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Player Profile: Olivia Thackray

UMWFC 1st XI Captain
Teams played for: Leeds United Ladies (2001-2010), Sevilla F.C. (Spain) (2010), University of Manchester (2008-12), England U15, U17, U19, U23

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Manchester fall short in tight game

University of Manchester 2nds 14
University of Lancaster 2nds – 30

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FA Cup tie offers end to Race row.

Paddy Madden takes a look at this season’s most controversial issue so far…

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Where are they now? – Itzik Zohar

Taking a look at our favourite sportsman of the 90’s…

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Conte nurses ‘The Old Lady’ back to winning ways

Thomas McMahon takes a look at the resurgent Turin side


Tiger tamed as the Rock rises

On a weekend where the much-trumpeted English cricket side fell flat on their faces to succumb to an embarrassing defeat to Pakistan in Abu Dhabi, it was wonderful to see another Englishman rise above an impressive array of stars to clinch a surprise victory in the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship.


Where Are They Now? – Tony Yeboah

Tony Yeboah left his imprint on the beautiful game in a rather unique way.

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Improved 2nd Half sees Manchester edge physical encounter

University of Manchester Rugby League 1st 44
Man Met Cheshire 1st 26

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Manchester Power on in Cup campaign

University of Manchester Men’s 1st XI -4
University of Dundee Men’s 1st XI-1

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A minute’s silence – Gary Speed.

The footballing world was shocked and saddened at the news of Gary Speed’s untimely passing. Remembered with fondness for a long career and an undeniable…

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Where Are They Now? – Dion Dublin

Looking at what our favourite footballers of the 90’s are up to now….

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Jimmy Jump

Jimmy Jump – Nuisance or a rebel with a cause?