Monthly Archives: May 2012

Euro 2012: Germany expects

Tweet This article first appeared on The FCF. German football used to have a bit of an image problem. Despite being highly successful, there wasn’t much to get excited about, a bit like the perception of Germany itself. And, just … Continue reading

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It was written: a New Messi will rise.

Tweet In completing the signing of Eden ‘I’m kind of a big deal’ Hazard, Chelsea have definitely signed the new Lionel Messi. That is a definitive statement that cannot be contested.  It says so on right here in this Daily … Continue reading

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National Anthems

Tweet Euro 2012 will be upon us soon, which means lots of national anthems (and football). We blurt out national anthems with pride at sporting events, the perfect opportunity show some patriotic zeal. Of course, all national anthems are ridiculous … Continue reading

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Luck is irrational, but it’s important. Just ask Robben, and Tottenham.

Tweet Poor Arjen Robben. Having missed a crucial penalty in Bayern’s crunch game against Dortmund in the final stages of the Bundesliga season, he redeemed himself at the Bernabeu, scoring a penalty against Real Madrid in the Champions League semi … Continue reading

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The lesser of 400 evils (or, why I want everyone to lose)

Tweet This post first appeared on The FCF If we were all really good fans then we’d only be concerned for the fortunes of our own club and that of our immediate rival. There’d be no more moaning to Alan … Continue reading

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