Category Archives: Euro 2012

Euro 2012: Rankings, Awards And The Last Word

As with the last World Cup, I’d like to offer a final review of Euro 2012, rankings the teams via my own system, before giving out my own awards and final thoughts. My ranking system see’s places 16-9 sorted by … Continue reading

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Referreeing Reviews For Debatable Decisions – Spain Vs Italy

Like most of the tournament, it was not a game that was chock full of controversial incidents or dirty play, meaning Pedro Proenca of Portugal had an easy enough time of it. There were just a handful of things to … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Spain Vs Italy (Final)

Spain 4-0 Italy A final score that was a little unjust, but the actual result wasn’t. Spain and Italy were fairly even when it came things like possession, but the Spanish passing skill was as good as you will ever … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Thing I’ve Read This Week (30/6/2012)

Third place goes to this tweet, made in the aftermath of England’s exit from Euro 2012 in a penalty shoot-out: Yeah, that makes sense. Second place is for a general trend I’ve noticed in the last few days, on Twitter … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Italy Vs Germany (Semi Finals)

Italy 2-0 Germany Now this was a surprise. So much of the coverage seems to have a Germany-centric POV, so I’ll take the time now to praise Italy. They were immense throughout the match, from top to bottom. Buffon was … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Spain Vs Portugal (Semi-Finals)

Spain 0-0 Portugal (Spain win 4-2 on penalties) A decent enough contest, that went right to the wire. Thankfully Spain were able to up their game since France, and Portugal gave them their biggest test of the tournament, so while … Continue reading

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Refereeing Reviews For Debatable Decisions – Spain Vs Italy

It was, perhaps, the most anticipated of the four quarter finals, but Spain and France conspired to present a truly tepid and forgettable contest last Saturday night, that will probably not find a place in the annals of European Championship … Continue reading

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