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Korea Republic Through to Historic Final

Korea Republic Through to Historic Final

🕔14:49, 15.Jun 2019

By Satish Sekar at Lublin’s Arena © Satish Sekar (June 11th 2019) Euphoria and Despair Korea Republic deservedly became the first Asian team since the change from FIFA World Youth Championship to Under-20 World Cup to reach the final. Ukraine

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Portugal Win Inaugural Nations League

Portugal Win Inaugural Nations League

🕔14:07, 15.Jun 2019

By Satish Sekar at Porto’s Estádio Dragão © Satish Sekar (June 9th 2019) More Than Just Ronaldo Portugal proved they were more than Cristiano Ronaldo plus others by claiming their second important piece of silverware in three years. Gonçalo Guedes’

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Pickford Stars as VAR Controversy Rages Again

Pickford Stars as VAR Controversy Rages Again

🕔17:09, 14.Jun 2019

By Satish Sekar in Guimarães’ Estádio D. Afonso Henriques © Satish Sekar (June 9th 2019) History Jordan Pickford made history this afternoon by becoming the first England goal-keeper to score and save a spot-kick in a penalty shootout when England

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No Quarter Given

No Quarter Given

🕔19:09, 11.Jun 2019

By Satish Sekar in Guimarães © Satish Sekar (June 8th 2019) Mountains to Climb Johan Carbonero’s red card for a reckless tackle on Ukraine’s Denys Popov less than 5 minutes before the scheduled end of play ended Colombia’s resistance. Los

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Under-20 World Cup Round-Up

Under-20 World Cup Round-Up

🕔00:34, 11.Jun 2019

By Satish Sekar in Guimarães © Satish Sekar (June 6th 2019) Nations League Taking time out from Poland’s Under-20 World Cup to attend the first ever UEFA Nations League Finals. So far Portugal went through to Sunday’s final with a

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England Surrender Advantage

England Surrender Advantage

🕔14:27, 9.Jun 2019

By Satish Sekar in Guimarães © Satish Sekar (June 6th) Amends On the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings England surrendered a golden opportunity to claim a rare trophy – le Tournoi over 20 years ago being the last men’s

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Ronaldo Masterclass after VAR Controversy

Ronaldo Masterclass after VAR Controversy

🕔12:55, 9.Jun 2019

By Satish Sekar at Porto’s Estadio Dragao © Satish Sekar (June 5th 2019) World Beater Cristiano Ronaldo shrugged off problems – the last time referee Felix Brych refereed a match involving Ronaldo , the Portuguese superstar was ludicrously sent off

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Nations’ League Finals

Nations’ League Finals

🕔23:38, 8.Jun 2019

By Satish Sekar in Porto © Satish Sekar (June 4th 2019) Serious Devised to combat the ‘uncompetitive’ nature of friendlies, the first UEFA Nations’ League Finals begins in Portugal tomorrow. European champions Portugal face 8th ranked Switzerland, led by Liverpool’s

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Colombia Defy Odds on Penalties

Colombia Defy Odds on Penalties

🕔22:27, 8.Jun 2019

By Satish Sekar in Łódź’ Widzew Stadion © Satish Sekar June 2nd 2019) Keepers in Unison Michael Woud looked set to be the hero as New Zealand’s keeper saved the first two spot kicks by los Cafeteros’ Brayan Vega and

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Under-20 World Cup Group Stage

Under-20 World Cup Group Stage

🕔21:37, 8.Jun 2019

By Satish Sekar in Kraków © Satish Sekar (May 31st 2019) Records I should have been in Bielsko-Biało tonight watching the Amarjita bow out of the competition, but making an impact. Instead I’m making plans and catching up on events in

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