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Philosophy Football
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Philosophy Football – a Euro 2004 sports blog with some of the music/cult-theory blogzone’s prominent members as contributors. Only 3 games to go but you can read back over their previous posts – and maybe they’ll keep it goin[…]

I’m no great fan of Football 365
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I’m no great fan of Football 365: they so often seem to take the easy, laddish option. Nevertheless, I’ve been impressed with the recent series on their Mediawatch page. They’ve spotted a commentary meme, the classic “…f[…]

But by now it was taking some doing not to notice a qualitative difference between the teams
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“But by now it was taking some doing not to notice a qualitative difference between the teams[…]

Stuck for places to watch Euro 2004?
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Stuck for places to watch Euro 2004? Finding home too sedentary and the boozer too lairy? Sick of Davies and bored of Beglin? Pained partner who’s sick of your social life suffering for soccer? Why not come down to Club FT on 30th June at the C[…]

Wrestling: language falling short
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Wrestling: language falling short
Sometimes your words just don’t work. The second tier wrestler Raven, no longer in the WWE, is now one of the stars of a smaller federation. He has taken to saying “Quoth the Raven ‘Nevermore’&#8221[…]

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just call me statto…
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just call me statto…

(i expect this wayne rooney joke is ancient by now but it was new to me last night when my friend glyn made it and i laughed so now you can) (unless you heard it before already)[…]

Whilst obviously I am keenly aware
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Whilst obviously I am keenly aware that everyone is innocent until proven guilty, there’s still a degree of heart-warming satisfaction to a story like this, especially after the good news about the fit and proper persons test DB mentioned below[…]

Humble Pi
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Humble Pi: Portugal v Greece remains my favourite game of Euro2004 so far (that I’ve seen). Partly that’s because it seemed a fine clash between opposing approaches; partly it’s because the underdog won; partly it was the Greeks&#82[…]

Much better news
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Much better news from the Football League. It now means that the proven incompetent and the still criminally challenged won’t be able to take over clubs in the Football League (look mom, no coke!). One might say it’s a good policy to fina[…]

Foolishness Update
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Foolishness Update: This has come true. Even aside from Mr.Boyle’s excellent points, as a marketer I’d like to add one more: if the defining characteristic of your ‘brand’ is that its best assets defect to another ‘brand[…]

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  1. Oh. Oh no. OH DAVE SIM NO. I withdraw everything I wrote about Hebrew. The fact that "bull/cow" and "fruit"…