It’s only August – surely Manchester United can’t have lost the title already – can they?
As the Olympic flame fades, and the thrill of a new football season begins to engross us, the concern is that we may slip once more into an acceptance that footballers can do pretty much as they wish.
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How do we feel when we, the audience, have been cheated on purpose?
The courts and balls are green, as one would expect. But then so is the signage, the chairs, the drinks cups, the souvenirs. If something can conceivably be made green, it is.
With England navigating their way past tricky opposition and to the top of Group D, their chances of success in Poland and Ukraine have increased significantly.
The beauty of football – unlike any other sport – is it’s accessibility for all. One only needs a ball and one can play football. Jumpers for goal posts as they say.
England striker Wayne Rooney has revealed his pre-match playlist. The most bizarre inclusion of all must be Eric Clapton’s Tears In Heaven.
The boredom factor was a major concern for the England squad as they headed off to Euro 2012.
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