Euro 2012 – England v Ukraine – Brief post match thoughts

June 20, 2012 5

After going into the competition being described as “no-hopers,” England have qualified for the quarter-finals relatively easily! Despite allowing the opposition a lot of the ball last night, they never really looked in danger of conceding. Ukraines best two chances, a close range header and one that Terry cleared “ahem” Read More


Euro 2012 – England v Sweden – Brief post match thoughts

June 16, 2012 0

I was transported into a timewarp last night. Remember black and white television?  Remember Muffin the Mule (before the RSPCA said that act was illegal!)?  Remember when Birmingham City beat Aston Villa on a regular basis? Last night, it was interesting to see Sebastian Larsson once more pit his wits Read More


Euro 2012 – England v France – Brief post match thoughts

June 11, 2012 1

I thought this was a decent performance by England, they more than matched the French who were limited to very few chances.  In the first half England were the better team and looked dangerous on the break with the pace of Young, Welbeck and Oxlade-Chamberlain.  They had the best chance Read More


Euro 2012 – England v France – Preview

June 9, 2012 1

I love the European Championships. Far more than the World Cup, which has too many teams, too many meaningless matches and goes on too long. The Euros are just about perfect for a football competition. Nearly every day there is a mouth-watering fixture such as Germany v Portugal, Italy v Read More