Tag Archives: Switzerland

Euros 2018 Nottingham – Day 2 ‘Herding Cows’


Three seemingly unconnected things happened around the 1870s. Food refrigeration techniques for food were vastly improved. Transatlantic boat crossings became faster and safer with the advent of steamships. And, crucially, barbed wire was invented in the USA. Continue reading

Euros 2012 Treviso: Day 4

Day 4 – Scots & Swiss

vs. Scotland

This was an exhausting, high-emotion, interesting, disappointing day. A lot of tension, a lot of fatigue. We were in the Quarter-finals against an experienced Scottish team. Continue reading

Euro 2012 Treviso – Day 1

Day 1 – Guernsey, Switzerland

Howyis. Sooooo…

First day of competition. With all my worries about my calf, the management decided to rest me for the first game, which was a fair call, even though I was dying to play. I did a full hard warm up, Continue reading

World Cup 2011 – Final Day

Saturday, 25 June – The End of our World Cup Adventure

First of all sorry for taking so long to put up my last blog – those two-and-a-half readers were not happy at all. The public can be so demanding once they get a piece of you. 🙂 Continue reading

World Cup 2011 – Day 2

Thursday, 23 June – USA. Switzerland.

vs. USA

First match today against the USA and not Spain as we thought. A big one for the American on our team, my buddy Mr Jim Gorman. I could feel myself welling up when the coach gathered us in a huddle beforehand. Continue reading