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About archangelffx

An aging music and sports enthusiast who has nothing better to do but write lists of stuff.

American Football: No let-up for the Giants

As we stsrt to reach the halfway point in the Premiership North season, a winless Sheffield Giants side won’t be too optimistic as they travel to Tamworth on Saturday. The Sheffield side are yet to win in four games this … Continue reading

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Results 23/08/16 – plus failure in futsal

Futsal’s an odd sport. Essentially a form of indoor football, it focuses on skills, improvisation and the promotion of close-knit team play. Played in, but not limited to, Hispanic and Eastern European countries, futsal is often used to develop young … Continue reading

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Results 22/08/16 – The Post-Olympic blues

I started this blog back in 2012, excited about the London Olympic Games and the realisation that I do actually enjoy watching sports – and not just the mainstream of football, rugby and cricket etc. Unemployed at the time, I … Continue reading

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International debuts for Martin Shaw and Sandy Wishart do nothing to help British Biathlon’s funding crisis

There’s a certain resignation amongst those at British Biathlon; things have been going downhill for quite some time and it’s a situation that’s not going to improve. For the last year, the governing body for biathlon in the UK has … Continue reading

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Ice Hockey: Could Britain become an attractive place to play?

Over at the IIHF website, writer Martin Merk has submitted a lengthy article on the current state of global economics, particularly when related to the sport of ice hockey. No, don’t leave the page yet..! The focus is on the … Continue reading

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Motorsport: Chaz Davies leads the line in Laguna Seca after FP2

Chaz Davies led the times after the first two Free Practice sessions at the World Superbikes stage on the Laguna Seca. With a time only good enough for third place in the first run, Davies came out all guns blazing … Continue reading

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Tennis: Jonny Marray last man standing at the Hall of Fame

Jonny Marray, along with his doubles partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan, is the last Brit standing in top-level tennis competitions this week as he secured a place in the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships semi final. Having returned to the … Continue reading

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Both Murrays out of the AEGON Championship doubles

Jamie Murray and regular partner John Peers of Australia have been knocked out of the Aegon Championships at Queen’s Club at the first hurdle, losing out to Spain’s Feliciano Lopez and Belarus’ Max Mirnyi. Murray, older brother to Andy, is … Continue reading

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Handball: University of Leeds will struggle to survive this season

The women’s University of Leeds handball side mathematically have a chance to remain in the Super 8 for the 2015-16 season, but they’re not going to do it this weekend against top side Olympia. Leeds have only won one match … Continue reading

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Speedway: Coventry Bees fight off a Pirates onslaught in the Elite League

Coventry Bees moved joint top of the Elite League table after 4 meetings after overturning Poole away from home last night. Facing the Pirates for the second time in a week, Coventry made up their 41-48 defeat at home on … Continue reading

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