The last of my haiku previews before Euro 2016 kicks off, featuring Belgium, Ireland, Italy and more. Previous haiku previews: Groups A and B, Groups C and D. Continue reading
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Euro 2016 haiku previews: Groups C and D
Following on from haiku previews for Euro 2016 groups A and B, it makes sense to now take a look at groups C and D. These groups include favourites such as Germany and Spain plus the home nation outsiders Northern Ireland. Final haiku preview also coming soon…
Euro 2016 haiku previews: Groups A and B
In a flight of fancy that perhaps would have been more appropriate for the 2002 World Cup, I have decided to preview all 24 teams ahead of Euro 2016 using the brief Japanese form of poetry that is the haiku.
For anyone not aware, a haiku consists of only 17 syllables in total, split into 3 lines of 5-7-5. Japanese haikus tend to be fairly wise, they are also obviously short. My haiku previews can at least be said to be short, we will see how wise they are as Euro 2016 progresses.
This blog looks at the teams in groups A and B, the remainder will be posted over the next couple of days. OK: one, two, haiku… Continue reading