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  1. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Soccer diplomacy is a win-win for EPL and China

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 09:45pm by Peter Simpson

    ... mission to the mainland, a trip allowed only after the British leader promised to never again meet with an unmentionable exiled monk. Jane and Meimei are students, along with hundreds of their compatriots, studying at Southampton University, and all are among the tens of thousands of bright young things relying heavily on a British education to get them ahead in the world. English football ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Patriotism involves much angst when watching England

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

    ... in the citadel that night. On the south coast, we are not of late used to losing. But my son wore his Three Lions flag like a king's cloak and held his red, blue and white scarf aloft. We departed ...

  3. 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 ... looks on in awe at the Three Lions reborn... Don't laugh. This is not a whimsical Arabian mirage. Such a scene is the hoped-for result of a radical overhaul of the English league system ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Just like old times as open season falls on unpredictable Premier League race

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 09:51pm by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson No longer a two-horse race, fans can enjoy a measure of fickleness as a host of teams stake claims at an early stage of the campaign It's just like old times as open season falls on Premier League November is traditionally the time the British hunting set dust off their 12-bores and head to the sodden fields to blast unsuspecting beasts for the pot. Never ...

  5. 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

    ... their explanation: his disloyalty still causes gales of anger and disgust along the south coast. Harry also reveals how he was duped and fleeced by a "fake Irish jockey". We learn of his five years ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

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

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

    ... Lions - were hoofing the ball in Kiev in neo-luddite fashion. Manager Roy Hodgson freely admitted the long-ball game was his only tactic and his meek charges duly complied in a mind-numbing ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Fresh light thrown on darkest day of British game

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 01:13am by Peter Simpson

    ... and for soccer everywhere. Moving on 23 years from the horror and the unimaginable grief of the relatives, the British game has changed beyond recognition. In the aftermath came the Lord Justice Taylor ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    United's David Moyes diving in to stop cheating rot needs support of Fifa, Uefa

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... system exclusively for the British leagues is the most sensible course- a firm, upright step in the right direction. But as Ferdinand was quick to point out, Uefa and Fifa would have to follow ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    'Mr Marmite' the epitome of bad taste

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Former EPL midfield star turned pundit Robbie Savage's cheaters' charter for ensuring a transfer lands him in the gutter 'Mr Marmite' the epitome of bad taste There is a staple British food, spread daily on to toast and bread, called Marmite. The Australians have a version called Vegemite, which is somewhat sweeter to the acquired palate ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Soccer captivates like no other sport

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... and general day-to-day existence. He claimed this week the British mainstream media was failing to give sailing sufficient coverage, and what air-time was afforded promoted his maritime sport ...




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