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Clásico del fútbol uruguayo
In April, 2017, Geoff Stellfox journeyed to Uruguay to take in the culture, and experience the country’s passion for the game as he attended one of the oldest and most fiercely fought football rivalries, the Uruguayan ClásicoIn a Napolitano style...
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Tales of the Unexpected
The season is cranking towards the business end and it’s time to start believing (unless like approx 75 clubs in the league you’re drifting miserably towards relegation or if you’re lucky mid-table with an outside chance of the playoffs).It’s time...
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Two Tribes
“Loving you is not a choice”, sang Fosca in the Stephen Sondheim musical, Passion, “it’s who I am”.Well, if love makes the world go round, then hatred turns football on its axis. Nothing guarantees a sell-out like a bitter rivalry...
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The Fallen Captain
The European Cup final is supposed to be the pinnacle. For Agostino Di Bartolomei it was the start of a tragic downfall. On the 30th May 1984, Agostino Di Bartolomei led his boyhood club Roma out at the Stadio Olimpico for the European...
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