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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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The highs and lows of a January transfer window

The January transfer window. What a load of rubbish. It’s a month of frantic deals between clubs that often don’t really need any new players. Extraordinary amounts of money changes hands, inflating a footballer’s market value artificially and inflating their … Continue reading

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Results 13/3/2013 – Stacey Kemp and David King kick off the World Figure Skating Championships

With only a year to go until the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, winter sports specialists all over the world are getting in all the practice they can get before the big event. Britain’s snow and ice athletes are no … Continue reading

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Results 6/3/2013: Scotland’s cricketers just can’t get to grips with Afghanistan

With the Twenty20 series a write-off, Scotland’s cricket team began their ODI series against Afghanistan yesterday but there were to be no sudden changes in their form. Scotland set a meagre effort of 199-8 and their Asian opponents easily found … Continue reading

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Results 5/3/2013: Croydon easily bested by Bec

Korfball matches don’t come very often on a Tuesday but Bec made sure it was business as usual as they kept Croydon bottom of the table with a 26-7 win away from home. Bec now seem cemented in the play-off … Continue reading

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Football Special: Team GB warm-ups and the Europa League

I’m sat here watching Team GB’s female footballers take on the might of Sweden and to say I am unimpressed is an understatement. This is the third time I’ve watched the English ladies (who are “Britain” in all but name) … Continue reading

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Rangers and Bradford – different sports, similar story

Two very similar clubs, albeit ones with extremely different circumstances, are contemplating life outside of the national elite level of their sports. Whilst Rangers F.C. have survived complete liquidisation, they find themselves with the unsavoury prospect of having to start … Continue reading

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