Tag Archives: Euro 2012

Sportsthoughts (31) – Euro 2012: the denouement

There was an odd news story today. England have risen two places to fourth in the FIFA world rankings.  That’s England, knocked out in the quarter finals, outclassed in normal time, by Italy – now sixth. Suggests the rankings don’t … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (30) – the Euro quarter finals

And so to the stage when class really begins to tell. You can play for the draw and penalties, but really you have to want to win. Without that mindset, you begin with a handicap, and it’s not often that … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (29) – the Euros move into the quarter finals

Twelve successive days of quality football. Brilliant – if you like football. The female side of my family have been tolerant about the evening TV monopoly – for which I am very grateful! Looking back at my predictions (Sportsthoughts 27) … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (27) – Euro 2012 predictions!

So the European Championship in Poland and Ukraine starts today, with Poland v Greece and Russia v Czech Republic. The opposite of the Group of Death, but some useful teams in there, still. As there is in every group. The … Continue reading

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