Posts Tagged "Czech Republic"

The Euro 2012 Quarter-Finals: Czech Republic 0-1 Portugal

By on Jun 21, 2012 in European Club Football, International Football, Latest | 0 comments

So, we have had our twenty-four hour break and it is on to the quarter-finals – the business end, if you will – of the 2012 European Championships. And if there is one player above all others who looks as if he may be the one that is talked about in hushed tones when this tournament is talked about in years to come, it is likely that it will be the...

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Euro 2012: Group A – The Final Day

By on Jun 17, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

The bunting will be hanging limp in Warsaw and Wroclaw this afternoon. Poland, the co-hosts of the 2012 European Championships, have been eliminated from the competition at the end of an evening which also saw a Russian team which sparkled in its opening match last week against the Czech Republic eliminated. A group which had caused some to roll their eyes ended up...

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Euro 2012: Czech Republic 2-1 Greece

By on Jun 12, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 2 comments

Greece’s manager Fernando Santos knew what was coming – in the first half at least. He had his head down, his eyes shut and his hand wiping a furrowed brow (a neat facial trick if your eyes are closed). The speech bubble “oh no, here we go again” wrote itself. I’m sure it has been noted somewhere that Santos would be a shoo-in for any Greek remake of the Inspector...

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Euro 2012: Russia 4-1 Czech Republic

By on Jun 8, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

There is a school of thought which suggests that part of the reason behind the global success of football lays in its occasionally ruthless depiction of the fallibility of humanity. We watch this game above all others for the brilliance and the horrendous, and all stops in between. The first match of the 2012 European Championships demonstrated this in spades. Both...

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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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