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Results 22/8/2013 – Sophie Christiansen wins gold at Para-Dressage European Championships

Yes, you read that right. These are results from today! It may be a sport I find pretty dull to watch (sorry!) but thinking back to Paralympian Sophie Christiansen’s glee at her three gold haul was an inspiring moment of … 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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World Cup 2014: Scotland V Gareth Bale?

There seems to be an almost-universal agreement that Wales’ Gareth Bale is going to be the deciding factor in Friday’s “Battle of Britain”, but is it right to pin an entire country’s hopes on one in-form midfielder? The situation’s instantly … Continue reading

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Bradford’s wildest dreams ended by Swansea’s harsh reality

Much of the attention ahead of the Capital One Cup Final was rightfully directed at Bradford City, the first team from the fourth tier of English football since 1962 to reach such a final. Yet, just a few minutes after … Continue reading

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Bradford City restore a little of my faith in football

Bradford City’s 4-3 semi-final aggregate win over Aston Villa in the Capital One Cup is what many a football fan was holding out for. It’s the underdog story on stilts, a dream about to reach its awakening. In sweeping aside … Continue reading

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Results 16/1/2013 – Jack Wilshere ruins Swansea’s dreams

Swansea City may still be in the Capital One Cup semi-final but they were denied the chance to progress in the FA Cup by a late Jack Wilshere strike. Edging towards extra time in the third round replay, Swansea had … Continue reading

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News 9/1/2013 – Young tennis stars progress towards the Australian Open

James Ward and Jamie Baker, the two men hoping to gain a place at the first Grand Slam event of the year, have won their first qualifying rounds in Australia. Ward breezed past Serbian opponent Boris Pashanski in straight sets, … Continue reading

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