Tag Archives: France

Sportsthoughts (151) – Euro 2016 predictions!

Slightly slow off the mark, as the tournament started yesterday, but France beat Romania as expected, so nothing’s happened to change my views yet. So here are my predictions for the tournament. Guaranteed to be wrong! Winners : Spain Second: … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (141) – France and England at Wembley, 17 Nov 2015

This isn’t really a Sportsthoughts – the event was so much more than that. But it was one of those times when football, infuriating though it can be at times, brought people together. To unite against the terrorists, who seem … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (139) – Rugby World Cup: South 4 North 0

This weekend provided an absolute feast of rugby (and some pretty decent football too). It started for me with Quins’ first Premiership game of the season on Friday evening at the Stoop. They beat a good Wasps team 26-21, so … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (113) – World Cup reflections, day 24

I’m writing this on an evening when we’ve had some amazing sport in the UK to take our gaze away from the World Cup. An awesome day of cycling in the second of two days of the Tour de France … Continue reading

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