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Euro 2012 Set for Kick-off, Poland Take on Greece

After weeks of anticipation, speculation and debate, Euro 2012 finally gets under way on Friday when co-hosts Poland take on Greece in Warsaw.

Sports » Euro 2012 | June 8, 2012, Friday // 08:13 | Viewed: 836

Bulgaria Should Downsize Its Top Football League, PM Says

The number of football teams competing in Bulgaria's top-flight should be reduced from 16 to 10, according to the country's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Sports » Euro 2012 | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 614

Bulgaria to Play Friendly with Netherlands on Euro 2012 Eve

Bulgaria will face the Netherlands in a friendly on May 26, turning thus into one of the last rivals the tulips will clash with before the Euro 2012 finals in Poland and Ukraine.

Sports » Euro 2012 | December 10, 2011, Saturday // 10:37 | Viewed: 2614

Germany vs. Netherlands, France vs. England at Euro 2012

Traditional rivals Germany and Netherlands will face one another in a tough group at the 2012 European football championship, Friday night's draw in Kiev indicated.

Sports » Euro 2012 | December 2, 2011, Friday // 21:41 | Viewed: 1818

Matthaeus: I Have No Idea Why Bulgaria Fired Me

Lothar Matthaeus, Bulgaria's former national football coach is still in disbelief as to the reason why he was fired by the country's football union two months ago.

Sports » Euro 2012 | November 30, 2011, Wednesday // 17:48 | Viewed: 2157

Bulgarian Football Union to Appeal 'Groundless' UEFA Fine

The Bulgarian Football Union will appeal the EUR 40,000 fine imposed on it by UEFA Friday, announced the Union Saturday.

Sports » Euro 2012 | November 19, 2011, Saturday // 18:07 | Viewed: 1083

UEFA Slaps Fine on Bulgaria for Racism during England Qualifier

UEFA has fined the Bulgarian Football Union EUR 40 000 because of the racist abuse of Bulgarian fans during the Euro 2012 qualifier against England in September.

Sports » Euro 2012 | November 18, 2011, Friday // 21:31 | Viewed: 1741

UEFA Moves to Punish Bulgaria for England Racist Chanting

UEFA will announce this week what punishment is in store for Bulgaria over their fans' racist chanting during the Euro 2012 qualifier against England in Sofia in September.

Sports » Euro 2012 | November 13, 2011, Sunday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1192

Bulgaria to Officially Name Penev as Matthaeus Successor - Report

Lyuboslav Penev, the nephew of Bulgaria's most successful manager in history, is expected to be presented on Wednesday as the coach, who will take over the national football team after it broke up with German legend Lothar Matthaeus.

Sports » Euro 2012 | November 2, 2011, Wednesday // 07:25 | Viewed: 1104

Bulgaria's Lyubo Penev Most Likely to Replace Matthaeus

Lyuboslav Penev, the nephew of Bulgaria's most successful manager in history, has emerged as the strongest favorite for taking over the national team after it broke up with German legend Lothar Matthaeus.

Sports » Euro 2012 | October 25, 2011, Tuesday // 08:45 | Viewed: 1083

Bulgaria Snubbed Lagerback, Looking for Cheaper Options - Report

The Bulgarian Football Union considered Swedish coach Lars Lagerback as an option for the country's national squad, but he insisted on a salary Bulgaria could not afford, it has been reported.

Sports » Euro 2012 | October 21, 2011, Friday // 12:30 | Viewed: 1119

Romanian Star Gheorghe Hagi Could Coach Bulgaria - Report

Legendary Romanian football player Gheorghe Hagi is being considered as the next permanent coach of the Bulgarian national football team, according to reports in Romanian media.

Sports » Euro 2012 | October 13, 2011, Thursday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1361

Bulgarian Football Team Ends at Euro 2012 Bottom

The Bulgarian National Football team ended last in their group of the Euro 2012 qualifier after a lackluster game as hosts in Sofia against Wales Tuesday evening.

Sports » Euro 2012 | October 12, 2011, Wednesday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1992

Crisis Deepens in Bulgarian International Football Squad, Key Player Quits

The crisis in Bulgaria's international football team has deepened as a key midfielder, Blagoy Georgiev, has suddenly decided to quit the squad ahead of the Euro 2012 qualifier against Wales.

Sports » Euro 2012 | October 10, 2011, Monday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1470

New Bulgaria Football Coach Lauds Young Players after Ukraine Loss

Bulgaria's national football team lost 3:0 an away friendly game against Ukraine Friday evening in the first match with head coach Mihail Madanski, who replaced German Lothar Matthaeus end of September.

Sports » Euro 2012 | October 8, 2011, Saturday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1634

Bulgarian FU Denies Fans’ Racist Abuse during England Game

Bulgarian fans have not directed racist chants at English players during the Euro 2012 qualifier in Sofia last month, Bulgarian Football Union President Borislav Mihaylov has claimed.

Sports » Euro 2012 | October 7, 2011, Friday // 08:42 | Viewed: 1370

Bulgaria's Litex to Sack Coach Lyuboslav Penev - Report

The management of Bulgarian champions Litex Lovech are expected to dismiss its head coach Lyuboslav Penev over the team's poor results.

Sports » Euro 2012 | October 3, 2011, Monday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1047

Bulgaria Collapse Further in FIFA World Ranking

Bulgaria's national football team has dropped four spots in the FIFA World Ranking after its terrible performance in the last Euro 2012 qualifiers, registering losses from England and Switzerland.

Sports » Euro 2012 | September 21, 2011, Wednesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1403

Lothar Matthaeus Eyes Hamburger after Bulgaria Break-Up

Lothar Matthaeus, who was fired on Monday as Bulgaria coach over poor results and fierce opposition from the dressing room, is among the favorites to lead Hamburger SV, according to media reports.

Sports » Euro 2012 | September 21, 2011, Wednesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1365

Lothar Matthaeus: Dismissal No News, Wish Bulgaria All the Best

Lothar Matthaeus, who was fired on Monday as Bulgaria coach over poor results and fierce opposition from the dressing room, kept his cool – as usual – after hearing the news, which he said came as no surprise.

Sports » Euro 2012 | September 20, 2011, Tuesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1508

Matthaeus Fired as Bulgarian National Coach

As expected, former German international Lothar Matthaeus was fired as coach of the Bulgarian national squad on Monday.

Sports » Euro 2012 | September 19, 2011, Monday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1503