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Jun 11, 2013, 10:11 AM EDT
Ireland aren’t expecting to beat Spain tonight at Yankee Stadium, but it will prove how far they’ve come in the last year under Trapattoni.
Jun 18, 2012, 8:25 PM EDT
Spain’s dalliance with third place drops their group stage grade, while Italy got everything they wanted out of Group C’s mini-tournament.
Jun 18, 2012, 7:15 PM EDT
On a day that tested our attention span, Spain and Italy advanced from Group C into the Euro 2012 quarterfinals.
Jun 18, 2012, 5:22 PM EDT
Italy are through to the quarterfinals after their lackluster 2-0 victory over Ireland left the Irish matching an ignominious tournament record.
Jun 18, 2012, 3:15 AM EDT
Italy needs a win over Ireland to have a chance to advance, but winless against the Irish since Giovanni Trapattoni took over, the Azzurri may not find three points so easy to come by.
Jun 14, 2012, 10:32 PM EDT
Spain made their case to be considered tournament favorites, a case that rests on the shoulders of Fernando Torres.
Jun 14, 2012, 8:08 PM EDT
The tournament’s most lopsided matchup played out as expected while Italy’s second draw leaves them needing in third place after two rounds.
Jun 14, 2012, 5:20 PM EDT
Fernando Torres responded to being inserted in the starting XI with two goals as Spain delivered Euro 2012′s most-lopsided result.
Jun 14, 2012, 11:27 AM EDT
Italy and Croatia play Group C’s pivot game while defending champions Spain take on underdog Ireland in Thursday’s Euro 2012 action.
Jun 14, 2012, 4:27 AM EDT
Spain’s flaws were again highlighted in their draw with Italy. Don’t expect any of those problems to affect their match with Ireland.
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, 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, 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 4, 2012, 7:04 PM EDT
Who is the oldest manager ever to lead a nation during a European Championship? Let’s find out:
May 30, 2012, 1:45 PM EDT
Today we examine the foursome from Group C; Conservative tactics and an aging team are the worried talk of Ireland ahead of its June 10 tournament opener. Oh, and Robbie Keane, too. Always, Robbie Keane.
May 7, 2012, 3:02 PM EDT
No surprises here as L.A. Galaxy forward Robbie Keane has been named to Ireland’s roster for Euro 2012, which begins on June 8.
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