European U-21 Championships

Room for improvement

June 16, 2009
By Egan Richardson
(Archive)
England 2-1 Finland

Finland's manager Stuart Baxter told last week how, instead of watching Terminator 4 with the rest of his squad, he watched a documentary about the Danish national team. Nordic countries tend to take these tournaments seriously, in part because they are small countries and the tournament is a way to gain international recognition, but also because it's a lot of fun to go and see them.

Denmark's Roligans, and the thousands of Swedes and Norwegians that followed ...

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