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Are possession stats just as meaningless as Martin Keown? 10 Signs You Know You’re a Nottingham Forest Fan Six Nations 2015 - Final Round Review Six Nations 2015 - Final Round Preview Chelsea v Southampton - View From The Experts Six Nations 2015 Round 4 - 5 Key Questions All Hail The Most Underrated Striker Of His Generation Best Of The Web - Cordoba Spark Defeat With O.G. Stonker Bell Remains A Graceful Near Miss As England Crash Out MatchPint and Guinness' 2 for 1 Six Nations Offer

Are possession stats just as meaningless as Martin Keown?

Joe Devine tucks into the delicious world of possession football and whether Martin Keown actually understands the offside rule. Read More

10 Signs You Know You’re a Nottingham Forest Fan

Guest writer Steve Garland explores the wonders of being a Forest Fan Read More

Six Nations 2015 - Final Round Review

Danny Smith analyses the pants off the greatest day of rugby ever witnessed north of Morocco. Read More

Six Nations 2015 - Final Round Preview

Danny Smith analyses the ins and outs, the whos and wheres, and the potential winners and losers ahead of tomorrow's Six Nations final round bonanza.   Read More

Chelsea v Southampton - View From The Experts

Concerned you don't know enought about this week's Sunday crunchmatch between Chelsea and Southampton. Fear not! We quizzed a pair of ludicrisly clued up experts... Read More

Six Nations 2015 Round 4 - 5 Key Questions

Six Nations is back for the penultimate it's penultimate week. Danny Smith adresses a handfull of the biggest issues that will dominate proceedings this weekend. Read More

All Hail The Most Underrated Striker Of His Generation

Is there a player so chronically underestimated as the Schalke hitman? We delve into this incredibly important issue. Read More

Best Of The Web - Cordoba Spark Defeat With O.G. Stonker

Absolute peach of a clip from La Liga last night as full back scores flair back heel lob O.G. Read More

Bell Remains A Graceful Near Miss As England Crash Out

Why does Ian Bell hate ODI tons so much? We CRUNCH the numbers behind his infuriatingly average ODI existance. Read More

MatchPint and Guinness' 2 for 1 Six Nations Offer

MatchPint and Guinness have teamed up once again to treat the UK's rugby fans with free pints during the Six Nations 2015. 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>>

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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>>

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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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