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The 'Nations League' is UEFA's least ridiculous idea in years

UEFA are supposedly considering a ‘Nations League’ approach to future “non-competitive” international football matches – and I’m all for it.

Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet revealed that the European governing body are seriously considering scrapping international friendlies and replacing it with something that looks a lot like the Davis Cup, tennis’ premier tournament featuring countries. 927 more words

Andy Murray

WHY SERBIA COULD ONE DAY HOST UEFA'S EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Jim Andrews of IEG posted a sponsorship blog yesterday that – with commentary from John Kristick of GroupM – debated the future of the bidding process for hosting mega sporting events.  647 more words

Sports Business

ENGLAND WILL WIN THE FIFA WORLD CUP IN 2022!

Henry Ford said that if you always do what you’ve always done, you always get what you’ve always got.  So what’s all the fuss about Qatar possibly staging the 2022 World Cup in winter?  612 more words

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Euro 2020 Will Promote and Project European Unity, World Will See Europe As One in 21st Century

Close your eyes and imagine the world in 2020.

The European Union will still exist, and the Euro will remain the dominant currency in the region. 692 more words

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England's eastern European agony

Last night in international football: one game out of a scheduled two for England’s senior and under-21 sides, a Polish farce and a Serbian tragedy. 584 more words

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The insular state of England - why don't we export players anymore?

Two decades since the formation of the Premier League and the football landscape in this country has changed dramatically. The Taylor Report brought in all-seater stadia; the advent of television money has resulted in TV rights increasing from £50m in 1992 to £3bn today; the availability of talented Englishmen has dropped precipitously as the league has filled with foreign-born footballers, and home-grown players no longer ply their trade abroad. 1,238 more words

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The Euro Review: team by team

After three weeks of 10-second countdowns, Pirlo-praising and Spanish superiority, the UEFA European Championships are over. A thoroughly enthralling group stage was followed by a below-average knockout stage that culminated with a sizzling Spanish performance in Kiev to complete an unprecedented trio of consecutive tournaments wins for the newly-crowned ‘greatest national team of all time’. 1,520 more words

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