5 Things We Learnt About The Premier League This Opening Weekend

Written by Roberto Kusabbi, @RKTweets   Vines are here to say. No matter what News International want. The Premier League issued a diktat on sharing Vines from Premier League footage this weekend. This particular iron has been in the fire for awhile. Even sharing links of Vines would be in breach. Apparently. Yet the first weekend […]

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Five things we’ve learnt from the group stages in Brazil

1. Predictions of Belgium’s brilliance have been way off the mark We fell into the trap of thinking that with the players available to them this was going to be an exciting team. But though on paper they’ve got great individuals, the end product hasn’t been pleasant to watch – they are the Movie 43 […]

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The 13 Best Vines Of The World Cup 2014 Brazil So Far

By @RKTweets We bloody love the World Cup and this edition will certainly go down as the most social World Cup in history. Perhaps it will also go down as the moment rights holders realised the internet exists and is global. being shared on Vine too. We put together some of the best Vines from […]

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World Cup preview – Group D

The original winners, a recent winner, and the perennial disappointment. Will we see success for Suarez, brilliance from Balotelli, or moderate effectiveness from Milner? It’s time for us to cast an eye on the eagerly-anticipated Group D. Uruguay The last time Uruguay won the World Cup was in 1950, in a tournament hosted in Brazil, […]

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Season review 2013/14 – Tottenham Hotspur

In the first of our end-of-season reviews, 1FITG Co-Editor and Founder Roberto digests 2013/14 at White Hart Lane. The fact it can be written before the season officially finishes perhaps sums it up. Pleasure to watch or utter disaster? Mostly very difficult to watch. Apparently we sold Elvis and bought the Beatles. But it turns […]

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Mid table marvels – five bosses worthy of praise

There have been several managers that deserve praise for Herculean efforts this season. Sean Dyche’s remarkable season with Burnley, Russell Slade making Leyton Orient genuine automatic contenders, and Tony Pulis turning a doomed Palace side overnight into a viable Premiership survivor to mention but a few. But what of those that have perhaps had less […]

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Technology: Time for football to upgrade

It’s astonishing to compare what is possible in the 21st century compared to how it used to be. For instance, the way we view television is remarkable. The advent of interactive digital technology means the home viewer can select, augment and interact with what they watch in an entirely new way, and not just at […]

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Why John Terry should never play for England again

Just when you think John Terry might be going gently into the good night, he manages to find a way to put his massive ego slap-bang back in centre stage. Stripped of the England captaincy, retired from international football and slipping down the pecking order at Chelsea it seemed that JT was in danger of […]

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Season of the long knives leaves managers watching their backs

When Swindon boss Paolo Di Canio fell on his sword, he brought the number of managerial changes in the top four divisions in England to 41 for the season. Given that we’ve still another two and half months of the season to run, it looks inevitable that over half of the 92 league will have changed their […]

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Five talking points from the weekend’s football

1. Kirkland attack raises serious questions concerning the protection of players By now everyone will have seen the dreadful scenes at Hillsborough on Friday night as a Leeds fan raced onto the pitch and assaulted Wednesday keeper Chris Kirkland. The image of him returning to the stand and being congratulated by those around him, whilst […]

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