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Van Gaal personal presence masks lack of any real Manchester United progress

I had a friend recently say, “I’m never watching football again, just going to stick to cricket and rugby”. That was right before Robin Van Persie scored from a rebounded shot against Chelsea to make the score 1-1 in the dying seconds. He did recant what he said, almost immediately, and he is still watching […]

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Has the drama of sport created our own Roman Colosseum?

The name Colosseum derives from the Latin colloseus meaning ‘colossus’; nowadays it is hard not to see sport as something that is a colossus of drama and entertainment. There is something gloriously fulfilling about the spectacle, how it emanates from the sporting world. Whether it is cricket, football, rugby, golf; everybody loves the copious amounts […]