Scandinavia’s finest pontoon gin bar

Mickey and the missus are out and about in Sweden having just crossed over ‘The Bridge’. Bucolic days abound! (We hope you get home safely, Mickey! – Eds.)

International Footy: From a Raven’s point of view

Karin Flodin is part of Yvette Wroby’s extended and drafted family. In her first piece for the Almanac she tells us how she came to be playing footy in Sweden and in the Euro Cup this year. Maybe we can look forward to her representing Sweden in the next International Cup.

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.

Top 100 World Cup Moments (From the Aussie P.O.V.): 39-Brazil’s First World Cup (1958)

Dennis Gedling recounts the 1958 World Cup Final where a Brazilian team, featuring a very young Pele, won the title for the first time against the host team Sweden.

Bordering on plain in the Ukraine

Euro 2012 – Day 4 Group D England 1 – 1 France Ukraine 2 – 1 Sweden Our favourite studio team changed dramatically. McAllister the stalwart was playing the defensive role and Hamann was quickly substituted for an attack-minded Gary Breen. Last night, the line up changed into something far less glamorous. Dempsey is still [Read more]