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Del Piero in, Inzaghi out
May 21st, 2008 7AM

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[EURO '08 COUNTDOWN] The last provisional rosters for Euro '08 were announced on Tuesday when Italy and Greece released their squads. Italy's 24-player team included Juventus striker Alessandro Del Piero, who has not played for the world champions in eight months but was expected to be included after finishing as Serie A's top scorer for the first time with 21 goals. Greece's only surprise was Coach Otto Rehhagel's decision not to take 18-year-old Sotiris Ninis, who scored Monday against Cyprus.

GROUP A

CZECH REPUBLIC
Goalkeepers: Jaromir Blazek (Nuremberg/GER), Petr Cech (Chelsea/ENG), Daniel Zitka (Anderlecht/BEL).
Defenders: Zdenek Grygera (Juventus/ITA), Marek Jankulovski (AC Milan/ITA), Michal Kadlec (Sparta Prague), Tomas Sivok (Sparta Prague), Radoslav Kovac (Spartak Moscow), Zdenek Pospech (FC Copenhagen/DEN), David Rozehnal (Lazio/ITA), Tomas Ujfalusi (Fiorentina/ITA)
Midfielders: Tomas Galasek (Nuremberg/GER), David Jarolim (Hamburg/GER), Marek Matejovsky (Reading/ENG), Jaroslav Plasil (Osasuna/SPA), Jan Polak (Anderlecht/BEL), Daniel Pudil (Slavia Prague), Libor Sionko (FC Copenhagen/DEN), Stanislav Vlcek (Anderlecht/BEL).
Strikers: Milan Baros (Portsmouth/ENG), Martin Fenin (Eintracht Frankfurt/GER), Jan Koller (Nuremberg/GER), Vaclav Sverkos (Banik Ostrava).

PORTUGAL
Goalkeepers: Ricardo Pereira (Real Betis/SPA), Quim Silva (Benfica), Rui Patricio (Sporting)
Defenders: Miguel Monteiro (Valencia/SPA), Jose Bosingwa (Porto), Paulo Ferreira (Chelsea/ENG), Ricardo Carvalho (Chelsea/ENG), Fernando Meira (VfB Stuttgart/GER), Bruno Alves (Porto), Pepe (Real Madrid/SPA), Jorge Ribeiro (Boavista).
Midfielders: Raul Meireles (Porto), Joao Moutinho (Sporting), Deco (Barcelona/SPA), Armando Petit (Benfica), Miguel Veloso (Sporting)
Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United/ENG), Simao Sabrosa (Atletico Madrid/SPA), Ricardo Quaresma (Porto), Nuno Gomes (Benfica), Hugo Almeida (Werder Bremen/GER), Nani (Manchester United/ENG), Helder Postiga (Panathinaikos/GRE).

SWITZERLAND
Provisional squad (26 players):
Goalkeepers: Diego Benaglio (Wolfsburg/GER), Pascal Zuberbuehler (Neuchatel Xamax), Fabio Coltorti (Racing Santander/SPA).
Defenders: Philipp Degen (Borussia Dortmund/GER), Johannes Djourou (Arsenal/ENG), Mario Eggimann (Karlsruhe/GER), Stephane Grichting (Auxerre/FRA), Stephan Lichtsteiner (Lille/FRA), Ludovic Magnin (VfB Stuttgart/GER), Patrick Mueller (Lyon/FRA), Philippe Senderos (Arsenal/ENG, Christoph Spycher (Eintracht Frankfurt/GER), Steve von Bergen (Hertha Berlin/GER).
Midfielders: Tranquillo Barnetta (Bayer Leverkusen/GER), Valon Behrami (Lazio/ITA), Ricardo Cabanas (Grasshoppers), Gelson Fernandes (Man. City/ENG), Daniel Gygax (Metz/FRA), Benjamin Huggel (Basel), Gokhan Inler (Udinese/ITA), Johan Vonlanthen (Salzburg/AUT), Hakan Yakin (Young Boys).
Forwards: Eren Derdiyok (Basel), Alexander Frei (Borussia Dortmund/GER), Blaise Nkufo (Twente/NED), Marco Streller (Basel).

