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An incredible season to bring character back to the Premier League

Taking off his fittingly-chic glasses to wipe away the tears, Claudio Ranieri walked down the tunnel at the Stadium of Light, knowing that his side would be playing in the Champions League next season and were but a few victories away from being crowned Premier League champions. What a pleasure it has been to watch […]

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The Student’s World XI: Team of 2015

In light of FIFA’s announcement of their World XI, our sports writers have produced their own Team of 2015, made up of World Cup winners and some of the best players of all time. Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer A World XI would not look complete without the presence of this German giant. With a World Cup […]

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Rooney the key dilemma for Hodgson’s England

Having played the football powerhouses of Spain and France in the last fortnight, it is abundantly clear that Roy Hodgson’s side remains years away from winning a major international trophy. With a number of significant issues still up in the air and a manager clearly out of his depth, the European Championship in France is […]

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Struggling United suggests mediocre Van Gaal is less successful than exiled Moyes

Since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson from Old Trafford two years ago, a thick veil of disappointment, embarrassment and failure has cloaked Manchester United. Two managers in two seasons; one has been and gone, the other has produced fleeting rays of hope. And yet the sale of Angel Di Maria to PSG has proven […]

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The Tab humbled and humiliated by The Student

Bragging rights once again went to The Student this Saturday after its footballers inflicted a 4-0 thrashing on a limp and lacklustre Tab Edinburgh side. Early on, the Stevensons showed their dominance. A slick combination of passes through the midfield set Stevensons veteran Tom Kinney free past the Tab defence. After an incredible first touch, […]

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Lance could offer strong insight into cycling’s doping past

Standing atop the Tour De France podium on the Champs Élysées in 2005, Lance Armstrong publicly addressed his critics, saying he felt sorry that cynics of the sport could not “dream big” and “don’t believe in miracles”. A decade later, the situation is completely different, and the man that once stood on top of the […]

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Songstress wows crowd in intimate venue

Kicking off her new Tough Love tour, Jessie Ware finds herself in front of an Edinburgh crowd  that are simply too excited to be witnessing her in the intimate Queen’s Hall to be too concerned with her level of performance. Walking onstage in a plain, slim-cut black suit and with an expression of despair, fans […]

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The Student’s World XI: Team of 2014

In light of FIFA’s Team of the Year, our Sport writers have racked their brains to produce their own World XI featuring some of the greatest players of all time. Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer This ‘sweeper keeper’ has had a fantastic calendar year. The 6ft4in German added a World Cup winners medal, a DFB-Pokal Winners medal […]