Czech Republic Features

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Jiracek not in Czech squad for Norway friendly

Associated Press | February, 25 2014

PRAGUE -- New Czech Republic coach Pavel Vrba has chosen no new players for his first match, a home friendly against Norway next week. Vrba, who took over on Jan. 1 after the team's failure to qualify for the World Cup, will rely on mainstays Pet...

Bennett: Top moments of Euro 2012

Roger Bennett | July, 2 2012

  KIEV, Ukraine -- Euro 2012 was as glorious a tournament on the field as it was surreal off it. We navigated huge distances between host cities on rickety aircraft and were driven by cabbies more adept at price-gouging than handling the ...

Rosicky won't rush future decision

ESPN staff | June, 22 2012

Tomas Rosicky has revealed he will not make any snap decision on his international future following Czech Republic’s exit from Euro 2012. Boothroyd: What did the Czech's learn? The Czechs were beaten 1-0 by Portugal at the quar...

Brewin: Ronaldo shining on international stage

John Brewin | June, 21 2012

  WARSAW, Poland -- He played on the left. He played on the right. He sometimes played as a center forward. He powered Portugal into Euro 2012’s semifinals. Sixteen years ago this Saturday at Euro '96, Czech Karel Poborsky'...

Moutinho shines in Ronaldo's shadow

Andy Brassell | June, 22 2012

“I remember winning in 2008, because I played in it, but I don’t remember ’96 too well,” Joao Moutinho said the day before Portugal met Czech Republic, on being asked about historical precedent between the teams. “I...

Baros retires from international game

ESPN staff | June, 22 2012

Czech Republic striker Milan Baros has announced his retirement from the national team, following his side’s 1-0 defeat to Portugal in the Euro 2012 quarter-final stage. Baros, 30, is the second highest scorer in his country’s hist...

Portugal's Ronaldo brimming with confidence

ESPN staff | June, 21 2012

Cristiano Ronaldo is bullish about Portugal's Euro 2012 semi-final chances after they saw off Czech Republic 1-0 in the quarter-finals on Thursday night in Warsaw. Ronaldo was the star of the show in the meeting with the Czechs as he hit t...

John Brewin: Ronaldo's platform to sparkle

John Brewin | June, 21 2012

He played on the left. He played on the right. He sometimes played as a centre forward. He powered Portugal into Euro 2012’s semi-finals. Sixteen years ago this Saturday at Euro '96, Karel Poborsky's unique lob sunk a Portuguese ...

CR7 carga a Portugal a la semifinal

H├ęctor Quispe | June, 21 2012

  Se suspende en el aire y martilla su remate picado para vencer al arquero en un golazo 'de palomita' del que busca ser considerado el mejor jugador del mundo. CR7 parece decidido a conseguir esta distinción, como tantas o...

Bennett: 11 talking points from the Group Stage

Roger Bennett | June, 20 2012

1. A TOURNAMENT OF CONTRAST  The dire storylines emanating from Poland and Ukraine before the opening game were the darkest to dog a tournament since the 1978 World Cup was propped up by a struggling Argentine military junta. Amid swirlin...

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