Category: Western Europe

Western Europe

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Soccer – The birth of a modern game during Britain’s industrialisation

Soccer – The birth of a modern game during Britain’s industrialisation

Manuel Veth - The industrial revolution in Britain and Europe brought a massive change socially and culturally. With the emergence of big industry an [...]
Bundesliga takes on the Premier League – UEFA Champions League throws up three intriguing meetings

Bundesliga takes on the Premier League – UEFA Champions League throws up three intriguing meetings

Chris Williams - The Champions League has thrown up three all German-English ties, each of them fascinating in their own individual way. Who will [...]
Lewandowski, shades of Klinsmann and a football festival – Three thoughts from Ajax v Bayern

Lewandowski, shades of Klinsmann and a football festival – Three thoughts from Ajax v Bayern

Manuel Veth – Ajax v Bayern München had everything. Six goals, two red cards and two teams playing the sort of attacking football that we have not wi [...]
A thrilling encounter with two defining moments – Three Thoughts from Liverpool vs Napoli

A thrilling encounter with two defining moments – Three Thoughts from Liverpool vs Napoli

Chris Williams - Liverpool, England. Liverpool vs Napoli may have ended with just the one goal, but the match-up was a gripping encounter that had ev [...]
Second string, Guerreiro and first place glory – Three thoughts from Monaco v Dortmund

Second string, Guerreiro and first place glory – Three thoughts from Monaco v Dortmund

Manuel Veth - Monaco v Borussia Dortmund saw the German visitors needing all three points and hope that Brugge would beat Atlético to secure first pl [...]
Liverpool edge past Napoli in a Champions League epic encounter

Liverpool edge past Napoli in a Champions League epic encounter

Chris Williams - Anfield, Liverpool Liverpool vs Napoli was 94 minutes of pure footballing brilliance - Last season's finalists eventually qualifying [...]
Ralph Hasenhüttl – An Austrian with a German football-core

Ralph Hasenhüttl – An Austrian with a German football-core

Manuel Veth - Is this going to be a happy end after all? Ralph Hasenhüttl fired from RB Leipzig will is on the verge of joining English Premier Leagu [...]
Pass machine, alternatives do not impress and BVB decoded? – Three thoughts from BVB v Brugge

Pass machine, alternatives do not impress and BVB decoded? – Three thoughts from BVB v Brugge

Manuel Veth – Borussia Dortmund v Brugge was a match in which the Black and Yellows dominated every key stat with one exception, goals. Dortmund mana [...]
Paris victorious as Liverpool left to rue a pedestrian first half

Paris victorious as Liverpool left to rue a pedestrian first half

Chris Williams - Parc des Princes, Paris.  Alive from the first whistle, Paris Saint-Germain vs Liverpool was a tie we have come to expect in the UEF [...]
Between triumph and tragedy – The Lion’s tango with Real Madrid

Between triumph and tragedy – The Lion’s tango with Real Madrid

Manuel Veth - It is an almost forgotten piece of UEFA European Cup history. Back in the 1966/67 season the competition, that is now called the Champi [...]
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