Tag : football

Should Alan Pardew stay or go?

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The case for the prosecution A lot can happen in four years, just ask Alan Pardew. From winning Premier League Manager of the Year in 2011/12, to having your very own website called www.sackpardew.com is a fairly spectacular fall from grace. So, is Alan Pardew’s tenure finally coming to an … Read More

Varsity: Men’s Football – Gryphons show their class

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The University of Leeds Men’s Football 2’s showed an impressive display of attacking football to comfortably beat Leeds Beckett 3-1 in an intense and passionate match. Leeds Beckett may have shown early signs of promise when the game kicked off, but the University of Leeds back four stayed organised and … Read More

Sport | England young guns make positive start

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Alan Partridge once said: “To the untrained eye, this could look like it’s rubbish and I haven’t bounced back.” They may not have ‘bounced back’ with their victory in Basel but it was far from rubbish from Roy Hodgson’s men. With the nation’s regard for their football team supposedly at … Read More

Sport | New-look Leeds look for success in fresh campaign

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Some things change; some don’t. Leeds United head into a fresh campaign on Saturday with a new head coach, new players and new methods. Yet ten years since relegation from the Premiership, the fans are once again left asking themselves whether this could finally be the year they head back … Read More

Sport | Football League season preview

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With nearly four weeks since the World Cup final football fans up and down the country are beginning to suffer withdrawal symptoms. Never fear, the Football League is here. The race for promotion starts this weekend, and whether you support Birmingham or Wycombe the excitement of the opening day is … Read More

Sport | Five more super sports societies at Leeds University

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Last week we brought you five great sports societies at Leeds University, but because there are just so many we decided to bring you even more this week. Take a look at some of the University’s other sports societies below…. Ultimate Frisbee   Ultimate Frisbee is a friendly and sociable … Read More

Sport | Who will replace Gerrard as England captain?

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After a disappointing World Cup, Steven Gerrard has decided to retire from international football at the age of 34. The Liverpool legend was often criticised for not performing on the International stage – something that could be said of the majority of England sides this century – the 114 appearances … Read More

Sport | Germany realise considerable promise

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Germany won the World Cup for the first time as a unified nation with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Argentina. Since an abysmal showing at Euro 2004 (when they failed to win a match), they have reached at least the semi-final stage in all of the last five international tournaments, … Read More

Sport | Stage set for historic World Cup final but humiliated hosts miss out

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Germany and Argentina will meet each other in a World Cup final for the third time as both sides came through their semi-final ties; albeit in contrasting fashion. While Holland took the Argentinians all the way to penalties after a goalless 120 minutes, Germany simply blew Brazil away and truly … Read More

Sport | World Cup down to four

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Saturday saw the latter two quarter-finals played, with Argentina facing Belgium and the Netherlands up against Costa Rica.  The Argentinians were aiming to reach their first semi-final since 1990 and they got off to a blistering start. Lionel Messi weaved away from two challenges and laid the ball off to … Read More