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Euro 2012 – The Runners & Riders: Spain

From perennial under-achievers to perpetual favourites in considerably less than ten years, the first decade of the twenty-first century was the one that transformed the world’s perception of the Spanish national football team. Spain began the new century living very much down to people’s expectations, with a quarter-final defeat at the 2000 European Championships being…

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May 30, 2012
Ian
Euro Moments: Portugal

Euro Moments: Portugal

This mornings cartoon for the run-up to the European Championships from Dotmund features Portugal, and in particular everybody’s favourite gesticulating Iberian, Cristiano Ronaldo. He’s very, very good at football, but we suspect that we’re not allowed to like him. Don’t forget, you can see plenty more Dotmund artwork here, and you can read his trenchant…

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May 30, 2012
Ted
Euro Moments: Germany

Euro Moments: Germany

This mornings cartoon for the run-up to the European Championships from Dotmund features Germany, and the highly hirsute Gerd Muller. Don’t forget, you can see plenty more Dotmund artwork here, and you can read his trenchant opinions on just about everything here.

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May 29, 2012
Ted

100 Owners: Number 96 – (George Cripps &) Joseph Connor (Leeds City)

As those of you that have been keeping up to date with this series will already be aware, there was probably no golden age for football in England when the game was completely free of corruption and malign influence. We have already looked at the controversial promotion of Arsenal into Division One of the Football…

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May 28, 2012
Ian
Euro Moments: Denmark

Euro Moments: Denmark

This mornings cartoon for the run-up to the European Championships from Dotmund features Denmark. They won this tournament once, you know, and NOBODY EXPECTED THEM TO! Don’t forget, you can see plenty more Dotmund artwork here, and you can read his trenchant opinions on just about everything here.

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May 28, 2012
Ted

The 200% Review Of The Season: The Premier League

To celebrate its twentieth anniversary, the Premier League ran all manner of polls to try and decide, in its uniquely revisionist style, which had been the most exciting season in its history. We could debate what it says about the culture of modern football that last season was voted the most exciting of the lot, or…

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May 28, 2012
Ian
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