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Vincent Hogan: How has pro sport got its arithmetic so badly wrong?

Published 29/11/2010 | 05:00

In four hours last Saturday, Setanta managed to prove definitively that professional sport has got things upside down.

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First, they showed Manchester United hit seven goals past a Jo Brand XI, then followed immediately with a riveting rugby Test match between New Zealand and Wales. The two events had as much in common as a running tap and Niagara Falls.

Honestly, we're not kidding.

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