Euro 2008

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England 2-3 Croatia. Heartbreak.Again

Same Old. Same Old. Sitting there with the familiar knot of frustration welling up. Swearing at the telly. Behaving irrationally and getting all het up. Bemoaning the depressing predictability of it all.   Has to be the England football team. Again.   It’s always the same old story of the country getting worked up into … Continue reading

England Are Pathetic (Again).Green Shoots of Recovery in Ireland

“Away from me, and never let this matter be spoken of in my presence”. (Henry IV Part One). There aren’t enough adjectives to describe how pathetically bad England were last night and I fully understand the grief dished out by the fans, It just isn’t on. Period. We can go over all the reasons why, … Continue reading

San Marino 1-2 Ireland. FAI Root And Branch Reform Needed Now!

Ireland came within seconds of what would have been our worst International result ever but Stephen Ireland’s injury time winner can not paper over the cracks, which have developed into fissures, since Steve Staunton was appointed in succession to the hapless Brian Kerr. San Marino have lost 37 consecutive games in Euro Qualifiers, so that … Continue reading

Euro 2008 Round Up

Ireland slumped to a truly dreadful hammering in Cyprus and I’m just grateful that no TV station carried it, so instead we had to put up with yet another dismal performance by England which had echoes of the ill fated World Cup campaign. This came on the back of quite the most awful performance by … Continue reading

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