2nd Leg FA Cup Drama – Huddersfield Town vs Manchester City

The FA Cup never fails to disappoint and Saturdays fixture between Huddersfield Town and Manchester City was a classic example of this. The match was a very raw display of how hustle, belief, and grit can outwork skill, experience, and riches. It was great to see a low-profile team like Huddersfield Town hold off a world class team like Manchester City.

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Photo from The Huddersfield Daily Examiner – Town’s Rajiv van La Parra & Manchester City’s Fernando in action.

Result – Draw

Huddersfield Town Coach, David Wagner had his squad maniacally press Manchester City whenever they were on the ball. So much so that many began to question whether or not his team had the stamina to keep up the press for a full 90 minutes. As the match continued, viewers realized there was something more to this small town team than meets the eye. Fatigue was not an option. They would continue to press Manchester City all the way to the final whistle.

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What’s the Deal with The Super Bowl?

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Super Bowl- Patriots Cheerleaders + Patriot Mascot + Vince Lombardi Trophy

For those of you who don’t know (especially my readers across the Pacific Ocean), The Super Bowl is being played tonight in Houston, Texas! Tom Brady & The New England Patriots will be facing off against Matt Ryan & The Atlanta Falcons.

Great- So what’s the deal with The Super Bowl?

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The Super Bowl is more than just a sporting event. I see it as a summary of American culture at the time at which it is played. If you were to watch every single Super Bowl in order you would see the gradual change in culture, technology and fashion in the Western world.

Out here in Toronto there’s tons of Super Bowl events popping off tonight and Canada isn’t even home to any team in the NFL! Interesting how that works isn’t it? Anyways- for the diehard NFL / Football fan, The Super Bowl is life. It’s the one Sunday where you get plastered with your friends & family and have a ball, regardless if your team made it or not to one of the most prestigious competitions in sporting history.

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