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Best Of The Web - Fijian Force

Timely reminder ahead of the World Cup how much fun tackling those Pacific Islander lads looks... Read More

5 Great Rugby Rivalries

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup in September we take a look at some of the spiciest rivalries the sport has to offer. Read More

MatchPint's Guide To Sledging The Limey Poms

Alasdair Beer offers up some punchy lines to use on us whinging Brits during this Ashes summer. Read More

MatchPint's Football Pub Quiz - August 13th 2015!

Celebrate the start of the new season in fine style as we look to test your footy smarts and raise some money for Football Beyond Borders in the process. Read More

5 Potential Targets Manchester United NEED To Replace Robin Van Persie With

5 striking Targets United NEED to snap up to fill the gaping hole in their forward options right now. Read More

MatchPint’s Alternative Guide To Sledging The Aussies

Keen to do some Aussie baiting but bored of the same old convict and BBQ jibes? Check out our alternative guide to heckling our cricketing nemesis and their army of followers. Read More

MatchPint's Champions League Survey - The Results

Our bumper study on the history of the Champions League is here IN SWEET INFOGRAPHIC FORM! Find out who's officially the worst player to win the competition, via something that will soothe your tired eyes. Read More

5 Extremely Interesting European Golden Shoe Winners

In the era before Ronaldo and Messi sewed this bugger up every year, we look at 5 of the more surprising European top guns. Read More

MatchPint's Worst Team Of The Season 2014/15

Our worst team of the season's back again! Who's made our XI of shame? Find out inside.... Read More

MatchPint's Alternative Cricket Dictionary (Crictionary)

Words, we all know what they are, but what do they actually mean? Our guide to the weird lexicon of cricket. Read More


The Matchpint Blog > Fred Burdon


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Professional Rugby player for Leeds Carnegie and full-time Geordie lad, Fred gives insights on life as a pro sportsman, his hometown (site of his beloved Newcastle United) and life in Leeds as well as occasional chimes about the international rugby landscape.

MatchPint Olympics: Basketball and an American Showcase

By Fred Burdon | Jul. 25, 2012 1:37pm | 0 Comments

MatchPint Olympics: Basketball and an American Showcase

Fresh from a scouting mission on behalf of MatchPint at the GB - USA pre-Olympics Basketball friendly last Thursday, here is what you need to know about the sport at London 2012. Firstly, if you have a chance to go to a basketball game at the Games, particularly one featuring the... Read more>>


Mystery 2nd Manager Approached: MatchPint reveals FA Cover Up

By Fred Burdon | May. 1, 2012 4:00pm | 0 Comments

Mystery 2nd Manager Approached: MatchPint reveals FA Cover Up

“The biggest plus for Hodgson is that he will lower expectations.” - Mark Perryman, English Football Supporters’ Spokesman, on BBC News. If this is the state of English Football, MatchPint will not stand by and do nothing. Indeed, we have already set to work on sorting this situation out. In order to... Read more>>


Introducing Fred Burdon

By Fred Burdon | Feb. 1, 2012 2:00pm | 0 Comments

Introducing Fred Burdon

For the first 6 years 6 months and 18 days of my life, sport took a back seat in my life, choosing to concentrate on the more immediate charms of Saved by the Bell, Batman, and the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (you had to give Zordon time – he was... Read more>>


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