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Let the bricks...

…fall where they may, the dust will never settle.


The tedious narcissist and rumour control

What we have here is extreme yet amusingly-misguided narcissism.

Swallow this pill, bitter though it is.

If those posts reference The Pillory, they’re a shot right in the foot. 77 more words

Kate Holt

Laura Bassett: 'I'd prefer no one to know my name'

Here’s a heartbreaking BBC interview with Laura Bassett, the English footballer whose own goal cost her team a chance at the World Cup final. 35 more words

2015 World Cup

Way More than a Game: We're With You, Laura Bassett!

No one could have seen it coming. The stoppage time own-goal scored by England’s Laura Bassett which sealed her team’s doom and ushered Japan into the final of the 2015 Women’s World Cup. 357 more words


The Beautiful Game Can Be Cruel: Notes From The World Cup Semi-Finals

The beautiful game can be cruel. Just ask the French – losers on penalty kicks to an inferior German squad. Or England, who battled the defending champion Japanese to a draw until an own goal sent them packing with a minute left in injury time.  421 more words



Ninety seconds left
Then we’ll win in extra time
I’ll just clear this ball