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Super Sub Anthony Martial salvages three points for Manchester United

Super Sub Anthony Martial salvages three points for Manchester United

Football, Sport
Anthony Martial scored the only goal of the game between Manchester United and Tottenham to kick off this weekend's Premier League football. In the last ten minutes of the second half, Romelu Lukaku headed the ball forwards to give Martial a clear scoring chance; and the Frenchman didn't miss, netting his fourth league goal after coming off the bench. Martial came on as a substitute replacing Marcus Rashford in the 70th minute. The first ten minutes of the game were dominated by Manchester United and it looked as though the Red Devils were ready to go all out against Spurs. However, as the first half progressed, Spurs began to settle and maintained possession of the ball until the end of the first period. The second half started in a similar fashion, although United had a li...
Roy Hodgson looking to build on Chelsea and Newcastle performances against West Ham in bottom of the table clash

Roy Hodgson looking to build on Chelsea and Newcastle performances against West Ham in bottom of the table clash

Football, Sport
Roy Hodgson was keen to downplay the notion that this weekend’s clash against West Ham in particular is a ‘must win’ game for Crystal Palace, who sit bottom of the Premier League with just three points. At Thursday’s press conference, he said: “I don’t believe in ‘must win’ matches because I don't know how you get a team to win the must win game. The only way to win a must win game is if you are good enough and if you're better than the opposition.” https://twitter.com/CPFC/status/923577335093366784 He added: “for me every game is a must win game and if we climb out of the relegation zone I will still tell the players it’s a must win to get higher up the table.” The Crystal Palace manager was wary of overstating the confidence gained from the performances against Chelsea and Ne
Millwall vs Birmingham City fans clash in ‘riot’ at London Bridge

Millwall vs Birmingham City fans clash in ‘riot’ at London Bridge

Football, News, UK
Leading up to Saturday's Millwall vs Birmingham City match, fans clashed outside London Bridge station. A witness, Doug Simmons, has said: "The scenes were horrifying, especially due to the fact it was all in the name of football." Footage that has been posted online shows what the Mirror has described as a "riot".   "we've worked very hard to be trouble-free."   According to the Guardian, a number of people have been detained due to the "madness" which resulted in the London Bridge area being on "lock down". At 0:03 seconds Metropolitan police officers are shown being pushed as they attempted to control the crowd of chanting fans. From 0:12 seconds police can be heard to shout "get back" at the fans. Police physically retaliating to the fans can also be seen....
Go local to watch your football

Go local to watch your football

Football, News, Radio, Sport, UK
When students get a day off from college or university work most want to relax. Watching football on the weekend is a great way to relieve any stress. But some students are unable to see their favourite players live. Reporter: Sajid Hassan Match and season tickets in the Premier League have risen for the top clubs and are forcing money stretching students away. One alternative may be to invest in your local club. A cheaper alternative to the big leagues, you could have a more enjoyable experience. Below is my three minute audio piece about rising season ticket prices and possible solutions. A shorter piece was featured in the Voice of London radio show. Also check out my other article for more money saving ideas. For example: instead of watching the Arsenal/Tottenham derby from the Em...
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