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#European Championships

# european-championships - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Irish women's team's qualification hopes ended following defeat
# Heartbreak
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# Heartbreak

Irish women's team's qualification hopes ended following defeat

Jun 21st 2012, 10:58 PM 593 Views 1 Comment

Rachel Corsie’s goal was enough to give Scotland victory in Turner’s Cross tonight.

# european-championships - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Blatter: Goal-line technology a 'necessity'
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Blatter: Goal-line technology a 'necessity'

Jun 20th 2012, 6:00 PM 513 Views 1 Comment

“After last night’s match GLT is no longer an alternative but a necessity,” FIFA President Sepp Blatter wrote on Twitter.

# european-championships - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Search for James Nolan continues in Poland
# FindJames
# FindJames

Search for James Nolan continues in Poland

Jun 19th 2012, 6:40 PM 15,440 Views 14 Comments

Meanwhile, friends and family back home have seen social media efforts get his name trending on Twitter.

James Nolan: Parents of Irish student missing in Poland make appeal
# Missing
# Missing

James Nolan: Parents of Irish student missing in Poland make appeal

Jun 19th 2012, 7:44 AM 11,375 Views 14 Comments

The parents of 21-year-old Irish student James Nolan, who went missing in Poland on Saturday, have made an appeal for help in locating him.

# european-championships - Monday 18 June, 2012

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

Appeal for Irish fan missing in Poland since Saturday

Jun 18th 2012, 1:00 PM 55,114 Views 88 Comments

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

# european-championships - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Preview: Holland cling to hope as Portugal eye last eight
# Euro2012
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# Euro2012

Preview: Holland cling to hope as Portugal eye last eight

Jun 17th 2012, 9:02 AM 361 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?

# european-championships - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Poland fan throws TV out window after Russia score
# Tune Out
From The42
# Tune Out

Poland fan throws TV out window after Russia score

Jun 13th 2012, 5:34 PM 907 Views 3 Comments

Police are unsure if the man has sobered enough to realise that Poland ultimately equalised, they say.

Spain v Ireland is like 'Muhammad Ali versus a dwarf' according to one former Irish star
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Spain v Ireland is like 'Muhammad Ali versus a dwarf' according to one former Irish star

Jun 13th 2012, 2:24 PM 5,125 Views 42 Comments

If Spain play at 80% they will thrash Ireland, says Michael Robinson. Oh dear.

On tour: I wanna Gdansk with somebody
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

On tour: I wanna Gdansk with somebody

Jun 13th 2012, 12:59 PM 1,165 Views 0 Comments

Missing trains, sold-out bars and watching the Russia game with thousands of Poles. It’s just another day in Paradise for our man on the ground.

# european-championships - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

VIDEO: Eamon Dunphy furious at Trap's treatment of Kevin Foley
# Heated
From The42
# Heated

VIDEO: Eamon Dunphy furious at Trap's treatment of Kevin Foley

Jun 12th 2012, 10:30 PM 1,075 Views 2 Comments

The RTÉ pundit had a bee in his bonnet about the treatment of the Wolves defender. Ray Houghton had plenty to say too.

Russia v Poland: Euro 2012 monitors report 'far-right' flag among visiting fans
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Russia v Poland: Euro 2012 monitors report 'far-right' flag among visiting fans

Jun 12th 2012, 9:53 PM 12,169 Views 56 Comments

A ‘Hitler Youth’ banner was unfurled in Warsaw.

Your 'Killing Time Before The Spain Game' Picture of the Day
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Your 'Killing Time Before The Spain Game' Picture of the Day

Jun 12th 2012, 9:16 PM 7,837 Views 7 Comments

Play beach volleyball.. for the Boys in Green.

Domestic violence help groups to monitor reports of abuse during Euro 2012
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Domestic violence help groups to monitor reports of abuse during Euro 2012

Jun 12th 2012, 5:29 PM 2,736 Views 27 Comments

Research in the UK has shown a link between sporting occasions and an increase in domestic violence.

Spain to lodge complaint over Gdansk grass ahead of Ireland clash
# Pitch Battle
From The42
# Pitch Battle

Spain to lodge complaint over Gdansk grass ahead of Ireland clash

Jun 12th 2012, 8:46 AM 584 Views 3 Comments

Giovanni Trapattoni’s side face the defending champions on the ‘disgrace’ of a pitch on Thursday.

