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Chelsea: Why Can’t We Be Liked?

February 23, 2012

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It gets tiring supporting a club that’s not liked.  It’s quite fun initially, especially if you’re winning things.  Snide comments and ‘buying the title’ jibes are bearable when your side has just won the league for the first time in 50 years.  Though, as said comments persist, they start to become less enjoyable.  The feeling […]

Fantasy Football Ruined My Life

July 31, 2011

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It’s that time of year again.  The sun is shining, the trees are blossoming, the world is abuzz outside my window; and yet a dark vigour is keeping me chained to my computer screen, imploring me to stay indoors.  This omnipotent force has ruined relationships, turned life-long friends against one another, even taken lives.  I […]

Football in India – It Just Ain’t Cricket

July 3, 2011

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For a country of 1.2 billion people, one might be forgiven for expecting India to be among the world’s footballing superpowers.  They should at least be one of the best teams in Asia, right?  Well, not really.  Standing at a lowly 147th in the FIFA World Rankings, behind such giants of the game as Guinea-Bissau and Turkmenistan, you would […]