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  1. 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 ...

  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 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 ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Debate on mid-winter break for English Premier League soccer

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... England national team officials are also in favour because it has long been argued that the Three Lions perpetually do badly at international tournaments because the players are so worn out from ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Football Association looks guilty of double standards in treatment of John Terry

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 02:17am by Peter Simpson

    ... rallying calls, reliably stiffening the sinew and summoning up the blood whether he is wearing three lions or just one on his shirt. He is forever loyal (his off-pitch shenanigans are another ...



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