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Posts by Benjamin Watts

2018 Winter Olympics: Ones to Watch for Great Britain

The 2018 Winter Olympics is set to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea, and is only two months away. There’s already been controversy surrounding the event with Russia being banned from competing. However, can Great Britain steal the spotlight and turn the games into a positive by showcasing their rare but growing talent? Great Britain …Read More

Match Report: W1 Football v Northumbria

The University of Birmingham Women’s 1st Football team were beaten at Metchley 3G as late goal heartbreak meant they suffered a 3-2 defeat at the hands of a strong Northumbria 1st side. It was National Girl’s Football Week and both teams put on a terrific showcase showing just why the game deserves recognition. The UoB …Read More

The Deadline For Premier League’s Transfer Deadline Day Moved

On 7th September 2017, there was a meeting involving all 20 Premier League Clubs. The result – the leagues summer Transfer Deadline Day to be moved from 31st August to the Thursday before the first game of the season. The summer Transfer Deadline Day has become one of the most famous events in modern football. …Read More

Dave Ryding – The Man Putting British Skiing on the Map

The 30-year-old skier from Lancashire surprises the entire ski world as he breaks the stigma behind British skiing with a tremendous season Dave Ryding started skiing on one of the few things skiable in England, the local dry slope. He clipped into the bindings of some beginner skis at the age of six and has …Read More

Sky Bet Championship: Derby County 3-0 Nottingham Forest

Derby Day Delight: The Rams thrash their East Midlands rivals 3-0 in a heated battle The 11th December 2016 welcomed one of the fiercest rivalries in English football. Derby County were taking on Nottingham Forest at the iPro Stadium. Many Derby fans were extremely pleased this fixture came at the time it did as the …Read More

Men’s Basketball – University of Birmingham 1sts 78-54 Huddersfield 1sts

The cup run continues for the Men’s 1st with a well-deserved victory over Huddersfield 1st. The game finished 78-54 in the Munrow Sports Centre.  Wednesday, 23rd November, saw the return of the Basketball Cup. Birmingham and Huddersfield, with a trophy in their sights, were both keen to embark on their cup run. Birmingham, with three consecutive …Read More