Visit Rapids Partner Bars for Euro 2008 Semi's and Final This Week!

COMMERCE CITY CO (June 3 2008) - Soccer fans don’t miss your opportunity to join millions of supporters from around the world in watching one of the biggest sporting tournaments of the year!
Euro 2008 kicks off this Saturday June 7. Austria and Switzerland are set to jointly host the upcoming tournament which runs the entire month. The winner will go on to represent UEFA in South Africa at the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup.
The Colorado Rapids are providing to fans a listing of the club's partner bars & restaurants who are showing the games live. If you can’t make it to Europe you can still be part of the action by watching the games at on of the Rapids' partner bars.
The Colorado Rapids officially endorse the following soccer-friendly establishments as locations to attend to watch the matches live with other fans in a great atmosphere:
Casey’s Bistro and Pub
7301 E. 29th Ave Unit 100
Denver CO 80238
720-974-7350

Sobo 151
151 South Broadway
Denver CO 80209
303-778-1560
1187 16th Street Mall
Denver CO 80202
303-595-3776
GB Fish and Chips
1311 South Broadway
Denver CO 80210
720-570-5103
Celtic Tavern at Riverside Downs
2620 West Belleview Avenue
Littleton CO 80123
Celtic Tavern Downtown Denver
1801 Blake Street
Denver CO 80202
303-308-1795
The British Bulldog
2052 Stout Street
Denver CO 80202
303-295-7974
Many of the Rapids' partner bar locations are offering different food & drink specials and/or promotions surrounding the viewing parties; for details on each contact the respective establishment.
The host cities are preparing for an estimated five million visitors to fill up the sold-out stadiums. Teams will compete at a total of eight stadiums. The final match-up is set for June 29 in Vienna.

Sixteen teams are set to take part in Euro 2008. Because they are hosting Austria and Switzerland received an automatic place in the finals. Other participating countries are Poland Portugal Italy France Greece Turkey Czech Republic Germany Croatia Russia Spain Sweden Romania and the Netherlands. Poland and Austria will be making their debut performances in tournament.
In 2004 Greece claimed the Euro 2008 title after a shocking run through the tournament that ended with their triumph in the championship over the host country Portugal.
The 16 teams are broken up into groups A B C and D. The format of the draw has been changed so that groups A and B will not face groups C and D until the final round. The aim of the change is to make the rest periods more equal during the knockout stage.
The slogan for Euro 2008 is "Expect Emotions