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Just a game?
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Just a game?

Posted 19.12.2012
By John Hotten

The recent resurgence of the english premier league’s Manchester City marks a significant shift for a competition that has been won by only four clubs in its 19-year history. Celebrated, marketed and sold around the world for its unpredictable excitement, the Premier League is, like most sports competitions, a conservative organisation resistant to change. And for perhaps the first time in its existence, its ruthless ascendency will be challenged by forces outside of its control.

Based in England, it is