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  1. Does anyone know if any of the players from the 1949 cup final team are still alive?
  2. You do know his mother died when he as a young boy. Playing so well and scoring a hat-trick on Mothers' Day clearly had a special meaning to him. You also see how he points to heaven when he scores a goal. Talking about God and devoting a win to mothers all over the world is not something you would expect in a post-match interview and it came across as genuinely humble and grateful.
  3. Oh. Which game are we going to lose? The one tonight or the FA Cup semi-final?
  4. I am struck by how some people are upset by the fact that an article written for an American newspaper follows American usage when it comes to the pronouns to refer to sports teams. The use of "it" rather than "they" to refer to Leicester City reflects the difference between American and British English usage of nouns that refer to entities that consist of groups of people. Examples of these are "team", "committee" and "government". In American English these nouns are treated as singular and are thus used with singular verbs (e.g. "the team is playing well", "the committee has dec
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