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Remembering Plymouth Argyle's cup heroics of 2006-07

This weekend marks the return of the FA Cup, with the draw for the fourth round already made. Having beaten Charlton Athletic and Lincoln City, before a third-round giant-killing of Huddersfield Town, Ryan Lowe’s Argyle side travel to Bramall Lane, to take on Sheffield United. With 38 places...

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The Five Best Players in the EFL Championship Right Now

Despite being the second tier of English football, the EFL Championship is rightly regarded as one of the strongest leagues in Europe. Take a team like Bournemouth or Watford and drop them into, say, Portugal’s Primeira Liga, and they would more than hold their own against the majority of teams. You only have to look at measurements like squad values to see that is not a throwaway statement....

Five Tips for Football at Home

Football supporters are likely to be stuck at home throughout the remainder of the 2020/21 campaigns, and possibly into the beginning of the 2021/22 season as well. For some, this won’t mark a dramatic difference. Most of us watch football at home more often than anywhere else. Nevertheless, the inability to consider attending a match or watching one in a public place is a bit different to...

Ranking Chelsea’s worst signings under the ‘Roman Empire’

It was back in 2003 that Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich purchased Chelsea for a whopping £140 million, and in the last 17 years he has continued to pump tons of money into the west London club. As a result, the Blues have gone from mediocrity to multiple-time Premier League winners and even Champions League glory – the one title that Abramovich craved more than any other!

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Five former Premier League footballers we bet you had no idea are still playing

Nowadays, with the money involved in the modern game, footballers can be lured to all four corners of the earth. Every now and again, you’ll be scrolling through social media and you’ll come across a story (or a clip) about a footballer, who you’d completely forgotten even existed, playing in the most obscure league in the strangest of countries. There have been loads over the years, like...

What makes the Exeter Racecourse so special?

The Exeter Racecourse has a long and illustrious history dating back to the 17th century. It’s one of many horse racing tracks launched by King Charles II. And it has been an iconic racecourse for over 300 years.

Today, the Exeter Racecourse is a popular venue for competitive and charity horse racing events like the Dartmoor ponies, the Devon Air Ambulance and the Haldon Gold Cup. Is...

Sports clubs boost as My Club Energy offers ‘£500 cash guarantee’ to beat renewal quotes

Unique sports tech company MyClubGroup ( www.MyClubGroup.com ) has announced the launch of My Club Energy, designed to create a revenue stream for sports clubs.

My Club Group is the support network for grassroots sport, delivering customised money-generating online services to a wide range of clubs and organisations, offering an affiliate solution to over 100,000-plus sports clubs...

£150 of free gifts as community 6 a Side league kicks off in Barnstaple

£150 of free gifts including kits for the whole team, your team entry paid for life and the most affordable game price in Barnstaple, is all on offer to players from if they sign up to a new football league.

Leisure Leagues, the world’s largest provider of 6 a side football, are proud to be starting a competition at Tarka Tennis Centre in November and says League Manager Ben Schumann,...

A Sensible Way Forward for VAR in The Premier League

It’s ironic how technology meant to eliminate controversy in judging the beautiful game has been the single most source of disagreement in professional football. Either way, despite what your feelings are about the hot issue, it’s unlikely that the decision on adopting VAR in the Premier League will be reversed any time soon. To some, the technology impedes the authenticity of games, while to...

Exeter Chiefs Close in on European Success

For almost two decades, a handful of clubs have dominated the European rugby union scene. Saracens, Leinster and Toulon have shared the last 11 titles, in the Champions Cup era and prior to that with the Heineken Cup. With London Wasps and Munster, five teams have dominated the honours since Leicester Tigers’ double at the beginning of the century.

Exeter Chiefs v Toulouse Semi-final...

Brand New Community 6 a side League In Barnstaple Promises £20 Games

“A safe league that is affordable for the whole town” is being promised as the world’s leading not for profit provider of community sport announces plans to run a 6 a side league in Barnstaple.

Tarka Tennis Centre’s state of the art 3G Pitch is the venue as Leisure Leagues – who have been using sport to improve the lives of people across the world for 30 years – are kicking off at the...