: ' Euro 2012'

Can Germany remerge as an international superpower?

Germany hammered the Republic of Ireland 6-1 in Dublin on Friday night in World Cup qualifying. The fact that Germany won the game wasn’t a surprise, but the fact that they won by such a big [...]

Should Mario Balotelli be in the Italy squad?

Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has revealed that he considered leaving Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli out of his squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers. The former-Fiorentina boss was considering leaving Balotelli out because he chose [...]

Italian team need a Malta victory, after draw in Bulgaria

Italy started their World Cup qualification campaign for Brazil 2014 in less than impressive fashion. The Azzurri drew 2-2 in Sofia with a Bulgaria side which is considered to be going through a period of development. [...]

Do the Republic of Ireland team need a new boss?

Republic of Ireland came very close to suffering a big shock in Kazakhstan in their first World Cup qualifier. Ireland needed two goals in the dying embers of the game to snatch a 2-1 victory. Robbie [...]

Holland faces Turkey as Italy travel to Bulgaria

World Cup finalists in 2010 Holland face a tricky home game in their first World Cup qualifier as they host Turkey at the Amsterdam Arena. The Dutch endured a terrible Euro 2012 campaign and headed home [...]

Italian internationals Pazzini and Cassano set to swap clubs

AC Milan striker Antonio Cassano and Internazionale counterpart Giampaolo Pazzini look set to trade clubs. Both Italian internationals joined their current clubs from Sampdoria in 2010, but neither have set the world alight in Milan. It [...]

Manchester City receive enquiries about the availability of Mario Balotelli

According to Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini five clubs were interested in signing Italian international striker Mario Balotelli this summer. The 21 year-old striker impressed many at Euro 2012 with his performances, as the Azzurri reached [...]

Will Jack Wilshere ever fulfil his potential?

Arsenal have confirmed that midfield starlet Jack Wilshere will be out of action into October. The youngster has suffered with both ankle and knee problems in recent times. He had surgery on his troublesome knee problem [...]

Milan legend Shevchenko retires at the age of 35

Former-AC Milan striker Andrei Shevchenko has officially retired from the game at 35 years-old. The striker had admitted recently that he may have retired earlier, had it not been for Euro 2012 being in his home [...]