Euro 2012 Final

  • Spain erupts in joy after historic Euro win July 2, 2012

    Madrid: Spaniards blasted off fireworks and jumped for joy after their soccer team won the European Championship on Sunday night, giving temporary relief from the crushing economic woes that have engulfed the nation. Tens of thousands gathered in central Madrid to watch their team beat Italy 4-0 and shout out "Gol!"...
  • Euro 2012 Final: as it happened July 2, 2012

    Full Time: Spain 4-0 Italy Spain are Euro 2012 Champions! 90th minute: Three minutes of added time to the second half. 87th min: GOAL! It's four nil. Mata scores! 84th min: GOAL! Fernando Torres makes it 3-0. The Spaniard striker makes it look so simple. Claudio Marchisio loses the ball in midfield, and Xavi's...
  • Hiddink contract ended after Turkey Euro exit November 16, 2011

    Istanbul: Guus Hiddink's contract as Turkey coach has been terminated by mutual consent following the team's failure to reach the Euro 2012 finals, the Turkish Football Federation said on Wednesday, ending a disappointing spell in charge for the Dutchman. The federation said it had decided to part ways with the...
  • Serbian Vidic quits international football October 25, 2011

    Belgrade: Nemanja Vidic has quit the Serbian national team after their failure to qualify for the Euro 2012 finals in Poland and Ukraine, the Serbian Football Association (FSS) said on Monday. The FSS published a statement by the Manchester United defender, who said media and fan criticism over his recent...