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Football 11/12: The Penalty Box Problem

It was while watching David De Gea and Javier Hernandez getting manhandled in the penalty area on Saturday that it truly struck me about the on-pitch double standard. Whether it is in the defending of a set-piece or a penalty … Continue reading

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Football 11/12: Play Stupid, Win Lucky

It’s a method of playing, a certain style that I have observed over the years, across a variety of sports. Limerick GAA did it this year a few times, as they have done over the last few years. The Boston … Continue reading

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Football 11/12: On The Other Hand…

…maybe we can just ignore my last.

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Football 11/12: The European Divide

One of my work colleagues is a big fan of Irish club Shamrock Rovers. Big time, is always talking about them, their league performances. But, last Thursday, this didn’t show. Shamrock Rovers were playing Partisan Belgrade in the Europe League … Continue reading

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Football 11/12: The Community Shield

Rather then do a full game by game analysis like I did last season, this time round I’m going to be a bit more conservative, and rather than do recaps and analysis, I’m going to try to find an issue within … Continue reading

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