Tag : football

Alexis Sanchez Nears Arsenal Exit

10 months ago / 0 comments

Manchester United are currently firm favourites for Alexis Sanchez’s signature, who looks as if his time at The Emirates is finally coming to an end this month. United are currently in discussions with Arsenal for a £30 million deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan reportedly going the other way. Sanchez, who has only … Read More

Is Football finally coming home?

11 months ago / 0 comments

Julian Bovill discusses whether Gareth Southgate can guide England to glory at next summer’s World Cup. The groups for next summer’s World Cup, to be held in Russia, have been announced. England, the only representative from the home nations, have been pitted against Tunisia, Panama and Belgium. It is the … Read More

West Brom were right to sack Tony Pulis: Opinion Piece

12 months ago / 0 comments

 “Actually wanted us to lose the last few games, so it would speed up his departure, never thought I’d see the day when I wanted my own team to lose, that’s the extent of how bad things got”.   This was a tweet from a West Brom fan in the aftermath … Read More

Everton should aim high in their managerial search

12 months ago / 0 comments

Eric Kostadinov discusses the challenges facing Everton in their continued hunt for a Ronald Koeman replacement. Allardyce, Dyche, Silva, Simeone and Unsworth. Not quite a usual managerial list for any premier league club. Immediately, you can sense which candidates are the choices of longtime chairman Bill Kenwright, and which are … Read More

Les Rosbifs: British Footballers Abroad. An Interview with Ryan Williams.

1 year ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon sat down with Englishman Ryan Williams and talked all things football and adapting to life across the pond.  When picturing those from our tiny island travelling internationally, the image conjured is often that of “Brits Abroad”. This image may often be associated with a sun-kissed beach, drinking a … Read More

Interview: Marching Out Together – Leeds United’s LGBT+ Support Group

1 year ago / 0 comments

Sports Editor Elliot van Barthold had a chance to speak to Leeds United LGBT+ support group, Marching Out Together, about the issue of homophobia in professional football. With the group up and running for two months now, how has the general reaction from the Leeds fan base, and other supporters, … Read More

From Newell’s to Nanjing: Messi theme park unveiled

1 year ago / 0 comments

Although Paul Pogba made headlines when he became the first football player to have his own emoji, it seems that Lionel Messi is about to go a step further in the engagement of football fans away from the football pitch. The Barcelona superstar was in China over the weekend to … Read More

Too little, too Leyt: the Struggles of Orient

2 years ago / 0 comments

Barry Hearn is a man who has made few mistakes during his career, as he turned snooker and darts into the phenomena they are today. However, even he admits his judgement was mistaken when he sold Leyton Orient to Italian businessman Francesco Becchetti in 2014. The club, who were on the … Read More

Losing innocence: David Moyes and the Pandora’s Box of sexism

2 years ago / 0 comments

You’ve likely seen the video by now. You don’t need me to tell you how it goes. David Moyes’ words to the BBC’s Vicki Sparks have been endlessly debated since the footage entered the public domain on Monday. “Just getting a wee bit naughty there at the end, so just … Read More

The Championship Climax: All Still to Play For

2 years ago / 0 comments

With just 9 games left of the regular season, the race for promotion and relegation in the Championship is set to reach an exciting climax.  Newcastle lead the pack at the top of the league, whilst bar Rotherham, 22 points adrift at the bottom, there are 7 teams all danger … Read More