Category Archives: Football

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: 6th to 12th October 2014: Trophies for Liverpool Ladies, Alison Waters, St Helens, Lewis Hamilton

Don’t worry, I won’t be making a habit of this. With some time to myself, here’s a list of last week’s results, separated by sport. With a bit of luck, I’ll looking to carry on putting some sport-by-sport summaries in … Continue reading

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Results 19/8/2013 – Great Britain’s water polo team lose to Hungary again

The future of water polo in this country doesn’t look any brighter after the Great Britain junior women were thrashed in the first match of the World Junior Championships in Volos, Greece. Following a minute’s silence for Hungarian water polo … Continue reading

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Joe Kinnear confirmed as Newcastle director of football – and as Chelsea’s new chairman, Gareth Bale’s replacement…

Look out, the clowns are coming. The 2013/14 English Premier League season was always looking like being an entertaining one when it comes to press conferences, with the continuation of Paolo Di Canio at Sunderland, the return of Jose Mourinho … Continue reading

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Results 11/6/13 – Heather Watson through to second round of AEGON Classic in Birmingham

British number two Heather Watson is one of a select few to make it through to the second round of a home tennis tournament this week, namely the AEGON Classic in Birmingham. Still recovering from an early-season bout of glandular … Continue reading

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Results 10/6/13 – Charlotte Kerwood and Aaron Heading shoot well in Nicosia, but no British qualifiers in Shotgun World Cup

As the latest round of the Shotgun World Cup got under way in Nicosia, Cyprus, six British shooters attempted to make another impression on the global stage but came unstuck in the qualification stages. Both men’s and women’s trap competitions … Continue reading

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Results 7/6/2013 – Barry Hawkins begins 2013/14 with three straight wins

World Snooker Championship runner-up Barry Hawkins has got off to a respectable start to his season by reaching the Last 16 on the first day in Sofia. Barely a month after the end of the 2012/13 season, several top players … Continue reading

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Results 6/6/13 – England hockey men succumb to a third Belgium bashing

England‘s prospects at advancing to the Hockey World League final seem to have taken a huge blow after they fell to their third consecutive friendly defeat to Belgium. Captain Barry Middleton was the sole scorer on Tuesday but not even … Continue reading

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Results 5/6/13 – Rajiv Ouseph and Heather Olver amongst the English names to advance in Thailand

Rajiv Ouseph and the pairing of Chris Adcock and Gabby White were both seeded sixth going into the SCG Thailand Open but England’s best badminton players suffered decidedly mixed fates on the opening day. Men’s champion Ouseph breezed past his … Continue reading

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Results 4/6/13 – Froome and Thomas still in the Criterium hunt

The Criterium de Dauphiné may be one of the last warm-ups for Chris Froome heading into the Tour de France but it was Sky Procycling team-mate Edvald Boassen Hagen that took the third stage in Tarare. The Norwegian champion was … Continue reading

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