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Cal Gray

Cal Gray
Trinity graduate, lover of all sports played and speaker of many languages foreign. Guardian of grammar and general cynic. Liverpool & Leinster lover.

World Cup – Time for a Spanish Inquisition

It enthralled us in 2008, we’ve been hopelessly in love with it for 6 years, but as always the hottest love has the coldest end, and the sun is setting on our love affair with tiki-taka football. Andrés Montes claims to have coined the term in 2006 while doing World Cup commentary for LaSexta. Its onomatopoeic origin comes from the …

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The Fault In England’s Stars

England has produced some of the brightest lights the world has ever seen, Beckham, Charlton, Lineker, Banks, Matthews, and they have had lengthy spells of dominance in European Football, but bizarrely only at club level. When we introduce them to the international scale, they have continued to come up short of their fans’ expectations. I do not mean to say they …

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