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The Trip to Milan – Five Things I learnt

September 29, 2011 by

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Going to Milan was not just about the football, the City of Milan has alot to offer and I attempted to soak up as much as possible. Which resulted in 5 valuable lessons, natrually it makes sense to start with the football. Viktoria Plzeň are a credit to the Czech Republic – Matching AC Milan […]

Seedorf, Horvath and Champions League Shocks?

September 28, 2011 by

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I arrived yesterday in Milan and made the trip to the San Siro for the Plzen pre match press conference. Upon arriving at the stadium I was in awe at the sheer size, an absolute monster of a ground. Not so pleasing on the eye, as it kind of resembles an early 90’c NCP Car Park from […]

Designer Suits and a Trip to Milan

September 25, 2011 by

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Viktoria Plzeň will travel to Milan knowing they face their toughest assignment yet, although their job has been made a bit easier as the Rossoneri have a treatment table full of players. Pato, Ibrahimovic, Gattuso, Ambrosini, Robinho and Kevin-Prince Boateng all have injuries and are doubtful for Wednesday’s clash. The most significant injury is Pato’s […]

Viktoria Plzeň, BATE Borisov and The Champions League

September 14, 2011 by

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As a Liverpool fan watching the Champions League over the last few years has felt like peering through a closed shop window. Instead of being able to shop at Waitrose, I have had to head down to Iceland on a Thursday night to watch Liverpool take on the European not-so-elite. Anyway, let’s digress from Liverpool […]

Craig Levein blames referee as Czechs snatch 2-2 draw

September 4, 2011 by

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Czech manager Michal Bilek breathed a sigh of relief as the Czechs put their 3-0 humping from Norway behind them and snatched a 2-2 draw at Hampden Park. The Czechs were good value for the draw despite their defence looking like a group of players who had just met. Scotland on the other hand were lacking […]

An Evening with the Ultras

September 3, 2011 by

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The whole of the Czech Republic are talking about Viktoria Plzen and the Champions League, Kuba Krzyzostaniak was on hand to witness that victory over FC Copenhagen. Spending much of my life following the Polish Ekstraklasa, I’ve grown accustomed to watching Champions League and the Europa League (formerly UEFA Cup) from it’s earliest qualifying stages.  While […]