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Here’s to another summer of schadenfreude.

The Great British summer. Bluebottles swarm around massive dog shits festering on roasting concrete. Warmer air elevates the potency of body odours, petrol fumes, dog piss and the remnants of discarded beverages. Glass shards from bottles line the gutters. Dogs … Continue reading

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The 2014-15 Premier League Quarterly Report – The Quagmire Edition

Quagmire; noun 1. an area of miry or boggy ground whose surface yields under the tread; a bog. 2. a situation from which extrication is very difficult: a quagmire of financial indebtedness. 3. anything soft or flabby. As Jim Bowen would put it the English language is ‘super smashing great’ for variety, nuance, complexity and intrigue, but not so good when an enticing word doesn’t quite mean what you believe it … Continue reading

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World Cup Preview

And just like that, the World Cup is upon us. The few days before the tournament gets underway always brings mixed emotions. It makes you ponder the conceptual accuracy of time, as the last World Cup in South Africa doesn’t … Continue reading

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