Romanian Land Grab

Romanian football bears the stamp of a sporting movement pilloried by a generation or more of the most egregiously infectious corruption. The passage of time has sugared the pill a little – the match-fixing practices that spawned semi-legal cartels in the chaos that followed the collapse of communism have eased…

Rising tensions between Poland and Lithuania leads to grassroot unity campaign

Polish taunting of ethnic Lithuanians at last month’s Europa League qualifying match between Lech Poznan and Zalgiris Vilnius in Poland was to most observers little more than a symptom of the increasingly fractious relations between the two countries, albeit on a more internationally conspicuous stage than the usual diplomatic discourtesies…

Day Tripper

When Spencer Day leads out his Farnborough side in the Blue Square Southern Conference against Barrow on Saturday he will join a small and exclusive club. Following a deal this week that saw a consortium led by Day haul the club out of administration the Boro manager will become one…