Eliot Pollak

Entries by Eliot Pollak

Is Football Still About the Beautiful Game?

(1) Comments | Posted 20 November 2011 | (01:21)

Over the past ten days, England have beaten the reigning world champions for the first time in over thirty years. Three days later, they beat Sweden for the first time in colour. Two momentous results - the national team on the up again. Hip hip and tally ho....

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Phil Jones of Manchester United is no Better than Phil Jones of Blackburn Rovers

(10) Comments | Posted 3 September 2011 | (00:00)

Any 20 or 30-something viewer of 2010's big film The King's Speech would have spotted none other than 'Mike from Neighbours' plying his trade as King Edward VIII, pursuer of American divorcee Wallis Simpson.

It is quite a career journey; from giving up on Jane Harris to giving...

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Arsenal, Everton and Spurs Have Only Themselves to Blame for Their Decline

(7) Comments | Posted 29 August 2011 | (00:00)

Fairly confusing, this rebel business. In one place, you're the darling of the free world. In another, you're feral scum, symbolising everything that's wrong with British youth. One man's rebel is another man's pain in the arse. Murky waters indeed.

The real problem with rebels of course, is that you...

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