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In Retrospect…

This would be the first post in 4 years, and also the first post celebrating 14 years of ‘Leidartikel’. No, blogging is no longer in trend – so this anniversary probably felt hollow to me. I’ve followed dozens of amazing … Continue reading

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A load of rubbish

Obviously, some bad habits die hard. Some call it convenience; others term it as laziness. I think it is both plus an uncanny lack of common sense. Take a look at these pictures which I’ve captured yesterday while riding the … Continue reading

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Priez pour moi

Within four days, much has already happened. If I’m accelerating towards doom, please pray for me. But come hell or high water, I’ll prevail. I’m screwed but whatever it was and still is, it felt good   : P  

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Legendary Pressconference of Trapattoni

It’s hard to see such passion in a job these days, but Giovanni Trapattoni did not mince his words during his second stint at Bayern Munich, and in particular, during a press-conference on 10 March 1998. I’m not a supporter … Continue reading

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Does Arsène Wenger need to spend big this summer?

I‘m very certain that the Arsenal doesn’t really have world class players in their ranks, at least not now. You know, the ones who could change the outlook of the team in a flash. The one like Bacary Sagna did … Continue reading

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Arsenal – Aston Villa 1-1 – Fortunate Draw

It may not be the first time, but it’s still unusual for the Arsenal to celebrate a draw as if it was an actual win – but like most who saw the match, none could take away the fact that … Continue reading

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Oranje;33 chosen – short of firepower for Germany 2006 but future’s bright

After the Dutch team’s insipid performance at the Euro 2004 (where they practically impressed no one, save a couple of old fans like myself who actually got to watch a Dutch team win a major tournament’s penalty shootout after suffering … Continue reading

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Arsenal – Transitional Season Gone Sour

A splendid Valencia victory last week closed the gap between the Valencians and the Catalans to a mere 6-point deficit. With Chelsea doing the impossible by shooting themselves in the foot with a trip to ‘Boro and ended on the wrong side … Continue reading

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Being ‘Los Ches’ and a Valencianista

24th May 2000 – Stade de France, Saint-Denis, Paris- European Champions League final. Valencia CF was humiliated by bitter rivals Real Madrid CF 3-0 in a scoreline which flattered the victors. Morientes woved his usual magic, Macca doubled the misery whereas Raul … Continue reading

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