Month: September 2016


OKTOBERFEST – despite its name – begins in the third weekend of September and lasts until the first Sunday in October. OKTOBERFEST began in 1810. Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria married Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen on 12th October 1810. The citizens of Munich were invited to the festivities which lasted five days. Anniversary celebrations were… Read more »

Euro 2020 Launch

In London, on the 21st September 2016 Euro 2020 was formally launched. FA Chairman Greg Clarke, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin and the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan were all present at the launch which will see the semi-finals AND final played at Wembley, London. Euro 2020 will be the 60th anniversary of the UEFA European… Read more »

Armistice Day

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY Remembrance Sunday is a day for the nation to remember and honour those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom. “ When I was growing up I can remember wearing a poppy for a few weeks around November time. I didn’t understand why we wore them, just that you did!… Read more »

Serbia vs Republic Of Ireland – The Road To Russia

Life after Robbie Keane will begin for the Republic of Ireland with the World Cup 2018 qualifier against Serbia on the 5th September 2016. The Green Army will be full of optimism after the fantastic run during Euro 2016 which say them reach the last 16. Seamus Coleman, John O’Shea and Jeff Hendrick are all… Read more »

Czech Republic vs Northern Ireland – The Road To Russia 2018

After the monumental achievement of reaching the last sixteen at Euro 2016, Northern Ireland will be full of confidence going in to the qualifying stages for the 2018 World Cup. Despite being outsiders for a win against the Czech’s, the Northern Ireland boys will be brimming with confidence after such a successful summer. Twenty six… Read more »

Malta vs Scotland – The Road To Russia 2018

Gordon Strachan’s boys will be starting their campaign for qualification to the World Cup 2018 on September 4th 2016 with a match against Malta where the Tartan Army are firm favourites to bag a victory and secure their first three points of the campaign. After a disappointing run in the Euro 2016 qualifiers the Scots… Read more »