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#Euro2012

Opinion: Mons' demise a timely reminder of Irish football's sickness
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# Airtricity League

Opinion: Mons' demise a timely reminder of Irish football's sickness

Jun 18th 2012, 6:55 PM 825 Views 3 Comments

If Thursday night proved that we need to overhaul football in Ireland, Monaghan’s withdrawal from the Premier Division might help to hammer the message home.

Ireland v Italy preview: Trap hoping old boys can go out with a bang in Poznan
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# Euro2012

Ireland v Italy preview: Trap hoping old boys can go out with a bang in Poznan

Jun 18th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,005 Views 18 Comments

The manager has picked a familiar looking XI for what may well be a swansong for the likes of Shay Given and Damien Duff.

Bendtner fined, suspended for goal celebration
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# Euro2012

Bendtner fined, suspended for goal celebration

Jun 18th 2012, 3:49 PM 1,104 Views 5 Comments

The Denmark striker will sit out the country’s next game and will have to stump up €100,000 to football chiefs. Ouch.

This is Marca's front page today - 'Don't worry Italy, we're not resentful'
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# Bad Blood

This is Marca's front page today - 'Don't worry Italy, we're not resentful'

Jun 18th 2012, 2:26 PM 944 Views 1 Comment

Time to start backing a 2-2 draw between Spain and Croatia tonight then.

Murph's sideline cut: Mayo v Leitrim starting to sound like heaven after Sopot madness
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# Euro 2012

Murph's sideline cut: Mayo v Leitrim starting to sound like heaven after Sopot madness

Jun 18th 2012, 2:01 PM 4,486 Views 5 Comments

“We’re a footnote in the story of Euro 2012,” sighs Ciaran Murphy.

Appeal for Irish fan missing in Poland since Saturday
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# Missing Person

Appeal for Irish fan missing in Poland since Saturday

Jun 18th 2012, 1:00 PM 55,124 Views 88 Comments

James Nolan was last seen at around lunchtime in the city of Bydgoszcz.

On Tour: taking a break from the mayhem far from the madding crowd
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# Euro 2012

On Tour: taking a break from the mayhem far from the madding crowd

Jun 18th 2012, 12:18 PM 547 Views 0 Comments

Ahead of one last day with the GReen Army today in Poznan, Cian O’Callaghan gets an early night. Trap would approve.

In pictures: Irish fans gear up for Italy game in Poznan
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# COYBIG

In pictures: Irish fans gear up for Italy game in Poznan

Jun 18th 2012, 11:25 AM 9,740 Views 38 Comments

The Boys in Green are preparing for the last hurrah at the European Championships in Poland. And so are the fans.

LIVE: Euro 2012, day 11 From The42
Live Jun 18th 2012, 10:32 AM

LIVE: Euro 2012, day 11

Shevchenko doubtful for England clash
# Concern
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# Concern

Shevchenko doubtful for England clash

Jun 18th 2012, 8:02 AM 231 Views 0 Comments

The striker suffered a knee injury in his side’s game against France.

Euro 2012 talking points: day 10
# Review
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# Review

Euro 2012 talking points: day 10

Jun 17th 2012, 11:00 PM 3,888 Views 1 Comment

Miguel Delaney assesses the respective wins for Germany and Portugal earlier this evening.

Après Match: What the panel think of the competition
# Okey Doke
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# Okey Doke

Après Match: What the panel think of the competition

Jun 17th 2012, 9:56 PM 1,880 Views 1 Comment

Billo, Eamon and Liam give their thoughts on their rivals at the Beeb.

Trapattoni aims to go out on a high against Azzurri
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Trapattoni aims to go out on a high against Azzurri

Jun 17th 2012, 8:26 PM 6,128 Views 51 Comments

The Ireland manager spoke of “playing with honour” in the final Group C game in Poznan tomorrow.

Euro 2012 as it happened: Holland v Portugal, Denmark v Germany From The42
Live Jun 17th 2012, 7:21 PM

Euro 2012 as it happened: Holland v Portugal, Denmark v Germany

Duff plays down taking captain's armband for 100th cap
# Modest
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# Modest

Duff plays down taking captain's armband for 100th cap

Jun 17th 2012, 6:58 PM 677 Views 2 Comments

A good result against Italy is all the Fulham winger is focused on ahead reaching the international milestone in what could be his last game in a green jersey.

'What has he won as a manager?' - Trap takes a swipe at Keane
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# Euro 2012

'What has he won as a manager?' - Trap takes a swipe at Keane

Jun 17th 2012, 6:19 PM 8,681 Views 59 Comments

The former Ireland midfielder’s managerial credentials were questioned by the current boss during his press conference today.

Poll: What do you think of the Ireland team to face Italy?
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# Ask The Audience

Poll: What do you think of the Ireland team to face Italy?

Jun 17th 2012, 5:02 PM 1,461 Views 15 Comments

Trap’s stuck with the side that lost to Croatia in Ireland’s opening game.

Trap names same tired 11 players to face Italy on Monday
# Team V Italy
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# Team V Italy

Trap names same tired 11 players to face Italy on Monday

Jun 17th 2012, 4:47 PM 6,202 Views 62 Comments

The press, the fans, Roy Keane, nobody’s going to be happy about this team selection.

On tour: Becoming Poland fans for the night
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# Euro 2012

On tour: Becoming Poland fans for the night

Jun 17th 2012, 2:03 PM 1,029 Views 0 Comments

“Me? I’ve woken up wearing a Polish football jersey and I haven’t the slightest idea where I got it.”

Returning Rooney vows to control his temper against Ukraine
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Returning Rooney vows to control his temper against Ukraine

Jun 17th 2012, 1:44 PM 261 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester United striker will make his first appearance of the tournament on Tuesday night.

