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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...

David Hirshey: Group stage therapy

David Hirshey | June, 20 2012

For the past two weeks, my life has followed a familiar trajectory -- two-hour lunches followed by two hours of rigorous "physical therapy" for my slipped Euro disk. These are the necessities when one of the world's two great socce...

Ukrainian politician rages over 'fraud'

ESPN staff | June, 20 2012

A Ukrainian politician has urged UEFA to annul England’s 1-0 victory over the Euro 2012 co-hosts as he believes it was “unfair”. - Furmanov: Ukraine out but not down England beat Ukraine in the teams’ final game in Gr...

Jolly: Team of the eliminated

Richard Jolly | June, 20 2012

Excellence is sometimes rewarded with an early exit. As half the sides in Euro 2012 face up to the reality that their campaign is over, it is a particular shame that some players will not be seen again this summer. So our team of the departed, p...

Tyler: So much for the fifth official

James Tyler | June, 19 2012

How many match officials does it take to get a call right? FIFA President Sepp Blatter might answer that only one is needed: the man on the field clutching that whistle and those funny-colored cards. The officials on either sideline -- you kno...

England-Ukraine ref to take no further part

ESPN staff | June, 20 2012

UEFA refereeing chief Pierluigi Collina has said the referee who failed to award Ukraine a goal in their 1-0 defeat to England will take no further part at Euro 2012. – Ukraine blog: Out but not down Ukraine believed they had equalised...

FIFA chief Blatter: Technology a necessity

ESPN staff | June, 20 2012

FIFA president Sepp Blatter claims goal-line technology is "no longer an alternative but a necessity" following Ukraine's complaints of being denied an equaliser against England on Tuesday night. Needing a win, and trailing 1-0 w...

Shevchenko announces international retirement

ESPN staff | June, 19 2012

Andriy Shevchenko is set to exit the international stage after playing in a farewell match, the Ukraine legend confirmed after his side’s loss to England on Tuesday evening. Shevchenko, 35, scored 48 goals in 111 international appearance...

Inglaterra se las verá con Italia

Héctor Quispe | June, 19 2012

En la acción más controvertida de la Eurocopa, la innovación del árbitro de meta, no funcionó a la hora buena y le quitaron un gol legítimo a Ucrania, que al final perdió 1-0 contra Inglaterra ant...

Bennett: England can start to dream

Roger Bennett | June, 19 2012

After England squeaked by the unfancied Cameroon in the 1990 World Cup quarterfinal, then-coach Bobby Robson was moved to quip, “We didn't underestimate them. They were just a lot better than we thought.”  Roy Hodgson’...

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