Posts Tagged "Sweden"

Euro 2012: Group D – The Final Day

By on Jun 20, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

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 place in their group with a little room to...

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Valour! Honour! Scott Parker! The Wing Commander Writes On England vs Sweden

Valour! Honour! Scott Parker! The Wing Commander Writes On England vs Sweden

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

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 of his reports published (and details of how  to purchase...

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Euro 2012: Ukraine 2-1 Sweden

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

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 Shevchenko Stadium from now on, after two Andriy Shevchenko headers in seven second-half minutes clinched Ukraine’s storybook come-from-behind win over Sweden. The BBC studio pundits, with a...

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Euro Moments: Sweden

Euro Moments: Sweden

By on Jun 5, 2012 in Art, Latest | 0 comments

This afternoon’s Euro Moment comes from Scandinavia, where a bug-eyed goalkeeper spent the whole of his career being pursued by a giant bear. Don’t forget, you can see plenty more Dotmund artwork here, and you can read his trenchant opinions on just about everything here.   Don’t forget that with Euro 2012 approaching you can download 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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