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Hampden Park

To conclude my trip to Scotland, I visited the national stadium, Hampden Park in Glasgow. They have a lovely museum of Scottish Football in the basement which has lots of fascinating exhibits of the early days of football in Scotland … Continue reading

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Kilmarnock F.C.

I took the day off from genealogy and instead took the train from Dumfries to Kilmarnock to visit Rugby Park, the home of my beloved Kilmarnock Football Club. This was my first trip on ScotRail and I was very impressed. … Continue reading

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FIFA Corruption and the Carolina RailHawks

It was just about a year ago that I left for a month long vacation to Brazil for the World Cup so my long term readers know that I’m a big fan. I’m also cynical enough that I was not … Continue reading

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Football

Brings out the worst in us Tribal aggression Ritual war Between nations Cities Religions Politics Fans sold as markets Advertisers bidding For our money Nations bribing To host the next Competing at extortion Of their citizenry And every four years … Continue reading

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