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Alice in training feat. crutches. Photo: Alice Smith

Hopping for hopscotch

Alice Smith isn’t the archetypal student. Whereas most of us made a News Year’s resolution of going to the gym or eating ...

The memorial to the victims of the Munich Air Disaster at Old Trafford. Photo: Edwin.11 @ Flickr

The Munich Air Disaster Remembered

February 6th, 1958 was the darkest day in United's history. The 'Busby Babes' had just defeated Red Star Belgrade on aggregate to ...

Save the Children are looking for more volunteers Photo: UoM Save the Children.

Save the Children

University of Manchester Save the Children work with the national charity Save the Children UK by supporting its work in 120 countries. ...

Alice in training feat. crutches. Photo: Alice Smith

Hopping for hopscotch

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The memorial to the victims of the Munich Air Disaster at Old Trafford. Photo: Edwin.11 @ Flickr

The Munich Air Disaster Remembered

Posted on Feb 7, 2015 2
Save the Children are looking for more volunteers Photo: UoM Save the Children.

Save the Children

Posted on Feb 2, 2015 3
Glen Hoddle is a prime example of a player whose skill wasn't appreciated by the English public.

‘Heart’ Attack: British Sport’s Obsession With Passion Is Misplaced

Skill needs to be emphasized over singing, argues James Haughton

Alice in training feat. crutches. Photo: Alice Smith

Hopping for hopscotch

Despite having a terrible injury whilst playing for univarsity, Alice Smith is determined to raise money for Ugandan playgrounds

The memorial to the victims of the Munich Air Disaster at Old Trafford. Photo: Edwin.11 @ Flickr

The Munich Air Disaster Remembered

Sports Editor Will Kelly reflects on the Munich Air Disaster

Warrington Town are this seasons #underdogs
Photo: GarySkent

Debate: The FA Cup is dead

Andrew and Tom discuss the future of Football’s most famous competition

Messi and Ronaldo failed to light up a half-empty Old Trafford. 
Photo: Mancunion Sport

Galacti-bores

The Galacticos in Manchester proved to be nothing more than a financial honey-trap

Image credit; Rachael Reynolds

Ice hockey bound for first-ever North West Varsity

Manchester Universities’ Ice Hockey Club is set to take on newcomers Liverpool John Moores University in a winner-take-all Varsity at Silverblades Widnes on 4th December.

Photo: oscartellyman @Flickr

The Imitation Game

Despite popular opinion, more fans dosen’t equate to greater success

Photo: Football Manager 2015

Football Manager: More than just a game

With the upcoming release of Football Manager 15, Andrew Georgeson discusses life as a keyboard manager

Photo: Liam Kelly

Interview: Mike Catt

England’s 2003 World Cup winning legend, and current attacking coach, Mike Catt spoke to The Mancunion’s Liam Kelly.

Fifa president Sepp Blatter is seeking a fifth consecutive term in office. Photo: Pan Photo @Flickr

Watch out! Fifa fail ethically yet again

The latest corruption scandal involving Fifa shows how endemic a problem it is.

Who will come out on top in the first North-West Varsity?

Liveblog: North-West Varsity

Follow all the action live from the 2014 North-West Varsity 2014.

Campus football. Photo: Matt Segal

Can’t get into a University team? Don’t sweat!

There’s a whole host of other leagues to get involved in