# european-championships - Monday 11 June, 2012

Belgian fans 'bought' at auction - by the Dutch
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Belgian fans 'bought' at auction - by the Dutch

Jun 11th 2012, 3:40 PM 466 Views 0 Comments

‘Second hand but mint condition. Not been used since FIFA World Cup 2002.’

# european-championships - Sunday 10 June, 2012

In pictures: Irish dancers, leprechauns and St Patrick take over Poznan
# On Tour
From The42
# On Tour

In pictures: Irish dancers, leprechauns and St Patrick take over Poznan

Jun 10th 2012, 5:14 PM 8,024 Views 5 Comments

With just hours to kick-off against Croatia, the Green Army have invaded the Polish town.

# european-championships - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Preview: Germans look to get off to flier against Portugal
# Euro2012
From The42
# Euro2012

Preview: Germans look to get off to flier against Portugal

Jun 9th 2012, 10:23 AM 1,501 Views 0 Comments

“The tension is building slowly, we have been working for two years for this moment. It’s time to get going.”

# european-championships - Friday 8 June, 2012

In pictures: Irish fans head for Poland by plane, trains and automobile
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

In pictures: Irish fans head for Poland by plane, trains and automobile

Jun 8th 2012, 4:37 PM 10,112 Views 13 Comments

Irish football supporters are making their way across the continent today ahead of the Group C clash with Croatia in Poznan on Sunday.

As it happened: Poland v Greece, Euro 2012
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Poland v Greece, Euro 2012

Jun 8th 2012, 4:16 PM 5,630 Views 5 Comments

What’s this? Euro 2012? Oh go on, then. We’re live for the first match of the tournament as Poland meet Greece in Warsaw…

Trap says "never say never... after six games maybe the dream comes true"
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Trap says "never say never... after six games maybe the dream comes true"

Jun 8th 2012, 1:26 PM 2,633 Views 6 Comments

“I think, without the surprise or the injury, sure I’ve called back the same XI,” the manager said today.

Dutch squad subjected to racial abuse at training session
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Dutch squad subjected to racial abuse at training session

Jun 8th 2012, 9:47 AM 216 Views 0 Comments

Coach Van Marwijk said his squad will now be perfectly aware of what they may come across during the course of the tournament.

# european-championships - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Legends of yore: here's our European Championships Best XI
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

Legends of yore: here's our European Championships Best XI

Jun 7th 2012, 11:02 AM 540 Views 2 Comments

We’ve picked what we consider to be the greatest eleven players to ever grace the tournament. Do you agree?

Testicle-biting dogs 'for England hooligans', warn Polish media
# Woof
From The42
# Woof

Testicle-biting dogs 'for England hooligans', warn Polish media

Jun 7th 2012, 10:02 AM 5,855 Views 30 Comments

Krakow is ready for any trouble ‘like a bag full of anvils’ they say.

And if you know your history… these are greatest European championships teams of all time
# Quite Continental
From The42
# Quite Continental

And if you know your history… these are greatest European championships teams of all time

Jun 7th 2012, 9:39 AM 603 Views 0 Comments

We’ve crunched the numbers so you don’t have to.

# european-championships - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Champions Spain undergo light first training run
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Champions Spain undergo light first training run

Jun 6th 2012, 1:55 PM 237 Views 0 Comments

They may be the world and European champions but only 300 fans turned out to watch Spain this morning. Ireland had around 13,000 yesterday.

# european-championships - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

The last summer of 16 should be savoured
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

The last summer of 16 should be savoured

Jun 5th 2012, 9:40 AM 3,176 Views 18 Comments

This tournament will be the last European Championship to be tightly populated with the continent’s best. Next time out it will be bloated and asymmetrical, writes Miguel Delaney.

# european-championships - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Column: Planning to be an armchair supporter this summer? Here's some advice.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Planning to be an armchair supporter this summer? Here's some advice.

Jun 3rd 2012, 6:30 PM 17 Views 9 Comments

If you’re going to watch the European Championships and the Olympics this summer then you need to prepare. Start by buying a giant couch, writes David Slattery.

Trapattoni expecting no walkovers in Poland
# Euro2012
From The42
# Euro2012

Trapattoni expecting no walkovers in Poland

Jun 3rd 2012, 12:35 PM 2,352 Views 6 Comments

The Spanish may be tired and the Italians in disarray but the Ireland manager isn’t getting ahead of himself.

