As the winter weather takes hold, numerous fixtures across the country are being postponed each week. And whilst England’s top leagues will remain unaffected by the heavy rainfall and frozen pitches, spare a thought for the lower league clubs in English football, who have neither the funds nor facilities to take such action.
Formed in 1860, Cray Wanderers are the oldest football club in London and the second oldest in the world. Currently sitting second bottom in the Ryman League Division One North table, the club look to be struggling. But they have a bright future ahead of them with a new stadium planned and Vice-Chairman David Francis is an integral part to the proposal. We spoke to Francis as well as club press officer Mark Hunt when The Wands hosted Ramsgate in the Kent Senior Cup.
Just like in many of Europe’s major leagues, university sport draws to a close as the Christmas break approaches. And whilst many teams will claim they deserve a mid-season break, we look at how some of the University of Westminster’s most coveted sides have performed in the first half of the season.
It seems a safe and simple job. One person throws a ball to another person, who in turn has to hit it as far as possible. No risk there, surely? Well, Phil Hughes’ incident is a stark reminder that cricket can indeed be dangerous. And it also raises the question – should more be done to protect players?
Wigan Athletic appointed disgraced former Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay yesterday. And already, the controversial move looks to have backfired.
Sebastian Vettel has been confirmed as a Ferrari driver from 2015 in a three-year deal. The news is hardly surprising and has been expected since he confirmed in September that he would be departing from Red Bull.
Jules Bianchi is out of a coma and breathing unaided. This is welcoming news for the Formula 1 paddock and its supporters, bringing a rare moment of happiness in what has been a dreary month for motor racings elite.