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Group permutations

Dale Johnson | June, 13 2012

GROUP D England and France go into the final group game level on points and both teams know a draw will guarantee their place in the quarter-finals. Ukraine have to beat England to qualify, as with a draw and a loss for France they would los...

Zlatan: "Seguiré con la selección"

EFE | June, 17 2012

POLONIA -- El delantero del Milan Zlatan Ibrahimovic, de 30 años, dijo que continuará jugando con Suecia pese a la decepción después de que su equipo quedó eliminado de la Eurocopa, a falta de un partido para e...

Sweden stars in disbelief over Euro exit

ESPN staff | June, 15 2012

Sweden are licking their wounds after their early exit from Euro 2012, but coach Erik Hamren and the players are unsure how they got into this position. - Karlsson: Sloppy Sweden bow out They will take on France unable to qualify for the kno...

Ubha: Roy Hodgson makes all the right moves

Ravi Ubha | June, 15 2012

KIEV, Ukraine – When will he be anointed Sir Roy? In truth, England manager Roy Hodgson still has a way to go to match Alex Ferguson and others so prominent in the British – and world – game. But with England on the brink of ...

Bennett: Five storylines you need to know

Roger Bennett | June, 15 2012

1. After spanking Ireland 4-0, just how good is Spain? The Irish Times sadly wrote, “Grit and graft no match for grace” comparing Ireland’s 4-0 drubbing to a bullfight. "It was excruciating to watch through Irish eyes, a...

Elmander returns for Sweden against England

ESPN staff | June, 15 2012

Sweden have named their starting XI for Friday night’s encounter with England, with Johan Elmander’s return to the side one of three changes named by Erik Hamren from the side defeated by Ukraine. Elmander, Jonas Olsson and Anders ...

Larsson: Cautious England will suit Sweden

ESPN staff | June, 15 2012

England will be doing Sweden a favour if they stick with the ultra-cautious tactics deployed against France, the Swedish midfielder Sebastian Larsson believes. The Swedes need victory in Friday night’s Group D clash in Kiev after a disap...

Sven warns of Zlatan Ibrahimovic threat

ESPN staff | June, 14 2012

Sven-Goran Eriksson has warned England that Zlatan Ibrahimovic could prove the difference when the Three Lions take on Sweden in Group D on Friday. England are looking to build on their opening 1-1 draw with France while Sweden must bounce bac...

Jonas Thern derides England 'delusion'

ESPN staff | June, 14 2012

The former Sweden star Jonas Thern has lashed out at England, saying the nation has a “chronic illusion of world football supremacy” and the national team plays a “predictable and stereotyped” game. - Sweden trust histo...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the spotlight

Paolo Bandini | June, 15 2012

Modesty never was Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s strong suit. “I’m just one part of the overall picture,” the striker replied when asked about his role in Erik Hamren’s Sweden side ahead of their Euro 2012 opener against Ukra...

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