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SHINJIrarenai! (Unbelievable!!)

The following article was written specifically for the Summer issue (#20) of J-Soccer magazine; Japan’s number one English language football publication. The editor chose the title for the piece and is rather fitting as the Japanese word shinjirarenai means unbelievable.   … Continue reading

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Leicester City References In English Lessons

As someone who teaches English as a foreign language in Japan I have to get my kicks how I can when it comes to amusing myself. In the past I’ve incorporated books, music, songs, toys, Star Wars, Kung-fu Panda and learning to … Continue reading

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“Okazaki 20” Leicester City Shirt Spotted In Tokyo! That’ll Be Me!

The ‘Okazaki to Leicester’ stories had been doing the rumour-mill for many months before the Japan striker finally put pen to paper at the end of June and made the £7m switch from Mainz in the Bundasliga. I was actually … Continue reading

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Tragedy Of Doha Article Featured In Latest J-Soccer Magazine

Despite an inadequate knowledge of the beautiful game in Japan, a certain Tokyo Fox has managed to once again contribute a couple of pieces to the latest copy of J-Soccer magazine (issue #15) which went on sale last week.   When I knew … Continue reading

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