Browsing All posts tagged under »Petr Jiracek«

Czech Republic – Euro 2012 Half Term Report

June 19, 2012 by


With a few days rest before the quarter final game against Portugal, it’s an ideal time to see how the Czech Republic class of 2012 is faring. *performances based on 3 games so far, using the XI from last game Petr Cech The Champions League winner is a reliable as they come for dedication and […]

Michal Bílek – Lucky Lottery Winner or Shrewd Coach?

November 23, 2011 by


Michal Bílek has divided public opinion since his appointment as Czech Republic national team coach in October 2009. Bílek has had a strong band of critics over the previous two years, myself included. But the 43 year old was given the brief of qualifying for Euro 2012 and he has delivered, somehow. Bílek started his […]

Viktoria Plzeň, BATE Borisov and The Champions League

September 14, 2011 by


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 […]