Stand up if you love the darts – in praise of Britain’s most ridiculous professional sport

  The past couple of weeks have seen the William Hill World Darts Championship take place at London’s Alexandra Palace. The Championships have a prize pot of £1.25 million, which places it among the most lucrative events on the British sporting calendar, above the likes of the Grand National, Rugby’s Aviva Premiership and Cricket’s LV […]

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Why the first debate of the year has left me with little confidence in the Union

  As one of the most famous university societies in the world, the Oxford Union Society is one of the most valuable assets the University has; the opportunity to listen to world-class speakers and debates exposes people to conflicts of opinion, new ideas and controversial topics. It’s hardly surprising that Oxford consequently produces so many […]

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United fan protests against the Glazers are hypocrisy

    The news that the Glazers have ruled out selling Manchester United for at least another five years does not bode well for the most successful club of the Premier League era. Player after player snubs Ed Woodward’s advances. £16m Marcos Rojo and untried Luke Shaw are unenviably tasked with filling the boots of […]

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What on earth is going on at Southampton FC?

  Though the ire and frustration on the average football terrace might persuade you otherwise, modern football fans are actually a remarkably patient and loyal bunch. Which makes the latest fan developments coming out of Southampton FC all the more remarkable. Shortly after the sale of young right back Calum Chambers to Arsenal for £11 […]

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The 7 heroes of the World Cup

So that’s it. We’ve had 4 weeks of football, 171 goals, the holders unceremoniously dumped out in the group stage, England exiting without a win, the hosts capturing the imagination, the USA finally embracing the beautiful game, the big stars performing, new stars being made, underdogs barking, favourites falling, Brazil defeated, Messi thwarted and in […]

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