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The Student Sport introduces Edinburgh Capitals centre Mike Cazzola

Mike Cazzola 2016-17 Team: Fort Wayne Komets (ECHL) / Binghamton Senators (AHL) Acquired: Free Agent Signing (June 2017) Date of Birth: 8th March, 1991 (26 years old) Place of Birth: Guelph, Ontario, Canada Ht.: 5’7” Wt.: 165 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Centre Twitter: @zerbanger13 Playing Style Cazzola describes himself as a playmaker, saying “I scored […]

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Reborn Jozy Altidore a shadow of his former self

The score is 3-1 with just over 30 minutes left, and 30 yards from goal a hulk of a man stands over a dead ball, primed to pull his team back into the game. He takes three small steps and strikes the ball, not entirely with power, but with a finesse that puts the ball […]

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Overhyping of young players needs to stop before it is too late

How many times has a young footballer been called a country’s version of one of the current or former stars of the beautiful game? And how many times will promising young footballers fail before we, as a collective footballing community, realise that we need to change the way that we treat these young people? Now, […]

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Pittsburgh Penguins well placed to retain Stanley Cup

With the NHL (National Hockey League) season beginning to get underway, it is around this time that it is probably best to start following a little closer. In recognition of that, here is something to help you catch-up with everything happening in the NHL right now. There is nowhere more fun to start than with […]

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Putting Rooney in midfield is destined to fail

Wayne Rooney has fallen a far way down in the eyes of the public over the last while, but is it justified? Could it be that he is neither a world-beater, nor a obstinate dinosaur? Maybe – just maybe – this once talismanic striker is just a good player who suffers from a grotesquely temperamental […]

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FIFA disbands anti-racism task force claiming job is done

In March 2013, FIFA opened a task force against racism and discrimination with the primary goal of “leading FIFA’s action in this key area”, according to a letter former President – and notable humanitarian – Sepp Blatter penned to the Executive Committee. Flash forward to September 2016 and FIFA has disbanded that same task force, […]