Monthly Archives: October 2012

Halloween special featuring Andy Cole

Tweet This picture sums up the worst feeling in football – the agony of the chance gone begging. It makes ‘The Scream‘ look like Mr Happy. Poor Chris Iwelumo; the expression on his face is one of pure fear. He … Continue reading

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Racism: a rant

Tweet This isn’t going to be an attempt to show my deep understanding of racism, nor some pseudo intellectual lecture about how we need to understand Serbia. It’s just a rant setting out how I feel about racism in this … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand’s football philosophy

Tweet I’ve taken an interest in the writing of Ayn Rand in recent months, telling anyone who’ll listen what I think of her seminal work, Atlas Shrugged. There are two reasons for this. Firstly, it’s a 1,200 pager, by far … Continue reading

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Liverpool are pass and snooze for Shearer

Tweet This week Brendan Rodgers questioned the integrity of Alan Shearer’s punditry skills. Now, I’m not saying Rodgers is a brazen populist but, as open goals go, that was the equivalent of tapping a stationary ball over the line from … Continue reading

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Motherland Calls – the World Cup in Russia

Tweet The announcement of Russia’s host cities for the 2018 World Cup was hardly the big football story of the weekend. It all seems like a long way off right now – we’ve got Brazil to get through first. But, … Continue reading

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