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The Sausage Sandwich Game

Red sauce, brown sauce or no sauce at all – checking for bias at the BBC One of the great pleasures of a Saturday morning is being able to linger over your breakfast whilst listening to the wit and whimsy of Danny Baker on Radio 5. A highlight of his show is the sausage sandwich […]

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A Safe Bet?

A few days ago good pal of mine got in touch with me. I could sense his excitement, he knew he was in the money. William Hill are offering a prize of £50 million, for a £2 stake, if you can correctly predict how the Premier League will finish. I’m thinking to put the top […]

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David Moyes – Flawed genius or just plain unlucky?

Napoleon had his “lucky generals.” When told of the heroism, skill and experience of a General he is reported to have asked: That’s all very well, but is he lucky? Even the most football-phobic can’t help to have heard of the recent sacking from Manchester United of their manager, David Moyes.  Moyes had a torrid […]

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