Sleepy Observations Quarter Finals

This weekend ended up being a marathon of watching football. After needing some much needed sleep I skipped the first game of Netherlands v Sweden to be fully alert for the Germany v Denmark game. Rain had other intentions, because the game ended up being postponed to be played on Sunday after a very valiant…

Tournament of Nations 2017 Day 1

What is this competition? The USA were upset they couldn’t compete in a tournament like the European countries can with the Euro’s, so they invited Australia, Brazil and Japan to come play some football in their backyard. The use of the word ‘tournament’ to describe this competition is probably a bit of a stretch due…

Sleepy Observations Round 3

Two games are on at the same time. So the double screens are out. Otherwise known as two iPads set up against a couple pillows on my bed. If I’m careful I can get them set up at the right angle straight away, otherwise it will be a balancing act the entire 90 minutes. Also…

Sleepy Observations Round 2

So another four days have past and I’m starting to get into the swing of waking up at 5am then falling promptly back to sleep at 7am for a wee bit longer. Any who here is another round of game observations I watched with sleepy eyes. Day 5 Norway 0 – 2 Belgium Netherlands 1…

Sleepy Observations of Women’s Euro 2017

Any Australian who watches European football matches can attest to the reality that time zones suck. A lot. My matra is currently this is as I watch UEFA Women’s Euro 2017. This week is both the start of the tournament and the start of a new uni semester. So life dictates that I should probably…