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England V Germany: Pub Talk Special (Pictures)

by | 25th, June 2010

ENGLAND v Germany in the World Cup: Do mention the war at the Empress pub in Cambridge. ahead of England’ s World Cup clash with Germany on Sunday. The boozer’s walls have been pained with slogans “poking fun” at the Germans. Well, not really. It’s more good old fashioned jingoism. Britain has won two world wars – but why, then, does England feel so inferior? Maybe it’s because the Germans have felt confident enough to start them? Gawd. The jingoism can be contagious. It’s only a game of football. Really… (After that a pictorial history of Germany v England.)

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Dave Utting, Landlord of the Empress pub in Cambridge, stands in front of the building after locals joined him in painting slogans on the walls poking fun at the Germans ahead of England' s World Cup clash with Germany on Sunday.

The history

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Posted: 25th, June 2010 | In: Sports Comment | TrackBack | Permalink