Posts Tagged "Yugoslavia"

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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My Favourite Former Country: Yugoslavia

My Favourite Former Country: Yugoslavia

By on May 31, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

In the second of his pieces for us, William Abbs ponders whether having a second team at international level is a worthwhile endeavour. When Fulham’s improbable run to the Europa League final had writers in The Times and The Guardian trumpeting Roy Hodgson’s charges as everybody’s second favourite team, I asked myself the following question: how does having a second...

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