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The 200% World Cup: France vs Honduras Live!

The 200% World Cup: France vs Honduras Live!

The second of our matches sees the 2014 World Cup arrive in Porto Alegre for the match between Frances and Honduras in Group E. This evening’s match is being played at the Estadio Beira-Rio, the home of SC Internacional, with their city’s rivals also recently revamped Arena do Grêmio having been overlooked for this tournament….

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June 15, 2014
Ian
The 200% World Cup – Dotmund’s Red Card Frenzy: Parts 9 To 12

The 200% World Cup – Dotmund’s Red Card Frenzy: Parts 9 To 12

Well, good morning, and welcome to the third instalments of our resident cartoonist Dotmund’s history of sendings off at the World Cup finals. We continue this morning with England, France, Germany/Netherlands and Ghana. You can follow Dotmund on Twitter by clicking here. You can follow Twohundredpercent on Twitter by clicking here.

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June 2, 2014
Ted

The 2012 Olympic Games: France & Japan Light Up Wembley

There has been quite a lot written over the last few days on the subject of the Olympic Games and its various interactions with association football. A lot of this – in particular the hand- wringing chip wrapper fodder about how the behaviour of competitors over last couple of weeks has somehow ‘shamed’ our national…

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August 7, 2012
Ian

Euro 2012: The Quarter-Finals – Spain 2-0 France

If Germany versus Greece or Portugal versus the Czech Republic didn’t quite scratch the itch after the end of the group stages of this summers European Championships, then this evenings blast of Saturday night fever from Donetsk surely must. Two heavyweights of international football – both of which have won back to back World Cups…

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June 23, 2012
Ian

Euro 2012: Group D – The Final Day

The phrase “you make your own luck” is an overused one and it is perfectly possible to argue that luck, by its very nature, is random. There can be little doubt, however, that England rode theirs in Donetsk last night, scrambling their way to a single goal win which confirmed a slightly unlikely looking top…

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June 20, 2012
Ian
For The King, The Empire And John Terry: The Wing Commander Writes On England Vs France

For The King, The Empire And John Terry: The Wing Commander Writes On England Vs France

Regular – or indeed occasional – readers of the When Saturday Comes magazine forum will probably already be aware of the writings of the Wing Commander, the last living remnant of the British Empire and a man who holds a very particular type of Englishman very close to his bosom. Having already had one book…

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June 12, 2012
Ian
Euro Moments: France

Euro Moments: France

This mornings Euro Moment comes from France, and features former midfielder and member of the “Carré Magique” Alain Giresse standing atop a plinth. Don’t forget, you can see plenty more Dotmund artwork here, and you can read his trenchant opinions on just about everything here.

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June 6, 2012
Ted
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