Czech Republic

Drunk match officials banned by Czech federation

https://www.youtube.com/embed/3XDrO35W510 Two match officials have been banned by the Czech football federation for showing up drunk to work a first division match between Slavia Prague and FK Pribram. However, it remains unclear if their inebriation rendered them any less effective in their jobs than most sober officials. From the BBC: The FACR said fourth official …

Czech Republic players record Euro 2016 song with Petr Cech on drums

https://www.youtube.com/embed/F8YGb-aqylE The Czech Republic already qualified for Euro 2016, so while other nations prepare for their qualification playoffs or do just about anything else, the Czechs are kicking out the jams. With team captain and popular YouTube drummer Petr Cech doing his thing, the rest of the squad sang a tune reminiscent of the football …

The very best Euro 2016 kits (so far)

(Puma) It might seem like Euro 2016 is still a ways off, but we’ve got an international break deadzone now, so kitmakers are starting to unveil some of their creations for next summer’s tournament. Adidas has probably launched the most so far, and many of them are exceptional. Let’s take a look at some of …

Robin van Persie is in a bottomless pit of despair

A 3–2 loss to the Czech Republic sealed the Netherlands’ failure to qualify for Euro 2016. One of those three goals for the Czechs was an impressively terrible own goal from Robin van Persie. Though Van Persie did go on to score on the correct goal in the 83rd minute, having the own goal in …