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Zidane wanted France job in 2012, says former FFF boss

Apr 15, 2014

Zidane wanted France job in 2012, says former FFF boss

"Zinedine Zidane would have liked to manage Les Bleus. It is clear - he wanted it! I met him at his request," Noel Le Graet is quoted as saying in a book. #France #KickingAround #Real Madrid #Euro 2012 #Zinedine Zidane #FFF
FIFA rankings: Spain improve lead, Brazil hit all-time low

Jul 05, 2012

FIFA rankings: Spain improve lead, Brazil hit all-time low

Euro winners Spain have managed to extend their lead significantly by defending their European title, while finalists Italy are up 6 to 6th. #Brazil #football #Spain #KickingAround #Euro 2012
No doubt 1970s Brazil team would beat Spain, says Pele

Jul 05, 2012

No doubt 1970s Brazil team would beat Spain, says Pele

Pele also said that Brazil were far superior on a player-by-player basis if compared to the WC1970 winning team. #Brazil #football #Pele #Spain #KickingAround #Euro2012
Shearer: Spain's Euro 2012 glory is down to sex...

Jul 03, 2012

Shearer: Spain's Euro 2012 glory is down to sex...

During his commentary on the match, Shearer, a former England football skipper got tongue-tied and mixed up the words "success" and "sex", in an embarrassing blooper. Take a look at the clip. #Spain #Euro2012 #Alan Shearer #Viral video
Viral Video: Casillas asks ref to pity Italy

Jul 03, 2012

Viral Video: Casillas asks ref to pity Italy

Casillas asked the referee to blow the whistle early out or respect for Italy. Check out this video where his conversation with the referee can be heard. #Spain #Italy #Euro2012 #Iker Casillas #Viral video

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What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Nov 27, 2012

What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Independence would mean that most of Spain's players could then play for Catalonia. If that happens, they could be the first nation to win the World Cup at the first time of asking. #World Cup #Barcelona #Spain #KickingAround #Euro 2012 #Catalonia
Euro 2012: This is not the death of Catenaccio

Jul 03, 2012

Euro 2012: This is not the death of Catenaccio

Should we look beyond the immediate, one can see that catenaccio is still a highly successful tactic in football. #football #Italy #Euro2012 #Cesare Prandelli #Catenaccio
Euro 2012: This is not the death of Catenaccio

Sep 30, 2014

Ten Things Manchester United Fans Need To Know About Angelo Ogbonna, Louis van Gaal’s Latest Defensive Target

Could Ogbonna be the answer to Manchester United's defensive woes? According to the Daily Mirror , Manchester United could be set to make a January bid for Juventus defender Angelo Ogbonna. SEE MORE: Cristiano Ronaldo Manchester United - Check out th... #Manchester United #FIFA #Cristiano Ronaldo #Louis van Gaal #Arsene Wenger #Lega Calcio Serie A #Juventus F C
Euro 2012: This is not the death of Catenaccio

Oct 01, 2014

Sterling powers ahead of the euro as UK economy strengthens

Irish exporters got a fresh boost as the pound rose versus the euro and headed for a sixth monthly advance after UK economic-growth data were revised higher. That stoked speculation the Bank of England will tighten policy as its European counterpart ... #Bank of England #London #United Kingdom #Office for National Statistics #Bloomberg
Euro 2012: This is not the death of Catenaccio

Sep 30, 2014

Unemployment Rates in Bulgaria Remain Stable in August – Eurostat

The euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.5% in August 2014, stable compared with July 2014, but down from 12.0% in August 2013, according to Eurostat. The EU unemployment rate was 10.1% in August 2014, the lowest value since Februar... #European Union #Bulgaria