Spain v Italy - Classic Matches 2008

01 Jul 2012
by Pete Spencer
European Championships in Austria and Switzerland in 2008.  It’s the Quarter-Final stage at the Ernst-Happel Stadion in Vienna, in fro... [More]

Defending The Trophy

01 Jul 2012
by Pete Spencer
Defending an international trophy has been one of the great achievements for any nation down the years.  One of the major factors of why it ... [More]

Spain v Italy - Head to Head

30 Jun 2012
by Pete Spencer
26 matches played, 8 wins each.  Draw number 10 came a few weeks ago in Gdansk as Cesc Fabregas equalised Antonio Di Natale’s opener f... [More]

Euro 2012: It All Down To The Final

30 Jun 2012
by Jon Lewak
Review of the two teams in the Euro 2012 and prediction for who will win. [More]

Spain and their anti-football.

29 Jun 2012
by Jake Doyle
We often attribute anti-football with teams that stick ten men behind the ball and soak up the pressure of a successful side. When a Wigan Athlet... [More]

Euro 2012: Heroes and Zeros - Semi Finals

29 Jun 2012
by The Sports Locker
  So Euro 2012 is almost done and dusted with Spain and Italy set to contest the final in Kiev on Sunday. It took a penalty shootout to sepa... [More]

Is Xavi Hernández the greatest footballer?

29 Jun 2012
by Alex Fox
He can be regularly dismissed, Xavi Hernández has been consistently brilliant for Barcelona and Spain, is it time we considered him the best? [More]

Euro 2008 - The Final Stages

29 Jun 2012
by Pete Spencer
For some reason, UEFA decided to only use two stadiums for the knock-out phase of the tournament, Basel and Vienna. QUARTER-FINALS 19 June 2008St... [More]

Quixotic Tales - A little trip to Spain's lower reaches.

28 Jun 2012
by Grumpy Old Fan
As its extended and convoluted end to the season nears, La Segunda division in Spain - la Liga Adelante - is about to lose more than one local de... [More]

The Story of the Euro 2012 Semi-Finals

28 Jun 2012
by Jake Doyle
  With the swift penalty of Alessandro Diamanti for Italy to progress against England on a warm evening in Kiev which had ticked over to Mon... [More]

Spain 0-0 Portugal - Player Ratings

28 Jun 2012
by Simon Day
It's fair to say that my pre match excitement levels for this game weren't met by the entertainment on show.  That's not to say that I didn'... [More]

2008 - European Championships - Group Stage

28 Jun 2012
by Pete Spencer
The 13th Euros were to be shared between two countries, as it had done in 2000.  Switzerland had held a major international tournament befor... [More]

Has Possession Become An Obsession?

27 Jun 2012
by Youcef El Barhdadi
It was the Portuguese who first achieved independence by expelling the Moors, originally from North Africa, and achieving national unity. Portuga... [More]

Euro 2012 Semi-Final Preview: An Iberian Affair

27 Jun 2012
by Kiran Balan
Geographical neighbors, Portugal and Spain are preparing to do battle in the first semi-final of Euro 2012. Both teams qualified to the semis by ... [More]

Euro 2012: Heroes and Zeros of the Quarter Finals

27 Jun 2012
by The Sports Locker
So the quarter finals are done and dusted with Spain, Portugal, Germany and Italy taking their places in the final four. No major shocks were on ... [More]

Euro 2012: Last Four Standing!

27 Jun 2012
by Neil Patterson
Only four teams remain. How have they gotten this far. Which are best equipped to make the final? [More]

The Quarter Finals of Euro 2012

27 Jun 2012
by Jake Doyle
  The second week had concluded in the European Championships in Poland and Ukraine which meant that the knockout stages had befallen the t... [More]

Spain v Portugal - Head to Head

27 Jun 2012
by Pete Spencer
These two neighbours have met 35 times in international competition, with Spain having a far better record winning 17 to Portugal’s 6, with... [More]