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Clayton clinches thrilling winner for The Lions

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Image Credit [Cian Fox] Guiseley AFC 2 vs 1 Brackley Town There was late drama on Non League Day at Nethermoor Park as substitute Paul Clayton bundled home a last gasp winner for Guiseley to secure a 2-1 victory over Brackley Town. On a blustery day in West Yorkshire, in … Read More

Youthful outlook for Southgate’s Three Lions

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Image Credit [BBC] Fresh off signing a contract extension to keep him with the team until at least 2022, England manager Gareth Southgate selected his youngest England squad yet this week in what is a statement of what he hopes to breed in the next four years – a youthful … Read More

The Gryphon Sport introduces Guiseley AFC

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Image Credit: [@GuiseleyAFC] The Gryphon Sports Team is delighted to announce that its featured club for the 2018/19 season will be Guiseley AFC. Founded in 1909, ‘The Lions’ play at Nethermoor Park in Guiseley, in what is just an 11-minute train ride from Leeds Station. They are currently members of … Read More

Team GB’s Women’s Football team may compete at Tokyo 2020

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Image Credit: [Squawka] Team GB’s Women’s football team may be able to compete at Tokyo 2020, depending on the performance of England at the Women’s World Cup in France in 2019. The four home nations have come to an agreement allowing there to be a Women’s Team GB football side, … Read More

Where are all the Black British Football Managers?

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Image Credit: [The Guardian] The Gryphon examines whether there are less opportunities available for black football managers and coaches in England. Does English football have a problem with employing black managers? Sol Campbell, winner of 73 senior England caps, certainly thinks so, blasting the FA as being “institutionally racist” in … Read More

Sumptuous Sturridge saves Liverpool’s unbeaten record

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Image Credit: [The Times] The game was wedded to be ‘The Battle of Salah and Hazard’ by various tabloid media outlets, but this only tells the superficial side of the football match. Saturday’s late afternoon fixture was the coming together of Klopp’s revved pressing machine against Sarri’s speedy passing locomotive. … 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

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

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