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Examining the rise in popularity of American Football in the UK

July 13, 2014 6:30 pm2 comments
Examining the rise in popularity of American Football in the UK

In the past few years, the popularity of American Football in the UK has risen significantly. Whilst still seen as a fringe sport in comparison to Football, Rugby and Cricket, the once niche audience has grown into a fully-fledging horde of fans. Social media, increased coverage in the UK, as […]

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A Fairy Tale On A Field

March 1, 2014 11:30 am0 comments
A Fairy Tale On A Field

Sometimes reminiscence can bring out romance. Headers and Volleys is that rarest of things: a game which, in my mind, has lost neither appeal nor excitement despite the often diminishing effects of time. Playing at the age of 23 still felt as it did at 13. All those afternoons and […]

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The Problems Behind Moyes’ United Reign

October 21, 2013 7:16 pm0 comments
The Problems Behind Moyes’ United Reign

Adnan Januzaj’s double salvo against Sunderland has allayed Manchester United David Moyes related fears, but problems are still blighting his troubled reign. Having started his Manchester United career safe in the knowledge that he had the backing of the great Sir Alex Ferguson, with pundits dubbing him as ‘the chosen […]

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The magic of the Football League

August 29, 2013 5:47 pm0 comments
The magic of the Football League

The Premier League is set to kick-off in the 17th of August this year and the race for 1st place is as competitive as ever with a possible 6 teams in with a real chance of winning what is now the 22nd season of the top league in English football, […]

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Vettel conquers Germany – F1 German GP

July 10, 2013 6:15 pm0 comments
Vettel conquers Germany – F1 German GP

Sebastian Vettel put to bed two ‘curses’ in his career on Sunday with a finely-judged victory in the German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring. The reigning World Champion had yet to win his home race as he accelerated away from the grid and into an early lead, swamping the slow-starting […]

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Rosberg wins F1 Silverstone stunner

July 2, 2013 2:26 pm0 comments
Rosberg wins F1 Silverstone stunner

In many ways, Silverstone and this year’s British Grand Prix will be remembered as a microcosm of the  2013 Formula One season; whether it’s for Nico Rosberg’s edgy victory, Mark Webber’s struggle against the odds, Fernando Alonso’s podium from the midfield or McLaren’s stunning tactical incompetence. The race was marred […]

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Vettel wins tragedy-hit Canadian Grand Prix

June 10, 2013 1:09 pm0 comments
Vettel wins tragedy-hit Canadian Grand Prix

World Champion Sebastian Vettel drove a textbook race in Montreal yesterday afternoon to add the Canadian Grand Prix to his burgeoning CV. The North American event has eluded the German, with his 2011 defeat in the rain at the hands of McLaren’s Jenson Button all too raw in the memory. […]

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Mourinho’s Loss is Moyes’s Gain

May 16, 2013 3:20 pm0 comments
Mourinho’s Loss is Moyes’s Gain

Whichever way you look at it, Manchester United have gone for sensible instead of brilliant. Slow and steady instead of guaranteed trophies. But, exactly, why wouldn’t any club snap up an available Jose Mourinho? The self-styled ‘Special One’ has never made his admiration for United’s outgoing manager, or the club, […]

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