Category Archives: Euro 2012

Does it matter what order you send players to take penalties?

Updated: Thursday, 8:45am (fancy chart added) In light of another bout of Ronaldo playing to the cameras with a face full of restrained aggro at not getting the chance to take Portugal’s fifth penalty, it’s worth looking at this idea … Continue reading

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Ukrainian reporter meets Dutch fans

Ever had one of those days at work? I’m thinking her producer totally set her up for this.  

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My Euro pool: Day 2

My pool is run thru a Dutch website. The interface is a bit all over the place but once you figure out the navigation and get past being besieged by ads about girls who desperately want to meet me and … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Day 1

My picks: >> Poland 0 – 0 Greece << That’s what I’ve got as the score in my pool. Problem is I’ve seen the bottom of more pools than over-indulgers at a Rolling Stones after party >> Russia 2 – … Continue reading

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My Euro theme song: Theme from Sparta FC (the Fall)

Ah Mark E. Smith, leader of the Fall. Not for the feint of heart nor the mild of manner. Eccentric even by English standards but brilliant all the same. Good music goes with big football tournaments like Stellas go with … Continue reading

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