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English clubs fail to impress in latest Champions League action

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On Tuesday night, Liverpool visited Spain to take on the might of Real Madrid. Despite Brendan Rodgers surprising and alarming fans in equal measure by naming what was definitely not his strongest side for this titanic encounter, the Reds acquitted themselves well, only going down to an excellent Karim Benzema goal … Read More

Mixed week for English teams in Champions League

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This was a week of contrasting fortunes for the English representatives in Europe, with 2 wins, a draw and a defeat. MANCHESTER CITY were in action on Tuesday night, hoping to use their visitors Roma as a springboard from which to launch their Champions League campaign after that last-gasp defeat … Read More

News | Leeds student found dead

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A student from Leeds has been found dead in the River Mersey in Liverpool. Aamir Qudeer, 21, had been missing since February 26. His body was found by a member of the public on Sunday. Posters of Mr Qudeer were displayed in Leeds University Union and around the city in the … Read More

Sport | Liverpool in pole position for Premier League glory

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A crucial 3-2 win over Manchester City saw Liverpool emerge as title favourites after another weekend of scintillating Premier League football. On the weekend before the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, Steven Gerrard’s tearful breakdown at full-time was evidence of just how highly emotions were running at Anfield as … Read More

Sport | Christie Cup: Glorious Gryphons do the double

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On a cold and windy afternoon in Weetwood, Leeds University’s Men’s football team secured both wins against their competitors in the prestigious Christie Cup. The 1pm kick-off saw the home side come up against Manchester in a game not short of drama. The visitors started with a 1-4-5 formation, pressing … Read More

Sport | Christie Cup: Ladies lead the way in lacrosse

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Leeds’ lacrosse 1st teams enjoyed mixed fortunes in the Christie Cup on Wednesday, as the women defeated Manchester and demolished Liverpool, whilst the men succumbed to two defeats – although they were credited with one win in controversial circumstances. It was the men’s side who began the day, losing 5-1 … Read More

Sport | FA Cup – City take wind out of Mourinho's sails

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The fifth round of the FA Cup came around again this weekend and the interesting matchups once again failed to disappoint, bringing some intriguing quarter final prospects. The standout match of the round on Saturday came with the clash of the titans on Saturday, as Manchester City hosted league leaders Chelsea. With eyes … Read More

News | Men charged over Leeds student crash death

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Two men have been charged over a minibus crash that killed Leeds nursing student, Bethany Jones, in April last year. Jones, 18, was killed when a lorry collided with a bus travelling to Liverpool for a Hen Party. 20 other women were hurt in the crash, eight of them seriously. … Read More

Sport | Premier League – Review and Predictions

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With almost a quarter of the Premier League gone we’re making our predictions for what will be an incredibly competitive season First Place – Chelsea With Mourinho back at the helm and a vital win against Man City at the weekend, Chelsea are looking like real favourites to win the title. The … Read More

M62 crash victim confirmed as first year nursing student

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A woman who was killed in a road collision on Friday has been confirmed as 18-year-old Bethany Jones, a first year nursing student at the University. The crash happened at approximately 11.30am, when a lorry collided with a minibus on the the M62 near Pontefract. A total of 21 passengers … Read More