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The madness of the play-offs: Carnage on the continent

The Football League Play-Offs provide some of the most exhilarating football matches in the domestic game.  For four teams, the season is decided over a two legged semi-final, and if successfully negotiated, comes down to a single 90-minute slog between the two … Continue reading

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Long Live Ronaldo

Ronaldo was a unique player, and deserves a unique moniker.

Long live O Fenômeno. Continue reading

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Why I hope United send Steve Evans Crawl-ing back into his hole

I hope Manchester United destroy Crawley Town. I really hope they give them a good battering, because Crawley, are a shady club. Continue reading

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Tension, twists and drama as the January transfer window slams shut

The January transfer window has long been castigated by football managers across the country and indeed the continent as being a time for impulse buys and inflated prices. At 11pm last night, the 2011 window slammed shut having provided arguably … Continue reading

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The demise of the football commentator

Kenneth Wolstenholme etched his words into the history book with his classic “some people are on the pitch, they think it’s all over… it is now!”

But one of my latest gripes about watching footy on T.V. is the shocking demise of the quality of commentary provided. Continue reading

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Championship Manager Heroes Episode 6: Mads Timm

Mads Timm may have a name that suggests he belongs in a mental asylum, but it was his goalscoring feats on the Championship Manager games that sent opposition players crazy.

Sadly though, Timm’s career never really hit the heights of his fictional self… Continue reading

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Holloway: A Breath of Fresh Air

If Ian Holloway resigns, the Premier League, and indeed football in general, will be a darker place without him. Continue reading

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To Hull and Back

There is pandemonium in the away stand as the Scunthorpe supporters go ballistic. Arms flail, shirts are whirled above heads. Continue reading

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Championship Manager Heroes Episode 5: Tonton Zola Moukoko

Tonton Zola Moukoko is regularly bombarded with telephone calls from Championship Manager players. He said: “I spoke with a guy for an hour. He wanted to know what had happened to me since I wasn’t playing for a major club. I was once one of the biggest talents in that computer game so he was wondering… many phone me asking the same question.” Continue reading

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Championship Manager Heroes Episode 4: Tó Madeira

The fourth instalment of the Championship Manager Heroes series uncovers the truth about one of the game’s biggest stars.

Tó Madeira was a must-buy striker for Championship Manager 01/02 players, but there was a darker side to his meteoric rise. Continue reading

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