MY Father did not like football, he saw it as over-rated and over-hyped. But in 1992, just a few months before he retired from his job as a social club manager, he joined in the celebrations when Denmark became European champions. On the night that Denmark beat Germany […]
THEY’RE flying little blue flags from the front of buses in Aarhus this year. They’ve also chiselled the motto, “Aarhus 2017” into the paving slabs around Denmark’s second biggest city. They’re expecting lots of visitors, though heaven knows how Aarhus’ very provincial airport will handle them. For this […]
IN 2017, Aarhus is one of the European Capitals of Culture. It’s a city of 300,000 and Denmark’s second biggest. It is also Denmark’s oldest city. AGF, Aarhus’ biggest club, last won anything big in 1995-96 – the Danish Cup.
HVIDOVRE is a suburb of Copenhagen where a number of Danish TV programmes and films have been shot. It’s the sort of area that looks like many small towns that form part of greater Copenhagen – neat, uniform and well served from an infrastructure perspective. Hvidovre Stadion is […]