Posts Tagged "Germany"

Euro 2012: The Semi-Finals – Germany 1-2 Italy

By on Jun 28, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

On the seventeenth of June 1970, Italy and West Germany played out a World Cup semi-final at The Azteca Stadium in Mexico City so epic that earned itself the soubriquet of The Match Of The Century. Perhaps the finest tribute ever paid to an individual football match ever made can be found outside the stadium, a permanent monument to what became known as The Game Of...

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Euro 2012: Germany 2-1 Netherlands

By on Jun 13, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

There are some football matches which transcend mere rivalry and tap into something more deep-seated, as if they tickle a synapse that we may even think that we have evolved away from. Few of these occur in international football, but when they do, they arrive with a force of personality that is almost overwhelming. The story of the Netherlands versus Germany...

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Euro 2012: Germany 1-0 Portugal

By on Jun 9, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 2 comments

It is a reflection of the curve ball that was thrown into Group B of this summers European Championships that, whilst Portugal may have left the pitch at the end of last nights match against Germany disappointed at having failed to collect a point from their endeavours, they’ll probably feel considerably more confident than they were at the start of the day of...

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Euro Moments: Germany

Euro Moments: Germany

By on May 29, 2012 in Art, Latest | 0 comments

This mornings cartoon for the run-up to the European Championships from Dotmund features Germany, and the highly hirsute Gerd Muller. 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 a version...

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