Category : Sport

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

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

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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

Eagles Flying High

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The Eagles won their maiden Super Bowl against the reigning champions, the New England Patriots There was a high level of confidence in the New England Patriots’ camp coming into last Sunday. This was set to be their third Super Bowl in four years – winning their last two – … Read More

The Battle of Catalan Independence

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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?

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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