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MARVELLOUS LINARES! LINARES VS CROLLA II – A Review.

Last night I went to bed gutted that Manchester’s very likeable Anthony ‘Million Dollar’ Crolla, failed in his rematch with Jorge Linares, for the WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine Lightweight World Championships.  There wasn’t any hard luck story here … Continue reading

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‘HE’S A MAN, WITH A PLAN….HE’S MISSTRA KNOW-IT-ALL’! GARY NEVILLE : THE PUNDIT – A review.

As this documentary on Sky Sports 1 about Sky Sports football pundit Gary Neville finished, I was in two minds about what I thought about it.  Part of me thought it had been an enjoyable, relatively interesting twenty-five minute journey … Continue reading

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FOREVER YOUNG : The Story of Adrian Doherty, Football’s Lost Genius! A review.

This book was interesting, moving, but at the same time it has to be said that it also had shades of blandness in places.  The latter aspect could have been easily remedied by it being about one hundred pages shorter. … Continue reading

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THE ANT AND DEC OF FOOTBALL…….SORT OF! ‘Class of ’92: Out of Their League. Series 2, episode 1 review.

Television sports documentaries do not get much better than this.  I loved the first series last year and thoroughly enjoyed the recent opening episode of series two. It focuses on the goings on at semi-professional football side Salford City FC, … Continue reading

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Trott and Kenny cycle into the record books and even more into our hearts! Day 11 review of the Rio Olympics on BBC1,BBC2.

Just before the 2016 Olympics in Rio started I had almost zero appetite for watching them on the telly.  Here in Britain the football season was just about to commence and the build up to these Rio games had been … Continue reading

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“WHO MAKETH THE MAN HERE? AM I IN CHARGE OR IS MY ARSE IN CHARGE”? ‘THE MOANING OF LIFE 2’, episode six review.

One of my TV highlights of 2015 has without doubt been the second series of Sky One’s The Moaning of Life. I would even go as far to say that I think this is the best thing that Karl Pilkington … Continue reading

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FANTASTIC FRENETIC FURY, SHOCKS THE WORLD BY DETHRONING CLUELESS KLITSCHKO!

When I think of greatest upsets in sport that I have seen in my lifetime so far, then there are a few that immediately spring to mind.  Little Wimbledon Football Club beating the mighty Liverpool in the 1988 FA Cup … Continue reading

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