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Capital One Cup: Four left

January 21, 2015

We’re down to four now in the Capital One Cup, and the mix of teams left in the competition ahead of the second semi-final this evening gives us the full range of archetypes fighting for our entertainment. Sheffield United might be as popular as Iain Moody at a Hindu wedding in most circles, but their inclusion means we’ve got an underdog, a couple of faded beauties and a financial colossus […]

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Australian Cultural Icons #22: David Warner

January 19, 2015

This was going to be an article looking at the possible runners and riders at the Australian Open, which begins this week down under and features some of the best tennis players in history battling it out in the first major of the year, but then one of our favourite idiots just had to open his mouth and remove any doubt as to his mental capacity. There are many folks […]

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England v Slovenia preview

November 14, 2014

One of the criticisms that is often levelled at the national team in England is the disparity between the simple way we’ve qualified for recent tournaments and our simply awful performances once we get there, which possibly comes up as a result of the fans being slightly deluded as to the overall quality in the squad. It might be tough for that quality to tell on what is going to […]

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The Sound and the Fury

September 23, 2014

The world of celebrity can be an amusing and sometimes baffling place, where people famous for nothing more than their appearance or sometimes just their associations are often exposed by their own hand, but there is a stranger world than that in the cracks between the notorious, and the rest of us. While the truly famous live in an odd, not entirely nutritious world of self-reverence mixed with self-loathing the […]

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Six Nations finale

March 14, 2014

If we take history as a barometer it is not likely that England will fail to beat Italy in Rome this weekend, although the margin of victory will be key to some extent and although the red rose brigade still have more than a passing interest in the Six Nations title we all know where the real decisive action will take place, namely Paris. Somehow the stuttering French side have […]

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Ashes: Time to burn

December 7, 2013

As a fan of English cricket you learn not to ever be too brash, bold or boisterous in your celebrations and predictions, as the next disappointment is never far off and the old adage about being nice on the way up most definitely applies, but I don’t think many were expecting quite such a painful demolition in the winter Ashes series. So far Australia have taken apart the English side […]

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