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The ‘Nations League’ is UEFA’s least ridiculous idea in years

UEFA are supposedly considering a ‘Nations League’ approach to future “non-competitive” international football matches – and I’m all for it. Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet revealed that the European governing body are seriously considering scrapping international friendlies and replacing it with something … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Scotland V Gareth Bale?

There seems to be an almost-universal agreement that Wales’ Gareth Bale is going to be the deciding factor in Friday’s “Battle of Britain”, but is it right to pin an entire country’s hopes on one in-form midfielder? The situation’s instantly … Continue reading

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Olympics kick off in style as Team GB make me eat my words

It’s time for me to apologise, to retract a previous statement. Ladies football ain’t half bad, to be honest. The 2012 Summer Olympic Games began today, although none of the action was in host city London. Instead, it was spread … Continue reading

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