Category : Football

Manchester United are stuck in the past over women’s football

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Manchester United are undoubtedly one of the biggest football clubs in the world, worth an estimated $2.23 billion and drawing support from across the globe. However, the club has been lagging behind its rivals on the subject of women’s football. As at the time of writing, Manchester United do not … Read More

Football’s VAR: The Story So Far

7 days ago / 0 comments

The use of the new replay technology in UK football has divided fans, players and pundits alike. On the 8th January, Brighton’s FA cup tie with Crystal Palace marked the first use of a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) within UK competitive football. Already introduced into high calibre leagues including the … Read More

Liam Miller: A Tragic Loss for Football

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Former Manchester United and Celtic star, Liam Miller, has passed away at the tender age of just 36. The Irish midfielder, who won 21 caps for the Republic of Ireland, had been suffering from pancreatic cancer. After starting his career at Celtic, Miller’s footballing potential took him to Old Trafford … Read More

The Benefits of a Year Abroad

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Should more British players opt to play their football abroad? 12 months ago, I wrote in the Gryphon about Carli Lloyd’s signing for Manchester City, and how, with more foreign stars coming into teams like Manchester City, coupled with the English quality they already had at their disposal (Toni Duggan, … Read More

The Battle of Catalan Independence

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Until you experience things, you never quite believe what they are going to be like. Imagination is a wonderful thing, and we as human beings would be lost without it. But imagining what something is going to be like is never the same as being there in the flesh. The … Read More

Opinion: Just how badly did Tony Pulis hurt West Brom?

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

I’m sorry West Bromwich Albion fans, but Alan Pardew isn’t going to be the man who is going to bring long-term success to your football club. On a more positive contrary, if Tony Pulis has made you so bored of football that you’re thinking about picking up another hobby to … Read More

Women’s 1s Crowned League Champions After Northumbria Win

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The women’s football 1s have won their league in emphatic fashion, beating Northumbria 2s 5-0 to secure their status as champions of the BUCS Northern 1A for the third year in a row. This is despite having two games of the season left to play, but with the team currently … Read More

Opinion: Why Watford’s managerial chop and change is a formula to follow

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Gino Pozzo appointing 8 managers in less than 6 seasons since his arrival at Watford may suggest that his tenure has been far from successful – but with Watford looking likely to secure their 4th consecutive season in the Premier League, Pozzo’s regime proves that there is more to running … Read More

Transfer Deadline Day: How It Happened

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

19:30 And with that, we are sadly going to have to bring this to an end. We shall be bringing you a round-up of all the transfer dealings at the end of the night, but for now, we have to bring this live blog to a close. It’s been fun. … Read More

Crestfallen Leeds United become laughing stock of the Championship with new club logo proposal

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

As a celebration of the club’s centenary next year, Leeds United FC have released designs for a new club crest. Depicting a white chest performing the ‘famous Leeds Salute’ (don’t worry, you’re not the only person who’s never heard of it), the design was announced by the club’s official twitter … Read More