this is also a political decision, just a really shitty one https://t.co/dwH6m5CaDE
— World Famous Art Thief (@CalmSporting) June 22, 2021
Croatia advances at #Euro2020 after a 3-1 victory over Scotland with Luka Modric leading the way.#SCO vs. #CRO
Full story by @fgriffithsap: https://t.co/7lBaUVNrBY pic.twitter.com/RDp237C1gM
— AP Sports (@AP_Sports) June 23, 2021
The third and final group game. We all know what's at stake tonight. ????#DieMannschaft #GER #EURO2020 #GERHUN pic.twitter.com/kAZhillaxM
— Germany (@DFB_Team_EN) June 23, 2021
France 'keeper Huge Lloris remembers goal that gave Portugal Euro 2016 title, a 'painful memory.' The two teams meet again, this time at #Euro2020
— AP Sports (@AP_Sports) June 23, 2021
? Cristiano Ronaldo ?
Clear the corner. Sprint to the other end of the pitch & score. All inside 14.5 seconds! ?#EUROmobility | @volkswagen | #EURO2020 pic.twitter.com/1nvnFZLBxE
— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) June 23, 2021
Why are England players self-isolating but Scotland players not?https://t.co/0DxjgNApXT
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) June 22, 2021
AL, I appreciate you putting these up but I’m not sure what the point is? I went to the thread at game time and there was no one there.
The USWNT Olympic squad (18 players & 4 alternates) will be announced today on Good Morning America, probably between 7 & 8 am ET.
OT, so will put it here…woke up to see Eric Adams is 9 points ahead of Maya Wiley, with Garcia (my number 1) a couple points behind. Unless Garcia converts virtually all of Yang’s votes to her as #2, this is a done deal…which kind of sucks. I can’t imagine Adams to be worse than de Blasio – that’s hard to do – but he’s a machine guy through and through, and much of his career suggests he will simply do what is best for him.
NYC – great job throwing out mediocre candidates for mayor yet again. Sheesh…
I have nothing to add about sports, but I have been to Allianz Arena, which has that super-cool PTFE facade, and it is really rad to see it all lit up like that.
@PsiFighter37: How can it be off topic in a open thread?
Well, once I started, I might as well go through the whole tourney, right?
I can’t pretend to understand the sport, I can’t be available to post when the games are played (assuming I could figure out the schedule). But at least this way, footie fans have a place to blow off steam after the previous day’s events!
UEFA had a choice between affirming its own professed values and appeasing homophobia. UEFA called it wrong. Very obviously wrong.
Harry Kane does not look like Harry Kane right now. Looks ground down after a long season. Thought Grealish and Saka added a little life to the attack, but Southgate has England playing very conservatively and there’s little flow to the game. I don’t think that’s going to get it done in the knockout rounds. (and it’ll get worse if he reverts to Foden & Mount, but COVID protocols might stop him there)
Munich City Council should line every access route to the stadium with rainbow bunting and hand out free Pride banners to everyone who wants one. Fuck UEFA and their cowardice. There’s nothing political about equality.
Harumph Mode: OFF
@PsiFighter37: between yang losing & an increasingly likely loss for nina turner, my prediction for how #ourrevolution will treat the neoliberal korporacrat biden-harris regime is… pain.
@Anne Laurie: THANK you for posting these. I really appreciate it–I often can’t check in at the time they’re posted (or when the games are played), but I nearly always read them, even if sometimes a day late. (Spending time with my grandchildren this month means not much free daytime, especially with the two early risers who are up between 5:30-6:30 every. single. morning…for the last 8 1/2 and 5 years.)
Admittedly, I’d stretch to see/read on time if it were the women playing, but the men I’m fine with reading whenever this shows up.
@currants: Just what comments do you read?
@Anne Laurie: I thought there was a function to set a post time? I’m not giving you a hard time but it it were to go up closer to noon we might have a shot at participation.
No idea why the penalty on Semedo is remotely controversial. He hip-checked Mbappe to the ground, it was clearly inside the area, and if he hadn’t Mbappe would have been in alone waiting for Pogba’s perfectly weighted chip to come down for the easiest of finishes.
I would suggest that it’s time to give DCL some run, but my Everton fandom makes me non-objective on the subject.
If you want to talk soccer, you can use this thread.
I want to express my appreciation to Anne Laurie for posting this, especially because it’s done for people like me (former player, amateur, far from glory days) to enjoy. Thank you!
Is UEFA still considering moving the final to Budapest?