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Better the Devil You Know?

They couldn’t contain themselves in the build up to the new Formula One season.  The new 1.6 litre V6 turbo engines, lowered front noses, fuel restrictions and double points finale had the aficionados giddy with excitement and promising an unpredictable roller-coaster ride of a championship. It’ll be “the most exciting year” gasped Lewis Hamilton.  The […]

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Tim Sherwood: Political Correctness Gone Mad

We live in an unfair world.  For millennia our societies have developed and evolved to favour privileged majorities at the expense of marginalised minorities.  A near century of neoliberal capitalism may have succeeded in dividing those privileged majorities into smaller sub-sections of haves and have-nots, but at the absolute bottom of the pile you are […]

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The Camp Nou Pitch – Smaller than Hull’s KC

Every time a British club plays FC Barcelona, some expert, paid to write or speak about the tie, blindly perpetuates the myth that the Camp Nou pitch is enormous.  Talk of the vast swathes of Cataluñan grass conjures up images of the wide open plains of the Serengeti and infers that there is as much […]