It has now been a week since Germany were knocked out of the World Cup. After the initial denial period, German fans have now come to accept that while some international football tournament is still being played in Russia, Jogi
Over the past month and a bit it has been a busy time. Over forty articles and reports covering the buildup, the tournament, the reviews and the tributes – with more to come as I round off what has been
It is hard to believe that the Euros are finally all over. Ten qualifying matches. Months of anticipation and buildup. Then, just over three weeks of football, extracting every last emotion and shredding every last nerve. Especially if you were
Now that we have all had a very pleasant night’s sleep – or not, if you happen to be currently in Lviv – we can take a closer look at yesterday’s performance – and the player ratings. There were some
After Saturday’s failed experiment in Basel, yesterday’s final pre-tournament friendly in Leipzig against Israel could best be described as a workmanlike effort against obdurate opposition – a victory without frills.
On the face of things, pulling the score back to 3-3 having been 3-1 down at half-time is no mean achievement. However this only tells half the story on an evening that saw an unnecessarily exciting encounter shaped wholly by