Category Archives: Liechtenstein

A European Nations’ League?

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It emerged recently that a suggestion made at UEFA’s latest summit meeting was to replace international friendly dates with a European Nations’ League, perhaps made up of nine division of six, with promotion and relegation.

http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/oct/10/uefa-internationals-nations-league-friendlies

This seems great for the top nations, with a regular supply of enticing fixtures, but seems rather less alluring to the middle ranked nations.  Playing the other mid ranked teams for the prospect of climbing from Division 4 to Division 4 isn’t the stuff of dreams. But if these compeitive fixtures are to replace many of the meaningless friendlies, then that is all to the good in my opinion. Continue reading

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A Big Month Ahead For the Sammarinese

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Tuesday 14th August will see San Marino take the field in what is possibly their most exciting fixture in years.  To the rest of the world it may only be a friendly match between two of Europe’s worst footballing nations, but to us it’s a real opportunity for San Marino to finally score some ranking points.

San Marino will face Malta at home in the Stadio Olimpico di Serravalle in what will be the first meeting of those two nations. Continue reading