Superbowl 2017 Preview

Whilst Christmas may be over, and the routine of term-time upon us, there is still hope on the horizon. Because on Sunday 5th February the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons will face off in Houston for Superbowl LI. The Superbowl is a spectacle that extends well beyond the NFL and acts as a […]

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Oxford United Shock Giants Newcastle

Oxford United continued their FA Cup run with a giant-killing – and deserved – win against Newcastle United on Saturday. Perhaps unfairly overshadowed by wins by Lincoln City and Wolverhampton Wanderers against lofty opposition on the same day, Oxford’s victory in front of a capacity Kassam Stadium crowd takes them into the FA Cup fifth […]

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Rugby Blues Appoint New Captain

OURFC have announced this Tuesday (24th) the appointment of a new men’s captain for the 2017 Varsity Match Campaign. Conor Kearns, a 23-year-old full back, becomes the first Irishman to captain the Dark Blues for over 20 years, and takes over from Fergus Taylor. He will be hoping to avenge the Dark Blues’ defeat last […]

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China: The Future of world Football?

The recent exodus of high-profile football stars to China has cast the spotlight on the world’s most populous nation and their attempts to promote the beautiful game. The trend began with Brazilian centre-back Renato Augusto who signed for Beijing Guoan last January before convincing his compatriots Hulk and Oscar to join rivals Shanghai SIPG in […]

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