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Tag Archives: euro 2008

Euro 2008 Poll: Who's Going To Win?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Now that the final eight have made it through to the quarter-finals of Euro 2008, let us know who you think will win it. Who’s going to win Euro 2008? ( surveys)

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Julie Foudy: You Are ESPN's Weakest Link, Goodbye!

Posted on by Christopher Harris

At the start of the Euro 2008 tournament, ESPN pundits were asked who was going to be their star of the tournament. Pundit Julie Foudy picked Thierry Henry. Her choice showed how clueless she is about the sport. I’m still … Continue reading

The Daily Telegraph Goes Back To The Future

Posted on by Christopher Harris

What’s wrong with this picture above? Either The Daily Telegraph has a magic crystal ball where they can predict what’s going to happen at Euro 20008 or maybe reporter Jeremy Wilson had a few drinks too many in Zurich?

Euro 2008 Coverage By Sky Sports Is Pathetic

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Right now, football fans throughout Europe and around the world are riveted to Euro 2008. But if you’ve watched “Through The Night” the past few days, you’ll have noticed that Sky Sports has led with different stories and relegated Euro … Continue reading

Euro 2008 Group A Final Match Predictions

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Tonight sees the first dual clash with Czech Republic playing Turkey whilst Switzerland host Portugal. With Portugal through as Group Winners, all eyes will be on Geneva. We could potentially have a first in Group qualification with the fact that … Continue reading

The Pleasure Of Watching Spain v Sweden In An Irish Pub

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Earlier this week I wrote an opinion piece about how the experience of watching football matches on TV are oftentimes better than seeing the games in person. Well, I want to take that back. That’s because watching a match on … Continue reading

Key To Holland's Success: Orlando Engelaar

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Watching the Holland against Italy match earlier this week in Bern, the biggest relevation for me was seeing how Orlando Engelaar mastered the midfield for the Netherlands. The tall, lanky Dutchman was a key part of Holland’s success.Playing in the … Continue reading

Tales Of Euro 2008 Ticket Scalpers

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The Guardian’s Barney Ronay wrote an excellent article this week about ticket scalpers at Euro 2008. While in Zurich, I didn’t see one scalper. But the minute I walked off the train in Bern on the day of the Holland … Continue reading

Hup, Holland, Hup

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Here’s a brief video I shot of the Dutch friends we made in Bern. It’s one of those delightful football songs that’s almost impossible to get out of your head after you’ve heard it. [display_podcast]

Euro 2008: Better Than World Cup 2006 So Far

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I’ve finally had a chance to catch up on watching some of the Euro 2008 matches I missed. The jet lag hit me later in the week, so I found myself watching many of the games this week at weird … Continue reading

Euro 2008: How Seeing A Football Match On TV Can Be Better Than Seeing It In Person

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Before the Holland vs Italy match at Euro 2008, the last professional football match I attended was in November 2006 when I saw Manchester United draw Chelsea 1-1 at Old Trafford. The reason why I haven’t seen any games in … Continue reading

Euro 2008 Group B Match Predictions

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Group B throws us another tantalising opening game this evening as Croatia entertain Germany. A win for either side will see them join Portugal in the last eight and after the performances on Sunday, Germany will be strong favourites to … Continue reading

Swiss Show The World How To Run A Football Tournament

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Miami is not known for good road signage. I’ve lived near the city for 24 years and I still get confused when I go downtown looking for the I-95 on-ramp. It’s not that the signage is poor. In some places, … Continue reading

Euro 2008 Fantasy Football League Table

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Out of the 76 teams playing in EPL Talk’s private version of the Euro 2008 Fantasy Football League competition, here are the top 10 managers as of this morning: Riverdale FC, James Dutra, 95 points Rafa’s Redmen, David James, 89 … Continue reading

Viewership Numbers For ESPN Euro '08 Broadcasts So Far Are Not Bad

Posted on by Jeff Hash

So, after having over 1 million viewers tune in for the UEFA Champions League Final last month, how is ESPN doing with the early broadcasts for Euro 2008?  The answer is not as well as the final, but fairly decent … Continue reading

Euro 2008 Group A Match Predictions

Posted on by Paul Bestall

After one set of games, we now have the groups beginning to take shape and we move into the second phase of matches. Everyone who wins in this particular round knows that they still have a chance of qualifying or … Continue reading

Euro 2008 Adventure: Day Three (Bern)

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The football fever that was absent in Zurich was well and truly present in Bern from the moment when I arrived at the train station of the Swiss capital.Before we even arrived in Bern, I was prepared for the crazy … Continue reading

Championship Players At Euro 2008

Posted on by Shakira Graham

After extensive research ie a quick visit to Wikipedia I found that 3 players who ply thier trade in the Coca-Cola Championship are on a countries roster for Euro 2008. For the Czech Republic are Midfielder Marek Matejovsky who players … Continue reading