David Shonfield - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

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DAVID SHONFIELD: With Barca on Real’s mind, Pool can spring a surprise

Winning in Europe at the same time as winning at home is an art, and even experience does not guarantee success.


DAVID SHONFIELD: Germany attack unlikely to be as a wasteful two games on the trot

German football is like the German economy. Both are normally so strong that an upset can be magnified into a potential crisis, writes David Shonfield.


DAVID SHONFIELD: Homegrown approach boosts Germany and Spain

International breaks in football usually are a source of frustration, this one more than most.