Monthly Archives: January 2013

The joy of away days: is Arsenal worth it?

Tweet   One of the strengths of England’s football culture is its geography. England is a relatively small, densely populated country, so you never have to travel far to find a game in one of England’s four professional divisions. As … Continue reading

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Hunting in pairs: Ivan Zamorano and Marcelo Salas, Chile

Tweet Time to go back to the 90’s again for some HOT FRONT TWO action, this time courtesy of Chile’s finest, Ivan Zamorano and Marcelo Salas (AKA ‘El Matador’). Chile has a reasonably well established football history; the national team … Continue reading

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America wasn’t ready for a world cup in 1994 – it is now.

Tweet Maybe it’s the latent colonial in me, but I’m pretty fascinated by football in America. Football in Europe probably reached its critical mass a long time ago, but in America it’s just getting started, and there’s something exciting about … Continue reading

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Watford are a good team – get used to it

Tweet This article first appeared on The Two Unfortunates.  If this is wrong I don’t want to be right (or I’m sorry I’m not sorry) Not so long ago, in a satellite town not very far away (from London), Aidy … Continue reading

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