During the biggest open-air free music festival in Europe, Pol’and’Rock (4-6 August), also known as Polish Woodstock, the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association organized a football tournament promoting the message of ‘Let’s Kick Racism out of the Stadiums’, involving teenage players who are refugees from Ukraine. Together with the other participants, they manifested their protest against the war. On another festival day a meeting was held with the rock band Strachy na Lachy (Empty Threats) at the information stand of the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association. For many years, this group has been involved […]
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Liverpool vs Manchester City Things are not looking too good for the current Premier League champions. After losing at home against Burnley and away in front of Man United in the FA Cup, Liverpool seemed to be back on track with 3-1 wins against Tottenham and West Ham. However, in the previous round, they lost against Brighton at Anfield and dropped to 4th place. On the other hand, Manchester City won the last 5 games and are determined to maintain their position as leaders. Juventus vs Roma Juventus continues the […]
Bayer Leverkusen vs VfL Wolfsburg Leverkusen is enjoying a fantastic season in the Bundesliga so far. Currently occupying 3rd place in the table, just 7 points behind leaders Bayern Munich, the team will host VfL Wolfsburg next round. Wolfsburg is also performing excellently and is sitting in the 5th position. Both teams want to stay close to the top 3 spots that offer easy access to the Champions League next year. This makes the match very interesting as anything can happen. Check the odds offered by 1xBit for this clash […]
The European Parliament has adopted a resolution in which it calls the national sports federations and football clubs to counter the scourge of racism, neo-fascism and xenophobia in stadiums and in the world of sport by condemning and punishing those responsible and by promoting, in cooperation with schools and civil society organizations, positive educational activities aimed at young sport fans. In addition, the European Parliament ‘supports and praises social groups and civil society organizations fighting against fascism, racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance and calls for their protection’. The […]
Peter Schmeichel, Davor Suker, or Predrag Mijatović – among others those footballers will be ambassadors of Carlsberg Man of the Match Award given to the best player at the end of eve-ry match at European Championships. That means that they or other football legends will be present during the tournament in Wrocław for at least three times. A EURO legend, invited by the UEFA President Michel Platini, will be present at every match throughout the championships. He will decide which player will be recognized as the best footballer of the […]
With a week to go until the start of Euro 2012, the FARE network programme for Poland and Ukraine is making final preparations ahead of a launch in Warsaw next Friday (8 June). With concerns over potential racism and far-right activity high on the public agenda, the FARE programme includes an unprecedented level of monitoring at matches and a high profile campaign that comes to a focus at the semi- finals of the tournament. FARE has been working with UEFA on a ‘Respect Diversity- Football Unites’ programme that will include […]
Mario Balotelli is determined to end an amazing season on an even bigger high by leading Italy to glory at Euro 2012 this summer.
The 21-year-old can’t wait to get started at the European Championships, with Italy 16/1 with bookmaker to defeat reigning …
Look how they will look national teams Euro 2012 shirts.
Polish coach Smuda announced first wide squad for the European Championship in football. No lack of surprises. Francis Smuda announced wide squad of Euro 2012 26 players. On May 6-16 kadrowicze will drill on regenerative camp in Belek, Turkey. Then the Polish national team will travel to Lienz in Austria, there to grind form the European Championships. May 27 coach is expected to announce 23-man final squad for Euro 2012. The likes of Arsenal FC goalkeeper Wojciech Szczęsny and Borussia Dortmund trio Łukasz Piszczek, Jakub Błaszczykowski and Robert Lewandowski – […]
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 […]