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Giantkillers ruining the magic for everyone

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PRESTON North End and Chelsea kicked off the FA Cup fourth round with their Saturday lunchtime clash at Deepdale televised on ITV.

Dennis Wise, essentially representing Chelsea, and Billy Davies, representing Preston, joined Matt Smith in the television studio.

The phrase “magic of the cup” was on the tip of all three’s lips, the unspoken monkey in the room, except that it was frequently spoken.

I personally want Chelsea to beat Preston, just as I would like Tottenham Hotspur to beat Leeds United, Arsenal to beat Stoke City and Manchester City to beat Scunthorpe United in the other televised games. Read the rest of this entry »

Note to self: avoid interviewing Robbie Savage

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DERBY County lost 4-1 at home on Saturday against Championship minnows Scunthorpe United.

A local journalist asked club captain Robbie Savage why this was the case, especially as it came only one league game after a draw at table-toppers Newcastle United.

This was his answer. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Andrew Brook

January 12, 2010 at 7:16 pm