Germany should really not be surprised by their earliest World Cup exit in 80 years. The four-time winners should have seen the red flags and heeded the warnings after failing to hit top form for almost a year prior to this tournament.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2018
This was the night when France began to heal before our very eyes, a night when La Marseillaise was sung louder than it has ever been sung, a night when Antoine Griezmann became a national hero — and when Les Bleus dramatically and deservedly reached the final of Euro 2016.
Fri, 08 Jul, 2016
Defeat on the night for Northern Ireland but it was one that ended with history being written as Michael O’Neill’s side advanced to the knockout stages of Euro 2016 thanks to the heroics of Michael McGovern and a Turkish win in Lens.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
When news broke last week that Pep Guardiola had agreed to become the next coach of Bayern Munich, much of the reaction focused on how wise Guardiola had been to choose a ‘real club’ with proper football values over the kind of plastic pop-up projects on offer at Chelsea or Manchester City.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2013
Champions League Matchday Two: the tournament is still at the skirmishing stage, yet the draw has thrown up a fixture that harks back to the good old days of the European Cup, when title winners were not protected by seeding, as they usually are now.
Tue, 02 Oct, 2012