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CF34 FC

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We’re from Maesteg. If you didn’t know this, then now you do. Maesteg gets a bit of a bad rep. Like when you meet someone and tell them where you’re from, you’ll hear things like ‘rough up there inni’. Well where hasn’t got rough places? We don’t care though. We like it, and right about […]

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MOURINHO AT UNITED? I’M NOT HAVING THAT.

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Today we received confirmation of something I have long feared for my beloved Manchester United – the arrival of Jose Mourinho as manager. To tell the truth, I don’t feel quite as disappointed as I was expecting to. It could be the fact that it’s been inevitable for the last six months, or maybe that […]

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#TBT: EURO96

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Euro96 was twenty years ago. Twenty. Fucking. Years. Ago. I was 12ish. I vaguely remember USA94, mainly for Leonardo dropping the elbow and getting sent off. Euro96 was the first tournament I was in deep though. England hadn’t qualified for USA94, and back then – believe it or not – the Premier League wasn’t awash […]

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EURO2016: GERMANY

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Ze Germans. Ze Germans have enjoyed life at the very top of the International game recently, culminating in winning the World Cup 2014. Fast forward two years and they are looking to add the Euros to that, and hold a full house. Can they do it? In goals, Manuel Neuer has been regarded as the […]

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EURO2016: RETIRED XI

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We put together a team of European heroes from yesteryear. A team that would steam roller anyone that stood in their path. There were only 2 rules, they had to be retired over 5 years, and it was ONE player per country. We’ve opted for a 3-4-3. 1. PETER SCHMEICHEL 2. FERNANDO HIERRO 3. LOTHAR MATTHAUS 4. PAOLO MALDINI […]