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Super Bowl XLII – Preview

When the New York Giants beat the Miami Dolphins 13-10 in front of 80,000 people on English soil who would have thought that as wild cards they would be in the Super Bowl this Sunday? Contrast that...

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The West Wing and some books

Having watched Bristol Rovers cause an upset by beating Southampton 1-0 in the FA Cup 5th Round, it was time to get some much needed supplies for the big game later on; Manchester United v Arsenal....

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Aldershot Town FC

Last Saturday both Aldershot Town FC and Torquay won – which means with four games to play one point will mean promotion for my home town side. The last time the name of Aldershot was in Division...

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Olympics – under Government orders

Officials relax and pose for photos In a few hours the opening ceremony will start (if anyone else says anything about today being 08/08/08 I shall smile feebly). Amnesty International reported that...

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Aldershot Town V Bournemouth

The Shots After a successful opening away game beating Accrington Stanley 1-0, I shall be going to the first home game of the season in my home town of Aldershot (where I grew up though I now live in...

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Team GB coming home

Well the highlights for me, if I am honest, were the opening and closing ceremonies (videos of can be watched here). Chris Hoyle who won three Gold Medals We get bragging rights because apart from the...

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Andy Murray – in the US Open Final

Murray roars into the final Once again Brits perform better away from Wimbledon, as Andy Murray defeats the world No. 1 Rafael Nadal in four sets, 6-2 7-6 (7-5) 4-6 6-4 to get to the US Open Final....

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Federer just too good for Murray in US Open Final

Federer celebrates 6-2 7-5 6-2, in just under two hours Roger Federer won his first Grand Slam of the year, and is now one away from equalling Pete Sampras’ total haul of 14. He does become the first...

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Paralympics shambles

David Wear when the Gold Medal was his First off, I do not watch the Paralympics and was bloody annoyed that the BBC were showing it and not Andy Murray in the US Open final. Instead I had to  listen...

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OJ behind bars

Finally OJ Simpson ends up behind bars for up to 15 years. The former Buffalo Bills player was, with others, attempting an armed robber to take property associated with his football career. From, in...

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Cricket For A Dysfunctional Kid

Our previous junior school headmaster had just retired to tend sheep on Welsh hills. With his retirement went some memories, like his consternation when I set him up to play chess against a spectrum...

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Cricket For A Dysfunctional Kid

Our previous junior school headmaster had just retired to tend sheep on Welsh hills. With his retirement went some memories, like his consternation when I set him up to play chess against a spectrum...

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England’s Sexist Tweet On Women’s World Cup Performance

The England Squad for the World Cup, ranked 6th in the world, came third. It is the best result by a football squad since 1966. The Lionesses have done us proud. The backstory for many of them have...

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Serena Williams and Jehovah’s Witnesses

Serena is a joy to watch. Her passion and determination together with her execution on court make her one of the greatest atheletes sport has ever seen. 22 Grand slams, and decades of competitive...

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