Europe

The time England beat Europe’s continental XI

https://www.gettyimages.com/license/79665944 On 26 October 1938, Europe put together their first continental XI to challenge England. The continent’s combined forces lost 3–0. England had split from FIFA ten years earlier over a dispute about payments for amateur players, but continued to play other nations in a series of friendlies, including a win over World Cup champions …

Data from Euro 16 drivers is a window into the new Europe

(Marxchivist) France has one of the largest communities of Waze users in the world, so when the country hosted Euro 2016 in July, we analyzed driving trends from the month-long tournament. The data showed that 10% of all match attendees were Wazers. Additionally, we were able to figure out which matches had the most people …

Man City-Gladbach got washed out, but Gladbach fans didn’t mind

Man City’s Champions League curtain raiser against Borussia Monchengladbach was flooded/lightning’d into postponement (until Wednesday). This time-lapse video shows the impact the weather had on the pitch and why this decision had to be made: Now that was some rain! ☹️ #cityvbmg #mcfc pic.twitter.com/ugoGJEOl3O — Manchester City (@ManCity) September 13, 2016 The storm didn’t deter …