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Row Z

English Soccer's 'Coked-Up Lad Army' Are Fitting Emblems of Our Coked-Up Tribal Nation

No one will admit it, but the Premier League and cocaine go brilliantly with each other.
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4.1.19
Row Z

The Premier League's Weirdest Player Is the Christmas Hero We All Need

An ode to Callum Paterson, Cardiff City's moustachioed wiggling weirdo.
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12.14.18
Football

The Incredible Story of the Greatest Footballer to Never Play Football

For 20 years, Carlos "Kaiser" Henrique was signed to some of the best soccer teams in the world without ever actually playing for any of them.
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11.11.18
Row Z

The Sad Magic of English Football Commentary

The death of the beloved Peter Brackley was a reminder of what a fixture commentators are in the lives of every football fan.
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10.19.18
THE FOOTER

All Hail Ryan Fraser, the 'Wee Man' Breathing Life into the Premier League

In an opening month that has failed to raise the blood, Bournemouth's nippy winger is the only thing keeping our hearts beating.
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9.17.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

This World Cup Still Desperately Needs Some Heroes

So far, all we've seen is a death of narrative and a dearth of destiny.
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7.3.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

The Own Goal That Led to Murder

A tale of two Escobars.
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6.22.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

The World Cup Where Ireland Beat Italy, FIFA and the Sun

"He does not have a problem with water, he has a problem with officials at most stadiums, and that is not FIFA's fault," said Sepp Blatter of manager Jack Charlton.
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6.18.18