Monthly Archives: July 2012

Federer, Roger. When skill overcame strength in the 2012 Wimbledon Final 

Is how a player or team wins important in sport? Of course it is. Clearly, winning has to be prioritised over style. If it means that one needs to “win ugly”, as Brad Gilbert wrote, then so be it, yet … Continue reading

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The Stone Roses. 

Few albums have had as craterous an impact on me as the eponymous debut by The Stone Roses. All these years later, I can still recall the hushed reverential tones that came over Daragh and the fifth and sixth years in CUS whenever The … Continue reading

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Ronaldo, Cristiano.

Why is he so divisive? Let us investigate. Cards on the table: I am a lifelong Manchester United fan and perhaps my deeply rooted bias may play an insurmountable role in me forming an objective assessment but I will attempt … Continue reading

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