Oliver Barsby

‘Sunderland ‘Til I Die’: reliving a second season of turmoil

For those craving a footballing fix during this impromptu off-season, there is a plethora of football-related content available on Netflix, YouTube and Amazon Prime to keep you going throughout the summer. The most recent of these releases is the new series of Sunderland ‘Til I Die, an in-depth documentary revolving...
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Posted Apr. 10, 2020

English football grinds to a halt amid coronavirus pandemic

It is in times of uncertainty that people always turn to football as a distraction. Just hours after Boris Johnson announced there would be no sporting cancellations amid the Covid-19 outbreak, a plethora of sporting organisations and tournaments announced their intentions to postpone fixtures until a later date. Included in...
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Posted Mar. 15, 2020

A ‘Mean Look’ into the ‘Pokémon of the Year’ results

One of the most common misperceptions about Pokémon is that Pikachu is everybody’s favourite. The Pokémon of the Year competition has put to bed any debate about the world’s favourite Pokémon, which was conclusively decided to be the Water starter, Greninja. In collaboration with Google, The Pokémon Company (TPCi) launched...
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Posted Mar. 6, 2020