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Proper football

Australia v Tajikistan World Cup Qualifier, Adelaide Oval On the eve of Easter, and the eve of the AFL (Aussie Rules) season, thirty five thousand football fans turned up to watch the Socceroos versus Tajikistan in a World Cup qualifier at the Adelaide Oval. Not bad for a country that only just embraces the world

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Match day

This is Adelaide The big match wasn’t Adelaide Crows v Port Adelaide Power on Sunday but the visit of English Premier League soccer team Liverpool FC to play Adelaide United in a friendly match. Liverpool have never won the Premier League and last won the old First Division twenty-five years ago, but still command a

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Seven Glasgow pubs

“Ye’ ll hae tae go next door,” the doorman said. All the copious pubs around Hope Street were full. “But that’s Irish.” The occasion was Ireland v Scotland Euro football qualifier. We eventually squeezed into a small sports bar near Central Station. Result- 2 pints of Stella and Ireland 1 Scotland 1. Across the road

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