Monthly Archive: June 2012

Euro 2012: Poland 1-1 Russia 1

Euro 2012: Poland 1-1 Russia

Some matches have a backdrop that is more than just about football, and with more than a dozen military conflicts between the two nations over the last millennia, feelings run high. As well as...

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Magical Flag Moments From Euro 2012

Liverpool-based artist Dave Williams has designed sixteen magic moments for this years European Championships – one for each competing country – based upon the flags of this summers competing nations. We’re delighted to have...

Euro 2012: Ukraine 2-1 Sweden 2

Euro 2012: Ukraine 2-1 Sweden

So when did Kiev host the Olympics? I always thought that an Olympic Stadium had to have at least held one. Not that it matters, of course, as the stadium in question will be...

Euro 2012: England 1-1 France 2

Euro 2012: England 1-1 France

For thirty-five minutes in Donetsk earlier this evening, England confounded our expectations. We knew that tonights performance was unlikely to be the prettiest in the world and that manager Roy Hodgson had only had...

The Calm Before The England Storm 0

The Calm Before The England Storm

If this summers European Championships have felt a little unusual so far, with the rain and the old school hooliganism and all – Fighting stewards inside a ground! How quaint! – then perhaps the...

Euro 2012: Croatia 3-1 Republic Of Ireland 3

Euro 2012: Croatia 3-1 Republic Of Ireland

If only Robbie Keane’s singing voice had been the low point of the evening. The lyricism of the Irish language is not exactly enhanced by the Dublin accent. When you add Keane’s atonality –...

Euro 2012: Italy 1-1 Spain 4

Euro 2012: Italy 1-1 Spain

Two of the grand masters of European football cancelled each other out this evening in Gdansk in other match which gave away almost entirely nothing about where the Henri Delaunay Trophy will end up...