Toby Farmer

Ada Hegerberg: the returning star hoping to spoil the home party

In 2017, Ada Hegerberg quit the Norwegian national team in protest over a lack of respect for the country’s female players. It was a decision triggered by a lack of opportunities for Norwegian women and girls, existing right the way from grassroots football to the professional game. Fast-forward to 2022,...
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Posted Jul. 1, 2022

Max Verstappen: the predictable feature in an unpredictable year

The Gilles Villeneuve circuit has a tendency to throw up a twist or two. Think back to Button in 2011, Vettel in 2019, and Schumacher in 1999. The circuit promises overtaking, mistakes and, as Saturday proved, variable weather. In motorsport, driving in the wet can make or break a driver....
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Posted Jun. 28, 2022

Bowen in, Henderson out: analysing the UEFA Nations League England squad

Gareth Southgate announced his 27-man squad for this summer’s UEFA Nations League fixtures, where England will travel to Hungary and Germany, before hosting Italy and Hungary at Molineux. Bowen and Justin are in, while Henderson and Mings are out. Elsewhere, Eric Dier, James Maddison, and Jadon Sancho are overlooked. In...
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Posted Jun. 2, 2022

The Football 7-Dayer Podcast EP2

This week’s football action was hectic and action packed, but we’ve got you covered on the latest episode of the Boar Sport’s Football 7-Dayer Podcast, hosted by Toby Farmer.
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Posted Dec. 7, 2021

The Football 7-Dayer Podcast EP1

Hello and welcome to the Boar Sport’s NEW Football 7-Dayer Podcast, hosted every week by one of your Boar Sport deputy editors, Toby Farmer. The Guardian‘s Football Weekly but better, Toby, and guests Sam Matthews Boehmer, Jack McRae and Mitchell Ryan discuss all the latest action across Europe, with a...
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Posted Nov. 30, 2021

England’s powerhouses collide in fierce FA Cup Final

Two great sides, two convincing semi-final wins, one hotly anticipated final. Arsenal and Chelsea will meet in December to decide the winners of the 2021 FA Cup. Both teams have been thoroughly impressive this season. At the time of writing, Arsenal sit atop the Women’s Super League, with six wins...
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Posted Nov. 13, 2021

Tom Stoltman crowned Britain’s Strongest Man of 2021

On Saturday 23 October, a raucous crowd at the Utilita Arena Sheffield watched Tom Stoltman storm to his first-ever Britain’s Strongest Man title. The contest was littered with some of the sport’s most star-studded names, such as legendary veteran Mark Felix, former winners Graham Hicks and Adam Bishop, and the...
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Posted Nov. 2, 2021