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Manchester United Should Recruit Leicester's Recruiter!

The last time I was present at a Manchester United versus Leicester City game at Old Trafford was on March 18th, 1967. I have been to Old Trafford many, many times before and since but only ever once when they played Leicester. 686 more words


Tales From Mourinho's Men.

Stoke City vs. Chelsea : 27 October 2015.

After Saturday’s narrow loss to West Ham United, here was a chance for immediate redemption. A trip to the Britannia Stadium for a Capital One cup tie against Stoke City offered the chance for a little respite from the travails of our surprising implosion in the league. 2,577 more words


Okazaki Makes History

Leicester City striker Shinji Okazaki is reportedly on the initial fifty-nine man shortlist for FIFA’s Ballon D’or.

In a surprise inclusion in the renowned list of the year’s best performing players in world football, Okazaki will be mentioned amongst the likes of Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and four-time winner Lionel Messi, for the time being at least. 170 more words

Ball Games And Exhaust Pipes

July 30th - England win the World Cup! - "We are the champions"

In 1966#England beat #Germany in the #WorldCup.  There can only be one song for this occasion! #singing;#feelgood

We are the champions

I’ve paid my dues… 271 more words

1967: The summer Shamrock Rovers became an American franchise

During my research of domestic football in the United States for my last post [see here] I stumbled across the short-lived United Soccer Association. 1,480 more words