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When the lights went out…

In a very important play-off semi-final second leg between Football League Two outfits Accrington Stanley and AFC Wimbledon – with pulses and desire rising and rising – what happens?? Go on have a guess?

Well would you believe, with the game finely poised heading into the final few minutes of extra time – the Dons leading their opponents by a 3-2 aggregate score – some of the floodlights go out!

Bulbs in two of the three floodlights went out and referee Eddie Ilderton had to bring about a 10-minute stoppage. AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley spoke to the officials during the [...]

By |May 20th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on When the lights went out…|

Party time

The Queen recently celebrated her 90th Birthday and how better to mark the occasion than a party?

Her majesty’s landmark birthday, which was on 21 April, took place in the lit grounds of Windsor Castle each evening from Thursday 12 May to Sunday 15 May.

It was a celebration of the Queen’s life, her love of horses, her dedication to the Commonwealth and international affairs and her deep involvement with the Navy, Army and ­­­­Air Force.

Over a 90 minute period 900 horses and more than 1,500 participants from around the United Kingdom and the rest of the world helped to create [...]

By |May 17th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Party time|

All aboard Sir David…..

Yes – Boaty McBoatface previously topped the public vote – but The UK’s new polar research ship is to be named RRS Sir David Attenborough.

The decision to name the ship was taken by the government following a public call for ideas led by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). The search for a name attracted over 7,000 suggestions.

Sir David Attenborough’s name was one of the top suggestions with over 11,000 members of the public supporting it and it was chosen on the basis of his career as a broadcaster and natural scientist. Boaty McBoatface topped the list with [...]

By |May 9th, 2016|News|Comments Off on All aboard Sir David…..|

Exceeding all expectations

Leicester City have won the Premier League title in one of the greatest sporting stories of all time.

Leicester started the campaign as 5,000-1 outsiders for the title – after almost being relegated last season – and have achieved one of the most admirable title wins there will ever be.

They had lost just three league games in what has been described as a “fairytale” and the “most unlikely triumph in the history of team sport”. Closest challengers Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Manchester City, Manchester United and last year’s champions Chelsea, have all failed to match the Foxes’ consistency across the [...]

By |May 4th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Exceeding all expectations|
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