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Swiss Football Round 24 Recap

Swiss Football Round 24 Recap

  Round 24 reached it’s conclusion on Monday evening with the rarity of two Challenge League matches on the bill. This scenario came around after the original Winterthur vs. Neuchatel match scheduled for Friday was moved back given the weather conditions in Switzerland. A safety measure if you will, to make sure the game went […]

Swiss Football Round 23 Preview

Swiss Football Round 23 Preview

Round 23 this weekend and it certainly whets the appetite for the Swiss Cup action to come in midweek. Basel travel to the Pontaise to play Lausanne with their title challenge hanging by a thread while Young Boys will be eyeing up three points when struggling Sion travel to the Stade de Suisse. Dropped points […]

Swiss Football Round 22 Recap

Swiss Football Round 22 Recap

Round 22 may go down as the significant round in Switzerland for the 17/18 season. It may be the moment that is looked back upon as pivotal for both Young Boys and Neuchatel Xamax in their quest for their respective titles. Perhaps not, but this weekend certainly saw both take a giant step towards their […]

Swiss Football Round 21 Recap

Swiss Football Round 21 Recap

It is the second week since the conclusion of the winter break and Swiss football is warming up once again as we approach the last few months of the season. For the first time in many seasons, we have a title race. Young Boys are making a real nuisance of themselves and Basel are wholly […]

Zurich vs. Basel preview

Zurich vs. Basel preview

FC Zurich vs. FC Basel Swiss Super League October 28th, 2017 Letzigrund, Zurich It was only just over a month ago that FC Zurich and FC Basel last did battle but one of the more hotly-anticipated games in the Swiss Super League calendar rolls around again just before Halloween. Second vs. third, with both sides […]

Swiss Super League Round 22 Preview

Swiss Super League Round 22 Preview

FC Thun – FC Vaduz Grasshopper – Young Boys Basel – Luzern Lausanne – Sion St. Gallen – Lugano As round 22 gets underway this evening, there will be a strange feeling of having to observe from afar once again. On the other hand, it will be accompanied by a greater sense of belonging having […]

Impressions of Switzerland

Impressions of Switzerland

Last weekend I decided to take advantage of the half-term break to venture on a maiden trip to Switzerland. Although there was a professional element to the trip, namely to immerse myself in French and German (OK: Schwiizerd├╝tsch!) loosely linked to CPD, there was little doubting that I would grasp the opportunity to attend a […]