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Bonfire of the Hotspurs

June 30, 2011

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Why yes Mr Redknapp, you could use the money to buy another midfielder. The noted recluse Harry Redknapp has broken his stoic vow of silence this week.  He has announced that to fund a good size spree’s worth of summer transfers he’ll need to move on 4 or 5 players. You might feel sympathy for […]

The Ramifications of Utd vs. Chelsea: A Preview

May 8, 2011

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(Google images result for ‘Squeaky Bum Time’ – If you think there’s any better depiction, I will fight you) There’s a lovely bit of journalistic exaggeration whereby the big matches are labelled ‘title deciders’, but the ones between big teams and smaller ones are considered to be ‘potentially pivotal to the title race’. It’s as though it […]

Line in the Sand

May 2, 2011

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Gomez’s error. Vidic’s handball. Kalou’s offside goal, Clichy’s stamp on Owen.  This hasn’t been the best of weekends for officials. So absolutely nobody is surprised that the issue of technology in football is with us again. For the tl;dr crowd, my opinions on the weekend can be summarised as – yes to goal-line technology, yes […]