FIFA are fiddling again, this time with the game itself ..

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FIFA : the guardian organisation protecting the interests of the most cherished sport on the planet, or a morally bankrupt gravy train riddled with institutionalised vested interests ? Whatever you may think of football’s governing body, one of FIFA’s most … Continue reading

Vardy’s Requiem ?

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  With the group stage over for England, now seems a good time to evaluate the performance of the team so far. Manager Roy Hodgson is under fire from all sides – par for the course for any England coach – while every man and … Continue reading

NEW SEASON FOOTBALL KIT ROUND-UP 2015-16 – part 2

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NEW SEASON FOOTBALL KIT ROUND-UP 2015-16 – part 2 You’ll find part 1 here RETRO BUT NEW Before we get low down and dirty looking at the worst kits of the year, let’s take a stroll down Retro Avenue. Every … Continue reading

NEW SEASON FOOTBALL KIT ROUND-UP 2015-16 – part 1

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NEW SEASON FOOTBALL KIT ROUND-UP 2015-16 – part 1 It’s that time of year again when optimism abounds and stupid bets are placed : the new football season is nearly upon us and we’re all a bit giddy, including the … Continue reading

New kit round-up for 2014-15

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Well, it’s that time of year again … the start of a new football season. There’s nothing quite like that heady mixture of hope and optimism as you scan through the fixture list whilst keeping an eye on your club’s transfer news and waiting to see … Continue reading

There’s no “Ich” in Fußballnationalmannschaft

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About 20 years ago, I was in my mid-20s and about as fit as I would ever be and the Sunday league team I played for had been together for about six years. We knew each other pretty well by … Continue reading

What links football, Subbuteo and Felicity Kendall ?

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Well, if you want to know the answer you’ll have to pop along to Campo Retro‘s excellent website and read my blog post for them, which you can do by clicking here. While you’re there, check out their glorious range … Continue reading