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  1. Data input opportunities 2012-13

    Itís that time of year again when we put out the call to those (be they AFS members or not) who may be interested in helping us with the rewarding task of inputting match data on to the AFS database during the upcoming 2012-13 season.

    We consider this to be an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to explore a career in sports media or statistics or those who wish to increase their involvement in football or AFS.

    A commitment of probably two or three hours most Saturday evenings / Sunday mornings is required along with a keen eye for detail.

    Previous inputting experience would be an advantage but not essential as full training notes will be provided.

    All training and work can be done from home so applications are welcomed from ...

    Updated 15th August 2012 at 08:11 PM by Veritas

  2. Post Euro 2012, the why`s and the why nots

    Leaping out from the deluge of post Euro opinion are two basic questions which seem to be swamped by all the expert, and not so expert, punditry. From a national perspective, why did England not do better? Let`s get the easy one out of the way, answer, because England were not good enough, deeper analysis and dissection for a later time. The second and more pleasant question is, why did Spain win. Again that`s quite an easy one, because they were the best team.

    Why were Spain the best team, basically because they lifted the trophy and in the record books for all time they will be listed as winners, as they will be for the 2010 World Cup and the 2008 European Championships. And therein lies the rub as Will Shakespeare wrote. You see we keep hearing and reading phrases like ...
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