Euro Qualifier

  • 'Serbia could face tough sanctions over racism' October 23, 2012

    Paris: Serbia could face tough sanctions from UEFA's disciplinary committee after racism again marred a football game in the country last week, president Michel Platini said on Tuesday. England Under-21 defender Danny Rose complained after a Euro qualifier in Serbia last week that he had been racially abused and the British...
  • Ireland on brink of Euro qualification November 12, 2011

    Ireland: Republic of Ireland secured a resounding 4-0 away win over nine-man Estonia in the first leg of the Euro 2012 play-off in Tallinn on Friday. Keith Andrews, Jon Walters and Robbie Keane, who bagged a brace, all scored to take advantage of Andrei Stepanov and Raio Piiroja's red cards...
  • Spain beat Liechtenstein, qualify for Euro 2012 September 7, 2011

    Logrono: Spain were too hot to handle for minnows Liechtenstein as they secured a 6-0 victory in Logrono to ensure their qualification for next summer's European Championships, a competition the nation won last time around. Alvaro Negredo opened the scoring on 33 minutes before doubling the lead four minutes later. Xavi's...
  • England beat Wales, near Euro qualification September 7, 2011

    London: A first-half strike from Ashley Young put England on the brink of Euro 2012 qualification as they beat Wales 1-0 at Wembley. Young drilled home Stewart Downing's cross after 35 minutes to secure the three points for Fabio Capello's team, but it was far from plain sailing against a spirited...
  • Euro qualifiers: Portugal win, England held June 5, 2011

    London: Portugal climbed to the top of Group H in European Championship qualifying by beating Norway 1-0 on Saturday, while Group G leader England drew 2-2 at home to Switzerland to jeopardize its hopes of making next year's finals in Poland and Ukraine. Helder Postiga scored the 53rd-minute winner for Portugal...
  • Euro Qualifiers: Italy awarded win over Serbia October 30, 2010

    Milan: UEFA on Friday awarded Italy a 3-0 win and told Serbia they must play at least one home match behind closed doors following the flare-throwing crowd riot at a Euro 2012 qualifier in Genoa. UEFA also ordered the Serbian FA to refrain from ordering tickets for all away matches during...
  • Euro qualifiers: France, Croatia register wins October 10, 2010

    Saint-Denis Substitutes Loic Remy and Yoann Gourcuff scored late for France to beat Romania 2-0 and move top of its group while a Niko Kranjcer pair handed Croatia a 2-1 away victory over Israel in European Championship qualifying on Saturday. France's Remy latched onto a brilliant pass over the top of...
  • Thuram, Makelele back in France squad August 24, 2006

    Paris: France recalled Barcelona defender Liliam Thuram and Chelsea midfielder Claude Makelele for their first Euro 2008 qualifying games against Georgia and Italy. In a third change to the squad who defeated Bosnia 2-1 in a friendly earlier this month, coach Raymond Domenech also recalled Lyon striker Sidney Govou. AS...