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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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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 14/3/2013: Chelsea, Newcastle and Tottenham all sneak into Europa League quarter-finals

Despite a wide range of results from the English sides left in Europe’s second-tier continental competition, Chelsea, Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur all made it into the draw for the Europa League’s last eight. Chelsea’s fate was uncertain for a … Continue reading

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Liverpool crumble to a shock Aston Villa defeat

Aston Villa shocked Liverpool at Anfield in the English Premier League on Saturday, moving three points clear of the drop zone whilst simultaneously rubbishing claims that their opponents could fight for the EPL top two. Man of the moment Christian … Continue reading

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Results 10/12/12: Nick Matthew advances to the quarter-finals of squash’s World Championships

Just a quick experiment, this one. I’ve done results briefs in the past, but they get tedious quickly. I’ve just had a quick go at doing one for Monday but, even with the limited numbers of sports, it still took … Continue reading

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Who cares about the Europa League?

My concerns about the validity of the Europa League were again called into question last night as Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United all struggled to excel against much lesser opponents. Both Liverpool and Newcastle were able to respectively overcome … Continue reading

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