Blow for the Netherlands
Blow for the Netherlands

Just after I pick the Dutch to win the Euros, here comes the news that winger Ryan Babel will miss the entire tournament after tearing ankle ligaments in training on Saturday. Coach Marco van Basten has yet to name a replacement but will do so as soon as Babel’s injury […]

Euro 2008 –  Predictions from the gut
Euro 2008 – Predictions from the gut

It’s been a couple weeks since I initially posted but I’m back with some predictions for the European Championships (13 days away). Group A: Winner – Portugal; Runner-up – Switzerland Group B: Winner – Germany; Runner- up – Croatia Group C: Winner – Netherlands; Runner-up – Italy Group D: Winner […]

Trix and Flix haunt my dreams…
Trix and Flix haunt my dreams…

For those of you who are unaware, Trix and Flix are the mascots of Euro 2008.  While clicking through the tournament’s homepage for a few hours the other day, I came across these two lovable characters in an animated music video featuring the musical stylings of Shaggy.  Yes, Shaggy.  I’m […]