Monthly Archives: March 2014

Because I Haven’t Posted In A While

I haven’t posted in a couple of weeks — I’ve been busy with schoolwork and a longterm project you’ll hear about David Moyes needs a win against Olympiakoslater. Anyway, if you’re looking for something interesting to read, check out this Slate piece about Manchester United’s decline. It’s pretty good, though I think it omits some important details: David Gill’s departure, Ed Woodward’s transfer-window nightmare, etc.

Let me know what you think.

 

How to Avoid Total Humiliation

Last Tuesday marked the beginning of the 100-day countdown to this summer’s World Cup. That means hodgesona couple of things: oversized, garishly colored countdown clocks will appear all over the Internet; and the tremors of self-loathing that always accompany English coverage of the English national team will start to intensify.

I don’t have the technological expertise to place a giant clock on In For The Hat Trick’s home page. But although I live in the United States – where, comfortably insulated from the national trauma playing out on the other side of the Atlantic, I tend to handle tournament disappointment stoically, with a stiff upper lip and only the occasional temper tantrum – I know exactly what Roy Hodgson should do to avoid total humiliation in Brazil. So here goes.

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