Published: Thursday 14 June 2012, 22.48CET
Spain 4-0 Republic of Ireland
Fernando Torres scored twice and David Silva and Cesc Fàbregas also found the net as the holders went top of Group C – and eliminated the Irish.
by Paul Bryan
from Arena Gdansk

Carlsberg Man of the Match Award


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Group C

  P Pts
Spain Spain 2 4
Croatia Croatia 2 4
Italy Italy 2 2
Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland 2 0
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Spain’s chances of extending their European title defence beyond the group stage increased after Vicente del Bosque’s side earned a comfortable 4-0 triumph over a Republic of Ireland team whose own hopes of advancing ended as a result of a second successive defeat.

La Roja – who picked up a point in their opening Group C match against Italy – largely dominated proceedings at the Arena Gdansk and a 15th victory in their last 16 competitive outings came courtesy of a Fernando Torres goal in each half with David Silva and substitute Cesc Fàbregas adding further strikes.

Both teams featured just one change to their lineups from the opening encounters against Italy and Croatia respectively and both players in question were immediately involved as the rain teemed down in Gdansk. Forward Simon Cox – in for Kevin Doyle – raised Irish hopes in the opening stages with a fine left-footed drive from distance that Iker Casillas opted to parry. Shortly afterwards, however, it was Torres who demonstrated his finishing prowess as he repaid his coach for a place in the team ahead of Fàbregas.

Giovanni Trapattoni had previously bemoaned Ireland’s bad start to proceedings in Poznan four days earlier when Mario Mandžukić put victorious Croatia a goal ahead after just three minutes and he will have been just as displeased this time with Torres netting in the fourth.

The Carlsberg Man of the Match in the 1-1 draw with Italy, Andrés Iniesta picked out Silva with a slick pass along the surface and despite the Manchester City FC forward running into Richard Dunne’s challenge, Torres reacted immediately to force the loose ball wide of Stephen Ward before unleashing a powerful shot that flew high past Shay Given’s reach.

There was to be no let-up as the world and European champions went in search of a second, passing and moving their way into the final third. Silva drew another save from Given with an effort from the edge of the area while Torres almost added a second when skewing Sergio Busquets’ knock-down at the far post wide of the target.

Gerard Piqué got in the way of a Keith Andrews effort as the half progressed but that was as good as it got for the Irish as Spain continued to dictate proceedings. The pattern remained the same after the restart, Spain doubling their advantage with Silva guiding home after Given had parried Iniesta’s drive from the left straight to him.

Given then made a flying save to deny Xavi Hernández shortly afterwards but Spain were not long away from a third and it was Torres who slotted home his 30th international goal after the No9 was sent through by Silva. Fàbregas then completed the scoring with a thumping finish after collecting the ball from a corner to cap a miserable night for the Irish, the first team eliminated at this EURO. While they end their campaign with a game against Italy on Monday, Spain will look to make sure of their progress against Croatia.


Greece Team Squad Euro 2012 Players List :


Goal Keepers List

1) K Chalkias – GK
2) A Tzrovas – GK –
3) M. Sifakis- GK

Defenders List

1) V Torosidis – DF
2) A Papadopoulos – DF
3) S Papastathopoulos – DF
4) K Papadopoulos – DF
5) G Tzavelas – DF
6) J Holebas – DF
7) S Malezas – DF

Midfilders List

1) G.Karagounis – MF
2) Katsouranis – MF
3) A Tziolis – MF
4) S Ninis -MF
5) Fetfatzidis – MF
6) Makos- MF
7) Fatokis – MF
8) Kone – MF
9) G Maniatis – MF
10) K Fortounis – MF

Strikers/ Centre Foward List

1) N. Lyberopoulos – CF
2) T.Gekas – CF
3) D.Salpigidis – CF
4) G Samaras – CF
5) K Mitroglou – CF







Posted: Juni 6, 2012 in Uncategorized







Spain Euro 2012 Squad is having an edge by the midfielders existing in that team. The excellent team members fulfilling the duty of midfielders over there are playing very well and many teams take this factor as most big threat while playing against Spain Euro 2012 Squadin any team.

There will be an three Groups matches of Euro 2012 that Spain Squad will have to play in this League according to UEFA Euro 2012 Schedule. psychological advantage is still existing in the rivals of Spain in this Euro 2012, beacuse of recent great victories so far in 2010. Ireland, Italy, Croatia is having an strong impact of those victories as well.

Spain Euro 2012 Squad and Player List

Spain Euro 2012 Squad and Player List

Goalkeepers: Iker Casillas (Real Madrid), Jose Manuel ‘Pepe’ Reina (Liverpool), Victor Valdes (Barcelona).

Defenders: Javi Martínez (Athletic Bilbao), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Gerard Piqué (Barcelona), Álvaro Arbeloa (Real Madrid), Andoni Iraola (Athletic Bilbao), Jordi Alba (Valencia).

Midfielders: Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid), Xavi Hernández (Barcelona), Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona), Cesc Fàbregas (Barcelona), Sergio Busquets (Barcelona), Santi Cazorla (Málaga), Jesús Navas (Sevilla), David Silva (Manchester City), Thiago Alcántara (Barcelona)

Forwards: Fernando Llorente (Athletic Bilbao), Pedro Rodriguez (Barcelona), Fernando Torres (Chelsea), Juan Mata (Chelsea), David Villa (Barcelona).


