Posts made in May, 2012

Euro Moments: The Czech Republic

Euro Moments: The Czech Republic

By on May 26, 2012 in Art, Latest | 0 comments

This mornings cartoon for the run-up to the European Championships from Dotmund features the Czech Republic and Karel Poborsky’s dog. Don’t forget, you can see plenty more Dotmund artwork here, and you can read his trenchant opinions on just about everything here. You can download the Twohundredpercent Euro 2012 spreadsheet here (for Excel 2007), whilst...

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Euro 2012: The Runners & Riders – Portugal

By on May 26, 2012 in Art, Latest | 1 comment

It would be a stretch to call Portugal under-achievers, but it doesn’t seem unreasonable to suggest that they could be considered the nearly men of European international football. This is a country which has periodically come close in recent years to winning a major trophy without actually lifting one, but the development of football in Portugal to even this...

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Has Joey Barton Been Given The Right Ban For The Wrong Reason?

By on May 25, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 0 comments

The FA has passed down it’s judgement on Joey Barton, and he has been suspended for a total of twelve games for his misdemeanours in the last game of the season against Manchester City. The first four games of the ban cover the sending off for violent conduct, plus an extra game ban for it being Barton’s second sending off of the season – every time a player gets...

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Euro Moments: Russia

Euro Moments: Russia

By on May 25, 2012 in Art, Latest | 0 comments

Our daily cartoon series continues this morning with Russia and an incisive comment on perhaps the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the game, Lev Yashin. Dotmund scribbled this with his tongue sticking out of the corner of his mouth. You can download the Twohundredpercent Euro 2012 spreadsheet here (for Excel 2007), whilst a version that will be compatible with...

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Euro 2012: The Runners & Riders – Germany

By on May 25, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

It is now sixteen years since Germany last won a major international tournament. This (perhaps surprisingly long) period of time hasn’t been without its fair share of pain, but to suggest that this is some sort of drought when when they’ve reached the World Cup final, the World Cup semi-final and the European Championship final in those intervening years...

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