Your favourite Premier League team is kicking off soon. You have your pre-match snacks and drinks, you’ve checked the Premier League Odds, and you’re in prime position in the pub, stadium, or living room. Just before kick-off, the whistle goes and the players take a knee. There are some boos, which are drowned out by a lot of applause. This has actually become a common sight around Premier League grounds and has caused a mixed reaction from fans on social media and in stadia. But why? And is taking the knee a good thing or not?
While we love seeing football stars in all their glory, it is not without its hardships.
At the top level, every game is a battle for survival, and only the strong-minded survive.
So when we hear reports of players using various substances to boost their performances or calm themselves down, it should not come as a surprise.
The 16th edition of the European Championship, Euro 2020 is into its final stage. Italy and England will face off at Wembley Stadium in London on July 11 for the continental crown.
Pre-owned watch specialist Watchfinder & Co. has compiled an impressive league table for the tournament, pitting the marvelous watch collections of each team against each other. And it’s not England, France or Italy topping that table.
Men’s Olympic Football Tournament is around the corner, with 16 participating nations set to battle it out for the gold medal in Tokyo.
We are about to wave goodbye to Euro 2020, but another football spectacle is on the horizon.
The countdown to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is underway, with less than two weeks left before the beginning of the competition.
- UK football fans were asked how far they think their chosen country will progress in Euro 2020
- 1/3rd of England fans think they will be knocked out in the quarter final stages of the tournament
- Only 10% of England fans think they have what it takes to go the whole way and win the tournament
England football fans were in particularly confident mood heading into the Euro 2020 tournament with a third (33%) of fans predicting they would reach the quarter final stages of the tournament this summer.
Research from 888 Sport pre- tournament has also revealed that 10% of England fans thought they will be knocked out in the last 16 stages of the tournament.