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Pitched Battles

As this year has just begun, I would like to recall an important event that was hotly debated in cricketing circles. ICC (International Cricket Council), the governing body of cricket rated the Nagpur pitch used for the 3rd test match in the recently concluded India v South Africa series as ‘poor’. 1,035 more words


Aim high...

Aim for the sky and you’ll reach the ceiling. Aim for the ceiling and you’ll stay on the floor.  -Bill Shankly


Ref! On the manager-go-round

The candid thoughts of Premier League referee Colin Preece, as recorded by our eavesdropping mole in the Duck and Peasant.


That’s right, Dave, only one subject to talk about today: the manager-go-round. 514 more words


Jose Mourinho & Chelsea: The Odd Couple

(Jose waves goodbye to Chelsea again, probably for the last time, but who really knows?)

For a while it was a match made in heaven. Jose and Chelsea had a passionate marriage which lasted three years and only ended in divorce when the bubble appeared to have burst and the passion went out of it. 731 more words


Book Review: The Football Manager Guide to Football Management

Stephen McGovern is the Content Manager for The Final Third podcast. He’s also a student journalist who has written this excellent review of Iain Macintosh’s new book – The Football Manager Guide to Football Management. 773 more words


Even our Everton Veteran enjoyed the LFC tour!

As part of the final weeks of our Tagging Communities heritage sessions we finally got a chance to take the lads down to LFC for a museum and stadium tour. 207 more words