Author Archives: russgriffiths

Joe Hart and Outrage

The controversy over Joe Hart’s position at Manchester City is all a bit baffling. Not the fact he’s been dropped, it’s the controversy bit that’s baffling. No player should have a divine right to start for a team regardless of … Continue reading

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The CPOS Podcast is on Holiday

It is with heavy heart and a tearful eye that we begrudgingly announce the CPOS Podcast is on hiatus.  Sadly, despite the elaborate facade and spin, this isn’t our day job and things in real life have prevented Mike, Ollie, … Continue reading

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Big Sam’s The Man

It would be easy to dismiss Sam Allardyce’s appointment as the new England manager as a little bit ‘Mike Bassett’, but that doesn’t nearly do justice to the career of a progressive and vastly experience head coach.  A stoic advocate … Continue reading

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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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