Luke James

Team Warwick secure innaugral Varsity win in mixed lacrosse

In the inaugural Varsity meeting between the sides, Team Warwick romped to a convincing 14-3 victory against Coventry University at ‘the place’ in the mixed lacrosse. The hosts – who have elected not to compete in men’s and women’s BUCS fixtures this year – were overwhelmed by a commanding Warwick...
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Posted Feb. 27, 2020

CAS Two: Manchester City face two-year Champions League ban

Manchester City have been banned from European club competitions until the 2022-2023 season and fined £25 million for “serious breaches” of UEFA’s financial fair play (FFP) and licensing rules. In a statement released on the club’s website, a Manchester City spokesperson announced that the Premier League champions are “disappointed but...
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Posted Feb. 20, 2020

Planless West Ham embroiled in relegation dogfight

In what is becoming an increasingly familiar pattern for fans of the east London club, West Ham United have been eliminated from the FA Cup at the behest of lower league opposition, by West Bromwich Albion on this occasion. A fortnight has since faded into the oracles of yesteryear, and...
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Posted Feb. 16, 2020

Coventry Blaze fall to overtime defeat on Pride Weekend

Despite leading for the majority of the match Coventry Blaze were unable to upset the league leaders, falling to a painful 6-5 defeat in overtime against Sheffield Steelers. Defeat leaves the Blaze eleven points above the playoff line, and in an increasingly narrow contest for fifth position in the standings...
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Posted Feb. 12, 2020

How The Athletic is disrupting sports journalism

Founded in the Windy City four years ago, The Athletic has never been afraid to make bold proclamations about the future it envisages for sports journalism. The Athletic’s 2016 Chicago launch promised to change the way that sports fans consume media; pledging to provide unrivalled coverage of the Blackhawks and...
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Posted Feb. 3, 2020

Panthers down Blaze to extend winless run to five

In an action-packed night of hockey at the Skydome Arena, Coventry Blaze were unable to upset the form-book, falling to a fifth successive defeat since mid-November against Nottingham Panthers on Saturday evening. Despite taking the lead in the first period through Luke Ferrara, Blaze were unable to contain Brett Bulmer,...
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Posted Dec. 8, 2019