June 9 – UEFA is studying video surveillance and security reports after a group of Russian fans attacked stewards in Wroclaw stadium following their team’s 4-1 demolition of Czech Republic… Racist abuse directed at Czech Republic’s only black player also tarnishes Russia’s impressive start. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Warsaw.
June 5 – UEFA says nearly 10,000 tickets have yet to be snapped up for Euro 2012 games in Ukraine, including the final, just three days before the tournament kicks off in Warsaw. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
24/8/2010 Nearly half of Poland’s infrastructure preparations for the 2012 European Championships are behind schedule… Irish FA in crisis… Football Association of Ireland elects new president.
14/7/2010 One of Poland’s four host cities may miss out on hosting Euro 2012 matches after doubt was cast on the validity of its stadium construction contracts… Ukraine’s government is optimistic it will have visa free entry by 2012 and plans a TV advertisement campaign to promote the tournament.
22/3/2010 Ukrainian sports minister Ravil Safiullin expresses grave concerns about revamp of Kiev’s Olympic Stadium but promises to do “everything possible” to speed up work on the project… UEFA considers downgrading Euro 2012 to six cities.