The Chosen’s gONE

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(Photo Credit: whatculture.com 2014)

You wouldn’t have needed a crystal ball to predict this one, the inevitable has occurred and David Moyes has been given the sack three games from the end of the season. Whether you agree or disagree with the decision it cannot come as a surprise to the majority of football fans, even more than that, it couldn’t have been much of a shock to the entire world! Everyone seemed to know of the Scott’s troubles. There has been much made of his unwanted records, lowest points tally in the clubs premier league history, worst league home form ever, first time lost three in a row since 2001 and many, many more. With all of this in mind here are some of the key failings I feel are responsible for the poor season. Continue reading

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England’s Key Players

Barney Ronay World Cup predictions
(Photo credit: The Guardian.co.uk, 2014)

It cannot be denied that this season the premiership has been fantastic. With three teams in with a chance of taking the trophy and any combination of 7 different teams all in relegation trouble this year is set to go right down to the wire. What is even more exciting than this is, with a World Cup fast approaching, the number of English players at the top of their game all vying for one of those precious seats on the plane to Brazil.

England are long overdue a decent tournament and with a spree of young, hungry, inform players this is looking to be a great opportunity. Here are just a few of the young English players that could make a serious impact at the World Cup.

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No Surprise Powell fails doping test

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(Photo credit: The Guardian.com, 2013)

Tyson gay (Left) and Asafa Powell (Right) both test positive for banned stimulant only adding to the ever growing list of drug cheats in the world of sprinting

Former 100 metre record holder Asafa Powell has been handed an 18-month ban for failing a drugs test at last year’s national championships. The suspension has been backdated and will end on 20th December 2014. As the once Jamaican golden boy ages and his performances drop one has to question whether it was simply a matter of time before something of this nature was to happen. Continue reading

A Beginner’s Guide to the Boat Race

 

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(Photo Credit: theboatrace.org, 2014)

As Easter approaches that can only mean one thing, not the Easter bunny, not the revival of Christ, not the excessive amount of chocolate many are to consume but the boat race. This annual event is now something of an Easter time tradition pitting the top two universities against one another in a four, and a bit, mile race spanning from Putney to Mortlake. Although many have heard of the boat race not many will know much, if anything, about what is happening. This brief guide will hopefully shed some light on one of Britain’s finest sporting events. Continue reading