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Spain’s non-galacticos deliver deserved triumph

June 30, 2008

Spain celebrate euro 2008 win

Spain made winning Euro 2008 look decidedly easy, but a major tournament triumph does not come by accident. Here’s how Spain’s first big title in 44 years came about.

Spain win Euro 2008 after 44 years of hurt – your views

June 29, 2008

Fernando Torres scores

It took 44 years but Spain are finally European champions once again.

A well-taken first half goal from Fernando Torres sealed a 1-0 win over Germany in an open, attacking final which summed up the whole of Euro 2008.

Toni, the natural choice to lead Euro 2008 flop XI

June 27, 2008

Luca ToniAlmost 350 players will leave Euro 2008 disappointed but only 11 will carry the ultimate shame of making it into the Reuters Flops of the Tournament XI.

English look on as Euro 2008 shows gulf in class

June 27, 2008

Daniel Guiza

In our area of London, national flags have hung in shop windows, kids have worn team shirts 24/7 and, after a couple of Euro 2008 games, complete bedlam broke out.    

Axed Donadoni living in the past

June 26, 2008

Roberto Donadoni has lost his job as Italy coach following Sunday’s penalty shootout defeat by Spain in the Euro 2008 quarter-finals. 

Turkey’s Terim deserves another shot at a big club

June 26, 2008

Fatih Terim

Turkey coach Fatih Terim said he would probably leave following their unlucky 3-2 defeat by Germany in the Euro 2008 semi-finals.

Can anything stop Germany at Euro 2008?

June 26, 2008

Germany made it into the final of Euro 2008 despite playing some truly awful football against Turkey.

Hiddink factor should give Spain pause for thought

June 25, 2008

Hiddink celebrates

Spain are trying to keep the lid on the euphoria after their breaking their quarter-final curse with a penalty shoot-out victory over world champions Italy.

Great train journeys of Euro 2008

June 24, 2008

A Sweden fan’s disappointmentAs a reporter at Euro 2008 you’re only as good as the team or teams you are covering and after Sweden and Romania’s elimination from the finals, I was the first of the Reuters team to pack my bags and go home.

Vlog on the pitch – A view of Spain’s victory from Cadiz

June 23, 2008

Vlog on the pitch host Owen Wyatt travels to Cadiz to bring us his view of Spain’s penalty shootout victory over Italy in the Euro 2008 quarter-final.