Filed under: Euro 2012, European Football, International Football, UEFA | Tags: Andrea Pirlo, Czech Republic, Danny Valencia, England, Euro 2012, Euro 2012 odds, Euro 2012 predictions, Euro 2012 quarterfinals, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Mario Balotelli, Portugal, Ronaldo, Spain, Theo Walcott, Wayne Rooney
The knockout stages are here. Euro 2012 has not let us down with exciting finishes and surprise teams advancing (Greece) and falling apart (Netherlands). Somehow, England managed to win its group, while France put itself in a huge hole by settings itself up with Spain in the quarterfinals. Germany has been the most impressive team so far and look primed to win the tournament. The quarterfinals have some great matchups meaning that the knockout stages will provide fans with plenty of twists and turns along the way to crowning a champion of Europe. Who are the odds on favorites to win and who do we think will win? Read on to find out! (more…)
Filed under: Euro 2012, European Football, UEFA | Tags: England, Euro 2012, France, Group D, Sweden, Ukraine
Group D is a very interesting group in that it has two traiditonal powers in France and England that are always involved in controversy. France was the epitome of underachieving in South Africa and England lost their group to the USA before getting slapped out of the tournament by Germany. As host, Ukraine will have a lot of mojo on its side, for whatever that is worth. Finally Sweden has a tremendous winning player in Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who could take over a tournament at any moment. This group is wide open in terms of order of finish. Would anyone be shocked if France wins 9 points or bows out without a goal? Here is our take on this group. (more…)
Poll closes at 10 P.M. central on Monday.
Filed under: Best Kit World Cup | Tags: AC Milan, Borussia Dortmund, France, Malaga
Filed under: England, Germany, MLS, Spain | Tags: AC Milan, Argentina, Atletico Paranaense, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Boca Juniors, Borussia Dortmund, Brazil, Celtic, Chelsea, England, Espanyol, France, Guadalajara, Hamburg, Inter, Juventus, Kaizer Chiefs, kits, Lazio, Malaga, Marseille, Olympique Lyon, Portland, QPR, Racing Club, Real Madrid, River Plate, Stuttgart, Sydney FC, Tottenham, West Brom, Zenit
NTA is watching the Chelsea v Fulham match, realizing this match-up is between one of my favorite and least favorite kit in the EPL. So why not a post on the best current uniforms in world football, a nice soft post before this weeks podcast? (more…)