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Dead-ball specialists

Most teams have them in their ranks and the dead-ball specialist is treated as some sort of deity by his team mates. As soon as a free-kick is awarded within range of the goal there is a glint in the eye and a very deliberate march to the scene of the crime. 208 more words

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YouTube: Films To Watch After The World Cup

It’s been 4 days since the World Cup ended. Sigh. How do we carry on with life? Can you even remember what we did before the seemingly all-consuming football phenomenon? 94 more words


Zohra Sehgal, Centurian Bollywood Actress, Dies

Zohra Sehgal, a veteran Bollywood character actress, who was featured in such English-language films as “Bend It Like Beckham,” “The Mystic Masseur” and “Mistress of Spices” as well as Hindi hits like “Hum dil de chuke sanam,” “Kal ho naa ho” and “Cheeni Kum” died Thursday in a New Delhi hospital of a heart attack. 277 more words

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Unnecessary Movie Review: Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

In which I finally watch a DVD I’ve owned for years, long after doing so could have any meaning.

Why’d I Buy It?

I was on an aeroplane probably in 2003 and this was the movie. 1,793 more words


Jess Bhamra

When I saw Bend It Like Beckham for the first time ten years ago, I laughed so hard, I never thought I’d recover. Thankfully, I did and now I’m able to tell you about the star character for… 489 more words

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The director of 'Bend It Like Beckham' wants Brazil to win the World Cup

Monday, June 30, at 10:30 a.m. PST was probably not the best time to call Gurinder Chadha. As a reporter interested in her thoughts on this year’s World Cup, I really should have known better: The France v. 886 more words