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7 Reasons AC Milan vs Manchester United was a Disappointment

7 Reasons AC Milan vs Manchester United was a Disappointment

1.  Pancake Day.  Who the hell schedules a match on Pancake Day?  After all, no one plays on Christmas Day or on Easter Sunday.  That’s because important holidays should, rightly, be observed.  I had to listen to it on the radio while making the pancakes.  Why couldn’t they have played it on Valentine’s Day instead?  I love football, after all. 2.  Hype.  No mere football match could possibly live up to the preposterous hyperbole...

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7 Reasons to go to the Football Match

7 Reasons to go to the Football Match

1.  History. You get no sense of history watching a match on television.  If you go to the Milton End at Fratton Park though, you can see an impressive recreation of the football experience in Victorian times.  If it weren’t for the presence of “ladies” and the absence of flat-caps and rattles I would have believed I’d gone back in time.  They even exhorted their team to “play up.”  Nobody’s done that since colour was...

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