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France – Spain World Cup Qualifier Match Report

France hosted Spain last night in a game that Spain needed to win in order to re-assure themselves that their most recent results are no sign of a dip in form. Duly, Spain delivered. With the 1-1 draw in Spain in October, France certainly looked equal to Spain, an immediate improvement from their performance against…

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…

Euro 2012: History in the making

[typography font=”Crimson Text” size=”16″ size_format=”px”]Euro 2012 came to a close on Sunday with a stunning performance by Spain, certainly their best of the tournament to secure them the third major trophy in four years.[/typography] [typography font=”Crimson Text” size=”24″ size_format=”px”]Playing for the History Books[/typography] [typography font=”Crimson Text” size=”16″ size_format=”px”]A lot has been said about Spain looking…

EURO 2012 Group Stage Resumee pt.2

After 12 days of group games in the test day will be a welcome break for the many journalists covering the event live in Poland and the Ukraine. It is time for a resume on the action so far. Who were the biggest surprise in a positive and negative way? Which team played the best…

More than a defeat

The Barcelona of this season are not that of the two previous ones, that much is certain after they have lost at Osasuna last night. Their dominance over the last couple of years was suffocating to the point where the competition lost all its excitement. Only the Clasicos delivered some spark, only albeit for the…

Spain’s future looking bright. The Youngsters in action.

The future of Spanish football is looking bright indeed. Its under 21 team has just won the European Championship this year against Switzerland and it can be expected that from this team a number of players will progress to the senior stage and enlighten the international football stage in the years to come. The final…

European Round Up: The Big Cup

It’s almost Christmas and the time has come to take stock of the season so far, most notably the European Cups for which qualification kicked off in June, when the focus of many was on the World Cup.This is now six months ago and of course there is a lot to write about as a…