TURKEY
Goalkeepers: Volkan Demirel (Fenerbahce), Rustu Recber (Besiktas), Tolga Zengin (Trabzonspor)
Defenders: Gokhan Gonul (Fenerbahce), Sabri Sarioglu (Galatasaray), Gokhan Zan (Besiktas), Ibrahim Kas (Besiktas), Emre Asik (Ankaraspor), Servet Cetin (Galatasaray), Hakan Kadir Balta (Galatasaray), Ugur Boral (Fenerbahce)
Midfielders: Mehmet Aurelio (Fenerbahce), Mehmet Topal (Galatasaray), Emre Belozoglu (Newcastle United/ENG), Tumer Metin (Larissa, Greece), Yildiray Basturk (VfB Stuttgart/GER), Hamit Altintop (Bayern Munich/GER), Ayhan Akman (Galatasaray), Arda Turan (Galatasaray), Tuncay Sanli (Middlesbrough/ENG), Kazim Kazim (Fenerbahce)
Forwards: Gokdeniz Karadeniz (Rubin Kazan, Russia), Nihat Kahveci (Villarreal/SPA), Halil Altintop (Schalke 04/GER), Semih Senturk (Fenerbahce), Mevlut Erdinc (Sochaux, France)

GROUP B

AUSTRIA:
Provisional squad (31 players):
Goalkeepers: Christian Gratzei (Sturm Graz), Alexander Manninger (Siena/ITA), Juergen Macho (AEK Athens/GRE), Helge Payer (Rapid Vienna)
Defenders: Andreas Dober (Rapid Vienna), Gyorgy Garics (Napoli/ITA), Ronald Gercaliu (Austria Vienna), Martin Hiden (Kaernten), Andreas Ibertsberger (Hoffenheim/GER), Markus Katzer (Rapid Vienna), Juergen Patocka (Rapid Vienna), Emanuel Pogatetz (Middlesbrough/ENG), Sebastian Proedl (Sturm Graz), Franz Schiemer (Austria Vienna), Martin Stranzl (Spartak Moscow)
Midfielders: Rene Aufhauser (Salzburg), Christian Fuchs (Mattersburg), Martin Harnik (Werder Bremen/GER), Andreas Ivanschitz (Panathinaikos/GRE), Umit Korkmaz (Rapid Vienna), Christoph Leitgeb (Salzburg), Juergen Saeumel (Sturm Graz), Joachim Standfest (Austria Vienna), Ivica Vastic (Linz), Markus Weissenberger (Eintracht Frankfurt/GER)
Forwards: Erwin Hoffer (Rapid Vienna), Marc Janko (Salzburg), Roman Kienast (Ham-Kam/NOR), Sanel Kuljic (Austria Vienna), Roland Linz (Braga/POR), Stefan Maierhofer (Rapid Vienna)

CROATIA:
Goalkeepers: Stipe Pletikosa (Spartak Moscow/RUS), Vedran Runje (Lens/FRA), Mario Galinovic (Panathinaikos/GRE)
Defenders: Vedran Corluka (Manchester City/ENG), Dario Simic (AC Milan/ITA), Robert Kovac (Borussia Dortmund/GER), Josip Simunic (Hertha Berlin/GER), Dario Knezevic (Livorno/ITA), Hrvoje Vejic (Tom Tomsk)
Midfielders: Danijel Pranjic (Heerenveen/NED), Darijo Srna (Shakhtar Donetsk/UKR), Niko Kovac (Salzburg/AUT), Luka Modric (Dinalo Zagreb), Niko Kranjcar (Portsmouth/ENG), Jerko Leko (Monaco/FRA), Ivan Rakitic (Schalke 04/GER), Ognjen Vukojevic (Dinamo Zagreb), Nikola Pokrivac (Monaco/FRA)
Forwards: Mladen Petric (Borussia Dortmund/GER), Ivica Olic (Hamburg/GER), Ivan Klasnic (Werder Bremen/GER), Igor Budan (Parma/ITA), Nikola Kalinic (Hajduk Split).

