Tag Archives: Italy

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 (106) – World Cup reflections, day 4

So we are 4 days in and the football has been pretty good so far. Brazil overcame early nerves to beat Croatia 3-1, with strong performances from Oscar and Neymar. Sets them up to win the group. Will be Spain, … Continue reading

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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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