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A final tale to tell

In the final edition of InDaily’s long-running soccer column, Paul Marcuccitti reflects on his time writing about the game that invokes a passion that reverberates just as powerfully in an Adelaide suburban ground as it does in the great stadiums of the world.

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Why code wars are eroding Australia's love of sport

In the second part of his meditation on the game(s) that shaped Australian Rules, Paul Marcuccitti argues that the ‘code wars’ dividing supporters are doing more harm than good – and explains why he, as a lover of soccer first and foremost, will be glued to the AFL Grand Final this weekend.