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And finally… Kenilworth woes

The football season is back underway and with it the same old brouhaha as Luton and Boro proved at Kenilworth Rd. Penalty given for a dive outside the box? Check! Penalty ballooned into the stand? Check! Fans goading penalty taker with a “waaaay!” Check! Good to be back.

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And finally… Captain Argentina

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And finally… slicey

Valencia beat Barcelona in the Copa Del Rey final this week with a 2-1 win at Estadio Benito Villamarín. Arturo Vidal had a chance to get Barcelona back in the game in the 55th minute, after the usual sublime skill from Lionel Messi, but the Chilean’s wild slice sent the rebound into row Z.

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