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“This is the best job in the world”: UOMWFC’s Head Coach Rob McKay on how women’s football at university is thriving

“This is the best job in the world”: UOMWFC’s Head Coach Rob McKay on how women’s football at university is thriving

UoM’s Women’s Football Club is breaking norms usually accepted within the sport, with Coach McKay bringing community and ambition to his teams
The blurring of the lines: It’s time to bring an end to tragedy chants

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
Review: Vardy v Rooney – The Wagatha Christie Trial

Review: Vardy v Rooney – The Wagatha Christie Trial

Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie trial is a brilliant verbatim dramatisation (albeit with hilarious football commentators) that takes us behind the courtroom’s closed doors
Harry Kane: Footballing legend or ‘Spursy’ bottle job?

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

“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.
GaryGate: The BBC’s (failing) quest for impartiality

GaryGate: The BBC’s (failing) quest for impartiality

In its obsession with impartiality, the BBC has put itself in an impossible situation
Not-so blue Mondays: The Blues Kitchen review

Not-so blue Mondays: The Blues Kitchen review

The Blues Kitchen is a Manchester classic, providing food, footy and fabulous drinks. See what else is on offer to cure those Monday blues
Exclusive interview: GIO-GOI x Umbro on Rihanna, rock ‘n’ roll and international recognition

Exclusive interview: GIO-GOI x Umbro on Rihanna, rock ‘n’ roll and international recognition

GIO-GOI x Umbro has just released its latest collaborative line. We caught up with GIO-GIO co-founder Anthony Donnelly about everything GIO-GOI and what’s to come next
Blood on their Chests: Holding the FIFA World Cup in Qatar to Account

Blood on their Chests: Holding the FIFA World Cup in Qatar to Account

An insight into the backlash created by the human rights violations associated with Qatar’s FIFA World Cup, and how Denmark has fought to ensure that amongst the football, this record is not forgotten
Adidas presents SPEZIAL F.C. footwear exhibition at Circle Square Manchester

Adidas presents SPEZIAL F.C. footwear exhibition at Circle Square Manchester

Football and fashion fans – this one’s for you! Head over to Circle Square Manchester for a free exhibition of Adidas football footwear throughout the decades
Six of the best places to catch all of the World Cup drama

Six of the best places to catch all of the World Cup drama

With the World Cup fast approaching, we’ve created a list of suggestions of the best student-friendly bars to head to when watching the games
Opinion: Is Haaland the best player in the world?

Opinion: Is Haaland the best player in the world?

Erling Haaland has been an unstoppable force in the Premier League since his arrival at the Etihad. Is he the world’s best player?
“Hunger doesn’t wear club colours”: community support during the cost-of-living crisis

“Hunger doesn’t wear club colours”: community support during the cost-of-living crisis

Manchester City Football Club Fans Foodbank support group are collecting donations on matchdays on behalf of Manchester Central Foodbank
Interview: UOM men’s football coach, Jack Norbury

Interview: UOM men’s football coach, Jack Norbury

We speak to coach Jack Norbury about what’s in store for UoM’s football team, his tips for success, and how you can get involved!
Sale of Lowry masterpiece sparks controversy

Sale of Lowry masterpiece sparks controversy

The sale of a Lowry painting has sparked controversy over fears of it being removed from the public eye
Opinion: Queen over Country? Was the disruption to sports justified?

Opinion: Queen over Country? Was the disruption to sports justified?

Sporting fixtures all over the country came to a pause in respect of Queen Elizabeth’s death. But was this the right decision?
Season review for local clubs

Season review for local clubs

A review of the 2021/22 campaign for clubs based in Greater Manchester
Soundtracking: The best FIFA songs of all time

Soundtracking: The best FIFA songs of all time

Our resident Mancunion FIFA players choose their favourite tracks from soundtracks past and present.
Billionaire business owners: What are they doing to football?

Billionaire business owners: What are they doing to football?

How has a working class sport become plagued by greed? 
The issue of women’s pay in sport: The fight for fairness in a male dominated field

The issue of women’s pay in sport: The fight for fairness in a male dominated field

These are signs that women’s sport is going in the right direction, but do not be fooled. There is still plenty of work to do.