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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. 
Wayne Rooney: A discussion into the footballer and the man

Wayne Rooney: A discussion into the footballer and the man

Is Wayne Rooney disrespected as one of England’s all time greats?
Forgotten footballers: The heartache of being released from an academy

Forgotten footballers: The heartache of being released from an academy

Beyond the celebration of young talent in football are hundreds of hopefuls. Investing in the Premier League dream, left them with nothing.
Jake Quickenden on The X Factor, Footloose, football and femininity

Jake Quickenden on The X Factor, Footloose, football and femininity

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy talks to Jake Quickenden about his achievements and aspirations, ahead of Footloose’s stint in Manchester
The international break: Pointless or underappreciated?

The international break: Pointless or underappreciated?

Does the football calendar need a change?
Most influential black sports athletes

Most influential black sports athletes

Our Sports team has compiled a list of some of the most influential black athletes across sports history
Opinion: Athletes should require a Covid vaccine to compete 

Opinion: Athletes should require a Covid vaccine to compete 

Should sports leagues make Covid vaccinations compulsory for all athletes? Adam Pogrund thinks the answer is ‘Yes’
Opinion: Newcastle Takeover – Should we allow sportswashing?

Opinion: Newcastle Takeover – Should we allow sportswashing?

We can’t ignore the Saudi’s past just because they are investing in Newcastle

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