Car crash TV as England brexit from Euro 2016 after taking a hell of a beating from Iceland

(#05 - Top 10 Highlights from 2016 Tour de Travoy) The photo above shows the Icelandic team saluting their fans after beating England by 2 goals to 1 at Euro 2016. The Icelandic fans in turn returned the compliment by "thunder clapping". There were apparently 30,000 Icelandic fans following their team during Euro 2016. For a … Continue reading Car crash TV as England brexit from Euro 2016 after taking a hell of a beating from Iceland

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Behind enemy lines in the Ardennes watching Belgian TV’s coverage of Ireland against Belgium at Euro 2016

(#07 - Top 10 Highlights from 2016 Tour de Travoy) Having played well in their first game in Euro 2016 against Sweden, Ireland were confident going into their second game against Belgium. Alas that confidence was mis-placed and Belgium ran riot in the 2nd half scoring 3 goals without reply. I had gone to Belgium … Continue reading Behind enemy lines in the Ardennes watching Belgian TV’s coverage of Ireland against Belgium at Euro 2016

After defeating Ireland, France go on to beat Iceland and Germany but then suffer an agonizing defeat of their own to Portugal in the Euro 2016 final (Bresles 2016 Day 24)

Today's featured image shows Antoine Griesmann scoring the first of his two goals against Ireland during Euro 2016. I was in La Thuile in Italy , a small ski resort a few kms from the French border when Ireland played France in Lyon just 200 kms or so away.. A weeks earlier, I had traveled … Continue reading After defeating Ireland, France go on to beat Iceland and Germany but then suffer an agonizing defeat of their own to Portugal in the Euro 2016 final (Bresles 2016 Day 24)

Ireland beat Italy to qualify for knockout stages of Euro 2016 (Aigle 2016 Day 06)

Today's featured image shows Robbie Brady shortly after scoring the winner against Italy in Group E of Euro 2016. My original plan for the 2016 Tour de Travoy was to watch the Ireland - Belgium game in Belgium and the Ireland - Italy game in Italy. The day before I had made it to Chatel … Continue reading Ireland beat Italy to qualify for knockout stages of Euro 2016 (Aigle 2016 Day 06)