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Taiwan 2–1 Bahrain – The Football Revolution has arrived with a BOOM

14-10-2017

Taiwan managed to put in an astonishing performance in Gary White’s first competitive fixture as Taiwan manager. From the first whistle they were all up in Bahrain’s shit, while Bahrain looked like they were expecting…

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Is Living in Taipei City All It’s Cracked Up to be?

10-10-2017

I lived in Taipei for 7 years.  Is it all it’s cracked up to be? Yep the first couple of years were enjoyable…that’s granted but suddenly and slowly I started to realise think is it…

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Taiwan’s Football Revolution Gets Going…Just

09-10-2017

The first game of Taiwan’s supposed football revolution got underway with a friendly against Mongolia.  In theory by looking at Fifa’s rankings this should have been a one sided encounter with Taiwan handing Mongolia a…

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Taiwan face Mongolia in Preparation for Crucial Asian Cup Qualifier

04-10-2017

Taiwan will be looking to make a good start as new manager Gary White kicks off the self-proclaimed ‘football revolution of Taiwan.” White has started well by setting up a friendly against Mongolia, often Taiwan…

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Taiwan Live on Eleven Sports

05-09-2017

Tonight (5th September 2017) Taiwan continue on their quest to qualify for the 2019 Asian Cup in UAE and will attempt to build on their away success in Singapore, when they take on group leaders…

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Cup Making in the Home of Porcelain - Yingge

12-08-2017

Yingge is a town in northern Taiwan famous for the production of porcelain. The history of porcelain making started there 200 years ago when Wu An (吳鞍) emigrated from Guangzhou to Yingge to become the…

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Stories From a Foreign Perspective - Parking

11-02-2017

Parking in Taiwan can be a thing of amazing wonderment and idiocy which I’ve never had the joy or the pleasure of witnessing up close and personal anywhere else in the world. The beautiful king…

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Ooh Cha Cha - Vegan Food

08-02-2017

Address - 台北市南昌路二段207號. No. 207, Section 2, Nanchang Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, 100.Opening hours - 10:00 - 21:00 (Monday - Sunday)Price - 150up.Phone - 02 2367 7133Website - Ooh cha chaFacebook Page - Ooh Cha Cha Facebook Page One day after work…

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New OTPL Season 2017

06-02-2017

With the new OTPL season fast approaching our preperation hasn't been the best so far if I'm being honest. We have only managed to play one friendly since last season vs Shane and even then…

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Goalkeeper Needed

05-02-2017

With the new season just around the corner our only goalkeeper decided he didn't want to be a keeper anymore.  With him being the only keeper we have, and good in goal we refused and…

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艾茉蕾披薩店 - Amore Pizzeria

01-02-2017

Address - 羅斯福路四段140號.  No. 140, Section 4, Roosevelt Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, 100.  (Near Gongguan Station)Opening hours - 11:00 - 22:00 (All Week)Price - 99 up.Phone - 02 2362 0808Facebook page - Amore PizzaThe first I heard of Amore…

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Taipei Lantern Festival

30-01-2017

This year's Taipei Lantern Festival will take place around the Beimen (North Gate) area and Section 1 of Zhonghua Road.  These areas can be accessed via Biemen or Ximen MRT Stations.  The lantern Festival will…

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National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine

30-01-2017

Address - No. 139, Beian Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, 104So before I begin with this blog, let me point out one thing quickly.  I don't think this place is worth visiting on its own.  That's…

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Asian Cup Final Round Draw

23-01-2017

The draw for the final round of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying took place today, and Taiwan have been drawn in a group E alongside Bahrain, Turkmenistan, and Singapore.The top two in the group…

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A Good Dentist Near Guting

23-01-2017

Address - No. 69, Section 1, Heping West Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, 100.  台北市和平西路一段69號.Opening Hours - Morning. 早診10:00~13:00,Afternoon. 午診14:00~17:00,Evening. 晚診18:00~21:00.Phone - (02)2394-0123Closest MRT - Exit 8 Guting Station, 5 minutes walk. 古亭站8號出口步行約5分One Christmas while I was teaching, some…

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Nothing Premier about Taiwan's Premier League

10-01-2017

So the Taiwanese Football Assocation have decided to rebrand the First Divsion and call it Taiwan Premier Football League.  However after watching some of the games and highlights this weekend I must confirm nothing has…

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3pm Afternoon Games, on a Wednesday...Why not?

30-12-2016

With the recent release of the fixtures for the Taiwanese First Division there was a glaring standout point.  That the Taiwanese first division has still decided to schedule fixtures at 3pm on Wednesday afternoons.To have…

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New Year at Taipei 101

29-12-2016

Its approaching that time of year again where everyone goes mental, watches some fireworks, gets blind drunk and wishes everyone a Happy New Year.  I think the whole world knows one of the best places…

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Kick Off Time Changed for Shane Friendly

27-12-2016

Our kick off time for the friendly match against Shane has been changed to 10am from 11am due to pitch complications.The date and location are still the same.New information is as follows: Kick off time -…

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Kick Abouts Back on 5th January

24-12-2016

We will have kick abouts back again in the new year, thanks to the help of a Magpies team member.  Everyone is welcome to come but must follow our conditions to let us know if…

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