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Euro 2008 Group D predictions

Today’s clashes throw up some potentially exciting games with everything still to play for in this Group. The first game today, Sweden v Spain, gives us a mouth-watering start to the proceedings. Spain looked awesome against Russia and will be looking to qualify to the next stage with a game […]

Spain v Russia, Halftime Thoughts

Spain are off to a great start against the Russians, here are some of my observations this far. Spain are two goals ahead from David Villa, who looks sharp and full of confidence today. There was no way he could have missed from the setup by Torres, and did well […]

Euro 2008 Recap–Day 2

Was it just me, or did you all also get a sense of déjà vu when watching today’s action from Group B? I felt like I was witnessing yesterday’s games all over again. Consider: • Both yesterday’s first game and today’s first game ended 1-0, and yesterday’s second game and […]

Euro 2008 Group A Match Predictions

So this afternoon sees the opening two matches in Euro 2008 and it will one of the co-hosts, Switzerland will open proceedings for us against the Czech Republic in Basel.  Whilst I appreciate that no host nation has failed to qualify from a group in championship history, I feel that […]

Holland’s Euro ’08 Squad

Dutch coach Marco van Basten just announced his final 23-man roster, leaving ten nations needing to do the same before tomorrow’s deadline. His last cut was former Chelsea and now Sevilla defender Khalid Boulahrouz. As you’ll see, this team is loaded with attacking players that fit the traditional Dutch 4-3-3 “total football” […]

Russia’s Euro ’08 Squad

Last week, Guus Hiddink denied reports that he was in talks with Roman Abramovich to become Chelsea’s newest manager. Today, the Russian boss announced his 23-man squad for Euro 2008, with his team set to fight it out with Sweden, Spain, and defending champion Greece in Group D. GK (3): […]

Rosicky out of Euro 2008

Czech Republic captain Tomas Rosicky has announced that he will not be taking part in next month’s European Championships due to a recurring knee injury. Rosicky held a news conference to announce the decision. “I’m not capable of starting the European Championships. My injury requires an operation. I will go […]

Broadband Best Place for Euro 2008 Coverage

In less than one month, the next round of qualifying matches for the European Championship begins with England taking on Estonia, Scotland against Ukraine, Ireland against Germany, and the big match – England away to Russia on the plastic pitch, which could seal the destiny or fate of the England […]

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Manchester United to Split Bid For Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini: Nightly Soccer Report

Manchester United are expected to make new bids for Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines instead of a combined bid. Here are tonight’s world soccer news headlines: Premier League Manchester United to split bid for Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini — The Guardian Arsenal’s growing injury crisis affects plans for Champions […]

What Has Been Your Favorite Decade for Soccer?

I’ve been going through a 80’s fascination the past few weeks. No, I haven’t been getting the styling gel out to give myself a Flock Of Seagulls hairdo, but I have discovered (better late than never) a 24/7 music station on Sirius-XM called “1st Wave,” which plays new wave music […]

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