Category : Football

Lloyd signing shows strength of WSL

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Manchester City’s capture of superstar Carli Lloyd from Houston Dash is an excellent example of how the Women’s Super League has progressed since its revamp in 2014. The American, one of the best players in the world, has signed a short term deal for last season’s league winners. After playing … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: The end of Ranieri?

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It’s the 2nd May 2016, Tottenham have just drawn at Chelsea and Leicester are Premier League champions, the best day in their 133-year history. Fast forward to today, having lost 3-0 to Manchester United, described as “embarrassing” by goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, and Leicester are staring down the barrel, 1 point … Read More

Yorkshire clubs flying high in Championship

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The English Premier League has never been so financially lucrative. The Championship has probably never been so competitive to promote from. Both of these statements serve to add even more happiness to the already positive fact that, at the time of writing, four out of the top eight placed teams … Read More

Football rocked by sex abuse scandal

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Termed ‘football’s dirty secret’, allegations of child sex abuse have emanated from numerous former professional footballers since Andy Woodward went public with his story over a week ago. David White, Steve Walters and Paul Stewart are amongst twenty players from various clubs, who have all come forward with their harrowing … Read More

Wayne’s World: Party time, excellent

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Never have professional footballers been healthier, fitter and more looked after, both on and off the pitch. They seldom, the theory goes, drink, gamble or party all night.  They certainly wouldn’t want to consume alcohol, smoke cigarettes or harm their bodies in such a way that compromises their ability especially … Read More

Steven Gerrard retires after ‘nineteen spectacular years’

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Steven Gerrard has today announced his retirement from professional football after nineteen spectacular years. The former captain of Liverpool, who has spent the last year and a half in the MLS with David Beckham’s former club LA Galaxy, has retired amid rumours he may be interesting in going into coaching. … Read More

Teeside too good for Women’s Football team

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Football is primarily a team-game, but moments of individual brilliance can sometimes have a big effect on the final result. Wednesday’s BUCS fixture between Leeds women seconds and Teeside was a clear example of this, where the Teeside number nine ran the show, scoring four goals and playing a prominent … Read More