England out on Penalties, Italy through

England came close but it wasn't good enough.  Heartbreak among the players according to Gerrard, although few people thought England would get this far - a quarter final in the Euro 2012 against Italy. It all came down to their old enemy, the penalty shoot out. Taking Italy to a 0-0 score and losing 4-2 on a penalty shoot out. They chased hard throughout the game, but the legs were tired and … [Read more...]

What are England’s chances against Italy?

Italy and England are actually very similar, the Azzurri came out and looked like attacking against the Republic of Ireland, and absorbed all the pressure against both Croatia and Spain in Group B. Both sides are naturally cautious, however, England is less likely to be caught out on the break by the Italians as they would have been if it were Spain. Wayne Rooney has been off form, what … [Read more...]

England’s Chow Down in Kiev

Azzurri tackle Roy Hodgson’s England in Kiev with the winner getting the privilege of taking on the mighty Germany on Thursday. Wayne Rooney is well polished up having been a bit rusty mid-week. He marked his comeback recently in fine form with a superb goal on Tuesday against Ukraine, sending England through triumphantly as group winners. After eight years without a goal up until he tapped one … [Read more...]

Euro 2012 – Tournament Betting Review

The much anticipated Euro 2012 tournament kicks off today in the National Stadium in Warsaw with joint hosts Poland facing Greece . Many would argue that this tournament , featuring the best teams in Europe offers more interest to the average football fan as the general standard is much higher than the World Cup tournament given the strength of football in Europe . Current World Cup holders and … [Read more...]

England v Belgium Betting Review

England take on Belgium this afternoon at Wembley Stadium in an International Friendly game which will be their last game before the Euro 2012 competition commences . Commentators believe that new England coach Roy Hodgson will use this game to field his strongest team in preparation for England's first game at the Euro 2012 tournament against France. England are without experienced midfielders … [Read more...]