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  1. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

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

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

    ... 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 ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    The week that was is anyone's guess

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... In these regions, new and potential fans care little for past glories and instead are attracted to celebrity icons. Many clubs are following suit, jettisoning their histories and traditions in pursuit ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Soccer captivates like no other sport

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

    ... Peter Simpson There are some who may not understand its attraction, but in most of the world the success of the game has been phenomenal Soccer captivates like no other sport As we celebrate the start of the English Premier League season this weekend, do please spare a sympathetic thought for salty seadog, Robin Knox-Johnston. In 1968, Knox-Johnston, 74, was (if you ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Two fascists: one fighting for his young career, the other capping his at Sunderland

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... and both are in the dock for giving fascist salutes to fans. What separates them is Katidis is fighting for his fledgling career while Di Canio is celebrating his career-topping appointment ... support of fascism are the least savoury of his multiple behavioural challenges- he has shoved a referee to the ground, engages in wild celebrations and remonstrations, makes bizarre substitutions ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    'Cannibal of Ajax' is tearing Liverpool's moral and ethical fibre

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Club's excuse for the striker's bite of Chelsea rival reveals misplaced sympathy for a flawed character with an abusive history 'Cannibal' Suarez is tearing Liverpool's moral, ethical fibre 'Oh to be England now that April's there," declared poet Robert Browning in his famous verses celebrating this glorious month ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Hunt down the snakes who seek to corrupt the game we worship

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

    ... young British players and some of them risk, and lose, a staggering amount of their wages in gambling". As it celebrates 150 years of existence, the FA most pressing task might ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Axe poised to fall on Saints' Adkins

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... and moulded at the club's celebrated academy. The side were 22nd in League One when Adkins took over in September 2010 and the upwards trajectory has been nothing short of genius. He has ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    EPL horror show has big box-office appeal to world

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... said. As Manchester United's fancy-dressed fans proved this week, Halloween is now the third largest festival celebrated by the UK after Christmas and Easter, an annual, cash-cow craze ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Fresh light thrown on darkest day of British game

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

    ... to a flag-waving end  this week with a victory parade by the country’s Olympians, nicely topped off with  Andy Murray’s historic win at the US Open. But the celebrations were  overshadowed by the findings ...



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