Jonny Ball

Why are England managers so bad?

If you have entered any pub in the last few months, you may have noticed a certain phrase going around, almost a whisper in anticipation that will no doubt grow to a crescendo in November. A hushed voice here or there, as many repeat the famous, almost dogmatic phrase, ‘it’s...
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Posted Nov. 12, 2022

Billionaires want Coventry City as Wasps fold

On Wednesday 12 October, Wasps Holding Limited released a statement announcing that they would be entering administration. The group that owns both the CBS Arena in Coventry and local Rugby Premiership side Wasps said in a statement that they “remain confident that new owners will be found that will allow...
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Posted Nov. 10, 2022

Swan narrowly avoids death at Cambridge University

John the Swan must have been counting his days when he realised he had been trapped at St John’s College Cambridge. The College is one of the few locations in the United Kingdom where reportedly a swan could be eaten by the fellows of the institution. This privilege often only...
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Posted Nov. 7, 2022

Sydney University students threatened with disciplinary action after “Zoom Picketing”

Online tutorials across Sydney University have been disrupted as staff and students continue to protest staff working conditions. Alongside blocking entrances to the university, protestors joined online tutorials en masse to disrupt teaching after the university announced that many tutorials would be moved online. The Australian university, which jumped four...
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Posted Oct. 23, 2022

Is Jose Mourinho crafting another masterpiece at Roma?

Jose Mourinho is undoubtedly one of the beautiful game’s most iconic figures. From breaking through into management as Bobby Robson’s translator, ‘The Special One’ has achieved the impossible time and time again. Winning the champions league with both Porto and Inter Milan alongside creating one of the greatest Premier League...
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Posted Oct. 5, 2022

Mykhaylo Mudryk: the ‘Ukrainian Neymar’

In the middle of the largest conflict for more than half a decade, Ukrainian football returned on the 23 August. A 0-0 draw in Shakhtar Donetsk’s first game of the Ukrainian Premier League season seemed to indicate that their team may have been shackled by the conflict, but among the...
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Posted Sep. 25, 2022

Spain win EuroBasket as NBA stars all bow out in the early stages

The 2022 EuroBasket has ended with Juancho Hernangomez leading Spain to their fourth victory in the competition. Many believed that their longstanding rival France, led by three-time DPOY Rudy Gobert, would win the competition as the final neared. However, as European basketball improves, it has become increasingly clear that you...
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Posted Sep. 20, 2022