The beautiful game at its best: A terrific week for European football

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This week we were treated to a superb example of European football at its absolute optimum. Even the Europa League – Europe’s ‘next-best thing’ for middle of the road teams – served up some juicy encounters. Across the Champion’s League and Europa League there were comebacks galore, last minute goals and controversial decisions. Continue reading

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Rangers, Scotland and Di Canio: My return to blogging

I’ve been absent from the blogging scene for quite a while and here I make my return. I’ve been a busy man in a busy world and it’s just been unfortunate that there hasn’t been a single stand out story that has really caught my attention. A few bits and pieces have though and they’ll make up my column today. Continue reading