How to value the modern footballer

September 11, 2019

There is a brilliant scene in the 1997 tragi-comic documentary ‘There’s only one Barry Fry’, a fly-on-the-wall chronicle of his disastrous time in charge of Peterborough Football Club, which reveals a bygone age when the wheeler-dealer manager was still a thing. Fry is sitting in a cluttered office negotiating the contract of potential new striker Miguel De […]

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Modern fast bowlers have it so difficult because they play all formats, says Ian Bishop

September 9, 2019

Two months ago, at the highly-anticipated 2019 World Cup in England, a certain young South African fast bowler – one touted by fan and pundit alike to carry forward the mantle from the great Dale Steyn – rendered completely ineffective. Kagiso Rabada’s deliveries lacked potency, pace or power as his shoulders gave way under the workload put […]

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Modern Foods acquires 75% stake in Supreme Baker

September 3, 2019

Private equity firm Everstone Capital-backed Modern Foods is back in the Delhi-National Capital Region after 14 years with the acquisition of a majority stake in city-based Supreme Baker India Pvt. Ltd, two people aware of the development said, requesting anonymity. Modern Foods purchased a 75% stake in Supreme Baker, which sells Citi Fresh and Topsim […]

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Manchested United Falling Well Short In Providing Modern Match-Day Experience

August 21, 2019

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – AUGUST 11: Manchester United fans watch from the stand during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea FC at Old Trafford on August 11, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ash Donelon/Manchester MANCHESTER UNITED VIA GETTY IMAGES Of all the teams targeting a top six place in the Premier […]

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Tate Modern fall boy’s injuries ‘not fully known’

August 19, 2019

The parents of a six-year-old boy who was allegedly thrown off a balcony at the Tate Modern have said they still don’t know the extent of his injuries. The boy, who was visiting London with his family, suffered a “deep” bleed to the brain in the fall on 4 August. In a statement posted online […]

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‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ multiplayer beta kicks off in September

August 2, 2019

When Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launches on October 25th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, it’ll come with a handful of multiplayer modes, including classic options like Team Deathmatch, Domination and Headquarters, plus a 2v2 Gunfight option (complete with local splitscreen), Cyber Attack (the new Search and Destroy) and Ground War (battle royale, baby). Ground […]

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What It Takes to Be a Modern Entrepreneur

July 30, 2019

We live in a golden age for entrepreneurism, with the number of full-time, self-employed professionals potentially catapulting from 15 million in 2018 to 42 million in 2020, according to research from FreshBooks. Being a part of this group can be incredibly rewarding, both emotionally and monetarily, but if you want to make it as a modern […]

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Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan’s modern surf culture

July 23, 2019

ENOSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) – Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, that is regarded as the birthplace of the country’s modern surf culture. It is here that the modern style of surfing was first brought to Japan […]

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Sheila Dikshit was the architect of modern Delhi: PC Chacko

July 21, 2019

Congress’s Delhi in-charge PC Chacko said on Saturday he was shocked to hear about the death of three-time Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and called her architect of modern Delhi. “Congress party is grateful to her for her contributions to the party. She is the architect of modern Delhi. People of Delhi will ever remember her […]

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The Best Modern Fantasy Books for Summer 2019

July 19, 2019

Odysseus at the table with the bewitching Circe. (PHOTO BY CULTURE CLUB/GETTY IMAGES) There’s no shortage of excellent fantasy releasing these days. It’s quite literally impossible to keep up with it all. That’s a good problem to have as far as these things go, but sifting through mountains of books can be a daunting task. […]

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