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  • Euro 2012 Contender – Denmark

    by - Dec 5, 2011
    Denmark (Group B) Appearances: 8 (1964, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008) – Best performance: Winners 1992 FIFA world ranking: 11th Coach: Morten Olsen – Captain: Thomas Sorensen Prospects: Coach Olsen is one of the...
  • Euro 2012 Contender – Portugal

    by - Dec 5, 2011
    Portugal (Group B) Appearances: 5 (1984, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008) – Best performance: Runners-up: 2004 (as hosts) FIFA world ranking: 7th Coach: Paulo Bento – Captain: Cristiano Ronaldo Prospects: The presence of the world’s most expensive...
  • Euro 2012 Contender – Germany

    by - Dec 5, 2011
    Germany (Group B) Appearances: 10 (1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008) – Best performance: Champions 1972, 1980, 1996 (1972, 1980 as West Germany, 1996 as Germany) FIFA world ranking: 3rd Coach: Joachim...
  • Euro 2012 Contender – Netherlands

    by - Dec 5, 2011
    Netherlands (Group B) Appearances: 8 (1976, 1980, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008) – Best performance: Winners: 1988 FIFA world ranking: 2nd Coach: Bert van Marwijk – Captain: Mark van Bommel Prospects: Runners-up in last year’s...
  • Euro 2012 Contender – Czech Republic

    by - Dec 5, 2011
    Czech Republic (Group A) Appearances: (7) 1960, 1976, 1980, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 – Best performance: Winners 1976, Runners-up 1996 (as Czechoslovakia from 1960-80) FIFA world ranking: 33rd Coach: Michal Bilek – Captain: Tomas Rosicky Prospects:...
  • Euro 2012 Contender – Greece

    by - Dec 5, 2011
    Greece (Gruop A) Appearances: 3 (1980, 2004, 2008) – Best performance: Champions 2004 FIFA world ranking: 14th Coach: Fernando Santos – Captain: Giorgos Karagounis Prospects: Greece, surprise winners in 2004, are a completely different team from...
  • Euro 2012 Contender – Russia

    by - Dec 5, 2011
    Russia (Group A) Appearances: 9 (1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2004, 2008) – Best performance: Winners 1960 (1960-88 as the Soviet Union, 1992 as CIS, 1996-2008 as Russia) FIFA world ranking: 12th Coach: Dick...
  • Euro 2012 Contender – Poland

    by - Dec 5, 2011
    Poland (Group A) Appearances: 1 (2008, knocked out at group stage) FIFA world ranking: 66th Coach: Franciszek Smuda – Captain: Jakub Blaszczykowski Prospects: Rated among the 50-1 and up outsiders, Poland, like co-hosts Ukraine, are likely...
  • Euro 2012 – Final Groups

    by - Dec 5, 2011
    Euro 2012 will be the last tournament to be staged with 16 teams. The tournament expands to 24 nations at its next edition in 2016 in France. Group A Poland Russia Greece Czech Republic Group B...
  • Manchester United 1-2 Crystal Palace – Match Highlights

    by - Dec 1, 2011
    Glenn Murray’s extra-time winner helped Crystal Palace to a shock 2-1 victory over Manchester United to dump the four-time winners out of the Carling Cup at Old Trafford. Palace had not scored since October 25 heading...
  • Mark Schwarzer Wants To Keep Playing More Games

    by - Dec 1, 2011
    Fulham goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has dismissed burnout claims ahead of the Euro clash with FC Twente. The Aussie says he’s happy to play as many games as he can. He told fulhamfc.com: “When you talk about...
  • Alex Ferguson : Crystal Palace Deserved To Win!

    by - Dec 1, 2011
    Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has declared that Crystal Palace deserved their Carling Cup shock – despite the winner coming from a missed offside decision. Palace dug deep and grabbed the winner in the 98th...