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The Effect Does Not Prove the Opposite of the Cause

The Mail thinks Ramos is in for a nice long stay at Real Madrid.

Conversely, Real’s decision to offer Ramos the job only until the summer should not be construed as a stop-gap measure.

Short-term contracts are common in Spain and have been in Ramos’ career, barring the four-and-a-half year deal he was given at Spurs.

True. But do you know what else is common in Spain? Replacing the manager after six months!

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The Effect Does Not Prove the Opposite of the Cause

by Brian Phillips · December 10, 2008

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