Category : Sport

Pep Guardiola is building a dynasty on one half of Manchester; the other half can merely stand by and hark back to glories of the past

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One moment, in Manchester City’s decisive 3-1 victory over Everton on Saturday evening, encapsulated – more than any other – what this seasons’ champions-in-waiting are all about. And what their neighbours are so distant from. A stray long ball from Wayne Rooney found itself at the feet of Ederson Moraes, … Read More

England friendlies leave Southgate with selection headache

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A late video assistant referee (VAR) decision at Wembley left its mark on an otherwise uneventful international break for Gareth Southgate’s England – which was the players’ final chance to impress as part of an England set up before Southgate selects his provisional World Cup squad. Although England showed glimpses … Read More

New Zealand vs England – 2nd Test Preview

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What a week it has been in the world of cricket. Some may even say a great week to be bowled out inside one session for just 58. Well, at least that’s what England fans might be feeling as England’s frankly shocking performance in the first test against New Zealand … Read More

Pep put in prickly position

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Premier League all but won, Carabao Cup champions, Champions League favourites, talk of being the best English team of all time – it’s fair to say Manchester City and Pep Guardiola are having a near perfect season. Ironically, it has taken a measure of goodwill from Pep to spark the … Read More

Davide Astori death abused for publicity

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Italy international and Fiorentina captain, Davide Astori died in his sleep on Saturday 4th March, suspected to be due to a form of cardiac arrest. He has a family history of heart problems and doctors suspect it to be due to bradyarrhythmia, a slow heart rate. Astori was capped 14 … Read More

Report into doping accuses Sir Bradley Wiggins of “crossing ethical line”

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When thinking about doping many think of: the recent Russian scandal, which shows no signs of abating; the recent case of Maria Sharapova; or the infamous case of Lance Armstrong, who inspired the world by beating cancer, raising money for charity whilst continuing to be, or at least seeming to … Read More

Gunners lack firepower in League Cup Final

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Both teams came into this game with not the best run of form. Manchester City’s dreams of becoming the first ever English team to win a quadruple were over having lost to Wigan in the FA Cup on Monday. Arsenal, on the other hand, saw a terrific win over Everton, … Read More

New Leeds Boss Gets First Win

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Paul Heckingbottom’s Leeds United claimed a 1-0 win at Elland Road on Saturday to give fans their first taste of victory since Boxing Day, as fellow play-off chasers Brentford were made to suffer. United captain Liam Cooper’s glancing header from a free kick just after half an hour is all … Read More

Super Saturday for Team GB in Pyeongchang

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Last Saturday Lizzy Yarnold’s final blitzing run put the cherry on the cake for what was a phenomenal skeleton campaign from Team GB. Following from Dom Parson’s impressive bronze in the men’s event, the ladies were able to deliver the goods from Pyeongchang after hitting worryingly fast-times in their trial … Read More

Barry Bennell Sentenced to 31 Years in Prison

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The Former Coach was Found Guilty on 50 Counts of Child Sexual Abuse Barry Bennell, the disgraced former football coach, was this week sentenced to 31 years in prison for 50 counts of child sexual abuse. Bennell, a revered coach at numerous clubs during the 1980s, most notably at Manchester … Read More