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The Euro Leagues

Hosted by Mina Rzouki with support from guests James Horncastle, Raphael Honigstein and Julien Laurens, The Euro Leagues podcast makes its mark on what is a saturated market for sports related shows. Yet this is not the cliched drivel you would expect from a podcast talking about football; this podcast is different. As a listener […]

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Manning’s retirement leaves a sizeable hole in the league he shaped

When the 2016 NFL season gets underway in September it will have a distinctly different feel to it following the retirement of one of the game’s all-time greats. Peyton Manning walks away after 18 seasons (14 with the Indianapolis Colts and 4 with the Denver Broncos) having made an indelible impression on the modern game […]

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DEBATE – Are rising ticket prices endangering the future of football?

Matt Ford: Yes, a cap on ticket prices is essential to  halt the increasing alienation of supporters The moment football loses its support base is the moment the game as we know it begins to die. It might sound slightly hyperbolic or indeed a little bit dramatic, but this is a very real concern within […]

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Guardiola to City as Pellegrini bids Manchester adieu

It was the worst kept secret in football, but now the news we all expected has been confirmed – albeit a little earlier than most would have thought. Pep Guardiola will be the new face at Manchester City: the man tasked with making serious headway in Europe, and perhaps the biggest of big names that City’s […]

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Defense dominates as the Broncos edge the Panthers in Super Bowl 50

If this is to be Peyton Manning’s last ride, then it is fitting that he can walk away from the modern game he did so much to help shape as a Super Bowl champion. It was not necessarily the prettiest or the most dramatic of performances, but the Denver Broncos came with a game plan […]

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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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Latest Football League rebrand betrays football’s roots

The announcement of the re-branding of the Football League from next season was not met with the level of startled responses one would hope for. Rather, what followed were responses resigned to what many deem to be both an inevitable and irreversible trend in football towards something branding and marketing driven. If anything, our lack […]

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Manning’s career should not be eclipsed by record

Four neck surgeries would be enough to end any athlete’s career, but not Peyton Manning’s. Manning, who recovered from missing the entire 2011 NFL season to become the all-time top passing yards leader, overtook Brett Favre’s record in the Denver Broncos’ defeat to the Kansas City Chiefs. It further elevates Manning into the conversation of […]