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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 15/1/13 – Andy Murray and the girls through in Australia

British number one Andy Murray and Olympic silver medallist Laura Robson joined Heather Watson in the second round of the Australian Open. Murray kicked off his 2013 Grand Slam campaign with a speedy win against Robin Haase of the Netherlands, … 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: 6/10/12 – Britain’s male judo contingent startle in Minsk

Have a think back to the London 2012 Olympics. Go on, I’ll let you, it’s not as if I mention them in nearly every blog post. Specifically, attempt to remember Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s participation in the judo competition. … Continue reading

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Results 26/9/12: England’s netball team put the ‘Sunshine Girls’ to bed

I called it. Ask and I shall receive. The England netball team fulfilled my request and won the series against Jamaica (known as the ‘Sunshine Girls’, if I lost you with the headline), with only 4 points in it. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Results 23/9/12 – John Higgins wins the Shanghai Masters

As usual on a Sunday, several competitions came to a close with mixed fortunes for United Kingdom entrants. On the downside, cycling’s prestigious rainbow jersey passed to a Belgian, our best hope in an F1 car failed to finish at … Continue reading

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Results: Shocks in the (ugh) Capital One Cup

Football: Capital One Cup Second Round Aston Villa 3-0 Tranmere Rovers Burnley 1-1 Plymouth Argyle (3-2 after penalties) Carlisle United 2-1 Ipswich Town (aet) Coventry City 3-2 Birmingham City (aet) Crawley Town 2-1 Bolton Wanderers Doncaster Rovers 3-2 Hull City … Continue reading

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