How did Switzerland qualify for the 2010 World Cup

November 13th, 2009 by leewilson

In recent years, Switzerland have become a familiar face in the early rounds of major competitions. Their appearance in the 1994 World Cup was their first since England had won the tournament back in 1966. However, although the team missed out on the next two World Cups, they have been present in three of the four [...]

Switzerland vs Turkey: Match Highlights

June 12th, 2008 by zebra10

Here are the match highlights of yesterday’s match between TURKEY and Switzerland. Turkey defeated co-hosts 2-1 in the dying seconds to spoil the Swiss party.

Heart-Breaking Stoppage Time Puts Co-Hosts Out

June 11th, 2008 by zebra10

Parity by Senturk
Switzerland become the first to be knocked out from the group stage of the Euro 2008 after losing 2-1 to Turkey. Switzerland took the lead in the first half but suffered two goals in the second half to bow out of the tournament. The match was one of the most thrilling and both [...]

Switzerland Flying the Flag – 1-0 Half Time

June 11th, 2008 by zebra10

Switzerland went into the break leading 1-0 thanks to a Hakan Yakin goal sending the numerous fans dancing in jubilation. Switzerland need to win the match to get back hopes of qualifying from the group stage and currently they are doing exactly what they need to do.

Probable Line-up

June 11th, 2008 by zebra10

Switzerland face Turkey in less than an hour and these are the probable first eleven for the co-hosts.
Probable Starting XI: Benaglio; Magnin, Müller, Senderos, Lichtsteiner; Barnetta, Behrami, Fernandes, Inler; Streller, Yakin.

Co-hosts in do-or-die

June 11th, 2008 by zebra10

Euro 2008 Co-hosts lost their opening match against Czech Republic on the opening match of Euro 2008 and this means that they must beat Turkey today or at least draw to survive any hopes of qualifying for the quarter finals. Turkey lost 2-0 to Portugal in their first match and this leaves Portugal and Czech [...]

Alexander Frei, Switzerland Euro 2008 Star Player

March 31st, 2008 by reddevilrooney

Alexander Frei will be the star player of the Swiss squad in this year’s edition of the European Championships. Frei is 28 years old, born on the 15th July 1979, and he plays as a striker for Borussia Dortmund. The reported transfer fee paid by Dortmund to secure his services from French club Rennes in [...]