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Wenger’s legacy looms large over next Arsenal manager

Arsene Wenger has announced that his 22nd season in charge of Arsenal will be his last, as he steps down at the end of the current campaign.   The Frenchman’s departure will leave behind a complicated legacy for whoever succeeds him as manager of the north London club.   The new manager could yet have […]

UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw

Here it is, the Quarter Final draw for UEFA Champions league.   In case you missed it the final 8 teams are:   Barcelona (ESP) v Roma (ITA) Sevilla (ESP) v Bayern München (GER) Juventus (ITA) v Real Madrid (ESP, holders) Liverpool (ENG) v Manchester City (ENG)   There are a couple of very interesting […]

Should I join a University sports team or society?

Everything you need to know about joining a sports team at University Less than two weeks ago you were among the many students waiting nervously to receive their A-level results. Now, in just another two weeks, you will be embarking on the big University move! First of all, we would like to congratulate each of […]

The FA Girls’ Football Week & UEFA Women’s Euros 2017

Girls’ Football Week This weekend will mark the start of The FA Girls’ Football week, which will run from 16th July until 6th August 2017. The event coincides with the UEFA Women’s Euros which also kicks off on the same day. Making this the ideal time for females to get involved with the beautiful game that […]

ARSENAL TARGET GABRIEL PAULISTA – 5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW

Subject to work permit clearance, 24-year-old Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista will sign for Arsenal this week in a deal worth £15m. Arsene Wenger seems to have got his man, but did you know these little nuggets about the Brazilian? 1 – Paulista was born in Sao Paulo on 26th November 1990 to middle class parents, […]

RONALDO AND MESSI – A WORLD CLASS RIVALRY

Look through a list of the greatest rivalries in the history of sport. Which is your favourite? Senna and Prost? Borg and McEnroe? Ali and Frazier? Whichever tops your list can’t be far too far ahead of the others – it is these great rivalries that so often define the sports they are embroiled in, […]

100 CAP ROONEY – AN OPPORTUNITY LOST

Wayne Rooney. Rarely has an England international polarised opinion in such a way. This week the Manchester United captain will enter the pantheon of players to reach 100 England caps, and on that basis should be elevated by the media to the level of hero worship recently enjoyed by fellow centurions Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard […]

ALAN PARDEW – THE CASE FOR THE DEFENCE

The signs have been lost, the chants have died out and the knives pressed to Alan Pardew’s neck have been taken away. For the man at the helm of Newcastle United, these past few weeks have been sweet vindication. They’re a proud bunch, the Toon army, and rightly so. Their club is one of the […]