Wednesday 09 March 2016

All posts in Football 2012


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 have had a tough time building the thing, financially …

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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

Marcelo on the attack for Brazil

Wake up call for TeamGB

Marcelo takes on the TeamGB defence. Team GB 0 Brazil 2 Roy Hay The British Olympic football team, the so-called Team GB, got a wake-up call from a very talented Brazil


Ayr United 4 Motherwell 0

Ayr United 4 Motherwell 0 Roy Hay Last season Motherwell finished third in the Scottish Premier League behind Celtic and Rangers and with Rangers banned from European competition the Steelmen

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