EURO 2012 Focus - Group A, B, C and D
Published: May 16, 2012

 

EURO 2012, the 14th European Championship, will kick off on the 8th June in Poland and the Ukraine, as 16 teams battle it out for the title of European Champions.

 

Over the next couple of weeks, Extratime.ie will preview all participating countries, analysing the final squad selections, how they qualified for the tournament, key players to watch out for, where they are staying and playing as well as highlighting a number of interesting facts about the teams.

 

The teams have been broken down into their groups below. As previews are completed, the country will be linked to the article so you can view all 16 previews in one central location.

 

Group A

 

Russia - by Alan Smith

 

Greece - John McCormack

 

Poland - by Paul Walsh

 

Czech Republic - by Finbarr O'Sullivan

 

 

Group B

 

Germany - by Fergus McNally

 

Netherlands - by Chris McNulty

 

Denmark - by Alan Finn

 

Portugal - by Christopher Davey

 

 

Group C

 

Republic of Ireland - by Brian Fitzgerald

 

Spain - by Ruairdhri Croke

 

Italy - by Darren Crawley

 

Croatia - by Sam Grffin 

 

 

Group D

 

France - by Damien Byrne

 

England - by Cathal Wogan

 

Ukraine - Niall Mooney

 

Sweden - by Simon O'Gorman

 


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