Category Archives: Sports

All sport related pieces.

Wold Cup Post

It’s basic human nature to indulge an absurd level of expectation when rare celebrations, such as the World Cup roll around. Equally natural is the tendency to suppress the almost inevitable disappointment with such occasions, convincing oneself that what is … Continue reading

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Premiership Season 2009-2010: Top 5 Moments

Disclaimer: Written from the perspective of a devoted ManU fan with scant regard for impartiality. 5 – Bullard’s Celebration Saying you don’t like Jimmy Bullard would rank right up there alongside hating Santa, he’s probably the most liked player in British … Continue reading

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Premiership Season 2009/10

So how will we remember the 2009/2010 season? The season of a genuine title challenge? The end of the Big Four’s reign? The horror show at Fratton Park? The year we all shouted for Fulham in Hamburg? Well, first and foremost what must … Continue reading

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In a Nutshell

  It’s all too easy to fall out of the habit of updating this when things genuinely worth time and attention, such as exams, come along. As my date with destiny looms I’ve decided to take an intermission from the books to … Continue reading

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Another Day to Forget in Paris

Throughout the eighty minutes of any rugby match there are a number of psychological battles, the side which conquers these ultimately comes out on top. Ireland failed to put any points on the board in the opening 20 minutes of today’s Six … Continue reading

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Job done, just about!

Thirty-five minutes into Saturday’s clash with Italy O’Leary fights his way over the line for Ireland’s second try, O’Gara slots the conversion, Ireland lead 23-3. Everything going to script. After an understandably cagey opening the defending Grand Slam champions were starting to … Continue reading

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Sports’ Super-Sinners

The revelations of Tiger Woods’ numerous martial indiscretions provoked one of the most dramatic falls from grace a sportstar has ever suffered. This was due in no small part to the fact that Woods represented so much more than a sporting genius. … Continue reading

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