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The Majesty of Lahm

Very few players deserve to be pinned with the accolade of legend. Even fewer of these are fullbacks. Philipp Lahm is undoubtably one of the few. With the announcement of his retirement from the German national side, at the relatively … Continue reading

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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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Cleanpairofshorts Podcast – Episode 35 – World Cup Spesh – Glenn Klose

Hello. It’s our second World Cup Special where we look back at the second round of fixtures in the group stage. England’s exit is heavily dissected while we songs of praise are hummed for Chile and France, and we all … 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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Cleanpairofshorts Podcast – Episode 34 – World Cup Spesh – French Boner

We’ve dragged ourselves from our summer holibobs all for the glory of our first World Cup podcast. And jolly gosh it’s worth it. Discussing the first round of fixtures the gang get excited about France and Germany, and leap to … Continue reading

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