Ukraine Vs France, Donetsk, 15 June 2012, Euro 2012; Ukraine Vs Northern Ireland, Lyon, 16 June 2016, Euro 2016; and now Kosovo Vs Ukraine, Shkoder, 6 October 2017, World Cup 2018 Qualifying. Three games, three monsoon like storms, but this time a Ukraine win! It was a solo trip to Albania for Petro (now I’m … More A soggy three points from Kosovo away!
Played 30, Won 0, Drawn 6, Lost 24, 16 Scored, 56 Conceded. So reads the dismal records of Ukrainian football teams playing in England, since Ukraine declared independence and started playing in UEFA competition. This was Shakhtar’s seventh visit to England and their sixth defeat, but in truth it was a good performance against Man … More Played 30, Won 0 – Man City 2:0 Shakhtar Donetsk
With just over 48 hour in Iceland and with wife’s and girlfriends on board, it wasn’t your usual footie trip, but the short trip was jam packed with sight-seeing and a football match that ended with a disappointing result. Kæstur hákarl (fermented shark) was the order of the day on arrival in Iceland Having landed … More A romantic trip to the Golden Circle for Iceland Vs Ukraine
A win is a win is a win. Ukraina managed to get a minimal victory over Finland, just about brushing off the embarrassing friendly defeat to Malta, to maintain a chance at finishing in the qualification places for the 2018 World Cup. It wasn’t a memorable match by any stretch of the imagination, except for … More Everything for €10 – A trip to Finland to see Ukraine win!