Alex Jennings

The importance of the manager in the age of the individual

This World Cup has seen some incredible things. As well as witnessing Russia make it to the last eight, Kylian Mbappé’s performance against Argentina and Kieran Trippier, it’s also observed Leo Messi instructing Jorge Sampaoli who to bring off the bench, Diego Costa eye-rolling and speaking out at manager Fernando...
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Posted Jul. 17, 2018

Varsity Clockwatch – Day Three

22:00: Game Over. Warwick win! That’s all from us for Varsity this year, and Warwick have retained the title for the 28th year running. Maybe next year Coventry. 21:41: Diving save tips Coventry long range effort over bar. 21:38: Acrobatic clearance by Warwick off the line saves the keeper’s blushes...
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Posted Feb. 25, 2018

Varsity Clockwatch – Day Two

21:16: That’s all from me tonight but I’ll be back tomorrow for men’s football. Sweet dreams Warwick Uni students, as Varsity is won. 21:14: I’m now on a bus home beaming as Warwick maintain their unbeaten Varsity record. I may be wearing a woman’s hat and jumper, but without them,...
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Posted Feb. 24, 2018

A sport divided

A sport united? The NFL may have been attempting a show of defiance in the last few weeks, but it's vital that Colin Kaepernick's message on racial injustice isn't lost in the process
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Posted Oct. 15, 2017