Tag Archives: European Championships

Three Things We Learnt From Euro 2012

It’s eight days after the final of Euro 2012. The dust has settled on what was, in the main, a fantastic international tournament. Plenty of goals, some surprises along the way, some fantastic skill, drama and, of course, a few … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Quarter Finals: Some Shocks in Store?

In earlier posts I had a stab at predicting who would make the last eight and, after all has been said and done, I emerged with a prediction accuracy of 50%. While this ain’t much to shout about, it isn’t … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Taking a Breather

The Group stage is at an end, twelve frenetic days and forty-eight pulsating games later and we have arrived at our first rest-day. With no Euro action for us to feast on this evening, many face a night of classic … Continue reading

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Rueful Russians! Desperate Dutch! Irate Italians?

Day eleven of Euro 2012 and only ten teams remain. Along with Ireland, Sweden, Denmark and Poland, some names that many would have expected to fall at the first hurdle (no disrespect meant), the final two teams on the list … Continue reading

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There’s More Going On Than Just The Euros – Barclays Premier League Update

With all eyes focussed on Poland and Ukraine, it would be easy to assume that there is nothing else happening in the world of football at the moment. Fantastic as it is to have a month of practically non-stop, international … Continue reading

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Holland vs Germany Hatred and Rivalry Past and Present!

It is five days since the beginning of Euro 2012 and it must be said that so far it has been a pleasantly surprising start, on the footballing side of things at least. With the first round of matches complete … Continue reading

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On A Wing and A Prayer Euro 2012 Group Predictions

Following on from my profiles of the sixteen teams competing at Euro 2012, I thought I’d throw my sixpence into the ring and have a bash at some predictions. Trying to call what is likely to happen at major footballing … Continue reading

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