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Ireland’s Wars: The Tugela Heights

Two months on from “Black Week” and Buller, along with the rest of the forces under his command, were still on the wrong side of the Tugela River. It had been a costly period. Twice more, after the repulse at … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Black Week

The Boers’ early advances had achieved some notable successes, but as November ticked on by the new British forces assembled under General Redvers Buller were ready, more or less, to begin what was expected by many to be the decisive … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Italy Vs England (Quarter Finals)

Italy 0-0 England (Italy win 4-2 on penalties) A just result, though it took a very long time to get there. England just were not interested in winning this game outright, especially after the half time break. Rooney was anonymous, … Continue reading

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