Football rivalries, football rivalries, football rivalries… those lovely juicy encounters… shouting boisterously over a drink or two bragging how your team is going to wipe the floor with your chum’s team… In a few hours, Manchester United will be facing… Continue Reading →
When Sam Allardyce was appointed England national team manager a few weeks ago, many found it an unimaginative choice. Well, now we have a super-imaginative choice by the Belgian FA. They have appointed Roberto Martinez, the ex Wigan and Everton… Continue Reading →
As I said in a previous comment, about French patriotism, I bet that it would have grown as long as we won, and will deflate as soon as we lost. Unfortunately, we loose, and there are less flags at the… Continue Reading →
As Pejman’s flat overlooks Lille’s fan zone, we decided to get together to have a potlock dinner together and watch the final from the window. The place proves to be a perfect spot for a live broadcast!
Congratulations to all my French friends! Yes, you have beaten Germany and on Sunday you’ll be taking on Portugal in the final of Euro 2016 at the Stade de France. Good luck for the final! PS Well, the penalty was… Continue Reading →
Why is it, I wonder, that we all feel this kinship with the underdog… I suppose that, right now, almost everybody (except for the French obviously) is rooting for Iceland. Why this love for the weaker person or team? Does… Continue Reading →