Tag: denmark

Denmark 2-0 Germany at Euro 92: the day Danish football peaked

This feature is a part of RETEUROSPECTIVE Has there ever been a more unlikely tournament victory than this? Denmark’s rise from non-qualifiers only a fortnight before this tournament begun to lifting the trophy…

The Nicklas Bendtner delusion

With little over 15 minutes left of the derby, Cesc Fàbregas stood beside the corner flag watching impatiently as a substitution was announced. Drawing 1-1 at home to their fiercest rivals Tottenham,…

Preben Elkjær: the last of football’s true mavericks

The date is 5 June 1985 and, in Copenhagen, Denmark have just beaten the Soviet Union 4-2 in World Cup qualifying group 6. It’s quite possibly the very plateau above cloud level…