Tag : football

Bielsa Revolution rolls on at Leeds

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Image Credit: [Irish Mirror] Fourteen matches into the current Championship season, Leeds United top the table. This was the case after nine games last season, before a momentous collapse that saw the club limp to a thirteenth-place finish. The difference? Marcelo Bielsa. Leeds’ fifteenth manager since 2004, but without doubt the … Read More

Yorkshire Football: a new footballing force in God’s Own Country

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Image Credit: [The Observer] Sports Editor Cian Fox had a chance to speak to the Yorkshire International Football Association, the YIFA, about the county’s new football team. Freshers at the University of Leeds will soon become acutely aware – if they are not already – that Yorkshire is a unique … Read More

Peter Brackley the Voice of Football’s Alternative Side.

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Image Credit [Joe] Former football commentator, and lifelong Brighton & Hove Albion fan, Peter Brackley died in hospital on the 14th of October, following struggles with illness, aged 67. Peter Brackley cut his teeth at BBC Radio Brighton during the 70s, before switching to ITV in 1982. At ITV he … Read More

Lacklustre Real continue to struggle

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Image Credit: [Fox Sports] A team recognised as being one of the best in the world, where many young footballers desire to play one day. Of course, I’m talking about Real Madrid, who by May 2018, have won 33 La Liga trophies as well as 13 UEFA Champions league trophies. … Read More

Guiseley in pot for FA Cup Draw with win over Stourbridge

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Image Credit [Max Meadows] One season following Guiseley AFC, a club breathing new meaning into ‘the beautiful game’… Guiseley AFC 3 – 1 Stourbridge FC Nethermoor Park 20th October 2018 15:00 Much can be gauged from a warm-up. As the Lions of Guiseley- fresh from their last-minute winner against Brackley … Read More

Women’s Football Team Win Hard Fought Victory

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Image Credit: [Millie Frain] After beating Sheffield away a few weeks ago, Leeds beat Sheffield Hallam 2-1 at home to continue their winning start to the season. The University’s women’s football team continued their undefeated start to the season with a 2-1 win over Sheffield Hallam whilst the 2nds thrashed … Read More

Bolt swaps the track for The Outback

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Image Credit: [CNN] Formerly of 100 metre fame, Usain Bolt has swapped the sport he conquered to try and conquer another sport – his ‘dream’ in the form of football. The unusual destination for Bolt, however, was in Australia. Picked up by Central Coast Mariners, after various trials and even … Read More

Spectacular England see off Spain

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Image Credit [PA] Forget the archaic actions of a minority of England fans off the pitch, this was yet more evidence of a new England on it. After a first World Cup semi-final since 1990, England built on this to beat Spain away for the first time in 31 years. … Read More

World Cup win for diverse France

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Image Credit: [Getty Images] Sports Editor James Felton argues that multiculturalism off the pitch leads to success on it. Black History Month is both a time to celebrate the achievements of inspirational human beings, as well as realising how far, as a society, and as a sport, we still have … Read More

Are International Breaks Broken?

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Image Credit: [PA] The Gryphon examines the damaging effects that the International Break has on domestic competitions The International Break may be considered one of the worst times for club football fans. With the Premier League season having started only eight weeks ago, we are now seeing the second break … Read More