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#71 Watching Neymar fall over and Harry Kane score goals

Supporters of the other home nations were very cynical about England’s victory over Tunisia. Even scoring six against might not silence the critics. We will probably have to wait until after the Belgium game on Thursday to find out what … Continue reading

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#69 World Cup Day Three

So what has been happening on, where are we? Day three? It seems the Brazilians are eager to bury the ghosts of their encounter with the Germans four years ago. They have already done that to a certain extent by … Continue reading

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#68 Watching the World Cup

Very much like the Italian football team, I would like to be in Russia but instead I’m stuck at home watching the games on the telly. In Brazil that means getting up at 7am to watch France v Australia.  One … Continue reading

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#67 Preparing for the World Cup

It’s that time in the four year cycle where hopes begin unreasonably to rise based on performances in meaningless friendlies. Hopes that will ultimately dashed by the injustice of penalties or ridiculous offside decisions. With three round one games per … Continue reading

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