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An ‘L’ of a chance

If you look at the Premier League table this evening you will see that Liverpool sit proudly atop the football pyramid. No great surprise there, you may think. But then see who tops the Championship tonight: Leeds United. League One? Luton Town, and League Two? Yes, you’ve guessed it, Lincoln City. So all four of […]

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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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Six Nations Rugby

The Six Nations Rugby – my sporting highlight of the year. Each year, the six nations – England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France and Italy – play each other once in a round robin Rugby Union Championship.  The rivalry, as it so often is amongst neighbours, is intense, the rugby passionate and the outcome is never […]

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