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A National Treasure: Sir Andy Murray

With his head hung low, tears in his eyes and a break in his voice, three-time Grand Slam champion, Sir Andy Murray admitted that he had been in severe pain for ‘a number of years’ and that he had originally planned to retire after Wimbledon this summer but he doesn’t know if his body can […]

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Unsavoury scenes sour Khabib’s victory over McGregor at UFC 229

“It’s bad for the brand, it’s bad for the sport, it’s bad for both fight camps. I don’t know how anyone can come out looking good from this.” Those were the words of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White following the chaotic scenes in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on the night […]

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Salah and de Bruyne favourites for PFA Player of the Year

As the 2017/18 Premier League season draws to a close with Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City finally confirming their third Premier League crown, fans from all over the country voice their opinion on who has been the outstanding player this season. The PFA has released their six-man shortlist of who they believe have consistently been the […]

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McLeish sparks optimism on his return as national manager

As the Scotland team dejectedly walked off the pitch in Ljubljana back in October following their 2-2 draw to Slovenia, a late Robert Snodgrass equaliser was not enough to see Scotland clinch that ever-elusive play-off spot. Following three consecutive victories against Lithuania, Malta and Slovakia, thousands of Scotland fans descended upon the Slovenian capital knowing […]

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West Brom waiting on a miracle to stave off relegation

When Tony Pulis’ West Brom hosted Bournemouth for the opening game of the 2017/18 Premier League season, their eighth consecutive season in England’s top flight, it can be said that supporters were hopeful for a positive result from a winnable start to the season. A goal by new loan signing Ahmed Hegazi gave the Baggies […]

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Champions League Round of 16 Preview

With 2018 being upon us and the culmination of the January transfer window, Europe’s elite now turn their attention back towards their upcoming Champions League round of 16 matches – some of which will almost certainly be modern classics. When the draw was made in December there were many games that caught the eye, but […]

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Mourinho set to return glory to the ‘Theatre of Dreams’

Since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United manager of 26 years, in 2013, it would be fair to say that the club have not picked up where the legendary manager left off. Ferguson amassed an incredible 38 trophies, including a record 13 Premier Leagues and two Uefa Champions Leagues. Fast forward to the […]

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Scotland return to winning ways against Slovenia

When Scotland manager Gordon Strachan and his players arrived at Hampden for their clash with second placed Slovenia, who had collected eight points from their opening four games, the pressure was on. Prior to the match, Strachan claimed that this game was a ‘must-win’ and that Scotland’s chances of qualifying for the Fifa World Cup […]