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Thomas McMahon

Thomas McMahon

Passionate Barnes offers fresh perspective on racism

Last week saw John Barnes arrive at UMSU to discuss the issue of racism in football. The Mancunion went along to find out John’s plan to tackle racism in the UK.

Addicks in ecstasy as Powell inspires Promotion

Charlton head back to the Championship

Unsung heroes of the Football League

Thomas McMahon investigates the players who’s efforts perhaps should have been rewarded at last week’s Football League Awards

Live: Django Django @ Deaf Institute

A mesmerising and genuinely impressive set from the Edinburgh quartet.

Album: Magnetic Fields – Love at the Bottom of the Sea

Magnetic Fields – at their best when the synths take a back seat.

Giroud’s goals fire Montpellier into title contention

Thomas McMahon takes a look at the underrated French Ligue 1 title race.

Classic album: The Pogues – Red Roses For Me

A balance between the raw passion of punk and the delicate beauty of traditional folk make this an album of undiminished importance.

Conte nurses ‘The Old Lady’ back to winning ways

Thomas McMahon takes a look at the resurgent Turin side

Album: Atlas Sound – Parallax

A wonderfully beguiling and sensitive record from Deerhunter frontman, Bradford Cox.

Interview: Real Estate

Easy to admire but hard to love.

After the storm, what chance of calm?

Paraphrasing Winston Churchill is a fraught business at the best of times, but the prison sentences given to the players involved in Lord’s spot-fixing scandal must be seen as “not the beginning of the end, but at least the end of the beginning” in the battle to fight corruption in cricket.

Money begins to talk outside of Premier League

Please, don’t leave, its not more precious column inches devoted to Manchester City…

Mild mannered Mowbray inspires Riverside Revolution

Thomas McMahon evaluates the Championship’s leading contenders.