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Entries from May 31st, 2010

USA nearly get a Turkey stuffing – more morsels

May 31st, 2010 · No Comments · De Bunker, Features

After the Champions League final, we all enter the football free few weeks before the big kick off on June 11th. I say football free, who am i kidding, there were of course plenty of final preparation friendlies that were played. The age old question ” what does a friendly prove?” is still worth asking, […]

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Own Goals – England's new star striker

May 30th, 2010 · 8 Comments · Armchair Fan, Features, Football

Well, what a display that was, eh?! The young lad comes out of no-where and sticks two in back of the onion bag. He had great movement, stuck in well behind Rooney. Bent has already booked his fortnight in Spain. Oh my goodness?! What on earth was that?? Didn”t expect to knock 5 past them, […]

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You’re not at Stamford Bridge. You’re on the Boer Ridge.

May 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Armchair Fan, Features, Football

Just this weekend we were saying there is no official World Cup song, and were very happy about it. Well, this morning I stumbled across this ‘unofficial’ one that has a bit of pedigree. Whether it’s a dog or not I will leave up to you but it certainly has the right breeding. England’s Heartbeat, […]

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Formation Dancing

May 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Armchair Fan, Features, Football

In the last few days I’ve been assaulted by ‘expert’ opinion on the tactical approach that England will use in the World Cup. I’ve read quotes from Capello saying his favorite formation is 4-4-2 but that he’s romantically attached to 3-5-1 which he used to great effect with Roma. Four Four Two magazine says his […]

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You’re broke – we’ll fix it

May 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Features

According to UEFA president Michel Platini the proposed rule change on european club spending will be passed this week. At first glance this looks a decision that could change the games financial models in as significant a way as the Bosman ruling changed transfers. Under the proposed new rules any club that wants to compete […]

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