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Why the FA Cup is Dying

Ah the joy of a Cup weekend, where the cliché factor is high and the attendances are low. The usual flam is trotted out about the romance of the cup followed by the almost perpetual complaints, usually from professional commentators … Continue reading

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Decoding Premier League Hypocrisy

“Rooney har skickats iväg igen, han är en huligan från Liverpool!” It sounded urgent but I had no idea whether it was good news or not.  It turned out the Swedish commentator was lamenting a red card for our old … Continue reading

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Is This Anti-English Discrimination?

I mean I wouldn’t get away with dropping the C word on Scottish TV would I? Not like this genius on BBC Northwest Tonight anyway.  “What did he say?” “Who knows, just broadcast it.  By the time it comes on … Continue reading

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