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Cleanpairofshorts Podcast – Episode 37 – World Cup Spesh – The End

That’s it. It’s all over. And what a fantastic World Cup it was. Lee, Ollie and Russ get down to brass tacks to look back at the last few games, which saw Germany crowned as world champions, in our last … Continue reading

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Cleanpairofshorts Podcast – Episode 36 – World Cup Spesh – Podcast Al Fresco

In our third World Cup Podcast Lee & Russ look back at the second round and look forward to the Quarter finals, all recorded outdoors from our secret training facilities in Prague. Lee champions the brilliance of the individual while … Continue reading

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They think it’s all over, it is now?

Like a cheap firework England’s World Cup started with promise, climaxed in disappointment, and fizzled out in whimpering regret. The draw against group topping Costa Rica was not only thoroughly underwhelming, but also incredibly boring. A much changed England unable … Continue reading

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Footballs Coming Home

And we all come crashing back to reality with a thump. After a rousing, encouraging 2-1 defeat for England against Italy, the score line was replicated against Uruguay in a far more sobering fashion. The gusto and enthusiasm of the … Continue reading

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John Terry is a step backwards for England

The cries for John Terry to be recalled to the England squad have recently gained momentum with mainstream media outlets joining the vocal support. The chances of a Hodgson listening are slim and taking him to Brazil would be a … Continue reading

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Brazil 2.0

World cup hosts Brazil faced all conquering Spain in the final of the Confederations cup at the revamped Maracana. The 22nd ranked team against the top dogs. Of course this means nothing, other than highlighting the irrelevance of FIFAs ranking … Continue reading

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Snow in Rio

England against Brazil. In Rio. In June. At the freshly renovated Maracana. Out steps the referee, leading the officials team, players following behind like goslings following the mother goose. Tucked securely under his arm is a bright, shiny orange ball. … Continue reading

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