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  1. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Toffees sweeten trip for fan after game is called off

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 10:42pm by Peter Simpson

    ... The Malaysian met the manager as Everton enhanced their image as a people's club, but things aren't going so well at Old Trafford Toffees sweeten trip for fan after game is called off Curse the terrible English weather. We had planned to make the 1,046km round trip to Southampton's FA Cup fifth-round away clash against Sunderland today. But yet another gale ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Cortese departure puts Saints in a spin

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... the world. Not since 1976 and the FA Cup final win over Manchester United or the heady days of Mick Channon and Kevin Keegan in the 1980s, nor Matt Le Tissier's wonder clinchers in the 1990s, ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Patriotism involves much angst when watching England

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 08:49pm by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Roy Hodgson needs to wipe out the dinosaurs in his prehistoric team, if he wants to regenerate hopes of success at the World Cup Patriotism involves much angst when watching ... that despite qualifying for the 2014 World Cup, the gap in quality and playing culture between England and the likes of Germany, Spain, Brazil, Chile, et al, is as wide as the Mexican Gulf. England ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Autobiography is Harry Redknapp's chance to get even with his enemies

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... bio If you think this stop-start Brazil 2014 World Cup qualifiers malarkey spoils your EPL weekends, then just wait until the 2022 Qatar winter event. Not everyone "has ... of sleepless nights during the tax evasion probe. He expresses his disgust at West Ham for the way they evicted 1966 World Cup and club hero Bobby Moore from a game because he did not have a ticket. He ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    England's retro route-one football belongs in the past

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... team competing with one of the country's political parties for the top prize in Jurassic thinking. England's woeful retro exhibition of route-one football during their World Cup ... for the World Cup is supposed to be a joyous occasion, but what England fan is celebrating? We deserve better for our loyal support, yet we dread the thought of the England team facing Spain or Brazil ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    England's failures due to EPL's success

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... of the national game" speech. Imagine Jack Wilshire, loyal Arsenal stalwart and Three Lions captain, stepping onto the podium to receive the 2022 World Cup from the emir of Qatar. England have just ... 73 per cent of top-flight players were English, but in the same period they failed to qualify for four straight international tournaments- the Euros in 1972 and 1976 and the World Cups ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Legions of soccer faithful ready to shake off holiday blues

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... eternity. The traditional "glorified friendly" between the league champions and FA Cup winners is to fans what Easter Day is to many of the world's religions. This weekend and next, ... for the slugfest of EPL life. And what a juicy opening verse to entertain us as we take our pews. Serial champions Manchester United take on Wigan, who beat Manchester City 1-0 in the FA Cup final and were ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Writing on the wall for Wayne Rooney

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Ferguson may deny it, but striker's omission from the starting squad against Real seemed to point to the end of his tenure Should you demand immediate reaction to Manchester United's team selection for the FA Cup sixth-round clash with Chelsea at Old Trafford tomorrow, simply follow Coleen Rooney's Twitter feed. She is likely to reveal how the starting side goes ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    UK soccer fans need to thank Margaret Thatcher

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... with police to cover up the true cause of deaths of the 96 Liverpool fans on that tragic FA Cup Saturday almost 24 years ago to the day. There will be a minute's silence at the Reading-Liverpool ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Manchester City fans turn to Einstein for consolation

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... of United. Clearly, two decades of humiliation and embarrassment can scar fans and change their outlook on life. After losing the 1981 FA Cup final, the club went into decline, culminating in 1998 ... Scott Sinclair, Maicon, Matija Nastasic, Vincent Kompany, ad infinitum. In 2011, City qualified for the Champions League and won the FA Cup. Last May, the club won the EPL in the most dramatic ...




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