Sometimes in a tournament it’s not about the quality you have on the pitch, instead it’s about team spirit and building up a bit of momentum. Greece’s Euro 2004 triumph is a shining example of this.
Euro 2016 already has a lot of things to get excited about, five debutants, some of the world’s greatest players on show but best of all there are some mouth-watering derbies to look forward to. Adam Murphy takes a look at three clashes taking place in the group stages.
With the European Championship in France approaching ever faster, Adam Murphy takes a look back at one of the best individual performances seen in a green shirt in recent times. It didn’t come in a major tournament, however, rather a cold September evening in Moscow in the Euro 2012 qualifiers.
It’s hard to believe that it has been almost four years since Euro 2012, a tournament that delivered its fair share of drama and memorable moments. One of these, writes Adam Murphy, was the brace from Andriy Shevchenko that saw his Ukraine side beat Sweden in their opening group game.