Tag : Rhys Stevens

Should England stars play in the 2015 Under-21 European Championships?

4 years ago / 0 comments

Yes they should – Rhys Stevens With the ensuing debate raging about whether England’s youngsters such as Liverpool whizzkid Raheem Sterling should be in contention for under-21 boss Gareth Southgate’s plans for next summer, the question should be; what is the harm? The compelling argument for their inclusion is in … Read More

Varsity: Mens Football – Comfortable victory for assured Uni side

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Leeds University men’s football 1st XI secured the bragging rights over Varsity football by a convincing 3-1 victory over Leeds Beckett on a pleasant afternoon at Weetwood. The Uni side avenged the 8-0 drubbing they received in last year’s fixture and the fact a new look Beckett side are two … Read More

More Massimo Madness as Milanic Gets Leeds Gig

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After much speculation and pondering, Leeds United president Massimo Cellino revealed the successor to the six-game reign of Dave Hockaday this week by appointing Slovenian Darko Milanic as the new head coach at Elland Road. Many a Leeds fan would be forgiven for asking the question who he is, just … Read More

Sensational Sidebottom steers Yorkshire to glory

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Yorkshire beat second-place Nottinghamshire by a commanding innings and 152 runs to seal their first County Championship title since 2001 with a game to spare. Veteran and former England seamer Ryan Sidebottom took a thrilling 6-30 to extinguish his former club’s title hopes; Notts were bowled out for a miserly … Read More

Sport | Yorkshire flourish in Roses clash

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Yorkshire registered a comprehensive victory over their arch-rivals Lancashire at the Roses Match in Old Trafford and consolidated their lead at the top of LV County Championship Division One as they are firmly in the race for their first four day title since 2001. The thumping victory by an innings … Read More

Sport | England romp to victory but can’t get too carried away

4 years ago / 0 comments

What a difference a few weeks can make; after a humiliating loss at Lords to  tourists India and a deeply disappointing draw, where England somehow managed to snatch a draw from the jaws of victory, the pressure was rising on Cook and his company of under performers. Now there seems … Read More

Sport | Rosberg extends advantage

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Nico Rosberg extended his lead after Mercedes enjoyed another triumph on home soil at the Hockenheimring. It was also the first time that a German driver had won the German grand prix in a German manufactured car. From a British perspective Lewis Hamilton, hampered by his awful luck during qualifying … Read More

Sport | Germany and Argentina vie for World Cup glory

5 years ago / 6 comments

With the World Cup’s showpiece event just one day away, Rhys Stevens runs the rule over both teams.   After 63 matches encapsulating the drama, flair and brilliance that a Brazilian World Cup tournament was expected to offer, it all culminates with the World Cup final tomorrow. The world’s eyes … Read More

Sport | France and Germany firm favourites

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With the second round now well under way, Sunday contains two scintillating prospects with the third pair of last -16 fixtures and with Africa at the forefront of today’s World Cup action, Rhys Stevens previews the fixtures.   Group E winners France face one of only two African sides left … Read More

Sport | Will changed England line up bring Roy joy?

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This final group encounter in Belo Horizonte for both England and Costa Rica should and could have assumed a different significance; the expected scenario was England needing a win in this match to progress with the group’s minnows Costa Rica hoping for one last hurrah to take back with them … Read More