Euro 2008: Day 3 predictions

Day 2 review Austria 0 Croatia 1 (predicted: 0-2) For the second day in a row the competition co-hosts were hard done by, this time Austria losing out to the underwhelming Croats by a single goal.  Croatia went ahead from a Luka Modric penalty in the fourth minute after Rene Aufhauser clattered in to the […]

Mad Dutch and Englishmen

Four to go… An obscene number of countries embarked on the 1998 World Cup road and only four remain. By this time next week the 1998 World Cup champions will be crowned. Brazil, Holland, France and Croatia are the challengers and the winners may be harder to predict that you might think. Four weeks ago […]

On top of the world?

Here we go… When trying to choose a title for my own column it was difficult to find something that hadn’t already been chosen elsewhere on the Internet. The title had to display characteristics of opinion and originality. Eventually I gained inspiration from a familiar source: the lyric sheet of Steven Tyler. From his composition, […]