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Jun 11, 2012, 8:05 PM EDT
Andriy Shevchenko, who just wrote a fairy tale for the ages in co-hosts Ukraine’s win today, has been linked to Major League Soccer move. This is hardly the last you’ll hear about this one:
Jun 11, 2012, 5:50 PM EDT
France was the better side but spilt the points with England in a 1-1 draw. What some of the marquee names said about Monday’s Group D encounter:
Jun 11, 2012, 5:15 PM EDT
A fairytale start for Andriy Shevchenko,Ukraine had the co-hosts on top of Group D as the first round of Euro 2012 matches comes to a close.
Jun 11, 2012, 4:36 PM EDT
Wherein I agree and disagree with some of the player grades from Monday’s Group D opener in Donetsk, Ukraine:
Jun 11, 2012, 2:25 PM EDT
England took an early lead, ultimately holding on for the draw they targeted coming into the match. Whether their approach is viable for the rest of the tournament will be the talking point going forward.
Jun 11, 2012, 1:50 PM EDT
Personally, I cannot get on board with the Joe Hart-bashing on France’s first-half goal Monday. Let’s discuss, shall we?
Jun 11, 2012, 11:32 AM EDT
Ahead of today’s England opener, this a good read on England manager Roy Hodgson, a seemingly less-likely figure to head up one of the world’s most storied teams
Jun 11, 2012, 11:29 AM EDT
England starts their Euro 2012 against France, while The Zlatan arrives in Kiev to take on co-hosts Ukraine. It’s Group D’s first day, and we’ve got your updates:
Jun 11, 2012, 10:39 AM EDT
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, England’s 18-year-old winger, will apparently be in the lineup as England meets France in today’s Channel Challenge at Euro 2012:
Jun 11, 2012, 10:06 AM EDT
This video report on KickTV, from Euro 2012 co-host Ukraine, knocks down the some Ukrainian stereotypes, swatting them aside with some lovely pictures:
Jun 11, 2012, 1:52 AM EDT
The Zlatan finally arrives, as does the tournament’s co-hosts as Ukraine and Sweden close out the first round of group play.
Jun 11, 2012, 12:48 AM EDT
The first match is finally here for England, who endured a chaotic pre-tournament built up. Their first opponent, France, knows a thing or two about chaos.
Jun 10, 2012, 8:22 PM EDT
Save the questions about Spain for later. For one day, let’s pause and give Italy credit. How far can the Azzurri go, if they can replicate Sunday’s performance?
Jun 10, 2012, 6:50 PM EDT
Spain should look at their Italy result as a polite wake up call, while the theme of problems in central defense continued into Group C’s first day.
Jun 10, 2012, 5:07 PM EDT
Croatia put on a Russia-esque display of attacking prowess, putting up three goals in less than 50 minutes to take their opening round game with Ireland.
Jun 10, 2012, 2:27 PM EDT
Italy gave Spain a scare, but with Cesc Fabregas’ quick response to Antonio Di Natale’s opener, the holders were able to preserve a result in Group C’s opening match.
Jun 10, 2012, 1:54 PM EDT
What the Dutch midfielder had to say about his team’s shocking loss, and what German manager Joachim Low had to say about his team’s white knuckle win:
Jun 10, 2012, 11:33 AM EDT
Spain’s quest for a third-straight major title starts against Italy, while Ireland and Croatia try to position themselves to take the group’s second quarterfinal spot from the Italians.
Jun 10, 2012, 7:00 AM EDT
KIEV — PST proprietor Steve was nice enough to let me chronicle my trip to the Ukraine for the European Championship, so I’ll be bringing you lovely people dispatches throughout the next week from the ground. A friend and I are headed into the stadiums for Netherlands-Germany (suddenly so much more important for the Dutch) and England-Sweden,…
Jun 10, 2012, 2:28 AM EDT
Spain’s title defense starts here against the four-time world champions. There is, however, a second game on Sunday.
Jun 9, 2012, 7:41 PM EDT
Think the Netherlands’ loss was only one game? Perhaps, but with Germany up next and one tiebreaker out of their hands, it’s a very tough road to the quarterfinals.
Jun 9, 2012, 5:08 PM EDT
A late goal from Mario Gomez gave Germany three points in their opener, but Portugal gave the favorites plenty of reason to think there’s still room for improvement.
Jun 9, 2012, 2:28 PM EDT
The first major upset saw a flat, tiring but still dominant Dutch pushed to the brink after Denmark grabbed an opening match victory.
Jun 9, 2012, 11:23 AM EDT
The Netherlands start their Euro 2012 against Denmark while a young Germany team get their chance to show if expectations are well-placed when they take on Portugal. Here’s the live thread.
Jun 9, 2012, 2:28 AM EDT
Is it the Group of Death? Who knows, though there’s little doubt Group B is the most anticipated of Euro 2012.
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