Tag : football

Salah’s sumptuous season seals prize

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Liverpool’s ‘Egyptian King’ Mo Salah scooped the PFA Player of the Year award on Sunday night, as he seeks to break further Liverpool and Premier League records in what has been a spectacular season for the winger. For some time, it has been a two-horse race for the accolade, but … Read More

Manchester City clinch title with ease

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It seems rather ironic that the most worthy of Premier League champions clinched their title in such an unexciting fashion, as strugglers West Brom managed a 1-0 win against Manchester City’s closest challengers Manchester United to gift City their first Premier League crown since 2014, and their third title in … Read More

Wenger to leave Arsenal

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Arsene Wenger has announced he is set to leave Arsenal at the end of this season, the club he has been manager of for nearly 22 years. For many university students who are Arsenal fans, they have known no other manager in their lifetime. He has won three Premier League … Read More

Pep Guardiola is building a dynasty on one half of Manchester; the other half can merely stand by and hark back to glories of the past

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One moment, in Manchester City’s decisive 3-1 victory over Everton on Saturday evening, encapsulated – more than any other – what this seasons’ champions-in-waiting are all about. And what their neighbours are so distant from. A stray long ball from Wayne Rooney found itself at the feet of Ederson Moraes, … Read More

Marching On Together: Red Ladder and WYP’s The Damned United

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The famous blue and yellow of Leeds United has become somewhat synonymous with locally based Red Ladder of late for their co-production of The Damned United with the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Nevertheless, I was intrigued to see if Director Rod Dixon could transform David Peace’s bestselling book into another piece … Read More

Pep put in prickly position

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Premier League all but won, Carabao Cup champions, Champions League favourites, talk of being the best English team of all time – it’s fair to say Manchester City and Pep Guardiola are having a near perfect season. Ironically, it has taken a measure of goodwill from Pep to spark the … Read More

Davide Astori death abused for publicity

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Italy international and Fiorentina captain, Davide Astori died in his sleep on Saturday 4th March, suspected to be due to a form of cardiac arrest. He has a family history of heart problems and doctors suspect it to be due to bradyarrhythmia, a slow heart rate. Astori was capped 14 … Read More

Gunners lack firepower in League Cup Final

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Both teams came into this game with not the best run of form. Manchester City’s dreams of becoming the first ever English team to win a quadruple were over having lost to Wigan in the FA Cup on Monday. Arsenal, on the other hand, saw a terrific win over Everton, … Read More

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

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