GERMANY
Provisional squad (26 players):
Goalkeepers: Jens Lehmann (Arsenal/ENG), Robert Enke (Hannover 96), Rene Adler (Bayer Leverkusen).
Defenders: Christoph Metzelder (Real Madrid/SPA), Per Mertesacker (Werder Bremen), Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich), Arne Friedrich (Hertha Berlin), Marcell Jansen (Bayern Munich), Clemens Fritz (Werder Bremen), Heiko Westermann (Schalke 04).
Midfielders: Michael Ballack (Chelsea/ENG), Thomas Hitzlsperger (VfB Stuttgart), Simon Rolfes (Bayer Leverkusen), Torsten Frings (Werder Bremen), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich), Piotr Trochowski (Hamburg), Tim Borowski (Werder Bremen), Jermaine Jones (Schalke 04), David Odonkor (Real Betis/SPA), Marko Marin (Borussia Moenchengladbach).
Forwards: Miroslav Klose (Bayern Munich), Lukas Podolski (Bayern Munich), Mario Gomez (VfB Stuttgart), Kevin Kuranyi (Schalke 04), Oliver Neuville (Borussia Moenchengladbach), Patrick Helmes (Cologne).

POLAND:
Goalkeepers: Artur Boruc (Celtic/SCO), Tomasz Kuszczak (Manchester United/ENG), Lukasz Fabianski (Arsenal/ENG).
Defenders: Marcin Wasilewski (Anderlecht/BEL), Pawel Golanski (Steaua Bukarest/ROM), Mariusz Jop (FC Moscow/RUS), Jacek Bak (Austria Vienna/AUT), Michal Zewlakow (Olympiakos/GRE), Grzegorz Bronowicki (Red Star/SER), Adam Kokoszka (Wisla Krakow), Jakub Wawrzyniak (Legia Warsaw).
Midfielders: Mariusz Lewandowski (Shakhtar Donetsk/UKR), Dariusz Dudka (Wisla Krakow), Jakub Blaszczykowski (Borussia Dortmund/GER), Rafal Murawski (Lech Poznan), Michal Pazdan (Gornik Zabrze), Lukasz Gargula (GKS Belchatow), Jacek Krzynowek (Wolfsburg/GER), Radoslaw Majewski (Groclin Wielkopolski), Roger Guerreiro (Legia Warsaw).
Forwards: Maciej Zurawski (Larissa/GRE), Euzebiusz Smolarek (Racing Santander/SPA), Radoslaw Matusiak (Wisla Krakow), Marek Saganowski (Southampton/ENG), Tomasz Zahorski (Gornik Zabrze), Wojciech Lobodzinski (Wisla Krakow).

GROUP C

FRANCE:

Provisional squad (26 players):
Goalkeepers: Gregory Coupet (Lyon), Sebastien Frey (Fiorentina/ITA), Mickael Landreau (Paris St. Germain), Steve Mandanda (Marseille).
Defenders: Eric Abidal (Barcelona/SPA), Jean-Alain Boumsong (Lyon), Francois Clerc (Lyon), Sebastien Squillaci (Lyon), William Gallas (Arsenal/ENG), Julien Escude (Sevilla/SPA), Patrice Evra (Manchester United/ENG), Philippe Mexes (Roma/ITA), Willy Sagnol (Bayern Munich/GER), Lilian Thuram (Barcelona/SPA).
Midfielders: Alou Diarra (Bordeaux/FRA), Lassana Diarra (Portsmouth/ENG), Mathieu Flamini (Arsenal/ENG), Claude Makelele (Chelsea/ENG), Jeremy Toulalan (Lyon), Patrick Vieira (Inter Milan/ITA).
Forwards: Nicolas Anelka (Chelsea/ENG), Hatem Ben Arfa (Lyon), Karim Benzema (Lyon), Sidney Govou (Lyon), Djibril Cisse (Marseille), Samir Nasri (Marseille), Bafetimbi Gomis (St. Etienne), Thierry Henry (Barcelona/SPA), Florent Malouda (Chelsea/ENG), Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich/GER).

