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England’s Negative Alchemy

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Fifa v. the UN

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Never Miss a Penalty

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Par for the Course

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Mbeki’s Vainglorious Dreams

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Killing the Goose

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There was only one Alf Ramsey

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Shrink the Premiership

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Continental Solidarity

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No Disgrace

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Free Movement of Individuals

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Anyone but Australia

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Ructions in the French Camp

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Mayhem in Khayelitsha

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Own Goals

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The Sound of Cow Bells

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Ask Sir Terry

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Cereal Box Tops

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Where’s Materazzi?

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Worse than a Chainsaw

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    Edward Said: The Iraq War
    17 April 2003

    ‘This is the most reckless war in modern times. It is all about imperial arrogance unschooled in worldliness, unfettered either by competence or experience, undeterred by history or human complexity, unrepentant in its violence and the cruelty of its technology.’

    David Runciman:
    The Politics of Good Intentions
    8 May 2003

    ‘One of the things that unites all critics of Blair’s war in Iraq, whether from the Left or the Right, is that they are sick of the sound of Blair trumpeting the purity of his purpose, when what matters is the consequences of his actions.’

    Simon Wren-Lewis: The Austerity Con
    19 February 2015

    ‘How did a policy that makes so little sense to economists come to be seen by so many people as inevitable?’

    Hugh Roberts: The Hijackers
    16 July 2015

    ‘American intelligence saw Islamic State coming and was not only relaxed about the prospect but, it appears, positively interested in it.’

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