Author: harry-stedman

Match Report: University of Liverpool 1st 3-3 John Moores University 2nd

The University of Liverpool Football 1st Team were on the receiving end of a stunning comeback as the bragging rights on derby day were shared with Liverpool John Moores University on Wednesday afternoon. In a game of two halves, UoLFC led by 3 at half-time after goals from James Frudd, Maxim Green and Ed Simon, before a resurgent John Moores eradicated the deficit to claim an unlikely point on the astroturf at Wyncote Sports Grounds. UoLFC were alert right from the match’s kick-off, with both centre-backs combining to block an early John Moores chance well. After having difficulty retaining...

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Match Report: University of Liverpool 1st vs University of Leeds 2nd

The Men’s Basketball 1st Team survived a late scare to progress to the Last 16 of the Northern Conference Cup in a breathless 66-64 victory on Wednesday evening. An assured performance at the Sports and Fitness Centre held off a spirited fightback from the University of Leeds 2nd Team, with the result continuing their bright start to the new basketball season. Both sides began the game at a fast pace with pin-point shooting, Leeds netting a 3-pointer within 10 seconds and Liverpool instantly responding with two of their own. The competitiveness you’d expect from a cup tie was apparent,...

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The Carnatic Conundrum – Should It Be Demolished?

When it was announced that the Carnatic Halls of Residence were to be demolished as part of the university’s redevelopment programme, it would not have shocked me to hear that the reaction was generally one of dismay. Being a resident of the student village myself, it has become abundantly clear over the past few weeks that, despite seeming initially poor, there is simply no other accommodation quite like Carnatic. So can the university’s decision be genuinely justified? Once you start to consider the positives of the accommodation located in Mossley Hill, it is easy to see why so many...

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Match Report: University of Liverpool 1st 4-2 Liverpool Hope University 1st

The 2018-19 season kicked off in dramatic fashion for the University of Liverpool Football 1st Team as two late goals completed a remarkable comeback against local rivals Liverpool Hope University on Wednesday afternoon.On a beautiful autumnal afternoon at Wyncote Sports Grounds, goals from Sam Steele, Ross Phillips and a brace for Ed Simon saw the Blues produce a stunning second-half performance to take all 3 points on their opening match-day. It also marked a spectacular introduction to university football for new coach Fran Alonso, who took charge of the team for the first time after arriving with strong pedigree...

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Does Sturridge Deserve An England Recall?

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum suggested prior to last night’s defeat that team-mate Daniel Sturridge deserves a call-up to the England squad, but is the in-form Englishman really a risk worth taking? Sturridge, who has scored in recent matches against PSG and Chelsea, on two separate occasions, already has 4 goals this season, more than he managed in the whole of the 2017/18 campaign. After being seemingly shunned by manager Jurgen Klopp and sent out on a miserable loan spell at West Brom earlier this year, the striker looks well on his way to recapturing the devastating form he once...

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