Teranga Lions: Traoré on a Hiding to Nothing

February 10, 2012
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  Senegal were one of the favorites of this year’s African Cup of Nations (AFCON). Indeed with a very generous group [on paper] consisting of the likes Zambia, Equatorial Guinea, and Libya, no one would have anticipated their shock elimination. Furthermore Senegal left Bata without a single point to their name, having lost all three […]

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Manchester United vs Liverpool: Patterns hint at who’ll come out on top

February 9, 2012
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Resurgent Juventus ready to reclaim place as Serie A’s best

February 8, 2012
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Parity’s been the name of the game thus far in the Serie A campaign, and this past weekend’s results are a perfect example, as none of the top five teams in the table won. But through it all, one team has remained unscathed. Coming into the season, defending champions AC Milan and their archrivals Inter […]

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The Scotch Corner Podcast: Episode 5

January 26, 2012
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All the usual stuff from the corner! A look at the SPL, the Premiership, El Classico, quizzes, banter and our latest inductee into the José Quitongo hall of fame. Enjoy! There’s A Moose, Loose, Aboot This Hoose

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Liverpool FC: Suárez and Dalglish Are Now Tarnished

January 4, 2012
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With Kenny Dalglish, Luis Suárez and Liverpool Football Club now failing to see why one man calling another “negro” on the pitch is a matter worth of an apology it is clear to see their reputation is declining rapidly. Liverpool have gone from a historic and respected football club to a club that even fails […]

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Bundesliga: A Welcome Winter Break

December 23, 2011
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The Jawarhalal Nehru Stadium rises imperiously from the low, flat buildings of New Delhi, its ring of steel emitting an eerie blue light through the black sky. It is newly constructed, and is the only stadium of such size in India not to be built predominantly for cricket. Against a backdrop of delays, bureaucratic interference […]

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Liverpool Have Lost the Plot on Evra/Suárez

December 22, 2011
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Liverpool are threatening to make themselves into the laughing stock of the Premier League with their failure to admit Luis Suárez is anything but a perfect little angel.Now the club has got to the stage in which their star striker was seen wearing a shirt in support of himself. It’s a curiosity that has come […]

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