I don’t think I mentioned it on the blog, but on our Facebook page, I had a Euro 2012 Pickem contest, which was won by, well, my wife. I promise I didn’t help her cheat. Congrats, Missy! Anyway, the reward for winning the pickem contest was having your name mentioned on the blog in conjunction … Continue reading The First Ever MISSY (Making Interest in Soccer Soar, Y’all) Euro 2012 Awards Show!
I didn’t post this earlier this week, because I thought I’d have more time to update than I have, but I’ve been at a conference the last five days, and I’m going to Minnesota for family business the next five. I will update as I can, but don’t be too upset if it’s a bit … Continue reading Temporarily on holiday …
Cristiano Ronaldo’s million-dollar haircut headed Portugal into a semifinal meeting with either Spain or France with a 1-0 win over a very, very lackluster Czech Republic. Clearly the Czechs were playing for penalties, and they were just, oh, 40 minutes short. Nice try, guys. Portugal outshot them 19-2 and probably should’ve won by three or … Continue reading Euro 2012 quarterfinals: Portugal 1, Czech Republic 0
Alright folks, the first round is done. Sorry I didn’t get in the final two days of highlights, but they were mostly anticlimactic anyway, except for maybe the disallowed Ukraine goal and the two very good goals from Balotelli and Ibrahimovic. Anyway, on to the quarterfinals! All times Pacific. Thursday, June 21 Czech Republic vs. … Continue reading Euro 2012 quarterfinals preview
Sorry for the delay in updating, but if you’re anticipating regular, multiple-post-a-day type stuff the next couple weeks, you’ll be sorely disappointed. But I’ll do what I can. On to the games! TV schedule Group A Greece 1, Russia 0: Greece improbably both qualifies for the quarterfinals and knocks Russia out on the final day, … Continue reading Euro 2012: Match Day 9-10 highlights
TV schedule Ukraine 0, France 2: The French make up for slogging through their initial match with England by playing nice football against a very game Ukraine side. Goals were scored by Jeremy Menez and Yohan Cabaye. With the win, France is on the cusp of advancing to the second round, particularly since Sweden is … Continue reading Euro 2012: Match Day 8 highlights
TV Schedule Croatia 1, Italy 1: Heading into this match, a lot of the debate was about whether or not Italy coach Cesare Prandelli would bench Antonio Cassano for saying he hoped there were no gays on the Italy team. In the end, Cassano played, and Italy were very good in the first half – … Continue reading Euro 2012: Match Day 7 highlights