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These Links Could Be Named George, If They Had Dragon-Hating Parents

What you might as well be reading:

  • Martin Samuel on Luton Town’s unjust punishment. (The Game)
  • A Ladies’ Roundtable on Euro 2008. (Ladies…)
  • Guardian sports pages from the alternate universe in which England qualified for Euro 2008. (A More Splendid Life)
  • A German team helps their opponents win promotion by deliberately losing 54-1. Amazingly, their cunning plan fails to go unnoticed. (Ananova)
  • Big Phil is officially bound for Chelsea. Wherever shall we find a cheap comic hook to inform our coverage of him. (The Independent)
  • It’s life and death for Poland in Euro 2008. (Poland Offside)

Back later today with an honest-to-God post.

UPDATE: Back sometime tomorrow with an honest-to-God POST.

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These Links Could Be Named George, If They Had Dragon-Hating Parents

by Brian Phillips · June 12, 2008

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