November 2012 ⋆ An Old International

Bundesliga 50: the 1970s

Part 2 of the anniversary series Bundesliga 50 has a look at the 1970s, a period during which German football came to the fore once more but only after some scandalous revelations were shaken off. The 1970s were arguably Germany's most successful decade, in club as well as international terms. Never before and not since…

Struggling PSG provide thrill

The recent record of PSG looks bleak: 3 games, 1 point. More importantly, two defeats at home against AS St. Etienne and Stade Rennes, both 1-2. Only a point was collected away against Montpellier, in a match many headlined 'the champions vs. the champions elect.' However, things are not looking easy for Ancelotti's men. Without…

Does bigger mean better?

The Euro 2012 was the last tournament to be played out with 16 teams. In four years time, when the gravy train stops in France there will be 24 teams competing for European football glory. However, Michel Platini seems to go even a step further in 2020. The Euro is growing The obvious point is…