Category Archives: UEFA

Under-21 Championship: England vs Italy – Spurs, Chelsea & Manchester United talent to run the show!

The build up to this summer’s UEFA European Under-21 Championship has suffered its usual treatment…a distinct lack of coverage or hype. In reality, at least for me, it is something to get excited about, especially considering the lack of other … Read more…

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Life begins at 21

Tonight sees the last four games of the first leg of the UEFA Under 21 Championship Qualifying play off, as Germany host Switzerland and England face Serbia while Czech Republic and France welcome Russia and Norway respectively.

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Dear sponsors, sit where you like

“Inspire a generation” and “The greatest tickets on Earth” are mottos with whom we’ve become familiar since last Friday, when the Olympic extravaganza began.

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Expanded European Championship’s a danger or is the change another Platini masterstroke? (sarcasm)

When Juan Mata flicked the ball past Gianluigi Buffon on a balmy night in Kiev little did he know his goal was going to be a historic one. 

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Arise Sir Dave Richards – you are the hero of the football fan!

Incase you missed it, Premier League chairman Sir David Richards has been in the firing line this week after he made some comments deemed inappropriate at a sport and security conference in Dubai. ‘Comedy Dave’ came out with some corkers … Read more…

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Harry Redknapp and the England fiasco – what a mess!

They say 24 hours is a long time in football and there couldn’t be a better cliché to describe the goings on of Wednesday 8th February, a day I am renaming ‘Harry Redknapp day’. I started the day patiently waiting to … Read more…

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