Category England

Euro 2020 The Final – England v Italy

So we are close to concluding the 2020 tournament that is being held a year late. Is football coming home or will Italy being say arrivederci with the trophy in their hand luggage? After 50 matches (and 50 blog posts) we are finally at match 51. England & Italy are in a frenzy, Gazza will […]

Euro 2020 Semi Final 2 – England v Denmark

So who will make the final? I naturally hope it’s England, but having been disappointed at this stage of the competition before, I am not counting any chickens! The Danes won Euro 1992 without even qualifying! They were called up at the last minute to replace the warring Yugoslavs and shocked Germany in the final. […]

Euro 2020 Quarter Final 4 – Ukraine v England

The big one for this Englishman takes place in Rome tonight. Ukraine Lviv is a very agreeable small city in the west of Ukraine, close to the Polish border. We travelled there on a marathon 27-hour train journey from Sevastopol via Simferopol in the Crimea in 2011. It was actually to be a venue city […]

Euro 2020 Match Day 17 – England v Germany

There is loads of history on the football field between these old rivals. The 1966 World Cup Final and the Euro 96 semi-final being the two of the most pivotal. Like those two famous contests this game will be played at Wembley. England Bath in the South West of England is one of the finest […]

Prague, Charles Bridge & Vltava River

Euro 2020 Match Day 12 – England v Czech Republic

Both nations have already qualified for the last 16, so the match at Wembley will determine who finishes top of the group and therefore their next opponents. England The Midlands region of England was home to the Industrial Revolution which saw the country lead the world in production techniques. Prior to the revolution of the […]

The Royal Crescent, Bath, UK

Euro 2020 Match Day 8 – England v Scotland

So, we come to the Battle of Britain! It’s at Wembley in London but home advantage will probably not count for that much with the number of vociferous Scots that will be in attendance. Time is short for me so just a couple of pictures this time. England Scotland Score prediction – England 2 Scotland […]