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Frederick Clayton

Frederick Clayton is a British freelance journalist based in South America writing about South America. He has written for When Saturday Comes, These Football Times, Football.London and various Fantasy Football blogs. Currently in Bolivia.

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How Did Poland Get The Easiest Group At The World Cup?
How Poland Found A Loophole And Drew The Easiest Group In The 2018 World Cup
On December 1st 2017, representatives from all over the world gathered in Moscow to find out who they’d be facing Russia. Whilst many managers crossed…
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Colombia Will Be Tough To Beat At The World Cup
Colombia Prove They Are Capable Of Upsetting The Favourites In Russia
As a Messi-less Argentina were demolished by Spain, and Brazil exacted a little revenge in Germany, just over the border Colombia were upsetting one of…
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Peru Could Be The Underdogs To Watch In Russia
Peru Prepare Perfectly For Russia With Wins Over Croatia And Iceland
Few fans will have any memory of Peru’s last World Cup appearance, both because it was so long ago, and because it was completely forgettable. In…
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When Goalies Go Rogue
Risk And Innovation: The Legacy Of Goal-Scoring Goalkeepers
In 1999, Carlisle number one Jimmy Glass scored a 90th minute equaliser which saved Carlisle from relegation, still celebrated as perhaps the most dramatic goal…
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Henrikh Mkhitaryan Needs An Arsenal Move To Reignite His Career
Why A Move To Arsenal From Manchester United Offers A Second Chance For Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Henrikh Mkhitaryan started the 2017/2018 in excellent form, with five assists and a goal in his first five games. It had looked as though, with…
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Where Will Alexis Sanchez End Up?
Manchester City, Manchester United Or Chelsea? Who Needs Alexis Sanchez The Most?
There are a few more characters in the sequel to last summer’s most dragged out transfer story. Two weeks ago, Manchester City looked certain to…
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A Novel Tactic To Deal With The Effects Of Altitude
Railroads, Viagra, And Incapacitated Argentines: Altitude And Bolivian Football
The Estadio Hernando Siles sits at an altitude of 3,637 metres in the suburbs of La Paz, Bolivia’s Andean capital. It is one of the…
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Has South America Fallen Out Of Love With Tennis?
Juan Martin Del Potro And The Fragile Legacy Of Tennis In South America
South America provides the world with some of the most scintillating sporting entertainment, but despite the continent’s natural affinity and enthusiasm for sport, this manifests…
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