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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

Opinion

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

Songs

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

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