UEFA European Football Championship Online Betting Starts Now

Published Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - Online-Casinos.com

The UEFA European Football Championship is already forming a following of gambling patrons. The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as Euro 2012, will be the 14th European Championship for all national football teams sanctioned by the Union of European Football Associations.
The finals will be hosted by Poland and the Ukraine between the 8th June and 1st of July 2012. This will be the last European Championship finals in which only 16 nations will participate, with the Euro 2016 being the first European Championship finals with 24 competing nations. Qualification for the final tournament will be staged between September 2010 and November 2011.
After defeating the Netherlands to win the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Spain has been installed as the favourite to triumph at the UEFA European Football Championship in two years’ time. Online gambling operators are already making a bid to give punters a clear understanding of the odds available on qualifying teams.
Germany has taken the title 3 times in the history of the tournament in 1972, '80 and '96. Spain has taken the trophy home twice in 1964 and 2008. France has also made the grade twice in the years 1984 and 2000.
Michel Platini who is head of the Union of European Football Associations has scored the most goals in the tournaments history for his home team of France.
UEFA officials have been vigilant in keeping on top of any corruption involved in the tournament and have held numerous talks regarding the situation. UEFA disciplinary inspector Karl Dhont has spoken to players at this year's UEFA European Under-17 Championship as part of UEFA's wider efforts to stamp out corruption, keeping the young players informed and aware that the future of their careers is at stake. Football fever is already gripping Poland ahead of co-hosting the European Championships in 2012 and online gambling companies are ready with the facts and ready to take you bets.



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