Luke James

BREAKING: Lewis Hamilton wins record-breaking 92nd Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton overtook Valtteri Bottas in the opening laps of the Portuguese Grand Prix to take a dominant victory in Portimao and surpass Michael Schumacher’s all-time Formula 1 win record. The British driver dropped to third in the opening two laps of the race, falling behind McLaren’s Carlos Sainz and...
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Posted Oct. 25, 2020

Back-to-back Leamington fixtures postponed due to Covid-19

Leamington FC’s upcoming fixtures against Darlington and Farsley Celtic have been postponed after two members of the Brakes’ first team squad tested positive for Covid-19. Paul Holleran’s side were due to host Darlington at the Community Stadium on Saturday (17 October). A week later (24 October), the Brakes were scheduled...
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Posted Oct. 16, 2020

Report and Reaction: Laakonen and Ferrara secure European moves

Luke Ferrara and Janne Laakonen became the latest Elite League players to secure a roster spot in Europe, with the Coventry Blaze duo confirming their moves on Monday evening. Both players had agreed to return to the Skydome Arena for the 2020/21 season, but will instead head to the continent...
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Posted Oct. 13, 2020

Jack Grealish shines as England secure 3-0 win against Wales

England returned to winning ways last night, beating Wales 3-0 in a friendly behind closed-doors at Wembley Stadium. Three Lions debutant Dominic Calvert-Lewin gave England the lead before the interval, with Connor Coady and Danny Ings scoring from set-pieces in the second half. England manager Gareth Southgate opted to make...
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Posted Oct. 9, 2020

Edinson Cavani, 33, joins Manchester United on free transfer

Manchester United have signed former Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani on a free transfer. The 33-year-old Uruguay international, whose PSG contract expired in June, has signed a one-year contract with the Old Trafford club. Cavani has scored 341 goals in 556 career appearances, including 200 in 301 games for the...
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Posted Oct. 7, 2020

Arsenal complete deadline day swoop for Thomas Partey

Arsenal completed the signing of Thomas Partey on transfer deadline, after triggering the Ghanaian international’s £45.3 million release clause. The 27-year-old central midfielder made 35 league appearances for Diego Simeone’s side last season, scoring three goals on route to a third-place finish in La Liga. Since joining Atletico from Odometah...
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Posted Oct. 6, 2020

FA Women’s Championship: Coventry United 1-2 Liverpool

Liverpool Women secured a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Coventry United amid challenging conditions at Butts Park Arena. United are now two games without a win, having lost to Lewes in the FA Women’s Championship last weekend. Melissa Lawley opened the scoring for the travelling side, connecting with Kirsty Linnet’s well-placed...
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Posted Oct. 4, 2020

Coventry United Ladies host Liverpool at Butts Park Arena

Coventry United Ladies host Liverpool Women in the FA Women’s Championship on Sunday afternoon, as the Red and Greens target a return to winning ways following last weekend’s defeat against Lewes. United occupy sixth position in the Championship standings after two matches, although the Butts Park Arena club retain a...
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Posted Oct. 3, 2020

Preview: Leamington FC vs Banbury United, FA Cup

It has been 210 days since Leamington FC last took to the pitch for a competitive match; much has changed since the Brakes succumbed to a 3-0 defeat against Guiseley in March. The coronavirus has since swept the country, triggering social upheaval and the curtailment of the 2019/20 National League...
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Posted Oct. 3, 2020

TBS101: An introduction to Warwick’s local teams

Coventry and Warwickshire is bursting at the seams with sporting talent and clubs that deserve your support throughout, and beyond your time at university. The region offers the most eclectic mix of sporting experiences outside of London, with state-of-the-art facilities and elite-level athletes on our doorstep. For the first time...
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Posted Oct. 1, 2020

Leamington FC: ‘There are currently so many unanswered questions’

Leamington FC chairman Jim Scott has admitted that changes to the government’s Covid-19 regulations are a “severe blow to football fans”. Earlier this week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson halted plans to allow supporters to return to stadia from the start of October. The 2020/21 National League North campaign was scheduled...
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Posted Sep. 24, 2020