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, 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


Leave a Comment

Extratime Team

More articles from Extratime Team

image description Photographer: Billy Galligan

Airtricity League Live - Gameweek 8

by Extratime Team on Fri, Apr 17 2015

There is a busy four day programme ahead in the SSE Airtricity League with two series of matches in the ...... Read more

image description

Ireland U15s go down to Dutch defeat in Limerick

by Extratime Team on Thu, Apr 16 2015

THE Republic of Ireland U15 side suffered a 3-1 loss to the Netherlands in their final fixture of the campaign ...... Read more

image description Photographer: Jason O'Callaghan

Match Officials Appointed - Week 8

by Extratime Team on Thu, Apr 16 2015

Match Officials have been appointed for SSE Airtricity League Premier Division fixtures on Friday, April 17 and Monday, April 20. ...... Read more

image description Photographer: Eddie Lennon

2015 League of Ireland Suspensions – Gameweek 8

by Extratime Team on Thu, Apr 16 2015

This week’s suspensions list has been issued by the FAI. This is as follows:... Read more

O'Brien looking for a repeat performance against Dutch

by Extratime Team on Wed, Apr 15 2015

THE Republic of Ireland U15 side will face the Netherlands in the second of two friendly internationals at the Pike ...... Read more

Impressive victory over Dutch for Ireland U15s

by Extratime Team on Tue, Apr 14 2015

THE Republic of Ireland U15 international team recorded an impressive 1-0 win over the Netherlands at Janesboro FC's Pearse Stadium ...... Read more