Posts Tagged "Denmark"

European Championship Stories: 1992 – A New Europe, But Old Enmities

By on Mar 19, 2012 in History, International Football, Latest | 3 comments

This, perhaps, was not the new Europe that the leaders of the continents nations had envisaged when the Berlin Wall came tumbling down in November 1989. The years between the European Championships of 1988 and 1992 were the most politically tumultuous since the end of the Second World War. At varying points over the course of those four intervening years, the...

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Is the award of a 3-0 win a suitable punishment?

By on Oct 31, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

On Friday, UEFA announced the punishments for the abandonment of the Italy-Serbia European Championship Qualifier. As expected, Serbia did not get off lightly. The Football Association of Serbia (FSS) were fined €120,000, ordered to play a home qualifier behind closed doors, with a second game behind closed doors suspended for two years, as well as having their...

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World Cup 2010: Japan 3-1 Denmark

World Cup 2010: Japan 3-1 Denmark

By on Jun 25, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

Japan v Denmark has to wait until the boys on the Beeb can get Italy’s exit out of their system. But this is probably fair enough. Earlier group results have switched the focus from Netherlands v Cameroon, which means we’ve got Martin Keown summarising. The BBC had Manish Bhasin on the stadium gantry in Cape Town. But Cameroon’s incompetence has spared us. This may...

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World Cup 2010: Cameroon 1-2 Denmark

World Cup 2010: Cameroon 1-2 Denmark

By on Jun 20, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

A match so good even Peter Drury couldn’t spoil it. “Two nations living just a little on their history,” he notes, as the teams come out. And, as an English football commentator, he should know. The unfashionable games are becoming the ones to watch, after Slovenia v America yesterday, and now this. Expect Slovakia v Paraguay to be a humdinger. This one quickly...

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World Cup 2010: Netherlands 2-0 Denmark

World Cup 2010: Netherlands 2-0 Denmark

By on Jun 14, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 2 comments

Half way through the opening set of fixtures then, and we’ve already seen two of the semi-finalists in action. Only Germany have really looked good enough to be worthy of it so far, but the lower half of the draw contains more big guns, with favourites Spain and Brazil, not to mention holders Italy, all to come shortly. And then there’s Holland. They...

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