Wednesday, October 18The Voice of London

Tag: Sport

David Haye punches opponent at London press conference

David Haye punches opponent at London press conference

Boxing, Radio, Sport
Just hype, or too far? Reporter: Ryan Elliott With March 4, 2017 now locked in as the date for David Haye’s pay-per-view grudge match with Liverpool’s Tony Bellew, fans can begin to get excited about the night’s action that awaits them. The pair came face-to-face at their London press conference last week, with things perhaps escalating beyond the expected. Following the exchange of heated words between both parties, a fiery head-to-head ended with a push from Tony Bellew, before a swift left hand was thrown by Haye. Did ‘The Hayemaker’ go too far given the responsibility that comes with being a professional sportsman? Hear from the man himself.
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...
Arsenal squander chance to go top. A view from the pub.

Arsenal squander chance to go top. A view from the pub.

News, Sport, UK
Arsenal and Tottenham draw at the Emirates, they sit in fourth and fifth place. A 1-1 draw today spoiled Arsenal's hope to go top of the table in the Premier League. Voice of London watched it in a pub a mile away from the Emirates stadium and you should've too. Reporter: Sajid Hassan | Sub-editor: Daniel Khalili-Tari Sunday’s Premier League opener was made to be a cracker. A north London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham at the Emirates promised to be an entertainer. Both Spurs and Arsenal played mid-week with different fortunes. Arsenal won against Ludogorets 3-2 in spectacular fashion, with Özil’ late stunner deciding the game. While Tottenham suffered a debilitating loss to Bayern Leverkusen 1-0 at home in Wembley. For those who watched it at the Emirates, it must have been an a
Ireland vs New Zealand – History Men

Ireland vs New Zealand – History Men

News, Sport, World, World
Ireland beat New Zealand yesterday 40-29, handing the Irish their very first win over the All Blacks in 111 years. Reporter: Sajid Hassan | Sub-editor: Alex Zendra New Zealand, widely considered the best national rugby team for some years now have been humbled by an Irish team who ended their 18 test match winning streak in Chicago – of all places(!) Days earlier, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series against the Cleveland Indians, winning the hard way coming from 3-1 down. While the Cubs waited 108 years for silverware, Joe Schmidt’s Ireland side made their intentions clear, dominating possession and ending the first half leading 25-8. With consistent kicking from Johnny Sexton and a strong offence from the Irish forwards, New Zealand weren’t allowed to get themselves in the game.
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