Euros 2020: Best tournament for 50 years.

Italy started and ended this tournament on a high. The Azzurri lit the blue touch paper 0n 11th June in Rome when they eased past Turkey with effortless elan and exactly one month later they slowly but surely wrested the initiative back from England after conceding the earliest goal in a European Championship Final. NobodyContinue reading “Euros 2020: Best tournament for 50 years.”

The Sound of the Crowd

The late, great Jock Stein was the first British manager to win the European Cup.  In 1967 he led his Lisbon Lions – made up of players who all lived within a few miles’ radius of Parkhead – to victory over the indomitable and cosmopolitan Inter Milan. That feat should be Stein’s most enduring legacy.Continue reading “The Sound of the Crowd”