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02
Jul
10

Guardian blog on Asian Football

I arrived home at 7am after Japan defeated Denmark to ensure their progression to the last 16 of this year’s World Cup and, in a pique of sleep-deprived righteous indignation, pitched an article to the Guardian about the underestimation of Asian football. It seems I should work at these unsociable hours more often as they liked it and published it here:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/blog/2010/jun/27/world-cup-2010-japan-paraguay-asia

While the team has sadly now exited the competition, the content of this blog is still very relevant and I hope that Japan’s performances in South Africa can go some way to addresing the representation of Asian football around the world.




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