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Dismay for Hibs as Ross County win Scottish League Cup

Hibernian FC lost their first cup final of the season against a feisty Ross County team at Hampden on Sunday. Alex Schalk’s 89th minute goal secured the result for the Dingwall club after Hibs defender Liam Fontaine matched Michael Gardyne’s opener just before halftime. With the Scottish Cup in the hands of Inverness until May, […]

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Premier League 2015: Mid-Season Report Card

With grades decided by contributers to the Sport section, The Student has decided which clubs needs to work harder, who is failing their PE lessons, and who is top of the class in their mid-season review of the Barclay’s Premier League. 1st: Leicester (A+) – Conor Matchett To say that the Foxes are the surprise […]

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The four best ways to procrastinate this exam period

It is every sports fan’s favourite time of year – December! The point in the year when English football goes fixture and tradition mad; the opportunity to find out who England (and this time round Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland as well) will meet in the first round of the European Championships, […]

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EUSA’s ‘ChangeEUSA’ survey will change nothing

EUSA have had a decent semester, free sanitary products and the establishment of a Wellbeing Fund cannot be argued with when it comes to successes, however the problem of a total lack of student engagement and an increase in student disillusionment has not been adequately tackled. At the beginning of November after an abhorrently low […]

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Rooney culpable for Manchester United’s stuttering season

It is never nice to watch a fallen icon flail around in a pit of their own self-pity. Paul Gascoigne had his reasons for doing so, David Beckham moved to LA Galaxy, as did Steven Gerrard last year. But Wayne Rooney, now at the age of 30, is currently flailing in full view of the whole […]

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Why Bernie’s Formula One has fallen asleep at the wheel

In the early days of the Bernie Ecclestone reign in Formula One someone decided that it would be good for public relations to define the sport as ‘the pinnacle of motorsport’. Presumably, Formula One (F1) would then become the only vehicle-based sport pushing to the extremes the technology, speed, aerodynamics, and track design which had […]

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Edinburgh beaten by St. Andrews at Murrayfield in the ultimate rugby drama

It is not often you witness rugby history at Murrayfield, but the first Scottish Varsity game to be played at the national stadium was certainly that. With a bumper crowd of 9,679, one of the largest attendances for any student sport event in the country, Murrayfield was treated to an exhibition of attacking, positive rugby from […]

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Japan 34 – South Africa 32: One of sport’s greatest shocks

It’s not every day you are witness to a history defining moment in sport, but that’s exactly what happened on Saturday evening when Japan, the 13th – unlucky for some, for South Africa at the very least – ranked team in world rugby beat South Africa, a team ranked a whopping 10 places above them. […]