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Why I’m praying for Arsenal to lose for the first time in my life, Football

Why I’m praying for Arsenal to lose for the first time in my life

While I may have initially supported Arsenal, Brighton and Hove Albion is the club that helped me fall back in love with the game. And that’s why I’ll be wanting them to win this weekend.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 24 January 2013 at 1:02 am

Top of the league! If only I could learn to enjoy it more – and why I blame EastEnders, Sport

Top of the league! If only I could learn to enjoy it more – and why I blame EastEnders

One of the nice things about supporting a football club outside the Premier League is you feel you have somewhere to go. In an upward sense, I mean. Glories still to aspire to, many rungs of the ladder still to climb, huge strides still to be, erm, stridden.

By | Sport | Monday, 1 November 2010 at 2:15 pm

Why the Uefa Champions League is the world’s finest sporting tournament, Sport

Why the Uefa Champions League is the world’s finest sporting tournament

Assuming we all agree – and I think we should, or else we’ll be here all day – that football is the world’s most exciting game (my disillusionment is with its culture, not with the spectacle itself), then I think it’s fair to say that the Uefa Champions League is the world’s finest sporting tournament.
And, [...]

By | Sport | Monday, 13 September 2010 at 1:15 pm

Cricket corruption? Oh, believe me, you don’t want to hear what I think . . ., Sport

Cricket corruption? Oh, believe me, you don’t want to hear what I think . . .

Strange question, this, sort of, but how long do you need to have been following a sport, or a particular team, before you’re allowed an opinion on it?
A week? A month? A season? A lifetime?
Get it wrong, butt in before your views are considered valid, before you’ve paid your dues or clocked up an acceptable [...]

By | Sport | Tuesday, 31 August 2010 at 12:43 pm

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