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On the borderline of chaos.

March 23, 2011

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We recommend you watch this video without sound:   Gaitán’s goal against Paços de Ferreira was generally hailed as the culmination of a wonderful team play endeavour, “his shoot was preceded by 10 passes between 8 different players!” some pundits will tell you, “look how unselfish Cardozo was” others will remark. Watching it again (and […]

A club’s ethos

March 11, 2011

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The Glorious One Benfica 2009-2011 We are gonna play twice as better as last season, said Jesus, and twice might not be enough for me, he added. That was the bold announcement stated by manager Jorge Jesus when he signed for Benfica in 2009. Four pre-season tournaments, one league championship, one league cup, and several […]

Jimi Hendrix – What’s a solo

March 5, 2011

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Foggy November nights are anything but strange to me. Still, this one in particular was starting to feel increasingly odd. I’d been strolling awhile in a loosed haze, wandering unfamiliar city streets, with just a piece of paper that read “Red House Hotel, 11:00 pm, room 309, No pictures!” My frivolous cruise eventually led to […]