European Cup

Bucharest: Champions of Europe – Football Article

During the 1970s, wealthy European countries were willing to fund Romania’s acquisition of technology through loans given on political considerations, this debt rose from just $1.2 billion in 1971 to $13 billion by 1982. In 1981, in order to pay its due debts, Romania requested a line of credit from the International Monetary Fund and adopted a policy to pay back all its debt. As recommended by the IMF, imports were reduced and exports were increased. The effect of the…

Read More

Nottingham Forest: Martin O’Neill Inbound As Half-Season Managerial Tombola Affords Another ‘Romantic Option’ Shot At Insta-Promotion – Football Article

Embed from Getty Images Nottingham Forest are on the very cusp of appointing Martin O’Neill as their new manager, with Roy Keane also hired as his erstwhile assistant. Both former Forest players, the pair have been offered 18-month contracts and will replace Aitor Karanka, who was sacked last week with the team lying four points outside the Championship play-off positions with 20 fixtures remaining. As with Stuart Pearce’s ill-starred prodigal return to the banks of the Trent a year or two…

Read More