Euro 2012

Nasri handed three-match ban from France team

Nasri handed three-match ban from France team

PARIS, France  ●    Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri was handed a three-match ban from the French national team on Friday following a French Football Federation investigation into his

Netherlands appoints Louis van Gaal as new coach

Netherlands appoints Louis van Gaal as new coach

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands  ●   Louis van Gaal was appointed Netherlands coach on Friday to succeed Bert van Marwijk, who quit after the team’s terrible performance at the European Championship.

Italy: We’ll be back for the World Cup

Italy: We’ll be back for the World Cup

[nivo_slider source=”post” link=”image” size=”625×350″ limit=”10″ effect=”random” speed=”600″ delay=”3000″] ROME, Italy  ●   Italy’s footballers were welcomed back by a thousand fans on Monday after defeat by Spain in the

The day Spain forgot it’s pain

The day Spain forgot it’s pain

[nivo_slider source=”post” link=”image” size=”635×475″ limit=”20″ effect=”random” speed=”600″ delay=”3000″] MADRID, Spain   ●    Spanish players carried the European Championship trophy back to their native land Monday, ready to accept

Circus Maximus went silent

Circus Maximus went silent

ROME, Italy   ●   Soon after Spain scored its second goal of the European Championship final Sunday, dejected Italians started slinking out of the Circus Maximus, figuring Italy didn’t

‘Half of Spain won’t show up for work tomorrow’

‘Half of Spain won’t show up for work tomorrow’

MADRID, Spain   ●     Spaniards blasted off fireworks and jumped for joy after their soccer team won the European Championship on Sunday night, giving the country a burst of national pride and temporary relief from the crushing economic woes that have engulfed the nation. Tens of thousands gathered in central Madrid to watch their team beat […]

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