The FIFA Football World Cup will kick off on 14 June. The ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association has participated in several events preceding the big event. Co-founder of the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association Rafal Pankowski was invited by the prestigious Cambridge Union debating society to speak at a debate on the forthcoming World Cup in Russia, including the challenges of racism and xenophobia, on 10 May. – ‘Should we boycott the World Cup in Russia?’ – asked the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ representative during the Cambridge debate. – ‘It would be a better idea to […]
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вик услугиSource: UEFA Euro 2020 via Facebook Last summer, Portugal shocked the world in the European Championship final as Eder, a relatively unknown quantity on the international stage, scored an injury-time winner to shock host nation France. If truth be told, it wasn’t a memorable tournament – it certainly wasn’t as exciting or entertaining as Euro 2012, held across both Ukraine and Poland. Spain were the dominant force in international football back then, having won both Euro 2008 and a first World Cup crown in 2010. Therefore, it wasn’t exactly […]
Republic of Ireland v Bosnia – Monday 16th November Bosnia rescued a draw with a late equaliser on Friday night after Edin Dzeko cancelled out Robbie Brady’s 82 minute opener in thick fog. Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill suggested that they are not going to play for an edgy 0-0 to capitalise on the away goal. He said: “We have to try and win the game. If we set out with any other sort of mindset, we could be in trouble. The ultimate goal does not change and is […]
The Poland-Ukraine World Cup qualifying game at the National Stadium in Warsaw provided an opportunity for both nations to celebrate the legacy of Euro 2012 through anti-racism and pro-diversity activities organized by the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association. Thousands of fans and hundreds of journalists received Polish and Ukrainian-language leaflets with information about anti-racist activities run by ‘NEVER AGAIN’ and the FARE network. An anti-discrimination manifesto was read out on the stadium tannoy shortly before kick-off and a video reminding of the Euro 2012 ‘Respect Diversity’ message was shown on the big […]
Euro 2012 has only just finished, with Spain running out as champions for the second time in a row. Already there has been some talk of the Iberians running out in 2016 in search of an unprecedented third title in a row, though there is the 2014 World Cup to look forward to before then. Plenty of the current crop will likely be out of the international picture by then. But, Spain have a new generation already staking their claim for a place in the side who will likely be […]
Jose Maria Olazabal has revealed he expects Paul Lawrie to be in his plans for the European Ryder Cup team this year.
The Europe captain, whose team are 1/1 to retain their title with bookmaker, admits Lawrie is playing himself into contention. The form…
A coach should have a detailed plan for every group match. Franciszek Smuda, 63, has been leading the national team for 25 months. – In the clubs he used to be adamant. He worked hard for a great respect and recognition, because he focused on the work with the team and he wasn’t interested in nothing else – says Marek Koźmiński, 46-time representative, a silver Olympic medalist from Barcelona from 1992, who played over 100 matches in Series A and appeared at the World Cup in Korea. – In the […]
For some SPA was important, for others it was a golf course and a private beach. All of them wanted luxury hotels and even pitches. What were the national football teams driven by when choosing residential bases for Euro 2012 UEFA announced the official list of centres in October this year. It included 21 offers from Poland and 17 offers from Ukraine. For the last twelve months, representatives of football teams taking part in Euro 2012 have been traveling around Poland and Ukraine in search of places where footballers could […]
Simon Dyson is desperate to avoid the disappointment of last year as he aims to qualify for Europe’s Ryder Cup team in 2012.
The 34-year-old is delighted with his progress this season and believes he has a good chance of making his Ryder Cup debut ne…
Paul Lawrie has been tipped by an old rival to win a place in next year’s European Ryder Cup team, more than a decade after he last appeared in the event.
Lawrie made his only appearance in the famous team event at Brookline back in 1999. However, Je…