Tag Archives: European Football Championships

If You Are In A Sports Shop Today…

If you are in a Sports Shop in a shopping mall in Norn Iron today, I urge you to report any Norn Iron politician acting suspiciously. As the European Football Championships start tomorrow, I suspect our politicians will want to … Continue reading

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Euros Football: There’s Only One Ireland

So the European Football Championships begin in two weeks time. In a not very radical move, I have decided to support Ireland…Republic of Ireland. I will not be supporting Norn Iron. “Making Northern Ireland Work” can never be interpreted as … Continue reading

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The Angela Merkel Flag

So the Irish team didnt exactly set the Euros on fire. But at least the fans did some good. The famous Angela Merkel flag sold for E16,000 on RTE Radio 2 and a further E5,000 was raised. And the money … Continue reading

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Sport And War

So………Germany 4 Greece 2 George Orwell thought that Sport was like War without the shooting. And Cuban baseball, Russian basketball, American ice hockey and East German athletics have been used as weapons during what we used to call The Cold … Continue reading

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Loughinisland

Much to the annoyance of LetsGetAlongerists and supporters of IFA-Land, the Irish team at the European Championships wore black armbands as a mark of respect to the six Irish supporters murdered by the UVF terrorists in 1994. Of course the … Continue reading

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Flying The Flag

At Fitzjames Horse Castle we are flying the flag……obviously the Italian Flag…..as we dont want Willie Frazer to get all hot and bothered. Bad result for Ireland tonight. But I still think it is possible to take a point from … Continue reading

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Anyone But Rio?

Let’s be honest…..we all knew that John Terry and Rio Ferdinand would not BOTH be included in the England squad for the European Football Championships which begin this weekend. There was too much bad blood. When Roy Hodgson, the new … Continue reading

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The Boys In Green…2012

The nature of the European Football Championship is that the major footballing nations such as Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Holland and England are almost guaranteed a place in the four-yearly finals. Seeding ensures this. There is a second tier of nations … Continue reading

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