Proenca to referee England v Italy

Portuguese Pedro Proenca will referee Sunday's Euro 2012 quarter-final between England and Italy, UEFA said on Wednesday.

UEFA's chief refereeing officer Pierluigi Collina told a news conference that England's Howard Webb will take charge of the first last-eight match between Portugal and the Czech Republic on Thursday.

Italian Nicola Rizzoli and Slovenia's Damir Skomina will referee Spain v France and Germany v Greece respectively.

Proenca took charge of this season's Champions League final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich.