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England make history in triumphant third-place play-off

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England 1 – Germany 0 After a crushing 2-1 defeat to Japan in last week’s semi-final, England were able to put those demons behind them and salvage some pride against a formidable German outfit. The England squad showed tremendous resilience in a game that proved this Women’s World Cup campaign … Read More

Golden strike from Bronze secures quarter-final place

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England Women made history last night, winning their first knock out match in a World Cup tournament, with a superb strike by Lucy Bronze securing their place in the quarter-finals. The Lionesses faced a tough test in their last 16 match, playing a strong and talented Norwegian side. The game … Read More

The Three Lions march on

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The group stages of the Women’s World Cup are over, and 16 teams remain. The tournament now enters the knockout stages, arguably the most exciting aspect of an international competition, and there are some intriguing fixtures to watch. Highlights include Germany vs Sweden and Japan vs Netherlands, but England’s own … Read More

The Women’s World Cup So Far

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With every team having played two games so far, the Women’s World Cup is now well underway. The tournament has been extremely entertaining, so much so that only two teams have definitely qualified to the knockout round.  Japan and Brazil are through, having won their first group games. Everything else … Read More

Women’s World Cup kicks off

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For any football fans suffering from withdrawal since the Premier League season ended last month, the wait for more football is nearly over. Tonight the Women’s World Cup kicks off in Canada, with the hosts playing China in the opening match. The tournament is set to be the largest one … Read More

Interview ‘The 56’ director, Matt Stevens-Woodhead

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Image: Joseph Priestley As Bradford City prepares to commemorate the 30-year anniversary of a fire that killed 56 people, a young theatre company based in Yorkshire is re-telling the tragedy through the eyes of those who saw it. Joey O’Hagan spoke exclusively to the founder of that company, and the director of … Read More

Boys, Balls and Banter: why football is struggling to keep up with society

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Last November I had something that resembled an existential crisis when my beloved Wigan Athletic – the team I have supported through thick, thin, promotion, cup glory and relegation since 25th March 2000 (a 2-0 home win against Notts County) – appointed Malky Mackay as manager. The former Cardiff manager … Read More

FOOTBALL: Transfer Window round up

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As the transfer window slammed shut at precisely 11pm last night (except for loans of course, but we’ll gloss over them), English Premier League clubs could reflect on a grand total of £130 million spent, 35 new faces to be welcomed into the squads, and the usual hyperbolic amount of … Read More

Redfearn confirmed as Leeds boss

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Neil Redfearn has officially been appointed the new head coach of Leeds United. The club made the announcement shortly before their game against Cardiff City and the 49-year-old has signed a 12-month rolling contract including the option to return to the academy where he worked for almost six years. Redfearn … Read More

Fantasy Football Review

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New for the 2014/15 season, Real Fantasy Football provides a fresh twist on choosing your favourite Premier League squad and battling your friends to become the best Manager in town. The brainchild of a group of friends including ex-University of Leeds student Gareth Curt, RealFF offers a fantasy football game … Read More