As Chelsea stumbled to at 1-0 defeat at West Bromwich Albion under André Villas-Boas back in March, who would have thought the Blues could be close to such a dramatic turnaround? Roberto Di Matteo, made interim boss after Villas-Boas’s dismissal, has masterminded a change in fortunes that even the most optimistic of Chelsea fans could not have envisaged. The 41-year-old has guided the Londoners to FA Cup glory following the 2-1 triumph over Liverpool in the Wembley final. But most impressively of all, Di Matteo’s side knocked out holders Barcelona to book their place in the Champions League final in Munich. The game needs no introduction, and with tickets notoriously difficult to come by, why not secure yours at worldticketshop.com today?
New England boss Roy Hodgson has said he will delay the announcement of his provisional squad for Euro 2012 until after the conclusion of the Premier League season. That news will give English players hopeful of a call-up a boost and may well add further significance to Hodgson’s first game in charge – a Euro 2012 warm-up against Norway on 26 May in Oslo. With the whole of the nation watching to see Hodgson’s initial ideas in action, why not book your spot in Oslo today?
With Roy Hodgson appointed England manager on a four-year deal, much to the surprise of many who were expecting Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp to get the nod from The FA, thoughts now turn to this summer’s European championship in Poland and Ukraine. Hodgson’s first game in charge at Wembley will be the friendly against Belgium on Saturday 2 June ahead of the national side’s first Euro 2012 group stage game against France later in the month. With all eyes set to be on Wembley in this game to see Hodgson’s approach taking shape, why not book your place at England’s final home game before Euro 2012 today?
England will be thrown in at the deep end at this summer’s European championship, with their first game against 2000 winners France in Donetsk. The last time the two sides met in the competition was in 2004, when Zinedine Zidane broke English hearts with a late penalty and free-kick after Frank Lampard had nodded Sven-Goran Eriksson’s men into the lead in Portugal. New head coach Roy Hodgson will be desperate to see his side get off to a good start in Group D ahead of testing starts against Sweden and co-hosts Ukraine. Book your seat at this enticing clash today.
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