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Technology to the rescue

Thanks to me living in Scotland, I was unable to watch the Germany vs. England football match on television last night. The game was broadcast south of the border on ITV1 but STV had to go with a repeat showing … Continue reading

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Walkabout

Now I’ve recovered after being taken around the Kings Cross area for my cousins birthday, I headed into the City and walked from Darling Harbour up to The Rocks, Circular Quay and around the Botanical Gardens. I remember a rumour … Continue reading

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Toronto – Vancouver (2088 miles)

Isn’t technology wonderful? I was worried about missing the Champions League final and probably would have had to change my flight had Liverpool beaten Chelsea in the semi but it turns out that I needn’t have worried. WestJet had ESPN … Continue reading

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New broom

As an Englishman living in Scotland for the past 12 or so years I am starting to realise that we, as a nation, are not universally liked. In a sporting sense I put this down to a couple of things. … Continue reading

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Impending boredom

I enjoyed my usual Saturday routine yesterday: Soccer AM, Football Focus, the Fighting Talk podcast and this week went along to the Hearts Kilmarnock match because I hadn’t had enough football for the day. Plus it was a good opportunity … Continue reading

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Oh dear, oh dear!

A friend of mine gave me the use of his Hearts season ticket to go and watch the Dundee United match yesteray while he was away on holiday. Words simply can’t express how bad this game was (and this is … Continue reading

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Stand fast! Hold . . . hold!

A few things became apparent while watching the matches of the last 16 teams in this years Champions League competition over the last two evenings. Liverpool are never easy to watch in Europe. How Riise didn’t have at least two … Continue reading

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