Historic Rivalry (Part One) In Place of Strife

Historic Rivalry (Part One) In Place of Strife

🕔00:38, 24.Jun 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (June 14th 2016) An Age Old Rivalry Austria versus Hungary is one of the oldest rivalries in football. In fact only one is older – England and Scotland. It is also an historic rivalry

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Hungary Take Pole Position in Group E Opener

Hungary Take Pole Position in Group E Opener

🕔20:22, 23.Jun 2016

By Satish Sekar at the Stade de Bordeaux© Satish Sekar (June 14th 2016) Historic Tie It’s a tie steeped in history, both on and off the pitch. There was precious little evidence of the historic Compromise of 1867 on show

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Milik Breaks Northern Irish Hearts

Milik Breaks Northern Irish Hearts

🕔16:59, 22.Jun 2016

By Satish Sekar at the Stade de Nice © Satish Sekar (June 12th 2016) Historic Firsts Adam Nawalka’s Poland achieved what other Polish managers failed – deliver a win in the finals of the Euros – it evaded them when

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Wales Signal Intent with Historic Win

Wales Signal Intent with Historic Win

🕔22:50, 21.Jun 2016

By Satish Sekar at the Stade de Bordeuax © Satish Sekar (June 11th 2016) Appointment with History Chris Coleman’s Wales team, captained by Ashley Williams, moved to the top of Group B – pending the result of England v Russia

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Form

Form

🕔22:28, 21.Jun 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar in Bordeaux (June 10th 2016) Getting Serious Les Bleus have opened Euro2016 with a win over Romania – just – 2-1 at Paris’ Parc des Princes. The serious business of big tournament football is

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The Malaise

The Malaise

🕔22:17, 21.Jun 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (June 10th 2016) Forward Planning Facing the more serious threat – the terrorist attacks on Paris and later Brussels had ensured that this edition of the European Championship faced twin threats. Terrorism justified the retention

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A Dynasty of Joy

A Dynasty of Joy

🕔10:37, 21.Jun 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar in Bordeaux (June 10th 2016) Tempered Chris Coleman, the first Wales manager to take his team to the Euros in its history, wants to build a dynasty. “Well in football there’s no guarantees, but

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Assessments

Assessments

🕔12:23, 20.Jun 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (June 10th 2016) Serious With France topping Group B after tonight’s late winner against Romania, attention switches to Switzerland versus debutants Albania and Group B. England are deservedly the favourites to win the group

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Opener

Opener

🕔15:40, 19.Jun 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar in Bordeaux (June 10th 2016) Festival I arrived in Bordeaux in the early hours this morning, ready for a festival of football, but with a sense of foreboding too (see Concerns – Part Two

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The Missing Man

The Missing Man

🕔16:01, 18.Jun 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (June 9th 2016) Missing the Festival Tomorrow evening France’s festival of football, Euro2016, gets underway at Parc des Princes, Paris. Missing from the VIPs will be the man responsible for the tournament taking its

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