The Euro 2012 squads have all now been announced and we are in a position to calculate some of the stats.
The youngest player at Euro 2012 will be Jetro Willems, currently of PSV, who is still 18. He is followed by two England players: Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and young keeper Jack Butland.
However, the Germany squad is youngest on average with the oldest squad being the Russians followed by the Irish.
The oldest player will be Kostas Chalkias who was a member of the famous winning squad of 2004. Amongst the OAPs are also Nikos Liberopoulos and Andriy Shevchenko.
The oldest German is Polish-born Miroslav Klose who will be looking to add to his amazing tally of 63 goals in 115 games for Germany.
Update: In the Netherlands
Updated 11th June 2012 at 06:31 AM by Statisticus
The deadline for the national team managers to announce their 23-man squads is midday tomorrow (Tuesday) 29th May.
After the deadline and before their team's first game players can only be replaced in cases of injury.
We are tracking the most up-to-date information on the Euro 2012 squads in our Euro 2012 section.
Update: Yahoo /Eurosport are claiming the deadline is on Wednesday at 11 am.
However. the UEFA regulations clearly state that the squads must be delivered "at least 10 full days" before the final tournament starts.
Updated 29th May 2012 at 11:18 AM by 11v11
by 11v11 Guest Blogger Brian Beard
Hands up all of you who gasped and were underwhelmed by Roy Hodgson's squad for the European Championships. The words that crossed my mind were; functional, pragmatic, unexciting. Then, for some reason, Denmark, 1992, and Greece, 2004, flashed across my mind (the latter having nothing whatsoever to do with the Euro, more the Euros eight years ago when the functional and pragmatic Greeks danced off with the trophy. Denmark were late substitutes for Yugoslavia 20 years ago and won the tournament, after plucking their players from beaches across the world. Sun beds and Ambre Solaire, as preparation, didn`t impair Schmeichel and co too much.
Am I suggesting the hurried installation of Roy Hodgson, with barely
Updated 25th May 2012 at 09:45 AM by 11v11
Barclays Premier League
Sunday 13 May
Chelsea Blackburn Rovers
Chelsea have lost only two of their last 23 Premier League games against Blackburn Rovers.Chelsea will finish outside of the top five of the Premier League for the first time since the 2001-02 season.Relegated Blackburn Rovers have not won on their last 16 Premier League visits to London since March 2009.
Everton Newcastle United
Newcastle United’s 1-0 win at Goodison Park last season followed a run of five defeats in their seven preceding trips to Everton (all Premier League).Should they match or better
Premier League goal of the week is of course, Papiss Cisse’s second in Newcastle United’s win at Chelsea.
Updated 8th May 2012 at 10:09 PM by 11v11
Performance of the week was Yaya Toure's brilliant man of the match display in, probably, Manchester City’s title winning performance at Newcastle United.
Barclays Premier League 8 May 2012
Tuesday 8 May
Tonight’s game is the 32nd meeting between Liverpool and Chelsea in all competitions since the start of the 2004-05 season.Liverpool have scored 20 goals at Anfield in the Premier League this season. The club record for the fewest goals scored at home in a league season is 24 in 1903-04.Chelsea have won only four of their 17 games against teams in the top-half of the Premier League this season.
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One Match Ban (05/05)
Four Match Ban (28/04,05/05,**/08,**/08)
Four Match Ban (17/04,21/04,28/04,05/05)
Updated 4th May 2012 at 02:04 PM by Veritas
Performance of the Week goes to Wigan Athletic for their emphatic 4-0 win against Champions League hopefuls Newcastle United.
Goal of the Week this week is Luis Suarez with his shot from the half-way line to complete his hat-trick for Liverpool at Norwich City.