ITALY:
Provisional squad (24 players):
Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus), Marco Amelia (Livorno), Morgan De Sanctis (Sevilla/SPA)
Defenders: Fabio Cannavaro (Real Madrid/SPA), Marco Materazzi (Inter Milan), Christian Panucci (Roma), Andrea Barzagli (Palermo), Gianluca Zambrotta (Barcelona/SPA), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), Fabio Grosso (Lyon/FRA)
Midfielders: Andrea Pirlo (AC Milan), Gennaro Gattuso (AC Milan), Massimo Ambrosini (AC Milan), Daniele De Rossi (Roma), Simone Perrotta (Roma), Alberto Aquilani (Roma), Mauro Camoranesi (Juventus), Riccardo Montolivo (Fiorentina)
Forwards: Luca Toni (Bayern Munich/GER), Alessandro Del Piero (Juventus), Antonio Di Natale (Udinese), Marco Borriello (Genoa), Fabio Quagliarella (Udinese), Antonio Cassano (Sampdoria, on loan from Real Madrid/SPA)

NETHERLANDS
Provisional squad (26 players):

Goalkeepers: Edwin van der Sar (Manchester United/ENG), Maarten Stekelenburg (Ajax), Henk Timmer (Feyenoord), Sander Boschker (Twente)
Defenders: Wilfred Bouma (Aston Villa/ENG), Tim de Cler (Feyenoord), John Heitinga (Ajax), Joris Mathijsen (Hamburg/GER), Mario Melchiot (Wigan/ENG), Andre Ooijer (Blackburn Rovers/ENG)
Midfielders: Ibrahim Afellay (PSV Eindhoven), Giovanni van Bronckhorst (Feyenoord), Orlando Engelaar (Twente), Nigel de Jong (Hamburg/GER), Denny Landzaat (Feyenoord), Wesley Sneijder (Real Madrid/SPA), Rafael van der Vaart (Hamburg/GER), Demy de Zeeuw (AZ)
Forwards: Ryan Babel (Liverpool/ENG), Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Ajax), Dirk Kuyt (Liverpool/ENG), Ruud van Nistelrooy (Real Madrid/SPA), Robin van Persie (Arsenal/ENG), Arjen Robben (Real Madrid/SPA), Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink (Celtic/SCO).

ROMANIA:
Provisional squad (26 players):
Goalkeepers: Bogdan Lobont (Dinamo Bucharest), Danut Coman (Rapid Bucharest), Marius Popa (Politehnica 1921 Stiinta Timisoara);
Defenders: Cosmin Contra (Getafe/SPA), Gabriel Tamas (Auxerre/FRA), Cristian Sapunaru (Rapid Bucharest), Dorin Goian (Steaua Bucharest), Sorin Ghionea (Steaua Bucharest), Cosmin Moti (Dinamo Bucharest), Stefan Radu (Lazio/ITA), Razvan Rat (Shakhtar Donetsk/UKR);
Midfielders: Florentin Petre (CSKA Sofia/BUL), Paul Codrea (Siena/ITA), Mirel Radoi (Steaua Bucharest), Ovidiu Petre (Steaua Bucharest), Nicolae Dica (Steaua Bucharest), Banel Nicolita (Steaua Bucharest), Adrian Cristea (Dinamo Bucharest), Razvan Cocis (Lok. Moskow/RUS), Cristian Chivu (Inter Milan/ITA);
Forwards: Adrian Mutu (Fiorentina/ITA), Ciprian Marica (VfB Stuttgart/GER), Daniel Niculae (Auxerre/FRA), Florin Bratu (Dinamo Bucharest), Ciprian Deac (CFR 1907 Cluj), Marius Niculae (Inverness/SCO).

GROUP D

GREECE:
Provisional squad (24 players):
Goalkeepers: Antonis Nikopolidis (Olympiakos) Costas Chalkias (Aris), Alexandros Tzorvas (OFI)
Defenders:
Nikos Spyropoulos (Panathinaikos), Loukas Vintra (Panathinaikos), Giannis Goumas (Panathinaikos), Paraskevas Antzas (Olympiakos), Vassilis Torossidis (Olympiakos), Christos Patsatzoglou (Olympiakos), Traianos Dellas (AEK Athens), Socratis Papastathopoulos (AEK Athens), Giourkas Seitaridis (Atletico Madrid/SPA), Sotiris Kyrgiakos (Eintracht Frankfurt/GER).
Midfielders:
Angelos Basinas (Mallorca/SPA) Georgos Karagounis (Panathinaikos), Alexandros Tziolis (Panathinaikos), Stelios Giannakopoulos (Bolton Wanderers/ENG), Costas Katsouranis (Benfica/POR).
Forwards:
Angelos Charisteas (Nurnberg/GER), Fanis Gekas (Bayer Leverkusen/GER), Georgos Samaras (Celtic/SCO), Dimitris Salpigidis (Panathinaikos), Nikos Liberopoulos (AEK Athens), Ioannis Amanatidis (Eintracht Frankfurt/GER).

