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Why are women’s footballers in the WSL still confined to tiny stadiums?
7th November 2023

Why are women’s footballers in the WSL still confined to tiny stadiums?

Small and far away; it’s time to reevaluate whether the football stadiums of the WSL are still adequate to accommodate the women’s growing game
“There’s only one Bobby Charlton”
6th November 2023

“There’s only one Bobby Charlton”

A footballing legend, Bobby Charlton passed away on October 21, 2023, leaving a legacy that most could only dream of
West Didsbury and Chorlton – the future of the beautiful game?
3rd November 2023

West Didsbury and Chorlton – the future of the beautiful game?

Community is at the root of everything this football club do, in sharp contrast to the hyper-commercial professional sport
Fighters and mental health
3rd November 2023

Fighters and mental health

It takes a certain calibre of brain chemistry to be a fighter. One filled with demons striving to become angels. What happens when the demons lay idle for too long?
The blurring of the lines: It’s time to bring an end to tragedy chants
18th October 2023

The blurring of the lines: It’s time to bring an end to tragedy chants

Tragedy chanting – songs about the Hillsborough Disaster, the Munich Air disaster, and others – needs to go
What if? Zuck v Musk
17th October 2023

What if? Zuck v Musk

In the centre of a Roman coliseum, Mark Zuckerberg could be slithering out of his human skin to unveil his lizard form as Elon Musk crash lands in his prototype iron man suit ready to throw fists in an MMA fight. The question is, who would win?
Let’s talk about Mary Earps’ World Cup final penalty save: Controversy, backlash, and one big “f*** off”
13th September 2023

Let’s talk about Mary Earps’ World Cup final penalty save: Controversy, backlash, and one big “f*** off”

A World Cup final penalty save and celebration that should have been a joyous moment for a nation. Why the backlash?
Why have Red Bull been so dominant, and what does this dominance mean for Formula 1?
4th June 2023

Why have Red Bull been so dominant, and what does this dominance mean for Formula 1?

Red Bull have re-emerged as the dominant force in F1. But, what does this mean for their competitors, and F1’s media coverage?
Lancashire cricket team begin home Blast campaign with two wins
4th June 2023

Lancashire cricket team begin home Blast campaign with two wins

Lancashire Lightning start their T20 Blast campaign strongly, knocking out British cricket rivals Lancashire Lightning start their T20 Blast campaign strongly, knocking out British cricket rivals left right and centre. But will the winning streak continue into the summer?
Manchester is purple: UoM vs MMU’s first rugby varsity clash in six years doesn’t disappoint
13th May 2023

Manchester is purple: UoM vs MMU’s first rugby varsity clash in six years doesn’t disappoint

Against the odds UoM pulled off a stunning derby win against rivals MMU. We give a match break down to see just how they did it.

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How a climate protest masked Formula E’s growing crisis
12th May 2023

How a climate protest masked Formula E’s growing crisis

Formula E’s latest race exposed some of its biggest flaws from potentially dangerous driving to limits to low energy consumption.
Cage Warriors 152: Manchester
10th May 2023

Cage Warriors 152: Manchester

Combatants blessed by the gods of war put on a spectacle for a bloodthirsty crowd in Manchester.
“A season like no other” – Four things that made the 2022-23 football season great
1st May 2023

“A season like no other” – Four things that made the 2022-23 football season great

The 2022/23 English football season has been one of the greatest in living memory, with great narratives from all tiers of the football pyramid.
Tottenham Hotspur and F1 partnership aims to address long-standing issues in the sport
29th April 2023

Tottenham Hotspur and F1 partnership aims to address long-standing issues in the sport

Formula One and Tottenham have announced a 15-year partnership with each other. How will this change the sport in the future?
A Formula 1 guide for beginners
28th April 2023

A Formula 1 guide for beginners

If you are keen to get into F1 then this guide for beginners should provide you with all the essential information you need!
Meet the UoM Tennis Club: The 2022 Sports Club of the Year
28th April 2023

Meet the UoM Tennis Club: The 2022 Sports Club of the Year

With success not only being on the court, but in a rapid growth of members, UoM’s Tennis Club seems to be unstoppable in their trajectory to success. But, how do they do it?
Harry Kane: Footballing legend or ‘Spursy’ bottle job?
7th April 2023

Harry Kane: Footballing legend or ‘Spursy’ bottle job?

Despite becoming Tottenham’s all time top scorer, Harry Kane is still yet to pick up a piece of silverware. Will this impact his legacy?
“You’re avin me on ref” – The abuse of referees in football
7th April 2023

“You’re avin me on ref” – The abuse of referees in football

Events at Old Trafford on Sunday must lead us to question whether football has an endemic problem with the abuse of referees.
The Hundred Draft revealed: Manchester Originals sign Wolvaardt, Wellington and Turner
25th March 2023

The Hundred Draft revealed: Manchester Originals sign Wolvaardt, Wellington and Turner

Manchester Originals adds to their men’s and women’s squads ahead of the 2023 edition of The Hundred.
“Quite possibly the greatest thing on Earth”: The run-down on Non-League football
20th March 2023

“Quite possibly the greatest thing on Earth”: The run-down on Non-League football

Despite the non-league element of the English game often being subjected to snobbery and low-level humour, Tom Woodcock uncovers why this part of football is in fact a hidden gem of the beautiful game