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ROVERETO (Sporting Alert) – Inter Milan will take on Koper in a friendly pre-season game on Sunday as the goes through its preparation for the upcoming Serie A new campaign. Manager Andrea Stramaccioni will be without several of his players, including Wesley Sneijder, who was involved in the recently concluded Euro 2012 championships. However, the likes of Diego Milito and Javier Zanetti have both been named in the starting team for Inter for the game being played at the…

KIEV, Ukraine (Sporting Alert) — Spain silenced the critics about being boring by registering the biggest win ever at European Championship after beating Italy 4-0 to retain the Euro trophy on Sunday. Italy played the last 20 minutes with 10 players. Goals from David Silva, a beauty by Jordi Alba and one each from substitutes Fernando Torres and Juan Mata sealed the victory for Spain, who became the first team to win three major crowns in…

KIEV, Ukraine (Sporting Alert) — Cesc Fabregas starts but there was no place for Fernando Torres in the starting line-up for Spain in their Euro 2012 final against Italy tonight. Watch Live Streaming Coverage of the matches | Games will be televised live on ESPN and its networks, including live streaming on ESPN3.com, ESPNDeportes and WatchESPN.com. Torres was tipped to start the game, following the less than impressive outing from Alvaro Negredo, who started in the semi-final against Portugal, but coach Vicente del Bosque…

(Sporting Alert) – Cristiano Ronaldo opted to kick last and he never got the chance, as Spain beat Portugal 4-2 on penalties to book their place into the Euro 2012 championships final on Wednesday. Both sides played to a dull 0-0 draw in regular and extra time and the deciding factor was left down to the dreadful penalties. It is believed that Ronaldo was the fifth name on the list to take a penalty kick…

WARSAW (Sporting Alert) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored a superb header for Portugal to beat the Czech Republic 1-0 in their Euro 2012 quater-finals game in Warsaw on Thursday. Ronaldo goals for Portugal: Video Highlights Portugal, which survived the “Group of Death” even after losing it first game, dominated to second half of the game and got the all important goal from Ronaldo in the 79th minute after hitting the post twice. The Real Madrid forward…

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Manchester City playmaker David Silva is once again being linked with a move to join Real Madrid this summer. The Spanish international was rumoured to be a massive interest for Real Madrid a few seasons ago, but opted to leave Spain for England where he joined Manchester City. However, it is again being reported that Madrid boss Jose Mourinho, who never quite followed up on perusing Silva when he took over,…

WARSAW (Sporting Alert) — The European Championship Group B setup has certainly lived up to its “group of death” label heading into the final round of the group stages on Sunday. Watch Live Streaming Coverage of the matches | Games will be televised live on ESPN and its networks, including live streaming on ESPN3.com, ESPNDeportes and WatchESPN.com. It will be all or nothing for all four teams involved Sunday night as they seek a place in the quarter-finals. All eyes will most likely…

(Sporting Alert) — Robert Lewandowski and Poland need a win to progress to the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 tournament and the team will be going all guns to get that result on Saturday. The 2012 Euro tournament started on Friday, June 8 and is entering the last round of the group stages. Games will be televised live on ESPN and its networks, including live streaming on ESPN3.com, ESPNDeportes and WatchESPN.com. Lewandowski is seen as the main man to lead the co-hosts…

Barcelona have seven players in the Spanish national setup at the Euro 2012, but Mourinho says his Real Madrid members contribute heavily to the squad’s success. (Sporting Alert) — Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has blasted suggestions which claimed that  Spain and Barcelona are one. Vicente del Bosque’s national squad and the La Liga giants do play with the identical flair, slick passing and ball possession tactic, but Mourinho feels it is unfair, especially to…

KIEV (Sporting Alert) — Liverpool forward Andy Carroll has been handed a starting place for England for their Euro 2012 clash with Sweden on Friday night. The 2012 Euro tournament started on Friday, June 8 – games will be televised live on ESPN and its networks, including live streaming on ESPN3.com, ESPNDeportes and WatchESPN.com. Carroll will start alongside Manchester United’s Danny Welbeck in the forward positions as England seek to take three points from the Swedes and bragging rights. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is…

Donbass Arena, Ukraine (Sporting Alert) — Opening game hero Andriy Shevchenko will start again for Ukraine in their Euro 2012 clash with France on Friday night. The 2012 Euro tournament started on Friday, June 8 – games will be televised live on ESPN and its networks, including live streaming on ESPN3.com, ESPNDeportes and WatchESPN.com. Shevchenko scored both goals for Ukraine in their come from behind 2-1 victory over Sweden in the first game of group and has been rewarded with another place…

(Sporting Alert) — Fernando Torres scored twice for Spain and the defending champions cruised past Ireland 4-0 in an almost one-sided Euro 2012 Group C contest on Thursday night. Watch Torres Scores Against Ireland For Spain At Euro In the other group match, Croatia and Italy played to an exciting 1-1 draw in the first kick-off. Needing a win, after drawing 1-1 with Italy in it’s first game, Spain got out in front through Chelsea…