Final Squad

  • Striker Cacau dropped from Germany Euro squad May 29, 2012

    Frankfurt: Brazil-born striker Cacau was dropped from Germany's squad for the European Championship in Poland and Ukraine on Monday. Cacau struggled in his Bundesliga club Stuttgart and was mostly coming off the bench during the season. He was in the Germany squad at the World Cup in South Africa two years...
  • Under-investigation Criscito leaves Italy squad May 29, 2012

    Florence, Italy: Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has trimmed his provisional squad for the European Championship to 25 players. Prandelli will cut another two before submitting his final 23-man list to UEFA by mid-day local time on Tuesday. Zenit St. Petersburg defender Domenico Criscito was left out after he was placed under...
  • Greece drop Tziolis, Kone from Euro 2012 squad May 29, 2012

    Athens: Greece coach Fernando Santos dropped midfielders Alexandros Tziolis and Panagiotis Kone from his final 23-player squad for the European Championship on Monday. Santos announced the move after both players had competed in a warm-up game against Slovenia on Saturday. The match ended in a 1-1 draw and was held in...
  • Willems, Narsingh make Netherlands' Euro cut May 28, 2012

    Amsterdam: Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk on Saturday included 18-year-old defender Jetro Willems and winger Luciano Narsingh in his final 23-man European Championship squad that has a wealth of attacking options but could be frail in defence. The squad includes the topscorer from the English Premier League, Arsenal captain Robin van...
  • Borussia Dortmund trio lead Poland Euro squad May 28, 2012

    Warsaw: The Borussia Dortmund trio of Robert Lewandowski, Jakub Blaszczykowski and Lukasz Piszczek lead the European Championship squad for co-hosts Poland. Coach Franciszek Smuda on Sunday also named Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny to his final 23-man roster for the competition, which starts from June 8 in Warsaw with Poland taking on...
  • Negredo in Spain's Euro squad, Soldado ignored May 28, 2012

    Schruns (Austria): Striker Roberto Soldado was left out of Spain's squad for Euro 2012 on Sunday, despite his scoring exploits this year, as coach Vicente del Bosque lamented the absence of "irreplaceable" David Villa. There were no major surprises as Del Bosque discarded the younger players who have been part of...
  • Newcomer Nababkin in Russia squad for Euro 2012 May 26, 2012

    Moscow: CSKA Moscow defender Kirill Nababkin was picked for the first time while Lokomotiv Moscow midfielder Magomed Ozdoyev and Spartak Moscow striker Artem Dzyuba were dropped for Russia's final squad for the European Championship on Friday. The 23-man squad was announced by coach Dick Advocaat for the tournament in Poland and...