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You Say Stop, and I Say Go, Go, Go

Avram Grant

Q. Was Avram Grant’s bizarre monosyllabic press conference yesterday a devastating piece of conceptual criticism designed to expose the vapidity of the football media by giving reporters’ banal questions the answers they would actually deserve in intelligent conversation?

A. I don’t know.


You Say Stop, and I Say Go, Go, Go

by Brian Phillips · April 18, 2008

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