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Of Course He FJM’d Something

Posted December 23, 2015 by Precious Roy

So this was super low-hanging fruit. So much so that I really considered not doing it. Instead I was going to FJM the comments on the same piece, because that’s even lower-hanging fruit. But this piece from October sent the Soccerlytics world into a shit fit, which is about the easiest thing in the world […]

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World Cup Final Bootroom: THE WORLD CUP FINAL BOOTROOM

Posted July 13, 2014 by Precious Roy

Holy cow, it’s here. This is it. Today. It’s for all the marbles. And who doesn’t want all of the marbles? Nobody. Or at least nobody who isn’t Argentinian or German. It’s Messi’s date with destiny. That’s the narrative. AND HOW DARE THE GERMANS TRY TO RUN COUNTER TO THE NARRATIVE? THE NARRATIVE IS ALL […]

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Day 18 Bootroom: We Atone For Our Sins

Posted June 30, 2014 by Precious Roy

If there’s anything you should know about us, it’s that we’re all about the Decalogue. So we’re not about to not keep holy the Sabbath. Well that’s what we’d try to pass off as our excuse for not getting a Bootroom up yesterday if we were liars. But, again, Commandments. I think we were clear […]

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Day 13 Bootroom: Unlucky for Italy or Uruguay

Posted June 24, 2014 by Precious Roy

It’s a battle royale of two former champions. Two teams enter, one team goes on. England isn’t one of those teams. They go home regardless. But in the early games Italy take on Uruguay, and with Costa Rica already assured passage to the knock-outs, that leaves room for only one of two countries that have […]

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Bootroom Day Whatever: Still Attempting to Un-Crush Our Souls

Posted June 23, 2014 by Precious Roy

I don’t know how to recover from yesterday. I feel like we need a national mourning period. In the abstract, we’re still in good shape with 4 points. In reality the likely scenarios, given our group opponents, are not a font of optimism. We were maybe 15 seconds away. And that it was Cristiano Ronaldo […]

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