Tag : Joe Bookbinder

Sport | Moyes was right to be sacked, and others need to go too

5 years ago / 0 comments

I’ve never understood non-United football fans’ obsession with the Red Devils; I certainly could never imagine obsessing over another team so much. Surely this only means that people aren’t getting enough satisfaction from supporting their own clubs? Perhaps it is unsurprising considering United are the most successful team in English … Read More

Sport | Comment – Sin bins to replace red cards in football?

5 years ago / 0 comments

This week saw the return of the Champions league with much anticipated games as Manchester City and Arsenal hosted Barcelona and Bayern Munich, arguably the two best teams in the world. Both games were set to be fascinating encounters – could City’s attacking prowess overcome Barca’s strangling grip of possession? Could Arsenal conquer … Read More

Sport | Winter Olympics – The week ahead

5 years ago / 179 comments

After an exhilarating first week and a half of speed, snow and controversy at Sochi 2014 there are still plenty more events to look forward to. Here’s when and what to watch. Monday The weeks action continues with one of the more popular sports of the games, as the two man … Read More

Sport | Between the Lines – Racing Santander boycott a sign of things to come?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Not much in the world of football surprises Between The Lines. Having endured more long balls than hot dinners and one too many penalty shootout debacles, BTL has developed a thick skin and an unhealthy pessimism on all matters to do with ‘the beautiful game’. So it came as a … Read More

Sport | Vital first win over local rivals in Basketball

5 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds recorded their first win of the season in impressive style by beating newly promoted Huddersfield 79-47 at the Edge. The win could well prove to be a significant win as it ended a losing streak of 8 games, following on from the end of last season’s results. The home side were … Read More

Sport | World Cup Debate – Ronaldo or Ibrahimovic?

5 years ago / 0 comments

As Portugal and Sweden prepare to line up in their World Cup play-off on Friday, LS Sport debates which of their star men they would rather see in Brazil next year. Ibrahimovic How good really is Zlatan Ibrahimovic? It might sound odd questioning a player who has played for Ajax, … Read More

Books | Spencer Matthew's Confessions of a Chelsea Boy

5 years ago / 0 comments

Anyone who knows who Spencer Matthews is will have a pretty good idea of what his autobiography may contain. For the uninitiated: you have been warned. Matthews undoubtedly grew up very fast, explaining casually how the urge to have sex first developed when he was 11 and he finally “got … Read More

Sport | An evening with Sir Alex

5 years ago / 0 comments

Much has been made of Sir Alex’s new autobiography, that was a given even before it was published.  Coincidentally, yet unsurprisingly, it is the quickest selling autobiography ever. Everyone in the footballing world seemed to feel the need to voice their opinion, we’ll leave the simple irony that there is … Read More

Sport | Leeds record historic Netball win over Loughborough

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Leeds Netball 1sts recorded a historic first ever victory over sporting giants Loughborough in a pulsating 30-25 win at the Gryphon Sports Centre. The firsts have made an excellent start to the season, despite losing narrowly to league leaders Manchester 43-39, their win takes them to second in the … Read More

Books: New Review: Double Cross by Ben Macintyre

6 years ago / 0 comments

  Ben Macintyre’s latest foray into the little-known world of espionage and counter espionage during World War Two is, as to be expected from the highly esteemed writer, an utter triumph. Like Macintyre’s past successes Operation Mincemeat and Agent Zigzag, Double Cross is impeccably paced; filled with quirky anecdotes and … Read More