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Scandinavians Abroad Weekend Round Up

Monday, May 3, 2010

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What a breathtaking weekend it has been across Europe, with the final day drama taking place in many countries. For some, their faith was already sealed, but for others it went down to the wire as they strived to gain success. Tweet

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Scandinavians Abroad Weekend Round Up

Monday, April 26, 2010

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The Temperature is truly reaching boiling point as confirmation of both winners and losers on the continent is steadily becoming apparent. Title chasing sides slip up , teams avoid relegation, others are not as lucky , and one team takes a steady advantage into the second league of a major cup final, all in a [...]

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Scandinavians Abroad Weekend Round Up

Monday, April 19, 2010

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A weekend full of late comebacks , goals galore and demoralising defeats was played out , amidst the gloomy backdrop of the Icelandic volcano, which is affecting the way football teams travel.Tweet

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Scandinavians Abroad Weekend Roundup

Monday, April 12, 2010

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Football action is really hotting up as the season draws to a close in Europe`s top leagues. This weekend saw some really unexpected cup shocks and twists at both ends of the relative tables.Tweet

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Scandinavians Abroad Weekend Roundup

Monday, April 5, 2010

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Six Scandinavians found their way onto the scoresheet with some crucial goals this weekend, while another saw six goals fly by him in a match he will have nightmares about for years to come.Tweet

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Scandinavians Abroad Weekend Round Up

Monday, March 29, 2010

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Heartbreak was the order of the weekend for many Scandinavians and it came in different forms. From last minute goals to gut wrenching injuries, another exciting weekend of football gripped the imagination of all involved.Tweet

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Scandinavians Abroad Weekend Round Up

Monday, March 22, 2010

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Yet another action packed weekend saw major twists and turns as European football grinds steadily towards the end of the season. With competition hotting up across the continent, the pressure is proving tough for some to handle but not others.Tweet

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Scandinavians Abroad Weekend Round Up

Monday, March 15, 2010

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It has been a pretty good weekend for all Scandinavians on the continent, although  those who managed to take their heads out of their own or in a weird case other peoples behinds suffered different emotions, just ask Johan Elmander and Brian Jensen.Tweet

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Scandinavians Abroad Round Up

Monday, March 8, 2010

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A hectic week on the international and domestic front culminated with some cracking and not so cracking encounters. The main talking point is on John Carew`s return to form and whether he can maintain it to fire Aston Villa into fourth spot come May. This weekend also saw some big teams lose their first matches [...]

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Paying Homage To A Hero

Friday, March 5, 2010

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The memory of Iceland’s first professional footballer, Albert Gudmundsson, has been commemorated with the unveiling of a statue in the capital of Reykjavik.Tweet

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Iceland Struggle to Keep Up

Thursday, March 4, 2010

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Iceland currently have 53 players playing abroad, not bad for a little country marooned in the North Atlantic Ocean, or is it?

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International Friendly Round-Up

Thursday, March 4, 2010

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With a full card of friendlies it was impossible that all the favourites would win, just ask Morten Olsen and Denmark. Nonetheless it was a good night for the Nordic sides , with only two of six sides falling to defeat.Tweet

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Scandinavians Abroad Weekend Round Up

Thursday, March 4, 2010

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NFN has been pondering and wondering and thought about writing a match report on Finland v Malta, but nobody – absolutely nobody – has seen that match, so here is Glenn’s weekend roundup with highlights links instead. It was a good weekend for the Danes but an agonising one for their Norwegian counterparts, one of [...]

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Scandinavians Abroad Weekend Round-Up

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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Swedish players renewed their credibility this weekend after weeks of relative frustration. While five found there way onto the scoresheet, Johan Elmander`s nightmare continues. The player once earmarked as future of Swedish football has only scored nine goals since arriving at Bolton in June 2008.

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Scandinavian`s Abroad Weekend Round Up

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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What a weekend it has been. Packed full of action from start to finish , many people in Denmark will have lots to smile about as their stars stole the limelight, with eight different players scoring across Europe . A gripping weekend of football included bags of quality finishes, own goals and an unwanted death of a fan.

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Arsenal Target Icelandic Prodigy

Monday, February 1, 2010

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Manchester United have been dealt a blow after a promising young Icelandic midfielder ,turned down a trial with them in favour of a trial with Arsenal ,whom United beat 3-1 yesterday.

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