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It’s all in the game: Why lefties like football

By Ollie Cussen  

Photo: Der Spiegel

Over at the New Statesman, Helen Lewis Hasteley has asked how a leftie committed to equality can like football. It is, after all, “a game where women are nothing more than baubles, gay people apparently don’t exist, and where money is thrown about in a way that would make Gordon Gekko blush.” Not her cup of tea, it would seem.

Well, firstly, a leftie can…

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