Football in Poland

Uefa deserves respect for daring to be bold

The trip meter in my Land Rover was reset 17 days ago in Hampshire, England, and ticked on to 3,000 miles - 4,860km - as I pulled into Kharkiv, located between the Ukrainian capital Kiev and Donetsk.

Friday, 22 June, 2012, 12:00am

Legacy? We'll have to wait and see ...

When covering a major sporting event in a developing country, you obsess over the promised legacies as you do the winners and losers. Most of the Beijing 2008 promises made by the International Olympic Committee and Bocog (the Beijing Organising Committee of the Olympic Games) were kept, others clearly broken.

20 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Grudge match is a genuine must-see

The Russian campers started the pre-Poland v Russia group A match warm-up in earnest at Camp Wok in Warsaw.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Warsaw opens her arms to the weary

Rising like a king's crown on the banks of the Vistula in Warsaw lies Poland's National Stadium and tonight 58,500 loyal subjects - plus 150 million around the world watching on TV - will file into their seats to worship what Uefa president Michel Platini declared ahead of the opening match as the greatest game known to humans.

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am