Defending champions Spain secured an unprecedented third successive major trophy as they beat Italy 4-0 in the Euro 2012 final here Sunday.
Defending champions Spain were 45 minutes away from securing an unprecedented third successive major trophy as they led Italy 2-0 at half-time of the Euro 2012 final here Sunday.
A Mario Balotelli header and a thumping drive gave Italy a richly deserved 2-1 win over Germany in Thursday's Euro 2012 semi-final in Warsaw.
Defending champions Spain beat Portugal 4-2 on penalties after their Euro 2012 semi-final finished 0-0 after extra-time on Wednesday.
Italy beat England 4-2 on penalties on Sunday after their Euro 2012 quarter-final in Kiev failed to produce a goal after 120 minutes.
Spain on Saturday took a step closer to defending their European title, beating France for the first time in a major competition to secure a semi-final meeting with neighbours Portugal.
Goals from Philipp Lahm, Sami Khedira, Miroslav Klose and Marco Reus gave three-times winners Germany a 4-2 win over Greece in their Euro 2012 quarter-final Friday.
Portugal fans and neutrals alike hoping for a splash edition of the Cristiano Ronaldo roadshow had their appetite satisfied as he single-handedly steered his country into the Euro 2012 semi-finals by beating the Czech Republic 1-0.
Czech punters are largely pessimistic about the country's chances in the Euro 2012 quarter final against Portugal, so much so that most of them have put money on a Portugal win, newspapers said on Thursday.
Ukrainians on Wednesday angrily rounded on referees for failing to award its team a crucial goal against England during a match that robbed it of a chance of home glory in the Euro 2012 quarter-finals.
Polish authorities believe a body found floating in a canal Wednesday is that of an Irish football fan who came to the country for the European Championship, officials said, after documents in his name were discovered on the corpse.
Italy hasn't met England in a major tournament in 22 years, and the excitement among the Azzurri for Sunday's European Championship quarterfinal is palpable.
A goal at the start of the second half from the recalled Wayne Rooney lifted England into the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 on Tuesday with a 1-0 win over co-hosts Ukraine.
France qualified for the knockout stages of a major finals for the first time in six years here on Tuesday despite losing their final Euro 2012 Group D match 2-0 to already eliminated Sweden.
Italy qualified for the Euro 2012 quarter-finals beating Ireland 2-0 in their final Group C match. Meanwhile defending champions Spain left it late before ousting Croatia 1-0 in Gdansk.
Germany on Sunday set up a symbolic quarter-final meeting with Greece while Cristiano Ronaldo fired Portugal through to face the Czech Republic, as Euro 2012 Group B concluded in Ukraine.
Greece on Saturday pulled off a shock 1-0 win to advance to the Euro 2012 knockout stages at the expense of opponents Russia, while the Czech Republic beat Poland by the same score to win Group A and dump the co-hosts out of the tournament.
A back-heeled effort from Danny Welbeck sealed a topsy-turvy 3-2 win for England over Sweden in Friday's crucial Euro 2012 Group D encounter in Kiev to end a four-decade winless run in competitive matches against the Scandinavians.
France weathered a fierce thunderstorm that held up play for almost an hour to beat Euro 2012 co-hosts Ukraine 2-0 on Friday and claim top spot in Group D.
Two goals from the recalled Fernando Torres and one apiece from David Silva and Cesc Fabregas saw defending champions Spain thrash Ireland 4-0 in their Euro 2012 Group C match Thursday.
Mario Mandzukic's third goal of Euro 2012 saw Croatia come from behind to draw 1-1 with Italy in their Group C match on Thursday.
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Germany are on the verge of the Euro 2012 quarter-finals following their 2-1 win over Holland on Wednesday as Mario Gomez scored twice, while the Dutch are heading for a first-round exit.
Portugal beat Denmark 3-2 in their Euro 2012 Group B clash here on Wednesday to keep alive their hopes of reaching the quarter-finals.
Police used an arsenal of tear gas, water cannon, rubber bullets and pepper spray and detained dozens of brawling football fans ahead of a key Euro 2012 match between Poland and Russia on Tuesday.
Poles were happy and Russians disappointed after their 1-1 draw in Tuesday's Euro 2012 football duel in Warsaw, a high-voltage face-off preceded by clashes between hooligans and police.
The Czech Republic kept alive their hopes of reaching the Euro 2012 quarter-finals as they beat Greece 2-1 in their Group A clash here on Tuesday.
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Ukraine's former European Player of the Year Andrei Shevchenko rolled back the years here on Monday as his second-half double inspired the Euro 2012 co-hosts to a come from behind 2-1 win over Sweden in their Group D encounter.
France and England fought out a 1-1 draw here on Monday in their Euro 2012 Group D match. England had opened the scoring in the 30th minute when Joleon Lescott rose brilliantly to meet captain Steven Gerrard's perfectly-delivered free kick on the half hour mark and give Hugo Lloris no chance.
A "psychic" raccoon at a British zoo has predicted that England will beat France in their opening Euro 2012 match Monday, his keepers said.
A group of Belgian fans, fed up with no team to support at Euro 2012 after their team failed to qualify, have found some buyers after they put themselves up for 'sale' on eBay - their Dutch neighbours.
Croatia beat the Republic of Ireland 3-1 in their Euro2012 Group C opening match on Sunday.
Holders Spain had to come from behind to draw 1-1 with Italy in their Euro2012 Group C opener on Sunday.
A second-half header from striker Mario Gomez was enough to give Germany a 1-0 win over Portugal on Saturday in their opening Euro 2012 match.
Denmark claimed the first upset of Euro 2012 by overcoming a badly misfiring Netherlands side 1-0 in their opening Group B match at Metalist Stadium in the Ukraine on Saturday.
A vibrant Russia took command of Group A on the opening day of the European Championships with a 4-1 win over the Czech Republic on Friday.
Substitute goalkeeper Przemyslaw Tyton was the unlikely hero as his penalty save from Greek captain Giorgos Karagounis saw Euro 2012 co-hosts Poland draw 1-1 with Euro 2004 champions Greece in an incident-packed opening match on Friday.
Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo said his side could spring a surprise at Euro 2012 and "has the advantage of not being favourite" as they prepare to tackle Germany on Saturday.
Poland kicked off its Euro 2012 football festivities on Thursday with the launch of the Warsaw fanzone, less than 24 hours before the whistle blows on the opening match between Greece and Poland.
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Anything but a victory over Denmark would be a minor disaster for Arjen Robben, Robin van Persie and their Netherlands teammates on Saturday.
Some coaches would consider it unwise to select an untested defender to mark Cristiano Ronaldo, probably Europe's premier forward.
Concerns about the completion of key infrastructure to political upheaval and homeland security issues, the long build-up to the first major football tournament behind the former Iron Curtain has been far from smooth.