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  1. Aleksandr Kerzhakov makes his point

    Michael Yokhin

    It all looked so bright for Aleksandr Kerzhakov when Fabio Capello started his Russia tenure. The striker, who unfortunately missed a myriad of chances at Euro 2012 and became the subject of ridicule, was eager to clear his name, and the Italian gave...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
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  3. Sneijder out to redeem himself at World Cup

    Elko Born

    When Bert van Marwijk was replaced by current Netherlands manager Louis van Gaal after a disastrous Euro 2012, it was clear to anyone that Oranje was in dire need of new blood. As became clear when the likes of Mark van Bommel and Giovanni van Bronck...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  4. Italy still trying to find identity; Diego Costa's subpar debut

    James Horncastle

    Reaction from Spain's 1-0 win over Italy. What we learned? Italy: Before this friendly in Madrid you could be forgiven for thinking "not much." Spain and Italy, the past two World Cup winners and finalists at Euro 2012, have met seven time...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  5. Ukranian president blames John Terry for civil unrest in Kiev

    Chris Wright

    A cursory Google search will provide you with a fairly long list of tabloid misdemeanours that John Terry can definitely be blamed for from a legal perspective, but pointing the finger at the Chelsea captain for sparking the bitter civil unrest curre...

    Blog | January 04, 2014
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  7. Hart failures

    John Brewin

    Kiev, June 24, 2012. England face a penalty shoot-out; the nation fears its usual fate. Joe Hart, England's brash, confident goalkeeper, has decided on a new strategy to avert inevitability. He will not be using the technological approach that ...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  8. Pirlo again plays decisive role for Juventus

    Ben Gladwell

    TURIN, Italy -- Had Italy triumphed over Spain in the Euro 2012 final, there would have been a strong case for Andrea Pirlo to be named Europe's -- if not the world's -- best player that year. He guided Italy to the final before being crowded out...

    Blog | November 10, 2013
  9. How Poland can hurt England

    Eliot Rothwell

    The celebrations of Euro 2012 ended prematurely for Poland. As the party finally came to a close in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, both home nations were left with a large tidying-up job -- both on the streets and on the field. After finishing bot...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  10. Trapattoni's tumultuous reign comes full circle

    Miguel Delaney

    It was at the peak of Giovanni Trapattoni's time with Ireland, as the country secured qualification for Euro 2012, that the manager resurrected an old quote that effectively sums up the era's end. "Football is about equilibrium and application, ab...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  11. Understanding Ukraine

    Eliot Rothwell

    As the biting winter of 2012 set in around Kiev, the footballing festival of Euro 2012 had been swept under a carpet of leaves and snow. The advertisements had been taken down, the colour and noise of the fans had disappeared, and the international j...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  12. Oranje order restored with Van Gaal at helm

    Mohamed Moallim

    The consensus after the Dutch national team crashed out of Euro 2012 was that there was a need for new blood and direction. After much soul-searching, the KNVB (Dutch FA) reappointed Louis van Gaal -- his reputation as a team-builder reportedly swayi...

    Blog | September 07, 2013
  13. Brazil is becoming an adult

    Paulo Vinicius Coelho

    Italy under Cesare Prandelli has played 25 competitive matches, both Euro and World Cup qualifying, the Confederations Cup and Euro 2012 in Ukraine and Poland. Before losing to Brazil, Italy had only one loss, against Spain, 0-4, in Kiev. It's imp...

    Blog | June 22, 2013
  14. Pirlo, Spain star in 2-1 wins

    Zach Rodgers, ESPN Stats & Information

    Each Euro 2012 finalist picked up a 2-1 win on Sunday, as Italy topped Mexico and Spain cruised past Uruguay. Here are five takeaways from Sunday's games: • Mario Balotelli scored his ninth international goal in his 23rd appearance for ...

    Blog | June 16, 2013
  15. Big favorites and a massive underdog in Confed Cup

    Paul Carr, ESPN Stats & Information

    The FIFA Confederations Cup begins Saturday, with all games on ESPN networks. The eight-team tournament features world champion Spain, host country Brazil and the six reigning continental champions, with Euro 2012 runner-up Italy filling Spain's dupl...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  16. Rewind to 1950: The roots of La Furia Roja

    Jon Carter

    Jon Carter rewinds to 1950 to tell the story of the Spanish national team's highest finish at a World Cup before their success in 2010.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2013
  17. Mario Balotelli has commissioned a bronze statue of himself in 'P...

    Chris Wright

    There is absolutely nothing surprising about the news that Mario Balotelli has commissioned a bronze sculpture to be made of himself in the 'power flex' mode he went into after scoring against Germany at Euro 2012, in fact the only surprising aspect ...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  18. Cleverley's true worth

    Musa Okwonga

    Steven Howard of the Sun has asked "who 'gets' Tom Cleverley?" Howard, who notes that the Manchester United midfielder has played in all seven internationals since Euro 2012, is nevertheless somewhat bemused by Cleverley's continual presence in the E...

    Blog | February 08, 2013