Monthly Archives: May 2008

Love For Sale

Well, well—what is there, really, to be said about England’s little jaunt to Trinidad? We are deep in FIFA kabuki here, and I especially like the part about the FA’s anxiety that its World Cup bid not be seen as … Continue reading

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A Cheap Holiday In Other People’s Misery

The attentive Eleven Devils reader (and I know you’re out there, lurking amid the Interporn) will note a dearth of comment on the Portland Timbers Football Club of late. That’s because I, uh, haven’t actually been to a match yet … Continue reading

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Dead-Blogging England v. USA

Gaaaaah. I took my leave from this sad occasion at half-time, after making precious few observations, due in part to the fact that precious little occurred, and in part to the fact that I know sweet FA about football and … Continue reading

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That Sinking Feeling

I sit here wondering why I am gripped with an indistinct but real feeling of impending doom…and then I remember: Oh yes, the USA plays England today. In 20 minutes, in fact. That’s got to be it. Prediction: England 3 … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of a Loser

Ah, the comforting equilibrium of the Premier League: Manchester United are champions, Arsenal are the pretty team that should have won it but botched the job, Liverpool sort of suck but stumbled to a lucrative half-successful season in any case. … Continue reading

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"I feel toward my love for Chelsea rather as Dr. Frankenstein must have felt toward his monster when he saw it terrorizing the countryside."

Please read this rather extraordinary Champions League Final MBM.

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The Amazing World of Football

What other sport features matches between crunchy-left darlings Tibet and right-wing Italian separatist nuttos “Padania”? That would be none.

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