Germany, Holland, Portugal and Denmark make up EURO 2012 Group of death!


 by ‘Ifreke Inyang

This evening at the impressive National Palace of Arts in Kiev, Ukraine, the draws for EURO 2012 were made. Group B is easily the group of death as it has three super powers of European football. The Germans who have been playing some sensational football will play against Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal, Robin van Persie’s Holland and Niklas Bendtner’s Denmark.

Group A appears to be the easiest group on paper. One of the co-hosts, Poland, will play Greece in the opening game of the competition before facing Russia and the Czechs.

The Irish who haven’t featured in the competition since 1988 will face the current holders, Spain, Italy and Croatia.

England will begin their quest to win a major trophy in many years with a game against the French. The other countries in the group are Ukraine and Sweden.

The EURO 2012 Championships will be co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine. It will hold between 8 June and 1 July, 2012.


Group A




Czech Republic

Group B





Group C





Group D





Here’s a complete fixture list for EURO 2012:

Friday, June 8

Warsaw, Group A: Poland v Greece (17:00)

Wroclaw, Group A: Russia v Czech Republic (19:45)

Saturday, June 9

Kharkiv, Group B: Holland v Denmark (17:00)

Lviv, Group B: Germany v Portugal (19:45)

Sunday, June 10

Gdansk, Group C: Spain v Italy (17:00)

Poznan, Group C: Republic of Ireland v Croatia (19:45)

Monday, June 11

Donetsk, Group D: France v England (17:00)

Kiev, Group D: Ukraine v Sweden (19:45)

Tuesday, June 12

Wroclaw, Group A: Greece v Czech Republic (17:00)

Warsaw, Group A: Poland v Russia (19:45)

Wednesday, June 13

Lviv, Group B: Denmark v Portugal (17:00)

Kharkiv, Group B: Holland v Germany (19:45)

Thursday, June 14

Poznan, Group C: Italy v Croatia (17:00)

Gdansk, Group C: Spain v Republic of Ireland (19:45)

Friday, June 15

Kiev, Group D: Sweden v England (17:00)

Donetsk, Group D: Ukraine v France (19:45)

Saturday, June 16

Wroclaw, Group A: Czech Republic v Poland (19:45)

Warsaw, Group A: Greece v Russia (19:45)

Sunday, June 17

Kharkiv, Group B: Portugal v Holland (19:45)

Lviv, Group B: Denmark v Germany (19:45)

Monday, June 18

Gdansk, Group C: Croatia v Spain (19:45)

Poznan, Group C: Italy v Republic of Ireland (19:45)

Tuesday, June 19

Donetsk, Group D: England v Ukraine (19:45)

Kiev, Group D: Sweden v France (19:45)


Thursday, June 21

QF1: Warsaw: Winner A v Runner-up B (19:45)

Friday, June 22

QF2: Gdansk: Winner B v Runner-up A (19:45)

Saturday, June 23

QF3: Donetsk: Winner C v Runner-up D (19:45)

Sunday, June 24

QF4: Kiev: Winner D v Runner-up C (19:45)


Wednesday, June 27

SF1: Donetsk: Winner QF1 v Winner QF3 (19:45)

Thursday, June 28

SF2: Warsaw: Winner QF2 v Winner QF4 (19:45)


Sunday, July 1

Kiev: Winner SF1 v Winner SF2 (19:45)

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Comments (2)

  1. I hope to become champions Spain

  2. Spain are the clear favourites for the Euros!

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