UEFA Europa League: Together to Baku – almost

IF Arsenal or Chelsea were not up against a local rival, Baku and the Europa League might not mean as much as it probably does to the fans of both clubs – those that decide to make the journey to Azerbaijan. The fact that the clubs have returned tickets to UEFA says a lot about the appeal of Baku as the stage for a major … Continue reading UEFA Europa League: Together to Baku – almost

Baku for the future – another case of Nyonism

So UEFA has announced its structure for Euro 2020, supposedly the most democratic competition to be launched by the grandees of Nyon. Michel Platini wanted to spread the love and bring the Euros to the masses. Group games are going to be hosted across the continent and so, too, will the round of 16 and quarter-finals. And then, it’s over to Wembley with the semi-finals … Continue reading Baku for the future – another case of Nyonism