St Mirren defender David van Zanten has been giving us his views on how his native Republic of Ireland fared at this summer’s European Championships.
Having been eliminated from the competition before their final group game with Italy, David speaks to us about meeting expectations, facing heavyweights such as Spain and Italy, and whether Giovanni Trapattoni is the man to lead the nation into the World Cup qualifiers.
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In this section
- Football Talk: 64-team Champions League plans, Chick Young photobombing
- Where do Sweden go after their poor performance at Euro 2012
- Joseph Sexton on Spain's striking dilemma and accusations of boredom
- David Schiavone discusses Pirlo, Prandelli and a prolific striker
- Attempting to solve the problem of 'super' Mario Balotelli
- The case for the defence of the much derided 4-6-0 formation
- Italy well aware they have work to do at Euro 2012 despite final surprise
- Tracing Spain's evolution from untouchable brilliance to boredom
- England's Euro performance shows signs of promise for World Cup 2014
- Germany look to record first-ever competitive win over the Italians