Champion’s League Round-up –The Midway Point

Champion’s League Round-up –The Midway Point

🕔23:19, 31.Oct 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (October 20th 2015) Rueful While José Mourinho never took to Andriy Shevchenko, the former AC Milan and Dynamo Kyiv star is revered by fans of those clubs. Chelsea was the one blot on Shevchenko’s

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The Road to Euro 2016

The Road to Euro 2016

🕔23:24, 23.Oct 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (October 18th 2015) Expansion A record 53 nations has been whittled down to 20 – France qualify as hosts – and four third placed teams will advance to the finals of Euro2016 through play-offs.

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High Stakes 6

High Stakes 6

🕔04:01, 23.Oct 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (October 13th 2015) Ultimate Success – Part Three The final day of Euro2016 qualifiers didn’t disappoint. Wales beat Andorra 2-0 at the Cardiff City Stadium in a celebration of Chris Coleman’s team’s achievement. The

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High Stakes 5

High Stakes 5

🕔02:40, 23.Oct 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (October 12th 2015) Ultimate Success – Part Two Marshal Michel Ney beat a hasty retreat from Kaunas, the Baltic nation’s second city, two centuries ago – a pivotal moment in the Napoléonic wars, but

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High Stakes 4

High Stakes 4

🕔01:46, 23.Oct 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (October 11th 2015) Ultimate Success – Part One The final round of qualifiers for France’s Euro2016 began today. 1992’s champions Denmark had to wait with baited breath. Portugal had clinched top spot in Group

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High Stakes 3

High Stakes 3

🕔00:25, 23.Oct 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (October 10th 2015) Penultimate Success – Part Three Cesare Prandelli – the coach who led an unfancied Italy to the final of Euro2012 – has long since left the Azzurri. Former Juventus coach Antonio

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High Stakes 2

High Stakes 2

🕔14:58, 22.Oct 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (October 9th 2015) Penultimate Success – Part Two England had qualified impressively – easy groups still have to be won and Roy Hodgson’s team had beaten every opponent put in their path. Estonia came

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High Stakes 1

High Stakes 1

🕔10:12, 22.Oct 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (October 8th 2015) Penultimate Success – Part One Georgia’s 4-0 defeat of Gibraltar meant little – ultimately beating Scotland affected Group D. Gordon Strachan’s team held Poland 2-2, inspired by the red hot Robert

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The Formality

The Formality

🕔19:15, 21.Oct 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (October 13th 2015) Never in Doubt Andorra was never going to beat Wales at the Cardiff City Stadium, but their Spanish-born coach Jesús Luis Álvarez de Eulate Güergue (known as Koldo) was happy. “We

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Keeping Faith

Keeping Faith

🕔17:30, 12.Oct 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (October 12th 2015) The wait is over! 58 years of hurt is finally over. Despite losing to Bosnia-Hercegovina, Israel’s defeat by Cyprus last weekend guaranteed that Wales qualified for Euro2016. After several near misses

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