All posts by Richard Lewis

  • Farewell Upton Park!

    “I’m forever blowing bubbles, Pretty bubbles in the air, They fly so high, nearly reach the sky, Then like my dreams they fade and die…” The chant was belted out by both West Ham United fans and...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • The Foxes are on Claud Nine!

    “I dreamed a dream in time gone by. When hope was high. And life worth living…” Leicester City have had their Susan Boyle moment, as this incredible season proved the Foxes’ Got Talent! When Boyle first auditioned...

    • Posted May 2, 2016
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  • A Leicester/Shakespear​e Tribute!

    Leicester City football club and the most famous Staffordshire-born writer to have ever lived have had both had a celebrated year in 2016, so to honor them, I have written my own poetry to represent the connections...

    • Posted April 22, 2016
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  • Euro 2016 Qualifying Play-offs Analysis: The Final Four

    That’s all, folks; the qualifying stage for Euro 2016 has officially concluded with the final play-off games taking place over the course of the the international break of 2015. For some nations, the qualifiers have been more...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • The horror show continues for Chelsea with 3-1 defeat to Liverpool

    Chelsea’s “Rocky Horror Show” continued on Halloween Saturday as a ghost from Lose (Jose) Mourinho haunted the Stamford Bridge faithful in yet another loss.  The pumpkin-shirt coloured Liverpool rekindled memories of the “ghost goal” from their historical...

    • Posted October 31, 2015
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  • Aston Villa continue to crash with a Lerner at the steering wheel!

    Tim Sherwood has become the fourth manager in just as many years to face the axe at Aston Villa as American businessman Randy Lerner ran out of patience with the Englishman following the Villains defeat at home...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • Four former England internationals playing in the Football League!

    Where do English footballers go as they pass their prime? Increasingly, they’re flocking to America and Major League Soccer, with others heading elsewhere abroad, living to fight another day. A few others quit near the top and...

    • Posted October 18, 2015
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  • The Grateful Eight: Eight more teams book tickets to Euro 2016

    Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, “The Hateful Eight” won’t be released in theaters until December, but one only has to look as far as the latest Euro 2016 qualification matches to find the grateful eight nations to have...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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  • Assessing the first twelve Euro 2016 finalists

    The qualification process for Euro 2016, the fifteenth edition of the competition, is almost over and twelve out of twenty-four spots in the final have been taken with the remaining set to be claimed in the coming...

    • Posted October 11, 2015
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  • Klopp of the Kop: German Engineering at Anfield!

    If you ever watched TV shows like The Office or Lip Sync Battles, you may think Liverpool have just appointed Stephen Merchant as their new manager to replace Northern Irishman Brendan Rodgers (at least he has got...

    • Posted October 9, 2015
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