July 1, 2010

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The England Obituary, Part Four: Where Do We Go From Here?

In the fourth part of our look at England’s elimination, Rob Freeman suggests that perhaps we don’t need a post mortem of this team’s so-called failure, and suggests that England don’t need small changes here and there, they need a revolution beginning at the lowest level there is. I’m not overly sure we even need…

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July 1, 2010
Ian

Good Luck, Jonathan: Nigeria’s President Calls The Shots

In the immediate aftermath of a disappointing World Cup campaign, it might seem like an appealing idea. Get the team out of all competitive football and force them to rebuild for a couple of years. The edict issued forth by the Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan, to dissolve the national football team for two years and…

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July 1, 2010
Ian

The England Obituary, Part 3: “Ha Ha Ha!”, Or “Bloody Hell!”?

In the third part of our brief series on England at the 2010 World Cup, Mark Murphy reports on his four-yearly bout of schadenfreude and how England at least managed to give some people a degree of pleasure this summer. The most virulent Scottish nationalists may want 27th June declared a public holiday after England’s…

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July 1, 2010
Mark
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