Tag : Ste Topping

Editorial candidate interview: Ste Topping

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Why do you want to be Editor? I’m really passionate about the paper. I’ve been working on it since the start of my time at Leeds. When I got here, it was the only stall I wanted to go to at the Fresher’s Fair and even then, I knew this … 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

Were Wigan right to appoint Malky Mackay?

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Yes, everyone deserves a second chance and Mackay should be no different – Alex Bowmer The texts were neither funny nor clever, but it’s important to consider that not one player has come forward expressing reservations about the way the Scot treated them. Kim Bo-Kyung was the subject of one … Read More

Gryphons dish out thrashing to local rivals in Varsity clash

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After promotion, a cup win and four victories over their local rivals last season, Leeds Uni women’s lacrosse 1st team picked up where they left off on Wednesday with a 22-6 thrashing of Leeds Beckett. The game started fairly evenly. George Single opened the scoring for Uni, but the hosts … Read More

Sport | Hamilton looking for vital victory in Hungary

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With the 2014 season just over the halfway point, the pressure is being cranked up on the drivers, and nowhere more intensely than at Mercedes. The team sits comfortably ahead of the rest in the Constructors Championship but despite that the so called ‘silly season’ has begun, with rumours flying … Read More

Sport | Brazil and Germany move closer to World Cup glory

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Ste Topping rounds up the action from the first quarter finals at the FIFA World Cup, and previews tonight’s action.   France and Germany began the day’s events with an intriguing battle. Both managers made tactical changes, with Joachim Low moving Philipp Lahm back into defence and Didier Dechamps replacing … Read More

Sport | Uruguay bite Italian hopes on dramatic day in Brazil

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After a dramatic day at the FIFA World Cup, Ste Topping looks back on the action and previews another exciting day in Brazil.   With the chance to salvage some pride in Brazil, Roy Hodgson made nine changes in the hope that England could win their first match of the tournament, … Read More

Sport | Brazil lead the way as England prepare to say goodbye

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As the last round of group matches got under way at the FIFA World Cup, Ste Topping rounds up the talking points from a busy day in Brazil and looks ahead to an English goodbye.   Monday’s action began in Group B, as Chile took on the Netherlands in a … Read More

Sport | Roy exploring his options for World Cup

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With two weeks to go until the biggest tournament in world football gets under way, Roy Hodgson is preparing his England squad for three games in which he can try new combinations, check fitness levels, and ultimately get it right. England will play Peru tomorrow night (May 30), before flying … Read More

Sport | Unbeaten rugby league side are ready for Varsity

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After going unbeaten in the league, Leeds Uni’s rugby league side are preparing to take on Leeds Met in a Varsity showdown on Friday May 2. Uni lost the same fixture against the country’s most successful student rugby league side in October, but put in a good performance, and will … Read More