Football Nerd – Euro 2016 – Thursday 16th of June

With England fans massing in the old town and more unwanted rain, we opted to watch England-Wales in a relatively quiet bar just off the high street; it did however seem like there were more people watching the football/ sheltering from the rain than the owners had anticipated, which made the service a bit random. […]

Football Nerd – Euro 2016 – Monday 13th June

Unfortunately I didn’t get to see any of the Spain-Czech Republic game but from what I have read it seems like the Czechs provided stern resistance and managed to keep Spain at bay until Pique’s late header sealed all three points for the holders. I felt that Ireland were a little bit unlucky not to […]

Euro 2016 England v Russia – The Russian View

While optimism continues to grow with regard to England’s chances at Euro 2016 here at home; ahead of the opening match against Russia tomorrow night, Our Kid and I thought it might be interesting to get the view from the other side, so here is a Russia supporter’s view of their chances; with thanks to […]

Euro 2016 Predictions

The tricky part of predicting Euro 2016 is determining who the third place qualifiers will be and therefore how the Round of 16 matches will shape up; so being the complete football nerd that I am I downloaded an Excel spreadsheet, plugged in my predictions for each match and came up with the following first […]

Football Nerd – an appeal

I started this blog as an outlet for all the random and trivial  football knowledge and opinion that tends to swirl around my head and occupy my thoughts on a day-to-day basis. While I have committed to trying to create new content on a weekly basis; it was always my intention that I would find […]