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The year 1219 was not a good one for Inalchuq, the governor of Otrar in the Khwarezmian Empire (present day Afghanistan and Iran). A year before, he had captured a trading caravan sent by Genghis Khan to his city. Claiming there were spies in the caravan, he had seized its wealth and sold it and […]
As the seconds ticked away on that Swansea match last night, a common refrain began to spread on Twitter. The same moaning and complaints regarding Olivier Giroud and his poor form in front of goal. In spite of his club-leading 19 goals in all competitions, it seems as if the French striker just can’t score. […]