This is the way football should be. A true celebration of the beautiful game. During the three weeks of Euro 2008, Swiss,Turkish, Spanish, Portugese, German, French, Russian, Dutch and other nationalities all congegrated in the UBS Arena in Nyon. Not once did I see any violence, any problems, or confrontations. All I saw was a […]
The centre of Nyon was a fun place to be last night whether you were routing for Portugal, Turkey, or Switzerland. Red was the predominant colour on T-shirts, flags and hats. The area around the railway station is full of fans, and there’s a great atmosphere. No sooner had the final whistle blew after the […]
The weather wasn’t great but the sun did make a brief appearance and Caribana went ahead over in Crans-sur-Nyon. The folk in the photo below didn’t seem too bothered by the damp weather. You could even see a bit of the mountains from the lakeside bar. The music festival kicked off with Alanis Morisette on […]
There was a brief respite from the downpours yesterday. Enough to get a glimpse of the UBS arena being built down on the lake side. There will be 1,900 places (non seated) free of charge and 1,200 paid seats to enable fans to watch the matches. The arena will open two hours before the first […]
The signs are going up around the town and the pace for Euro2008 is hotting up. Shame the weather isn’t doing the same.