Almanac Soccer: Coiffures, posers, and show-offs: ‘Ronaldo’s’ European Cup Final.

Michael Viljoen reviews the theatrical performance of Euro 2016 final and applauds Ronaldo, the best actor with footy boots.

Almanac Soccer: Euro 2016 Success or Not?

DrCruel73 questions whether Euro 2016 was a success with the new 24 team format.

Almanac Weekend Sports Results 10-7-16

If there are footy scores worth knowing about, you will find them here.

Almanac Weekend Sports Results 3-7-16

All the weekend football and sporting results worth knowing for Monday’s morning coffee

Almanac Soccer: The Magic of the Cup – Round 7 (Stirling Lions)

Dennis Gedling has been following the FFA Cup from the WA side and continues the journey wherever it may go

Almanac Soccer: England’s Misery to Continue

DrCruel73 blames England’s lack of world class players and inept management with no foreseeable improvement.

Almanac Soccer: Why England’s football solution lies abroad

In the aftermath of England’s elimination at the 2016 Euros, Hamish Neal suggests that for England to really improve, more of their players must play abroad.

Almanac Soccer: No Farting Allowed in the Round Ball Game

Jan Courtin shares a recent outburst of flatulence heard around the world

Almanac Weekend Sports Results 26-6-16

All the sporting results from this weekend that are fit to print

Euro 2016: “Night to remember on green field of France” (The Irish Times)

Keith Duggan’s rollicking story from The Irish Times, as Republic of Ireland, needing victory to progress to the knock-out phase of Euro 2016, rapturously defeat Italy. “Football: bloody hell. About an hour before kick-off, O’Neill’s starting 11 filtered into the muggy Flanders evening. It was as intriguing a selection as he has ever plumped for…”

Almanac Weekend Sports Results 19-6-16

All the weekend sporting results worth knowing and some others as well.

Almanac Soccer: All Whites off to Russia, in 2017 at least.

Hamish Neal provides a comprehensive and critical review of the Oceania Football Confederation Nations Cup and issues surrounding the competition.

Almanac Weekend Sports Results 12-06-16

All the weekend sporting results fit to print

Almanac Soccer: Let’s Look Back at the Euros – Euro 2012 (Ukraine/Poland)

Dennis Gedling completes the journey on bringing us up to date with the Euros. Can anyone challenge Spain’s dominance?

Almanac Soccer: Let’s Look Back at the Euros – Euro 2008 (Austria/Switzerland)

Euro 2004 had been full of latin flair drenched in sunshine, epic comebacks, drunken northern Europeans with sunburn and other such moments that had us glad we stayed up all hours. That tournament was complemented by a wonderful 2006 World Cup in Germany where Australia finally had a place at the table. All these good vibes and with [Read more]

Almanac Soccer: Let’s Look Back at the Euros – Euro 2004 (Portugal)

Euro 2016 starts this week and Dennis Gedling continues his excellent build up with his review of Greece’s win in Euro 2004. [Includes links to all previous articles in this cracking series, back to Euro ’60 – Ed].

Almanac Soccer: Let’s Look Back at the Euros – Euro 2000 (Holland/Belgium)

Euro 16 starts this week and Denis Gedling is bringing Almanac readers up to date with past Championships. This edition is Euro 2000

Almanac Soccer: Let’s Look Back at the Euros – Euro ’96 (England)

Euro 16 starts this week and Denis Gedling is bringing Almanac readers up to date with past Championships. This edition is Euro 96 in England with Gazza, Guus and Germany.

Almanac Weekend Sports Results 05-06-16

All the weekend’s football scores and a few other tantalising tidbits.

Let’s Look Back at the Euros – Euro ’92 (Sweden)

Dennis Gedling continues his series on the European soccer championships, this time he takes us to Sweden in 1992, where unlikely winners Denmark took out the title.