Author Archives: russgriffiths

Ice To See You England

So we are here again!! The best English players in Woy’s pool of talent were picked and off they went. We all know what happened so no need to remind ourselves!!. As Russ wrote about the other day in his … Continue reading

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England Expects

It’s pretty unpleasent being in England at the moment. Aside from the social, political, and economic turmoil there is the men’s national football team. Another inglorious exit from an international tournament and another sobering morning after. One more shit storm … Continue reading

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Armchair Supporters, Sit Down and Unite

You’re only a real fan if go to the game to watch Football. Armchair supporters aren’t real fans. You’ve got to be in the stands to support your club, right? Right? If that’s true, the future of this game of … Continue reading

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Cleanpairofshorts Podcast – Ep117 – CPOS Awards

Its the final show of the season and its a bumper edition. Its the CPOS Awards! We dish out the most coveted accolades in all of Football to those most deserving. We also look back at pre-season predictions and measure … Continue reading

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Cleanpairofshorts Podcast – Ep116 – Goal Rat

The Premier League has drawn to a close and the gang give it a fitting send off by reveling in all of its glory. After a look back at the last weekend of action, and the season as a whole, … Continue reading

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Cleanpairofshorts Podcast – Ep115 -The Pools

This week the gang definitely are on the beach and instead of bringing you a professional, polished football show, pretty much just sit around chatting instead. The Pools, Peaky Blinders, and under 7’s reffing all feature as well as Blue … Continue reading

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Cleanpairofshorts – Ep114 – Hleb

We’re back. After our impromptu hiatus the gang reconvene to celebrate Leicester becoming Premier League Champions and weep with empathy at the relegation dog fight. Tottenham, Man Utd, Newcastle and Sunderland also get mentioned as well as Jordon Veretout’s life … Continue reading

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No Podcast This Week (again (again))

Oh, so… This is awkward. No Podcast again this week. Due to foreseen circumstances that we chose to ignore. On the brighter side, Leicester have all but won he league, the relegation scrap has just got interesting, and my phone … Continue reading

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The big R

So that’s it. Aston Villa’s stay in the big league has come to an end, also not a very distinguished end!! As you might know some months back I wrote a post about Villa’s shaky start to the season. Since … Continue reading

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Cleanpairofshorts Podcast – Ep113 – Pooey Dessert

As the climax of the Premier League draws ever nearer, the gang pick apart the key games of the weekends action. Leicester’s heroics, Sunderland’s fight, Newcastle’s win, and Villa’s relegation. All this plus interin Mangers and the Fantasy League round … Continue reading

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