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Ireland’s Wars: Mons

The early days of the war in Europe, for the men of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) anyway, were a helter-skelter affair of rapid mobilisation, a boat ride across the Irish Sea or English Channel and a march through the … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Twenty One (Quarter Finals)

Argentina 1 – 0 Belgium The game began at a fast pace, with Argentina being the faster. It only took a few minutes for the opening to come, created largely by Messi again, winning the ball in midfield, drawing defenders … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Nineteen (Last 16)

Argentina 1 – 0 Switzerland It was a cagey start from both teams.  The Swiss quickly showed their plan to suffocate the Argentinean star names with a mountain of defenders, while they broke down the left with Inler and Shaquri. … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Fifteen (Group G, H)

USA 0 – 1 Germany Between the fact that a draw would suit both teams and the torrential rain, it was easy to think that this game would not be too competitive. But while neither team really killed themselves throughout, … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Eleven (Group H, G)

Belgium 1 – 0 Russia A disappointing affair between two teams that should be showcasing far more talent than this. The defensive attitude of the 2018 hosts is a surprise, but I suppose is typical of their manager. Content to … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Six (Group H, A)

Belgium 2 – 1 Algeria Unfortunately, much of the early fizz of the World Cup appears to have vanished following a series of disappointing encounters. Belgium had a lot to live up to, with so much expectation attached to their … Continue reading

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NFBs Decisive Battles Of The World: Waterloo

Just as important and epic as its reputation would indicate. This is going to be long… Name: The Battle of Waterloo, sometimes called the Battle of Mont-Saint-Jean. The War: War of the Seventh Coalition, last of the Napoleonic Wars. When: 18 … Continue reading

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