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Undoing a decade of the doldrums

Updated: August 14, 2014, 10:54 AM ET
By Michael Cox | ESPN THE MAGAZINE

ESPN the Magazine / PLAYBOOK / 08.14.14Undoing a Decade of the Doldrums

In recent seasons, the English Premier League is getting less defensive and boring-because it's getting less English.By Michael Cox Photos: Getty Images / AP Images

BORR-RING! For the better part of this millennium, the go-to complaint about Premier League play has been that it's about as gripping as a documentary on cheese making: Chelsea's defensive standstills won the side three titles, while Man United's ...

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