Author Archives: Izzy Roberts

England’s Win Over Spain Illustrates The Different Philosophies of Football

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Alfred Lord Tennyson wrote “Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all”. Spanish fans echoed similar sentiments following their recent 1-0 loss to England in an international friendly. It was a brave defensive display … Continue reading

Swansea City: The Welsh Barcelona of the Premier League

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“Y gem brydferth” — that’s Welsh for the beautiful game. Now I don’t know how many of Swansea’s players can speak their native tongue, but their fluency in the language of football was evident for all to see at Anfield … Continue reading

Alleged Racism By Terry and Inappropriate Chants In Genk Cast Dark Shadow on Chelsea

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“You know what you are. You know what you are, Anton Ferdinand. You know what you are.” Those were the chants from a section of Chelsea fans in Genk during Tuesday night’s Champions League clash. Tell me it ain’t so. … Continue reading