Category : Sport

Dream ends for non-league Guiseley after spirited FA Cup run

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Image Credit [FA] The Gryphon looks back on Guiseley’s FA Cup campaign, which started in September with Staveley Miners Welfare and ended at the hands of League One Fleetwood last week The Lions kicked off their FA Cup campaign in late September, defeating Derbyshire’s Staveley Miners Welfare 4-0 in the … Read More

Giantkillers Guiseley victim of Lancaster City giant killing

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Image Credit [Mike Johansson] It was the turn of FA Cup giantkillers Guiseley to be on the receiving end of a giant killing as they lost 2-1 to Northern Premier Division side Lancaster City. The visitors, who are 16th place in the division below Guiseley, fought back after an early … Read More

Wilder vs Fury – Fury denied monumental comeback victory

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Image Credit [Maxim] A controversial split decision marred a ‘what could have been’ night for Tyson Fury, as Deontay Wilder retains WBC heavyweight belt in biggest selling pay-to-view in 15 years. Fury has made requests for a rematch in Manchester, and for Anthony Joshua to step into the ring. On … Read More

Gunners Claim Victory in a Dramatic Derby Day

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Image Credit [Evening Standard] It is a fixture that is usually filled with tension and drama, and the derby between Arsenal and Tottenham at the Emirates did not disappoint, with the final scoreline being a thrilling 4-2 to the Gunners. Unai Emery’s side dominated early on, leading Spurs 1-0 within … Read More

Lions exit cup after narrow loss to Fleetwood

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Image Credit [Telegraph & Argus] Guiseley AFC were made to rue missed chances as they exited the FA Cup after a 2-1 defeat to Fleetwood Town. Despite a wonder goal from Alex Purver, a goal from Paddy Madden and a freak goal from Wes Burns ensured the Cod Army progressed … Read More

Former Wales captain Gareth Thomas Victim of Homophobia

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Image Credit: [@GarethThomas4/ Twitter] The rugby community showed support for ex-Welsh player Gareth Thomas following a homophobic attack Even in 2018, sport still has a lot to do when it comes to tackling homophobia, and, indeed, any type of prejudice, whether that be racial, gendered or coloured. Last week saw … Read More

Ireland opt for McCarthy with a twist

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Image Credit: [The Independent] Dealing with both short and long-term problems in one fell swoop, the Republic of Ireland announced Mick McCarthy as their new manager on the same day that they appointed his replacement, Stephen Kenny On the surface, the appointment of Mick McCarthy seemed at best an uninspiring … Read More

Haka to the Drawing Board for New Zealand

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Image Credit: Irish Independent New Zealand’s recent form in the Autumn Internationals has led to questions  about their prospects for the 2019 World Cup in Japan New Zealand, the number one ranked side in the world and the undisputed Kings of Rugby. They are to rugby union what Brazil are … Read More

England Women Fall at the Final Hurdle in T20 World Final

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Image Credit: [Associated Press] After a bright tournament, England’s women lose to arch rivals Australia in the World T20 final by 8 wickets England Women’s Cricket Team fell to a heavy defeat in the World T20 final on Saturday night, losing to Australia by 8 wickets, failing to add to … Read More

Hamilton claims 10th victory, while Verstappen left vexed over Ocon collision.

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Image Credit [GrandPrix 247] Lewis Hamilton clinched his tenth win of the series on Sunday and secured the Constructor’s Championship for Mercedes in Brazil. The headlines have, however, been occupied with the collision between Ferrari’s Verstappen and Force India’s Ocon. Verstappen was in first place at the time and looked … Read More