# european-championships - Friday 1 June, 2012

Caption competition: what's Robbie Keane saying to Robbie Jr?
# Top Top Prize
From The42
# Top Top Prize

Caption competition: what's Robbie Keane saying to Robbie Jr?

Jun 1st 2012, 2:57 PM 3,942 Views 94 Comments

Want to win one of three Irish football jerseys ahead of next week’s big kick-off? Well, we know a man that can help you out.

Did someone say Irish walkover? Prandelli says he's ready to pull Italy out of Euros
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Did someone say Irish walkover? Prandelli says he's ready to pull Italy out of Euros

Jun 1st 2012, 2:03 PM 6,148 Views 18 Comments

First there was the match-fixing scandal and now Gigi Buffon is caught up in a betting controversy.

The Magnificent Seven: The best young players at Euro 2012
# Fledglings
From The42
# Fledglings

The Magnificent Seven: The best young players at Euro 2012

Jun 1st 2012, 9:15 AM 733 Views 1 Comment

Some obvious, some not so obvious… We look at the players looking to make their names in Poland and the Ukraine.

# european-championships - Thursday 31 May, 2012

‘Those kind of songs don’t come very frequently’ — Christy Moore recalls Joxer’s arrival at Euro ’88
# Euro '88
From The42
# Euro '88

‘Those kind of songs don’t come very frequently’ — Christy Moore recalls Joxer’s arrival at Euro ’88

May 31st 2012, 7:28 AM 3,791 Views 18 Comments

Christy Moore spoke to Miguel Delaney about his famous song.

# european-championships - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

'Football is a cruel sport sometimes' says grateful McShane after call-up
# Empathy
From The42
# Empathy

'Football is a cruel sport sometimes' says grateful McShane after call-up

May 30th 2012, 11:58 AM 2,137 Views 13 Comments

The Hull City defender was conscious that his fortune meant disappointment for his friend, Kevin Foley.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Awkward
From The42
# Awkward

The Morning Score: Wednesday

May 30th 2012, 9:33 AM 301 Views 0 Comments

Five sporting stories that will thrill, enthrall, shock, excite and inform in equal measure.

Foley feels 'betrayed' after axing from Euro 2012 squad
# Dropped
From The42
# Dropped

Foley feels 'betrayed' after axing from Euro 2012 squad

May 30th 2012, 8:31 AM 1,921 Views 23 Comments

The Wolves defender insists he was fit to play against Bosnia but was told to rest until he reached the training camp in Italy.

# european-championships - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Italy's friendly with Luxembourg in Parma called off after quake
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Italy's friendly with Luxembourg in Parma called off after quake

May 29th 2012, 12:55 PM 233 Views 0 Comments

“Everything is fine in camp,” the FAI say after 12 people lose their lives 210km away.

Watch out England: Ribery feeling back to his best after breaking goal drought
# I'm Back
From The42
# I'm Back

Watch out England: Ribery feeling back to his best after breaking goal drought

May 29th 2012, 9:20 AM 240 Views 2 Comments

The Bayern Munich and France midfielder has set his sights on Roy Hodgson’s men after returning to goal-scoring ways.

Sunshine, a love of football and excellent facilities – some of the other reasons why Ireland went training in Italy
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Sunshine, a love of football and excellent facilities – some of the other reasons why Ireland went training in Italy

May 29th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,763 Views 15 Comments

I’ll see your Miss Italy Stefania Bivoni and I’ll raise you a John Delaney.

# european-championships - Monday 28 May, 2012

No strikers please, we're German: Joachim Loew names 23-man squad for Euro 2012
# Sweet N' Loew
From The42
# Sweet N' Loew

No strikers please, we're German: Joachim Loew names 23-man squad for Euro 2012

May 28th 2012, 6:25 PM 1,260 Views 0 Comments

The three-time European Championship winners are short on forwards but brimming with goalscoring midfielders.

Hard to imagine Spain without David Villa, admits Silva
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Hard to imagine Spain without David Villa, admits Silva

May 28th 2012, 2:38 PM 647 Views 0 Comments

‘He is pure goal’ says the City playmaker. Someday someone will call us ‘pure goal’.