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An Awkward Relationship: The English Perception of Italian Calcio

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Tribalism or attaching yourself to ones colours is deeply infectious. It taps into a sense of identity, a belonging; you share this feeling and entitlement of supporting something with other people which can bring out such intense emotions. Nonetheless, such tribalism can also lead to spitefulness when it comes to media and fan viewpoints on certain teams.

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On Raheem Sterling and England Protecting/Destroying Their Assets

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Share:In a generation where players hardly ask out of a match even with the most serious of injuries, it’s quite out of place to see a footballer pull himself out of the starting eleven due tofatigue. However, this is exactly what manager Roy Hodgson was told by Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling before England’sEuro 2016 qualifier against Estonia. Many pundits are criticizing …

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Wayne Rooney: The most overrated, underrated English footballer ever

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Share:The game isnt played on paper, is an often used phrase to describe the unpredictable nature of football. Its a fair point, aptly depicting the range of mildly surprising to batsh*t mental stuff that goes on in the most popular sport in the world. However, paper often makes a good point. Quite often, the best team beats the inferior one, …