Category : Sport

Prejudices Resurface in Williams Controversy

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Image Credit: [Chris Trotman/Getty Images North] More controversy over cartoon depicting Williams’ dispute with the Umpire in the US Open Final. Black History Month is a time of celebration and recognition for important black figures. Yet, even in the 21st Century, people of colour are still being depicted differently to … Read More

Champions League Preview: Uphill Struggles for the English sides

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Image Credit: [The Guardian.ng] The second round of the Champions League group stage will be played out on Tuesday and Wednesday night, with the English sides having a mixture of fortunes in their opening fixtures.   Danny Rose: Spurs must win Danny Rose admitted over the weekend that Spurs must … Read More

Varsity: Historic win for Futsal

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Image Credit: [University of Leeds Futsal] The University of Leeds Futsal team got off to a winning start on Sunday, with Varsity victory over Leeds Beckett. Leeds defeated a well-drilled Beckett outfit 8-5, with goals from James Storey, Miguel Vilches and Ritwick Dutta. The result marks the club’s first ever … Read More

THE GRYPHON MEETS LUUMCC

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Image Credit [Leeds University Men’s Cricket Club] Ahead of the forthcoming year, The Gryphon meets Leeds University Mens’ Cricket Captain, Ally Sadler, to get his thoughts on the year ahead. Obviously last season was a memorable one for the club; winning indoor varsity, outdoor varsity and becoming indoor national champions. … Read More

Tension mounts for Varsity 2018

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Image Credit [Leeds Varsity] Despite the university year just starting, the University of Leeds sports teams’ preparation are well under way, training hard for their biggest sports extravaganza of the year: Varsity 2018. Occurring on October 2nd and 3rd, it will see a continuation of the University of Leeds and … Read More

Leeds: Home of Sporting Greats

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Image Credit [University of Leeds] Leeds, aside from the outstanding sporting teams that it possesses, also lays claim to having produced many a world-class sportsman and woman. The triathlon is but one example of this, with the city of Leeds hosting the UK’s Triathlon Centre. The Brownlee brothers, who originally … Read More

A Freshers Guide to Sport in Leeds

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Image Credit [Flickr] Leeds United                 Leeds United are one of England’s historic football clubs, enjoying trophy-laden success in the 1960s and 70s under Don Revie. In recent times, the Whites have suffered a well-documented decline – falling out of the top-flight in … Read More

Last gasp Firmino strike gets Liverpool off the hook.

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Photo credit [Andrew Powell/Getty Images] The matching of these two in Group C was mouth-watering as soon as the draw was made. Liverpool’s attacking trio of Roberto Firmino, Mo Salah and Sadio Mané all came joint second top goal scorers in the Champions League last season, with ten goals each; … Read More

The Circus that is Manchester United

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Photo credit: (SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images) I remember when I was eleven years old and a friend of my father couldn’t attend Old Trafford on a cold night in January as Manchester United hosted Watford. Lucky for me, he lent us a pair of season tickets and I watched United cruise to … Read More

Excitement Grips Elland Road Ahead of Marcelo Bielsa’s First Season at Leeds

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The former Argentina and Chile coach has an impressive reputation and the potential to transform the Championship side’s fortunes – but can he bring them back to the Premier League? In June, Leeds United secured the services of one of football’s most fascinating managers, Marcelo Bielsa. A revered figure in … Read More