Goalkeepers: Wojciech Szczesny (Arsenal/ENG), Przemyslaw Tyton (PSV Eindhoven/NED), Grzegorz Sandomierski (Genk/BEL)

Defenders: Sebastian Boenisch (Werder Bremen/GER), Marcin Kaminski (Lech Poznan), Damien Perquis (Sochaux/FRA), Lukasz Piszczek (Borussia Dortmund/GER), Marcin Wasilewski (Anderlecht/BEL), Jakub Wawrzyniak (Legia Warsaw), Grzegorz Wojtkowiak (Lech Poznan)

Midfielders: Kuba Blaszczykowski (Borussia Dortmund/GER), Dariusz Dudka (Auxerre/FRA), Kamil Grosicki (Sivasspor/TUR), Adam Matuszczyk (Fortuna Duesseldorf/GER), Adrian Mierzejewski (Trabzonspor/TUR), Rafal Murawski (Lech Poznan), Ludovic Obraniak (Bordeaux/FRA), Eugen Polanski (Mainz/GER), Maciej Rybus (Terek Grozny/RUS), Rafal Wolski (Legia Warsaw)

Forwards: Pawel Brozek (Celtic/SCO), Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund/GER), Artur Sobiech (Hannover 96/GER)

France Team Squad Euro 2012 – Football Players List
France is one of the most popular teams of the Football and they were looking forward to get some great shots in the upcoming Football event Euro 2012 . The team of the France were dominated with the title of the Euros and this year they were ready for the upcoming season. France have a great listed players for the Euro 2012 .

Frank Ribery , Karim Benzma , Remy , Nasri and many others players will be the part of the of the Euro 2012 and they have a great season in their football leagues.

France Team Squad Euro 2012 Players List :

Possible France Team Squad :

Goal Keepers List France Team Squad

1) Cedric Carraso – GK
2) Hugo Lloris – GK – Captain
3) Steve Mandanda – GK

Defenders List France Team Squad

1) Gael Clichy – DF
2) Matheiu Debuchy – DF
3) Patrick Evra – DF
4) Laurent Koscielny – DF
5) Adil Rami – DF
6) Philippe Mexes – DF
7) Anthony Réveillère – DF
8) Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – DF
Midfilders List France Team Squad

1) Hatem Ben Arfa – MF
2) Yohan Cabaya – MF
3) Alou Diarra – MF
4) Younann Gourcuff -MF
5) Yan M’Vila – MF
6) Flourent Moluda – MF
7) Marvin Martin – MF
8) Blaise Matuidi – MF
9) Samir Nasri – MF
10) Frank Ribery – MF
11) Mathieu Valbuena – MF


Strikers/ Centre Foward List France Team Squad

1) Karim Benzma – CF
2) Olivier Giroud – CF
3) Jeremy Menez – CF
4) Loic Remy – CF

Netherlands Team Squad Euro 2012 – Football Players List
Netherlands have shown many great performance , and they were ready to give their best performance in the World cup 2010 and reach the final but did not win that but now they were ready to performed well in the Euro 2012 , This year they have some new players and more talented players in the team like Robben , Van Persie , and Rafael Van Der Vaart also being the part of the Holland team squad for the Euro 2012 ,

The team updates from the Netherlands and details about the players goals and their assits , and all injury and other news from the team squads.
Netherlands Team Squad Euro 2012 – Team List
GK – M.Stekelenburg
DF – van der Wiel
DF – J Heitinga
DF – J Mathijsen
DF – W Bouma
MF – M van Bommel
FW – D Kuyt
MF – N de Jong
FW – K Jan Huntlaar
MF – W Sneijder
FW – A Robben
GK – M Vorm
DF – R Vlaar
DF – S Schaars
DF – J Willems
FW – R Van Persie
MF – Strootman
FW – L de Jong
FW – L Narsingh
FW – I Afellay
DF – K Boulahrouz
GK – T Krul
MF – R Van Der Vaart


Posted: Juni 6, 2012 in Uncategorized

Russia Team Squad Euro 2012 – Football Players List
Russia is one of the top teams and they were ready to take on the teams of the Euro 2012, The team is looking forward to win this time Euro they have a great squad f players including some of the best players . It would be a tough event they have shown great performance in the 2010 world cup.

All the news update from their team players fitness , and score updates from their players goals and their match schedules.

Russia Team Squad Euro 2012 Players List :


Goal Keepers List

1) I Akinfeev – GK
2) V Malafeev – GK –
3) A Shunin – GK

Defenders List

1) S Ignashevich – DF
2) A Anyukov – DF
3) Y Zhirkov – DF
4) A Berezutski – DF
5) R Sharonov – DF
6) V Granat – DF
7) Nababkin – DF

Midfilders List

1) I Semshov – MF
2) K Zyryanov – MF
3) M Izmailov – MF
4) I Denisov -MF

5) R Shirokov – MF
6) D Kombarov – MF
7) A Dzagoev – MF
8) D Glushakov – MF

Strikers/ Centre Foward List

1) Andrei Arshavin – CF
2) A Kerzhakov – CF
3) R Pavlyuchenko – CF
4) P Pogrebnyak – CF
5) A Kokorin – CF