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Edinburgh University Sports Round-Up

MEN’S HOCKEY 6/3/19 1st TEAM RESULT V HERIOTT WATT 2nd TEAM Edinburgh University vs Heriott Watt Varsity Day Result: Victory. 2nd TEAM/LEAVERS RESULT V HERIOTT WATT 1st TEAM Edinburgh University vs Heriott Watt Varsity Day Result: Loss on flicks. 3rd TEAM RESULT V STRATHCLYDE 2nd TEAM League Fixture: 5-0 Victory. 5th TEAM FIXTURE V 6th […]

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Redknapp departure could be blessing in disguise for QPR

It ended up being his knees. Not the millions of pounds wasted, not the bizarre tactic–free team selections or the eleven consecutive defeats away from home but dodgy knees that finally forced Harry ‘’Arry’ Redknapp out of Queens Park Rangers. He quit the club after 105 games in charge, one relegation, one fluked promotion and […]

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Edinburgh and Glasgow Start their European Campaigns with Impressive Wins

This weekend saw the return of European club rugby, with the new format seeing only Glasgow dining at the top table (courtesy of their exceptional domestic season last year) in the Champions Cup, and Edinburgh playing in the second-tier Challenge Cup instead. Edinburgh had to dig deep and show real steel to edge past a […]

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Has the drama of sport created our own Roman Colosseum?

The name Colosseum derives from the Latin colloseus meaning ‘colossus’; nowadays it is hard not to see sport as something that is a colossus of drama and entertainment. There is something gloriously fulfilling about the spectacle, how it emanates from the sporting world. Whether it is cricket, football, rugby, golf; everybody loves the copious amounts […]

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Frequency of Managerial Changes Evidence of Pressures In Modern Football

Football never fails to surprise. We’re only in early October and already we’ve witnessed about a dozen managerial departures. The game has long had an obsession with the chopping and changing of personnel, but even so it does beg the question, how long does a manager have before he is shown the door? It seems […]

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United’s summer spending spree may not solve all problems

Images of Louis Van Gaal choreographing the greatest comeback since Lazarus have left the minds of Manchester United fans and reality of life in the Premier League has begun to hit home. The club still seems to be plagued by the same problems that hampered them last season, in which they finished seventh, their lowest […]