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Cantona wants to score for the good of mankind


Many are sure to disagree but it’s little wonder that I love the man! From a football rebel he has become a social one and all power to him. Manchester United legend Eric Cantona is calling on people worldwide to withdraw their money from banks to put a stop to the misery of the worldwide recession caused by the banks, gaining widespread support in France, Britain and Ireland amongst others along the way. He’s convinced that a campaign for people to go to their ATM and withdraw all their savings on December 7th would spark a revolution in which people will be freed from the misery piled on them by those banks.

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This book asks “Why is football so damn popular?”


Gonzo journalism has been around for a few years yet the question “What exactly does it mean?” is still asked. Many writers believe that objectivity in journalism is a myth, therefore use the ‘gonzo’ style to write subjectively. It disregards the ‘polished’ edited product favored by the general media and strives for a more gritty approach. It’s a style which was first used by US writer Hunter S. Thompson who explained that “Objective journalism is one of the main reasons American politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long. You can’t be objective about Nixon.” Football mad John Nicholson uses that style of writing in his new book We Ate All the Pies – How Football Ate Britain Whole and poses a simple question which no one has bothered to ask before – Why is football so damn popular?

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This book asks "Why is football so damn popular?"


Gonzo journalism has been around for a few years yet the question “What exactly does it mean?” is still asked. Many writers believe that objectivity in journalism is a myth, therefore use the ‘gonzo’ style to write subjectively. It disregards the ‘polished’ edited product favored by the general media and strives for a more gritty approach. It’s a style which was first used by US writer Hunter S. Thompson who explained that “Objective journalism is one of the main reasons American politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long. You can’t be objective about Nixon.” Football mad John Nicholson uses that style of writing in his new book We Ate All the Pies – How Football Ate Britain Whole and poses a simple question which no one has bothered to ask before – Why is football so damn popular?

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