#1. This picture is why we love Ireland fans. With some Father Ted-inspired humour, these Irish supporters did their bit to difuse tensions that flared elsewhere, mainly between Poles and Croats.
#2. Paddy Power is offering Money-Back if Ireland beat Croatia. That makes it a win-win situation. Go on, have a punt.
#3. Slaven Bilic is in fairly bullish form as he prepares to face Ireland.
#4. You’ve seen our optimistic Group C preview on Ireland vs Spain, right?
#5. Lionel Messi still manages to overshadow Euro 2012. This is his hat-trick for Argentina against Brazil last night in New York. That last goal = wow.
#6. Want to know a bit more about Spain? Nice infographic right here.
#7. Our Euro 2012 columnist, Robbie Fowler, fancies Ireland. But he would, we’re paying him.