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Cricket club get their outdoor season off to a flyer

The University of Edinburgh Cricket Club (EUCC) have kicked off their season in style, winning five out of their seven games, across five different teams. The 1st XI recorded a famous win against Loughborough at Grange on Wednesday, winning by 16 runs against one of the best sides in the league. Having been put in […]

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Introduction of technology a step in the right direction

The recent use of video referees in the international friendly between Spain and France is an important step in the right direction for Fifa. The video referee played a pivotal part in the friendly, which Spain won 2-0. France had a goal ruled out for offside thanks to the video referee; the goal would have […]

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Disgruntled Charlton supporters stage Belgian protest

Charlton Athletic fans made a 600-mile round trip all the way to Belgium to protest against the club’s owner, Roland Duchatelet, and CEO Katrien Meire. Fans took to the streets of Sint-Truiden, Duchatelet’s home town, to protest against his management of the club. Fans of Sint-Truiden’s own club, Koninklijke Sint-Truidense Voetbalvereniging (STVV), joined the protests, […]

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Leicester were right to sack manager Claudio Ranieri

In a business where everything is pinned on results, Claudio Ranieri deserved to be sacked, despite winning the Premier League nine months ago. Leicester City’s title winning campaign was very clearly a remarkable anomaly in a sport where shocks normally occur over 90 minutes, not the course of a season. When the board offered Ranieri […]

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Premier League to blame for Clattenburg’s exit

The impending departure of Mark Clattenburg from the Premier League has signaled the start of a shift in power towards officials. Clattenburg has decided to leave England and become head of referees in Saudi Arabia, doubling his earnings in the process. He cites the breakdown of his relationship with referees’ boss Mike Riley, following the […]