Some of the best things in life are free and this was no exception.
Continue reading Kybok ‘n’ roll – FC Poltava 2 Karpaty Lviv 1
She nailed it. My pal Anya, 33, from Kyiv, first game ever, said after 85 minutes: “You guys need to practise scoring.”
Continue reading Gherkins and the Golden Boot – Ukraine 1 Wales 0
In the middle of Kyiv, 50 yards away from the Khreshatyk tube station is a restaurant/pub whose name escapes me.
On the menu are listed the usual starters, main courses, desserts, wines and half a page devoted to . . . chewing gums.
Continue reading Chew, what a scorcher – Ukraine 1 Wales 1 (2001)
Last game before the winter break, as Ukraine wraps up warm and retreats into hibernation.
Vorskla, fifth, versus Zorya, third.
Continue reading Viva Vorskla! Poltava 0 Zorya Lugansk 2
First game for European football’s bad boys of the moment since they’ve had their backsides whipped.
Continue reading The banned played on – Dynamo Kyiv 2 Chornomorets Odesa 1
KYIV: November 2007.
“You’ll like this,” said Anya. “Shakespeare, no words. Macbeth.”
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