Poland captain Blaszczykowski blames ticket trouble
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# Euro 2012

Poland captain Blaszczykowski blames ticket trouble

Jun 17th 2012, 1:32 PM 769 Views 0 Comments

The Borussia Dortmund midfielder says the players had to beg the FA’s president to help out their families before being eliminated from the tournament yesterday.

Polish photojournalist sends us first-hand account of violence
# Clashes
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# Clashes

Polish photojournalist sends us first-hand account of violence

Jun 17th 2012, 12:14 PM 8,027 Views 5 Comments

Mateusz Kulik was at the match between Poland and the Czech Republic in Wroclaw last night.

Poznan's message to Irish fans: 'Goodbye and come back soon'
# Final Fling
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# Final Fling

Poznan's message to Irish fans: 'Goodbye and come back soon'

Jun 17th 2012, 10:51 AM 2,095 Views 2 Comments

Party in Poznan’s gaff.

Roy Keane fires a fresh broadside at the Irish team
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# Warpath

Roy Keane fires a fresh broadside at the Irish team

Jun 17th 2012, 10:37 AM 16,393 Views 227 Comments

The older members of Giovanni Trapattoni’s squad come in for some particularly harsh criticism.

Preview: High-scoring Germans out to down Danes
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# Group B

Preview: High-scoring Germans out to down Danes

Jun 17th 2012, 10:06 AM 275 Views 0 Comments

The Danes can advance from Group B if they achieve a better result versus the Germans this evening than the Portuguese can manage against the Dutch. Got that?

It's Sunday, so here are 16 of our favourite sporting pics of the week
# Developing Stories
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# Developing Stories

It's Sunday, so here are 16 of our favourite sporting pics of the week

Jun 17th 2012, 9:27 AM 1,737 Views 1 Comment

Cosy up with our sporty family photo album.

Preview: Holland cling to hope as Portugal eye last eight
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Preview: Holland cling to hope as Portugal eye last eight

Jun 17th 2012, 9:02 AM 362 Views 0 Comments

No team has ever reached the knockout phase at a Euro after losing their first two matches. Can the Dutch beat the odds?

Euro 2012 talking points: day 9
# Talking Points
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# Talking Points

Euro 2012 talking points: day 9

Jun 16th 2012, 10:42 PM 5,331 Views 16 Comments

Miguel Delaney attempts to analyse and make sense of an incredible day

As it happened: Group A finale, Euro 2012 From The42
Live Jun 16th 2012, 7:29 PM

As it happened: Group A finale, Euro 2012

Reasons for Ireland's European disappointment...
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Reasons for Ireland's European disappointment...

Jun 16th 2012, 4:42 PM 5,114 Views 36 Comments

The Boys in Green are going home early and there are genuine reasons for Irish football fans to be feeling down, writes Miguel Delaney.

Caption time: what was going on at Ireland training this afternoon?
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Caption time: what was going on at Ireland training this afternoon?

Jun 16th 2012, 2:04 PM 7,327 Views 71 Comments

Stephen Kelly, Paul Green and Kevin Doyle seemed pretty interested in one photographer’s camera earlier.

'It's heartbreaking' -- Richard Dunne reflects on broken Euro dreams
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# Honest

'It's heartbreaking' -- Richard Dunne reflects on broken Euro dreams

Jun 16th 2012, 1:26 PM 4,231 Views 31 Comments

“We came here with the aim and the dream of winning the European Championships. It’s gone completely wrong for us,” said the Aston Villa defender this afternoon.

On Tour: reality bites but Green Army rallies for English game
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On Tour: reality bites but Green Army rallies for English game

Jun 16th 2012, 12:57 PM 1,397 Views 10 Comments

It may not be big, and it’s certainly not clever, but every Irish fan seemed to be a Ukraine supporter in Poland last night.

Preview: Russia target win, but draw enough to see them through
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# Group A

Preview: Russia target win, but draw enough to see them through

Jun 16th 2012, 7:54 AM 372 Views 0 Comments

Greece meanwhile, go into the game knowing anything short of a win will put them on the plane home.

A nation's hope: Poland must win to continue Euro dream
# Make Or Break
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# Make Or Break

A nation's hope: Poland must win to continue Euro dream

Jun 16th 2012, 7:04 AM 424 Views 0 Comments

The co-hosts have impressed greatly, but could be bowing out of their own tournament tonight.

Should Trap stay or should he go? Here are the cases for and against
# Italian Job
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# Italian Job

Should Trap stay or should he go? Here are the cases for and against

Jun 16th 2012, 1:02 AM 6,745 Views 61 Comments

Since the rout by European champions Spain ended Ireland’s hopes of progression, the manager has had to answer questions about his future with the FAI. Here we spell out the pros and cons.

Euro 2012: talking points, day 8
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Euro 2012: talking points, day 8

Jun 16th 2012, 12:48 AM 2,806 Views 7 Comments

Miguel Delaney reflects on a day that saw lightening strike in Ukraine… and we don’t mean an Andy Carroll goal.

'The worst team but the best fans': here's what the rest of the world thought of Ireland v Spain
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# Reaction

'The worst team but the best fans': here's what the rest of the world thought of Ireland v Spain

Jun 15th 2012, 10:24 PM 19,890 Views 60 Comments

Roy Keane will not approve of the international media’s verdict of last night’s match.

'What did he do after he played?' Trap hits back at Roy Keane criticisms
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# Rebuke

'What did he do after he played?' Trap hits back at Roy Keane criticisms

Jun 15th 2012, 8:14 PM 11,037 Views 87 Comments

The Italian coach has dismissed recent comments made by the ITV pundit.

LIVE: Sweden v England, Euro 2012 From The42
Live Jun 15th 2012, 7:49 PM

LIVE: Sweden v England, Euro 2012