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Sports update: Euro 2012 special

England will not make it out of the Euro 2012 group stages, predicts Kevin Affleck. Listen to our update here.

Roy Hodgson considers England's performance against Belgium.
Roy Hodgson considers England's performance against Belgium.

Euro 2012 kicks off this weekend - and for once, England go into a major competition with a distinct lack of hype.

A new manager, team selection rows and a low-key build-up has resulted in a muted atmosphere around the European Championships for England fans.

And The National's deputy sports editor Kevin Affleck believes the team will struggle to get out of the group stage.

Listen to our special preview update on the audio player below: