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Football Diary

by Patrick O’Connor

THE main football programme may be over in England but there is still plenty of going on, what with cup finals, promotion play-offs and, of course, the forthcoming World Cup.

It’s been a crazy few days if you are a Leicester City fan. They were promoted from League One at the end of the 2008-9 season and continued their fine form throughout last year, finishing in the Championship play-offs.

 

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Football Diary

by Patrick O’Connor

AS the indulgent, self-obsessed Premier League glorified in its over-hyped finale, there was a splendid illustration that English football has much, much more to offer.

With the Premier League games being played on a Sunday, and my usual fare, the Championship finished apart from the play-offs, I resisted the chance to watch a game from League One or League Two but instead settled down in front on the television on a cold, wet, windy May afternoon.

 

Read more: Football Diary 39 - Much, much more to offer.