Browsing UEFA

Macedonia vs Slovakia – Worst Refereeing Ever?

Posted on 9 Apr, 2014, by in Soccer

We don’t have too much information about this U-18 match between Slovakia and Macedonia, but it’s clearly one of the worst officiated matches we’ve ever come across, reeking of match fixing by the referee and the linesmen. More

UEFA Doesn’t Care About Anyone (Galatasaray vs Juventus)

Posted on 11 Dec, 2013, by in Soccer

To blame UEFA for everything will be an act of negligence by Juventus, who simply looked awful in the continuation of their crucial group stage match in Istanbul against Galatasaray. But besides their own mistakes, the pitch should never have been played on, and the weather, still snowing, hailing and raining, would have delayed the match to a different time if a normal organization was running things. More

World Cup Playoffs – Early Thoughts on Favorites

Posted on 22 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

The draw to the UEFA playoffs for the World Cup puts two huge stars; Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo, against each other as Sweden will be playing Portugal to take center stage, while the disappointing French side no one wanted to meet will play the slightly over achieving Ukraine side no one wanted to play against. More

2014 World Cup Qualifiers – Matchday 8 Predictions

Posted on 10 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

The World Cup qualifiers continue as in most groups it’s not very hard to determine who will qualify from, especially in the UEFA matches. The United States hosting Mexico seems to be the biggest thing happening around the world, while Uruguay playing Colombia in the South American group should also provide fireworks. More

Michel Platini Trying to Destroy the Champions League

Posted on 29 Nov, 2012, by in Soccer

A few things are on the mind of Michel Platini when he throws the ideas of creating one big European League, or expanded Champions League, which will include 64 teams, at the expense of the Europa League, which seems like a good way of destroying a valuable brand. More

Financial Fair Play – What About Chelsea, Manchester City & PSG

Posted on 13 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

In the list of clubs published by UEFA, we didn’t see the names of any of the continent’s big spenders, specifically not PSG, Chelsea and Manchester City, who stand out among the rest of Europe’s big clubs because of their inability (at the moment) to generate sufficient funds without the help of their owners dipping into their own pockets. More

2014 World Cup Qualifiers – Game Day 2 Results

Posted on 11 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

A busy day with plenty of goals but only one real surprise, as England made their first mess of the campaign by failing to beat Ukraine at home, while the European champions Spain needed a late goal to win in Georgia; Italy struggled but won against Malta and Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t score as Portugal beat Azerbaijan. More

All 16 Squads for Euro 2012

Posted on 30 May, 2012, by in Featured

With 10 days to go, the Euro 2012 squads have been announced. Both hosts (Poland, Ukraine) seem to be underdogs in their respective groups; Germany head into the tournament as the favorites, hoping the rumors about the champions, Spain, are true. We’ve got our group of death (Group B – Germany, Portugal, Netherlands, Denmark) while the English and Italians prepare for another colossal failure. More

All 32 Jerseys for Euro 2012

Posted on 10 Apr, 2012, by in Featured

Euro 2012 will kick off in less than two months, as Poland, the co-hosts, will play against Greece at the National Stadium in Warsaw on June 8. The tournament will end 23 days later in Kiev, with the Olympic Stadium holding the Final. It’s not yet time to discuss previews and favorites, but for fashion, kits, uniforms and jerseys it’s always a good time. More

England Grab an Easy 4-0 Victory in Kazakhstan en route to South Africa

Posted on 6 Jun, 2009, by in Soccer

England beat Kazakhstan 4-0 in their World Cup qualifier, improving to 6 from 6 in the campaign under Italian coach Fabio Capello. Barry, Heskey, Rooney and Lampard scored the goals. More