Sunday 13 March 2016

All posts in Football

Viva Mexico

Getting to Wembley on final day

(Click and double click on the photos below to enlarge them) Getting to Wembley on final day Roy Hay Final day in the football promised sunny and hot in Essex and delivered as I left Leigh-on-Sea for Wembley via train …

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Independent on Oz

Selective gloating from London

The Independent looks at Australia at the Olympics (for full page see illustration at end of article. Click and double click to enlarge.) Selective gloating in London Roy Hay Trying to


Wembley at last

Wembley Way in 2012 Wembley at last Roy Hay The journey which began at Hampden Park in Glasgow now reaches its end at the new Wembley stadium in London. Multiplex may

Melissa Barbieri lr

The people you meet at Olympic Games

The people you meet: Melissa Barbieri, Matildas' keeper Roy Hay Today’s match is at Old Trafford, home of the mighty Manchester United, which necessitated a trip across the Pennines from


Olympic football tournament begins to take shape

St James's Park, Newcastle is a magnificent venue to watch football. Photo: Roy Hay. Olympic football tournament taking shape Roy Hay After two rounds of group matches in both the men’s


USA and France cruise to victory at Olympic football

The story of the game, Orianica Velasquez surrounded by US players. Photo: Roy Hay USA 3 Colombia 0 Roy Hay The defending Olympic champion made sure of its place in the

Spanish squad watching

Japan upset Spain in biggest upset at the Olympics

Spain 0 Japan 1 Roy Hay The 30th Olympiad football tournament had its first major upset when one of the tournament favourites, Spain, was thoroughly upstaged by Japan. The Asian


Big guns fire in women’s football at Olympic Games

Hampden Park in the sun as the teams line up for the opening game between the United States of America and France. United States 4 France 2 Roy Hay The women’s

First elevens

Women lead the big kick-off and a bit of history

Women lead the big kick-off and a bit of history Roy Hay The games of the 30th Olympiad begin tomorrow when Team GB women’s team kicks off against New Zealand

Wembley stadium

Olympics only just surfacing in a wave of sport

Wembley Stadium where the Olympic Games men's final will be played. Olympics only just surfacing in a wave of sport Roy Hay It is only two days until the football tournament

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