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Americans still fail to understand football

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DESPITE officially being as good as England at football – the inventors of the game – Americans still do not quite get it.

As today’s New York Post proves. Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by Andrew Brook

June 13, 2010 at 4:57 pm

King and Carragher live the dream

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IT IS SAID that every young English boy dreams of playing football for England.

But the games in those dreams are never played in Minsk, Almaty or Dnipropetrovsk.

Which means that Ledley King and Jamie Carragher have made Matthew Upson look like a bit of a fool. Read the rest of this entry »

Charlize gives England a bye to the semis

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FRIDAY’S World Cup draw resulted in different trajectories for Charlize Theron’s presenting career and England’s hopes of victory in the tournament.

England were handed a path that already has most esteemed pundits predicting a semi-final exit against Brazil.

This is because they were drawn against the USA, Algeria and Slovenia, placing them in a Group of Life, avoiding potential opponents, such as Portugal, the Ivory Coast and France. Read the rest of this entry »

Italian fan finds odd way to deal with defeat

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ITALY lost 3-0 to Brazil in the Confederations Cup earlier this week, resulting in their elimination from the tournament, despite only having to get out of a group containing the USA and Egypt.

For many fans there is only one way to deal with such disappointment, cover your face in ice-cream. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Andrew Brook

June 26, 2009 at 6:59 pm