatest Moments at Real Madrid so Far (Video)

    Unlike his eternal opponent, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo will always be a player who divides opinion. Football fans have become accustomed to his goals and tricks; now, most discussions about Ronaldo center on his flaws and weaknesses...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 8,823 reads 32 comments

  23. Copa del Rey Final: 5 Things We Learned from Athletic Bilbao vs. Barcelona

    As expected, Barcelona sent off manager Pep Guardiola in style with a 3-0 win in the Copa del Rey final. The trophy brings Barcelona's season to a solid close after the club missed out on the La Liga and Champions League titles this season...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 7,877 reads 21 comments

  24. Euro 2012 Players to Watch: Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden

    Let's be honest here: When we think of the Swedish national team, most of us picture Zlatan Ibrahimovic and 10 others. That's not as much of a hit on the Swedish national team's quality as it is a testament to Ibrahimovic's quality...

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  25. Football's 10 Best South America-to-Europe Transitions

    With the 2011-12 football season over or drawing to a close across Europe, clubs all over the continent are getting ready for the beginning of transfer season...

    Mohamed Al-Hendy Written by Mohamed Al-Hendy about over 2 years ago 2,655 reads 20 comments