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Brandon’s Golden Girls all set for Sweden

(Image courtesy of Michael Young Photography)

It’s been a crazy year for the girls at Brandon Boxing Club with both Georgia O’Connor and Megan Bainbridge racking up eight bouts apiece in their first twelve months on the sport… 884 more words


European qualifier roundup

Tuesday night’s final round of European Championship qualifiers saw Ukraine and Sweden join the pool for next year’s competition.

A Zlatan Ibrahimovic brace saw Sweden hold Denmark to a draw in Copenhagen, with the Swedes qualifying 4-3 on aggregate. 301 more words

In Through the Back Door: European Championship Play-Offs

By Dan Williamson

Twitter: @winkveron

Too soon for Odegaard

The 16-year-old wonderkid, snapped up by Real Madrid last summer, was thrust into a vital game away to Hungary, after having been an unused substitute in the first leg. 335 more words

Dan Williamson

Is it safe to hold Euro 2016 anywhere any more?

In this international break, I planned to write about Euro 2016. But what aspect to write about? What should England’s expectations be? Should the tournament have stayed at a bite size 16 teams rather than the overfilled mouthful that is the 24-team format? 463 more words

Euro 2016 Qualifying Playoffs

The Euro 2016 qualifying playoff round begins tomorrow, as 8 teams battle for the final four spots in the tournament this upcoming summer in France.  Here is a quick reminder of who has already qualified for the 15th edition of the European Championships: France, England Czech Republic, Iceland, Austria, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, Wales, Romania, Albania, Germany, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Croatia and Turkey.  1,093 more words


Euro 88 Scotland v Ireland & how Lawro got the bandwagon rolling

We’re only a playoff away from our third ever European Championships so here’s a bit of nostalgia ahead of the Bosnia game going all they way back to another qualifying group with Scotland. 1,626 more words


So near, again

If there’s one thing Scotland supporters have had to get used to over the years, it’s failing even when it seemed we had succeeded!

In the last couple of weeks we suffered two glorious failures again when both our football team failed to qualify for next year’s European championships finals despite being 2-1 up against Poland with just seconds to go, we conceded a very late goal which meant there was no chance of us to qualify for the finals. 143 more words