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Wayne’s World – The Tipping Point

November 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Features, Football

We may look back at the start of the 2010 season as the point where, like all bubbles before, the financial madness of the English Premier League started to finally deflate. Wayne Rooney’s Big Pay Out will go down as the last hurrah of this madness. Why? Let me tell you a story… The Premier […]

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England 2010 – The Silver Lining

July 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Features, Football

About the only good thing to come from England’s performance in the World Cup 2010 was the unexpected boost to the beautifully presented bid to host the tournament in the UK in 2018. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wn5RaeOhIyg In an almost mirror image of the on-pitch shenanigans the bid team seemed to have a Spain-like control over their opponents […]

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Give Fergie a Black Eye Please

July 6th, 2010 · No Comments · Features, Football

Don’t you just want to punch him in that big red face? Alex Ferguson keeps popping up having a pop. The Pope of Trafford Village has been pontificating throughout this tournament. His constant press releases about how Rooney is suffering from this and that are both ill-considered and unwelcome. Before the Germany game he spouted […]

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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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Golden Generation or Shower?

June 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Features, Football

So, England’s Dads Army against a strapping young Germany? The tabloid pixies will be doing overtime down the pun mines. Dubbed the Golden Generation as long ago as 2002, for them, if not the war, at least the international career, is over. This overpaid shower have played 30mins of half decent football in 3 matches […]

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