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Greg Dyke – in two minds

June 9th, 2014 · No Comments · Features, Football

Greg Dyke, never happy with one opinion when two will do, has decided that England will have a good World Cup after all. This from the man who made a ‘slit throat’ gesture during the draw in December. Many at the time viewed it as a defeatist gesture from a man who admitted in early 2013 […]

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What can England learn from the semi-finalists?

July 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Features, Football

Now that reality has begun to settle in, and the shrill attacks on the players have subsided, what can be learnt from the four most successful teams in this World Cup? The English press and media couldn’t agree on who was to blame the most; the manager for not getting the best out of ‘world […]

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FA – Out of Office

June 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Features, Football

In a strategic master-stroke the FA announced that the decision about the future of Fabio Capello will be postponed for two weeks. That’s about the only thing they have got right in years. Two weeks is about enough time for the rabid press and public to be distracted by Murray winning Wimbledon. It also allows […]

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The Unlikely Lads

June 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Football

What shall we talk about today? Oh I know, how about England v. Germany – in 2014. Although the media are firmly fixed on the past [insert war pun here] I’m more interested in what happens next. Without being too dramatic one of the key impacts of today’s result is the future shape of English football. […]

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Run Svennis Run!

June 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Features, Football

Reading quotes from Sven after the Ivory Coast snore draw with Portugal confirmed what I had long suspected. Like a cross between Zelig and Forrest Gump, Sven is an idiot with a knack for being in the right place at the right time. He has never been shy of throwing his hat in the ring […]

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