Category : Sport

BUCS Round-Up: 10th March

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Football: The Mens 3rd side beat Sheffield Hallam 3-0 away from home in order to avoid relegation in their last match of the season. Finishing fourth, in a league of six, Leeds 3rds could easily have finished in a higher place. Leeds 2nd, who are currently top of the league, … Read More

Luis to leave Barca

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Luis Enrique and Pep Guardiola have a lot in common. They were Barcelona team-mates in the late 90s, played together for the national side, and, can both lay claim to being two of Barcelona’s most successful managers of all time. Having won five La Liga titles and three Champions Leagues … Read More

Strong showing in Sheffield for Leeds Judo

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Last weekend saw the return of the BUCS Nationals in Sheffield. The University of Leeds entered the fray boasting two regional champions among their ranks, with both the team’s Coach and President holding the Dan-grade and Kyu-grade titles, respectively, for the -73kg division. Yet, realistically, the squad’s medal chances were, … Read More

Magic Leeds win the 8-ball

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One of the biggest BUCS tournaments in the year ended in success for Leeds’ pool and snooker society, as they claimed their first ever 8-ball championship win. Leeds took their largest team ever to Great Yarmouth for the tournament, with eighteen players from the university competing for both the team … Read More

Toting a medal haul for LUU Jiu Jitsu

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The members of the Jiu Jitsu Society arriving in Northampton on Friday 24th February were a bit on the tired side, after a long drive down on the M1. For several members it was their first time going away with the club for the bi-annual Nationals weekend, which was jam-packed … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Leeds crash out of promotion race

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After last week’s disappointing defeat to Beckett 1s, Leeds Men’s Football 1st XI hosted York 1s, knowing that they needed to win this game in hand to keep promotion hopes alive, with Beckett 5 points clear. Uni started poorly and went 0-1 down after a cracking 25 yard drive leaving … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Dilly ding, dilly gone – the bell tolls on Ranieri’s Leicester reign

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For the second time in the last seven months, Leicester City have shocked the sporting world. After the highs of winning their first ever top flight title in May, defying odds of 5000/1, it was announced late on Thursday that the club would be ‘parting company’ with manager Claudio Ranieri. … Read More

Debate: Is time up for Wenger?

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YES – Joey Wright Many Arsenal fans would love to rewind to the 2003/04 season of success and stay there forever, yet Arsenal never recovered from the ‘Invincibles’ fame which occurred nearly fifteen years ago. Fast-forward to the 2015/16 season, which epitomised the recent failings of Arsenal as they lost … Read More

Pie eating stunt definitely not Pukka

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Each year, amongst a growing tide of ‘modern football’ sweeping the English game, there is often a story which embodies the grass-roots game, a story of triumph against all odds. This year, Sutton United were passed the baton, with the magic of the FA Cup sprinkled on their run more … Read More

Depleted field won’t affect spectacle of The Festival

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The issue of ‘absent friends’ can often overshadow a sporting event. Regularly an injury or suspension will overshadow a major fixture to the extent that more people are bothered about who isn’t in attendance than who is. With so many superstars both equine and human for racing fans to fawn … Read More