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By Norvan.Vogt - 10 June 2008 17

Hello sports fans – With no decent free2Air TV coverage of the Euro 2008 Finals games I was wondering if there was anywhere that anyone knew of that was showing the Games live?  maybe some  24/7 club around that would be showing it?

Norvan

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Bungle 7:00 pm 10 Jun 08

Setanta is $14.95 a month or $12.95 if you sign up for a yearly contract and I think you do need to have Foxtel.

They don’t have a lot of other sports on so probably not worth getting.

Holden Caulfield 4:15 pm 10 Jun 08

Suck it up Chad Cornes!

caf 4:10 pm 10 Jun 08

Round-ball loving acquaintances of mine seem to go to the Ainslie Footy Club for their fix.

tristero 4:07 pm 10 Jun 08

http://www.soccerstream.de.tl/LIVE_Stream-Channel-1.htm

Surprisingly good (except when the server disappears from time to time).

Overheard 3:30 pm 10 Jun 08

Actually, I’m about fifth generation Australian with Irish/English heritage.

Maar ik praat een beetje nederlands. As you do.

And the Netherlands is my third team after Australia and Republic of Ireland. Enjoy your breakfast, but I’ll be watching the game on Saturday morning through one eye and then slipping back under the covers.

Norvan.Vogt 3:16 pm 10 Jun 08

Het is goed om te zien dat daar andere “clog-wogs” zijn op de riot! Het zou heel leuk zijn om het ‘oranje ondersteuningsteam’ aan de gang te krijgen. Ik heb een goed gevoel dat dit nog eens 1986 gaat worden. Anyone out there up for a Saturday morning breakfast?

Overheard 2:50 pm 10 Jun 08

Goeden middag, Norvan Vogt. Kijk uit: the Saturday game (Nederland en Frankrijk) is actually at 4.45am. And yes, it’s on SBS.

Dickson Tradies is always a good bet, and the Belconnen Soccer Club at Hawker was open for all of the Euro 2004 games. Not out that way anymore so I haven’t checked.

Succes voor Nederland! Tot ziens.

Norvan.Vogt 2:24 pm 10 Jun 08

@S4anta being of clog-wog(Dutch) origins I don’t thing the Australia-Italian club would have been the best place to be this morning 🙂

@Skidbladnir – that would be a great thing to do but the Dutch Australia club in Canberra went the way of the dodo in the 1980’s. #sob#

I’ll be looking forward to the Netherlands v France 2am on Saturday.

Hup Holland hup!

astrojax 2:12 pm 10 Jun 08

it’s on sentanta, whatever that is. does the $29 mean you already need to have fox?

i’ll guess dickson tradies will whack it on for you if you rocked in and asked…

sbs have an hour’s highlights each game day at half five in the pee em.

go italy!

Steve_Pedestrian 1:55 pm 10 Jun 08

SBS get: Spain V Russia 2am on Wed, Netherlands v France 2am on Sat, Turkey V Czech Republic 4:45am Mon 16th, Austria V Germany 4:45am Tues 17th, Netherlands V Romania 4:45am Wed 18th, Russia V Sweden 4:45am Thurs 19th, plus the Final.

Setanta is $29 for a month. Online sign up is instant as opposed to waiting ages on the phone.

vg 1:30 pm 10 Jun 08

My bad, apparently you can subscribe to it on Fox as an additional channel

vg 1:29 pm 10 Jun 08

Have seen it advertised on Fox on the Setanta channel, but it looks like that could be a pub sports channel. Shame as I was looking forward to watching it. Never been a soccer fan until I lived in Europe for a while and didn’t have a choice.

Skidbladnir 1:17 pm 10 Jun 08

Pick a nationality thats involved, and attend their local club.
(Hellenic is doing “selected games only”)

AussieGal83 1:15 pm 10 Jun 08

I thought SBS was broadcasting it. Fox arent showing it. I wasnted to watch the Netherlands/Italy game and it wasnt on any of the Fox channels.

S4anta 12:59 pm 10 Jun 08

Italio Australia Club matey.

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