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I’m So Excited, I Wrote My Preview Six Weeks Ago

Two hours to the horn-locking. I’ll be around to talk about the match afterwards. I don’t really do predictions, because I don’t really know what I’m talking about, but I kind of think Inter might take this. Today’s bleakest x-factor: how Darren Fletcher will react to the fact that his fiancĂ©e and her mother were held at knifepoint by burglars who broke into his home shortly after he left for Italy with the team.

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I’m So Excited, I Wrote My Preview Six Weeks Ago

by Brian Phillips · February 24, 2009

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