Jul. 2, 2012: While Spain had looked somewhat pedestrian throughout much of Euro 2012 they found that next gear just in time for Sunday's final, destroying Italy 4-0 and becoming the first nation to win back-to-back European crowns. With the victory, the Spanish take their rightful place among the greatest teams of all time. FULL STORY
Jun. 29, 2012: Italy did what many felt was unthinkable, in dismantling Germany by a score of 2-1, behind a two goal performance from the enigmatic Mario Balotelli. The win now leaves the Azzurri as arguably the favouites heading into the European Championship Final against the defending champs from Spain, on Sunday July 1st in Kiev. FULL STORY
Jun. 28, 2012: Just as he did in the 2008 European Championship quarter finals, Cesc Fabregas delivered the decisive blow from the penalty spot, handing Spain a semi-final victory over Portugal and seeing them through to their second straight Euro final. The win gives the Spaniards the opportunity of becoming the first nation to win three consecutive major titles, having already claimed Euro 2008 and the 2010 World Cup. FULL STORY
Jun. 26, 2012: While the surprising Italians will have their hands full with Germany on Thursday, the defending champs from Spain face Cristiano Ronaldo and the Portuguese on Wednesday in Donetsk, to kickoff semi-final action at Euro 2012. The losers will certainly head home thinking of what might have been, while the winners advance to Sunday's championship final in Kyiv, in hopes of being crowned European Champions. FULL STORY
Jun. 25, 2012: Euro 2012 has had it's fair share of goals and heading into last night's quarter final match between England and Italy, there had yet to be a scoreless draw. That streak would come to an end but it was by far and away the most entertaining of the four quarter final matchups. A timely stop from veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and a decisive spot kick from Alessandro Diamanti, pushed the Italians to victory and a semi final date with Germany on June 28th in Warsaw. FULL STORY
Jun. 24, 2012: Xabi Alonso led the way with a pair of markers, in what was a rather easy 2-0 victory for Spain over France, in quarter final action at Euro 2012. The defending champs will now square off against Cristiano Ronaldo and the red hot Portuguese in the semi-finals on Wednesday, June 27th in Donetsk. With the winner earning the right to play for the European Championship on July 1st in Kyiv. FULL STORY
Jun. 22, 2012: No one was expecting Greece to give Germany much of a run in their quarter final match and the 4-2 final was frankly flattering. Despite leaving three regulars on their bench for the match, they had goals from four different players and were never in any real danger. The win leaves Germany with a semi-final date against the winner of Sunday's Italy vs England match, which will take place on June 28th in Warsaw, with a spot in the European Championship Final on the line. FULL STORY
Jun. 22, 2012: Times have never been so good for Cristiano Ronaldo in a Portuguese national jersey. After yet another dominating performance from the Real Madrid star, Portugal find themselves in the semi-finals of Euro 2012, after downing the Czech Republic 1-0. The victory means the Portuguese will face the winner of Spain vs France, on June 27th, with a spot in the European Championship Final on the line. FULL STORY
Jun. 21, 2012: With quarter-final action set to kick off at Euro 2012, both Portugal and Germany look poised to reach the semi finals with matches against the Czech Republic and Greece in the final eight. While the defending champions from Spain, could have trouble with France. Leaving the must tantalizing matchup on the schedule for Sunday, with England taking on Italy. FULL STORY
Jun. 19, 2012: A second half marker from Wayne Rooney, lifted England to a 1-0 win over the Ukraine, while France fell 2-0 to Sweden but still claimed second spot in Group D. The two nations join the Czech Republic, Greece, Germany, Portugal, Spain and Italy in the final eight at Euro 2012, which get underway on June 21st. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Jun. 18, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 17, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 16, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 15, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 14, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 13, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 12, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 11, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 10, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 9, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 9, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 8, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 7, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 6, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 5, 2012
Edmonton - Jun. 4, 2012
8,403 Stories & Growing Daily...
To date OurHometown.ca has posted a total of 8,403 stories! News, sports, hockey, lifestyle, opinion and more!
Be sure to check out our Columnists archives or, why not Contribute a Story yourself!
offers a very generous revenue sharing opportunity for our Columnists. If you are interested in learning more details about writing for us, please send us an EMAIL.
Click on Photo or Story Title for more info
OurHometown.ca News Database Last Updated:
Dec. 31, 2021 @ 8:03 AM EST