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  1. Iberians in the 'land at the edge'

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and to a mouthwatering date with some tip-top tika-taka football. Portugal versus Spain should be a grudge match like no other, more so as it to be played among the slag heaps of that bizarre and distant ... with Peter Simpson How fickle the winds of football fortune. Just when you thought it was safe to dream England would book a date with Germany in the semi-finals and send you back ...

  2. Off the beaten path

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is a very different sight. More than a dozen men in training whites are working up a sweat on a full-sized football pitch. Lounging is the last thing on their minds. Cascade, just outside Lagos in the Western Algarve region of Portugal, is no ordinary five-star hotel. The resort offers facilities for relaxation, including a spa and gourmet restaurant, but also several sports academies, a gym ...

  3. e-pal: switzerland

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... some Portuguese, as I lived in Brazil and Portugal when I was younger. Unfortunately I've forgotten it all now. I also learned French and German at school. I travel a lot when I can afford ... or by the lake. Sports are also a very popular activity, especially football and volleyball. August 1 is the Swiss national holiday and probably the most important festival in the country. Usually ...

  4. Sick as a parrot but hope is up ahead

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... England's attacking play and their breakdowns on the final pass, I knew instantly I had witnessed far, far better football in the stadiums dotted elsewhere in Poland and Ukraine. The Germans would ... expressing resignation all round and accepting quietly that England are inferior to more advanced football nations, if truth be told. Still, this English foreign adventure will be memorable ...

  5. Michael Church in South Africa

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Church

    ... he has seen innumerable comings and goings since his arrival in South Africa from his native Portugal in 1962. But none has had such a profound effect as what has been going on in the past ... of the world's most fascinating destinations. Fifa's decision to hold the World Cup in South Africa has been vindicated, not because of the football on show or the newly built infrastructure, ...



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