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A day at the football: Erith and Belvedere versus North Shields

Erith and Belvedere playing North ShieldsA few photos from yesterday’s FA Vase quarter-final between Erith and Belvedere and North Shields. North Shields won the game 2-0. As a long time follower of Erith and Belvedere one day I’ll have to write something about that, but today here are just a few photos from their biggest game in about 70 years, I reckon. They might not have won, might not be heading to Wembley, but it was wonderful to see a good turnout, and for a local side to be doing so well.

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The Neverending Shootout

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Eight things I might have learned from watching Manchester City versus Liverpool

One. Manchester City probably are that good. It is hardly a mind-blowing, groundbreaking assessment to suggest the Premier League is probably between Manchester City and Chelsea, but I think City really have the edge. Chelsea can, and will, grind out results and will probably set off a few fireworks along the way. But Manchester City look capable of pulling apart each and every team in the league. There have strength and pace in equal measure, genuine squad depth, and a confidence that could soon lead to the sort of aura their near-neighbours United had for years.  Read the rest of this entry »