We are pleased to announce the winners of our Euro 2012 contest! A big thanks to everyone who participated, and commiserations to those who narrowly lost out. 

The Champions: 

1. Best UK Writer Award - Matt Whitehouse, highest score of 7445 for the month!

2. Best Writer Award - Matt Whitehouse, highest score of 7445 for the month!

3. Most Popular Award - The Coin Toss, 18,853 total views!

4. Most Articles Award - Pete Spencer, 31 articles published!

5. UK's Most Articles Award - Pete Spencer, 31 articles published!

We will send each of you separate emails on how to claim your award!

Honourable mentions: 

- Jake Doyle, who finished runners up on Most Popular award (18,616 views) and the Most Articles awards (26 articles).

- Neil Patterson, with 16 articles and 10,256 views.

- Simon Day, 19 articles published.

- Richard Overton, finished 3rd on high score of 4718.

Congratulations everyone! 

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Old Post on the Competiton & the Prizes: 

 

FootballSpeak.com is proud to announce our Euro 2012 Writing Contest! All articles published in June 2012 are eligible for this competiton.  

Euro 2012 Contest Rules:

  • Duration: 01 June 2012 to 30 June 2012 (All articles submitted on or before 29 June will be published in time).
  • Eligibility: All writers who write at least 2 articles in June 2012, and get at least 5 rating votes in total, are eligible for this contest. 
  • You can write as many articles.
  • You can write articles on any football topic, not necessarily Euro 2012. 
  • You can check how you are doing at Writer Rankings, and also read details on how the "Score" is calculated at FAQs. 
  • Management and families of FootballSpeak are prohibited from winning any prizes awarded by Footballspeak.com.
  • Footballspeak.com reserves the right to alter any rules of any contest at anytime, and our decision on the prizes is final. If you have any questions or complaints, please contact footballspeak.com here.

Prizes: 

1. Best UK Writer Award

 The HANNSsoccer TV with a 28 inch Full HD screen, HDMI connectivity and authentic audio from Dolby Digital Surround (costs £281 in shops).

  • Awarded to the UK Resident Writer with the highest "Score" in the "Writer of the Month - June 2012" Rankings. 
  • The HANNSsoccer from Hannspree is a unique, designer TV on which to enjoy the beautiful game. Live, eat and breathe football? Whether you are watching a match or making a championship challenge on your games console, the HANNSsoccer is the perfect host. It boasts full HD credentials for the ultimate immersive HD experience and a super wide viewing angle that is perfect if you like to share your football passion with your friends. The impressive 360° design is a likeness of the iconic black and white patchwork leather pattern of the football that is sure to make a winning addition to any modern bachelor pad or games room.

2. Best Writer Award

 £100 of Free Bets from BetVictor.

  • Awarded to the Writer with the highest "Score" in the "Writer of the Month - June 2012" Rankings.  

3. Most Popular Award

 £50 of Free Bets from BetVictor.

  • Awarded to the writer with the most number of total views from all articles published at footballspeak.com in June 2012. Ties will be broken by highest score.
  • This award cannot be won by the winner of "Best Writer Award", in which case it will go to the next on the list. 

4. Most Articles Award 

£25 of Free Bets from BetVictor.

  • Awarded to the writer with the most number of articles published at footballspeak.com in June 2012. Ties with be broken by highest score.
  • This award cannot be won by the winners of "Best Writer Award" or the "Most Popular Award", in which case it will go to the next on the list. 

5. UK's Most Articles Award

 A HANNSsoccer Photo Alarm clock.

  • Awarded to the UK Resident Writer with the most number of articles published at footballspeak.com in June 2012. Ties with be broken by highest score.
  • You can enjoy your favourite music, a slideshow of your favourite pictures and of course make sure you are up and awake on time every day with this fun, football inspired box of technology tricks. If you are going to design a gadget inspired by the beautiful game, then the iconic black and white patchwork pattern of the football leather is first choice! A practical, multi functional bedside gadget with a slick 4.3inch LCD digital display to boot.

Please note: 

  • To claim a free bet prize, you will need to click on any BetVictor banner on footballspeak.com to open an account at BetVictor, and email us your username. This can be done once you have won the prize at the end of June.  
  • The prizes of free bets are credited to the account in the form of Promotional Cash with the standard Promo Cash terms and conditions which can be seen in full on the BetVictor site.

Sponsors: 

  • Hannspree is a global consumer electronics manufacturer specialising in AV technology. It produces a full collection of LED TVs and much more. For more information about Hannspree visit here or why not follow Hannspree on Twitter and Facebook.
  • BetVictor, where you'll find an array of betting and gaming opportunities on all major sports including Football. 

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