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Euro 2016 – Preview

We are now just weeks away from another tournament that will take a strong hold on football fans in Europe and maybe globally: Euro 2016 in France. For the second time the tournament will be hosted by France; the last edition in 1984 saw Michel Platini guide his team to overall victory. On their way…

The Curse of the Golden Generation

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EURO 2012 Group Stage Resumee pt. 1

After 12 days of group games in the test day will be a welcome break for the many journalists covering the event live in Poland and the Ukraine. It is time for a resume on the action so far. Who were the biggest surprise in a positive and negative way? Which team played the best…

EURO 2012 Qualifier: France – Bosnia-Herzegovina 1-1

This match was the group decider. France needed a win to secure their passage to the finals without the detour via the play-off. They could stumble at the last hurdle, provided Bosnia-Herzegovina won this match. And this is where this team from the former Yugoslavia is so remarkable. In a group with Romania, Albania and…