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We Need To Talk About Financial Fair Play… Again

We Need To Talk About Financial Fair Play… Again

Was it just a matter of striking coincidence or was there something more in the timing of a story in the Daily Mail which stated confidently that “Rivals” are “ganging up to ban City” with a challenge over the blue half of Manchester’s attempts to comply with regulations meant to limit the extent to which…

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February 3, 2014
Ian
AVB: Too Much, Too Young?

AVB: Too Much, Too Young?

You’ve done too much, much too young, The Specials famously sang on their seminal 1980 hit. That particular ditty was an anthem to a lost youth and the doom of adding another statistic to the population. However, it would also appear to be a maxim that could be applied to Portuguese wonderkid Andre Villas-Boas, who…

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December 27, 2013
Neil Park
Back To The Eighties: 1980/81, Part Twelve – The Kings Of Orient Are

Back To The Eighties: 1980/81, Part Twelve – The Kings Of Orient Are

Five days before Christmas 1980, Chelsea were chasing promotion back to the First Division. The leaders, West Ham United, were already sailing off into the distance at the top of the table, but that still left two automatic promotion places to play for – no play-offs in those days, of course – and Chelsea went…

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October 24, 2013
Ian
The Friday Cartoon: At Home With The Terrys

The Friday Cartoon: At Home With The Terrys

This morning’s Friday cartoon captures a freeze frame of a moment in the life of one of Britain’s best known families.

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July 12, 2013
Ian

That Was The Weekend That Was: Bites, Fights & Bellyaching

The end of the Premier League season needs some controversy of some description, and Luis Suarez is a man custom-built to provide it.

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April 22, 2013
Ian
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