George Best Testimonial 1988 (Full Match Highlights)

Will England Win Euro 2012 Football Tournament?

The England football team kick off their Euro 2012 campaign on Monday 11th. June against France at the Donbass Arena in Ukraine, the home of FC Shakhtar Donetsk. This is the first time in years that England has entered a major tournament with such low expectations. I believe this could work in their favor. With the pressure off the players for once, they could settle and put in some good performances.

Chelsea Interim Coach Di Matteo Better Than Pep Guardiola

Roberto Di Matteo is a better coach than Josep Guardiola because he delivered the FA cup and European cup with a team that had been struggling for most of the season. Guardiola on the other hand inherited Frank Rijkaard’s wonderful team and won countless trophies within four years.

Soccer Season Around the Corner

I really love the sport of soccer. Playing this game really gets my competitive juices flowing and I love staying in top condition so I can perform at my best. Here’s some tips to being better prepared for this soccer season.

Euro 2012 – A Betting Method

This article gives an idea for accumulators for the Euro 2012 Group stages and precedes a series on other bets. The intention is to offer a “sure thing” whilst also giving an option for substantial returns.

EPL Round-Up

The last weekend in the Barclay’s Premier League can be described as nothing short of spectacular. Man City’s two goals in stoppage time to win the league title will be one of the most remembered moments in league history. With Sergio Aguero burying the winner in the 90+4′, the forty-four year drought for City came to an end.

A Preview of Ukraine for The Euros

The ghost of Lobanovskyi still looms large over the current Ukrainian team, managed by Oleh Blokhin. Having been a key player for Lobanovskyi, Blokhin is a true disciple of his former manager. His ceaseless restlessness, constantly seeking improvement, a keen eye for detail, huge emphasis on the team and system of the team and a disciplinarian approach in demanding the very best from his players. Blokhin will go into 2012 with realistic ambitions, but there won’t be a more determined nation to do well, indeed many sections of the media and fans haven’t been shy in demanding a Euro 2012 win.

The Ghost of Lobanovskyi

Shevchenko once described Lobanovskyi as “the God and father of Ukrainian football” and indeed, Lobanovskyi’s mark on football in the Ukraine, and in former Soviet states in general, still plays a significant role. With all European eyes on Ukraine as Euro 2012 looms large and with the ghost of Lobanovskyi never far from view, where does Ukraine stand going into the tournament?

Euro 2012 Team Profile: Ukraine

Ukraine, along with neighbours Poland, host Euro 2012, the pinnacle of European football. Though they have the much-required home support, Ukraine would not fancy themselves to be serious contenders for the crown. In a tournament that features current world and European champion, Spain and many former champions, the Ukrainians would consider themselves underdogs. However, they have sprung a surprise once in a while and they are more than capable of doing so again.

Being a Soccer (Football) Goalkeeper – The Bad and the Good

There are a few common misconceptions about soccer (called “football” everywhere other than in the United States) goalkeepers. Let’s take a look at these and then examine how things really are.

How to Choose Football Gifts for Kids

Children develop a love for football from the youngest of ages and that is especially true if there are football fans in their own families. Being a fan of a certain team is often something that spans generations and continues on as a tradition. If your little one has developed a love for a specific team or if you want him or her to develop their fondness for it then you need to know what to do. Knowing what kids like is essential and of course, the best way to get to the heart of a child is through gifts. Football gifts for kids will allow little ones to develop their loyalty, to display it and to be proud of it. Read more…

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