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Archive for October 2009

…on Stan Collymore and what people should learn

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Stan says things, which is much more than his contemporaries

Oh you can see it now. Mad Stan, the guy who pissed it all away, the wifebeating dogger is just so mad that he suggested that the Premier League adopt an NFL-style franchise system in his column in the Daily Mirror.  Mad, absolutely mad.  Sensible, absolutely and thoroughly sensible. Read the rest of this entry »

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October 28, 2009 at 4:19 pm

…on Marlon Harewood and the perceptions about players

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Looks like a beluga whale, has about the same heading ability

Football is not naturally a game for statistics.  Safe haven bat-and-ball games like cricket and baseball are built on statistics.  In Kevin Costner schlockfest “For The Love Of The Game”, baseball is summed up in a simple line of dialogue; “We count everything”. Read the rest of this entry »

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October 10, 2009 at 10:10 pm

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…on Englishmen not making it in the Premier League

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The speedy Imre Varadi - About as foreign as it got in the early 80s

When people have the tiresome discussion about the “best league in the world”, the inevitable stones are cast at the Premier League and the quality of the players.  Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Michael Farrow

October 7, 2009 at 11:11 pm

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