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Archive for July 2010

…on the Premier League squad limits

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Denilson of Arsenal

Denilson - Brought over from South America, growing and flourishing in the British Isles. Like potatoes.

When my fiancee is out in the evenings, I sometimes enjoy Mark Saggers on Talksport. I know, it’s Talksport, but if you ignore the awful callers, what you have is a smart, longtime broadcast journalist discussing sport sensibly with two decent sport journalists. Read the rest of this entry »

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July 29, 2010 at 10:53 pm

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…on Devann Yao

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West Ham trialist Devann Yao

It’s bizarre how my mind works but I’ve become ever so slightly obsessed with Devann Yao, who is trialling with West Ham. Devann is from Harlem, New York and is one of those Americans who set off to make it in European football at an early age, in his case 12. Read the rest of this entry »

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July 28, 2010 at 1:10 pm

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…on Dan Gosling

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Dan Gosling applauds the fans

"Thanks lads, I'll be off now"

I have long felt it is not a contradictory position to argue that footballers are overpaid whilst siding with them in disputes with their club.  In general, I feel that English clubs can be inherently duplicitous when it comes to player disputes.  Read the rest of this entry »

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July 8, 2010 at 12:54 pm

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