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Sportsthoughts (103) – European Sporting Summits

On the long weekend when the political institutions and elites of Europe were blown a very large raspberry by voters across the EU, I shall stick to sport and reflect on two engrossing finals: Toulon v Saracens in rugby’s Heineken … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (82) – Can Ozil transform Arsenal?

The transfer window shenanigans were madder than ever in the run up to 2 September in the Premier League. While most of the economy languishes in recession, the top football clubs, pumped up either by their oligarch benefactors and/ or … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (20) – Two Great Games: Quins v Tigers and Barca v Real

This time of year there is so much great sport, especially as the football and rugby seasons head towards a climax. Nerves are shredding, the results are getting wackier.  Take the football. Arsenal losing at home to Wigan last Monday, … Continue reading

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