Off The Ball

Top Five Christmas Sports

The festive season is fast approaching, and this means a glut of overeating, lazing around in your new onesie, and avoiding real world responsibilities. Exercise is generally the last thing on peoples’ minds, but for those looking to keep active...

‘Good things come to those who wait’

In Chicago, the wait has been going on longer than most could have predicted. Since they last won the National League Division Series, the world has changed. It has seen the invention of the credit card, microwave, and mobile phone. It has passed...

Pep Talk: Guardiola’s a man with imperfections

Pep Guardiola is a man clearly worthy of our respect. He’s intelligent. He’s charismatic. And my God can he grow some good-looking facial hair. Last weekend he became the first non-Chelsea manager (and only the fourth in history) to win his...

Singing the praises of Andy Goode

Andy Goode, 35-year-old former England international fly-half, recently made a comeback in December 2015 by signing with Newcastle Falcons for three months. One commentator suggested it was ‘rather an elaborate way to dodge pre-season’. Goode...

Cagatay Sahan’s calamitous grandslam

If the 2015/16 Premier League season so far has taught us anything, it must certainly be that José Mourinho doesn’t respond well to being eclipsed by the competition. Perhaps, therefore, it is advisable that the current crop of match officials...

The Student Newspaper 2016