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In Memory of Socrates

December 15, 2011

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Charismatic, dynamic and enigmatic. Perfect words to describe the six foot four inch Brazilian giant, Socrates. A legendary figure, adopting an almost mythical aura to more recent generations, such was his sublime talents and iconic image. To a generation of football fans he was the personification of “cool”. In the 70s and 80s, his black […]

What Should Beckham Do Next?

December 8, 2011

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David Beckham is arguably the world’s most famous footballer and with his current £128million contract with MLS league side LA Galaxy ending on 31st December, he has a big decision to make about his future. Beckham has already made it clear that he will not be retiring from the game and there has been a […]

Only One Gary Speed

December 5, 2011

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Gary Speed MBE. The man, the midfield wing wizard, proud Welsh man. Dead. Speed was found hanged at his home in Huntington, Cheshire on Sunday morning – leaving behind a loving wife, two kids and the hopes and dreams of a nation which, under Speed’s guidance, was slowly beginning to find its feet in the […]

The Rising Cost Of Football

November 13, 2011

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It’s half time.  I am second in the queue in the food concourse.  It’s time to decide what to eat.  After a quick glance at the menu, I’ve made my decision. “Can I get a steak pie and a medium coke please?” The person on the till says, “There you go, that will be £4.50 […]