RUSSIA:

Goalkeepers: Igor Akinfeyev (CSKA Moscow), Vyacheslav Malafeyev (Zenit St. Petersburg), Vladimir Gabulov (Amkar Perm)
Defenders: Sergei Ignashevich (CSKA Moscow), Alexei Berezutsky (CSKA Moscow), Vasily Berezutsky (CSKA Moscow), Alexander Anyukov (Zenit St. Petersburg), Denis Kolodin (Dynamo Moscow), Renat Yanbayev (Lokomotiv Moscow)
Midfielders: Diniyar Bilyaletdinov (Lok. Moscow), Yuri Zhirkov (CSKA Moscow), Igor Semshov (Dynamo Moscow), Dmitry Torbinsky (Lok. Moscow), Vladimir Bystrov (Spartak Moscow), Konstantin Zyryanov (Zenit St. Petersburg), Roman Shirokov (Zenit St Petersburg), Sergei Semak (Rubin Kazan), Alexander Pavlenko (Spartak Moscow), Oleg Ivanov (Krylya Sovietov Samara)
Forwards: Andrei Arshavin (Zenit St. Petersburg), Pavel Pogrebnyak (Zenit St. Petersburg), Roman Pavlyuchenko (Spartak Moscow), Dmitry Sychev (Lok. Moscow), Roman Adamov (FK Moscow), Ivan Saenko (Nuremberg/GER).

SPAIN:
Goalkeepers: Iker Casillas (Real Madrid), Pepe Reina (Liverpool/ENG), Andres Palop (Sevilla).
Defenders: Raul Albiol (Valencia), Carlos Marchena (Valencia), Joan Capdevila (Villarreal), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Juanito (Real Betis), Fernando Navarro (Mallorca), Carles Puyol (FC Barcelona), Alvaro Arbeloa (Liverpool/ENG).
Midfielders: Xavi (FC Barcelona), Andres Iniesta (FC Barcelona), Cesc Fabregas (Arsenal/ENG), David Silva (Valencia), Xabi Alonso (Liverpool/ENG), Ruben De La Red (Getafe), Marcos Senna (Villarreal), Santi Cazorla (Villarreal).
Forwards: Fernando Torres (Liverpool/ENG), David Villa (Valencia), Daniel Guiza (Mallorca), Sergio Garcia (Zaragoza).

SWEDEN:
Goalkeepers: Andreas Isaksson (Man. City/ENG), Rami Shaaban (Hammarby), Johan Wiland (Elfsborg)
Defenders: Olof Mellberg (Aston Villa/ENG), Petter Hansson (Rennes, France), Mikael Nilsson (Panathinaikos, Greece), Niclas Alexandersson (IFK Gothenburg), Andreas Granqvist (Helsingborg), Daniel Majstorovic (FC Basel, Switzerland), Fredrik Stoor (Rosenborg, Norway), Mikael Dorsin (CFR Cluj, Romania)
Midfielders: Tobias Linderoth (Galatasaray, Turley), Daniel Andersson (Malmo), Anders Svensson (Elfsborg), Kim Kallstrom (Lyon, France), Christian Wilhelmsson (Deportivo Coruna/SPA), Fredrik Ljungberg (West Ham/ENG), Sebastian Larsson (Birmingham City/ENG)
Forwards: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Inter Milan/ITA), Johan Elmander (Toulouse, France), Marcus Allback (FC Copenhagen/DEN), Markus Rosenberg (Werder Bremen/GER), Henrik Larsson (Helsingborg).

 

 



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