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    Gibraltar Rocks!

    The Republic of Ireland take on minnows Gibraltar in EURO 2016 qualification at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on October 11 before going from one extreme to another, as they challenge World Champions...

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    A few sports apps for your smart phones

    by B. Money

    If you have a smartphone and have a bit of time on your hands, why not idle a bit of time away playing around with a sports-related Android app? Here we have a quick...

    11v11 Yesterday 03:57 PM
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    Tooting and Mitcham, the popular choice for the FA Cup

    By Citizen Sands

    In my last blog I decided, given that Hereford United were no longer in the competition, I would randomly pick a team to follow into the next round of the FA Cup.

    My...

    11v11 29th September 2014 11:59 AM
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    Hereford United – FA Cup giant killers

    By Steve Sands (AFS Contributor)

    Whilst other teams were playing in the Second Qualifying Round of the FA Cup this weekend, Hereford United were...

    11v11 28th September 2014 08:23 AM
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    Golfing Footballers

    By Steve Sands (AFS Contributor)

    Just a short blog to mark the 2014 Ryder Cup which starts tomorrow at...

    11v11 25th September 2014 08:48 AM
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    When booing is definitely not acceptable.

    By Steve Sands (AFS Contributor)

    As mentioned in my earlier blog on the topic, it’s the context of any booing at a sporting event that’s key to deciding whether it is acceptable.

    Moving...

    11v11 23rd September 2014 07:11 AM
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    On football, blogging and Sex and the City

    By Steve Sands (AFS Contributor)

    As a novice blogger I was keen, if a little apprehensive, to see what feedback I would receive to my early ventures. You can imagine how surprised I was to...

    11v11 21st September 2014 12:07 PM
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    Wembley wins right to host Euro final and semi-finals

    England will be hosting the Euro 2020 final and semi-finals, with a unanimous vote in favour it was confirmed today.

    UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino explained the reasoning behind the...

    11v11 19th September 2014 11:44 AM
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    When is booing acceptable at a football match?

    By Steve Sands (AFS Contributor)

    In my first blog for 11v11, I squeezed in a sneaky reference to cricket, my other sporting love. It covered Sepp Blatter’s plans to give managers the chance...

    11v11 15th September 2014 09:07 PM
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    Which football laws would you change?

    By Steve Sands (AFS Contributor)

    I have been mulling over Fifa president Sepp Blatter’s proposals to give managers the opportunity to use television replays to challenge referees’...

    11v11 13th September 2014 02:13 PM