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Best Of The Web - Gayle 215 Champions League - 8 Thoughts & Feelings - 25th February 90's Fun Boys Parma On The Brink Again Monday Awards - 23rd February Captain Morgan ‘Determined To Panic’ After NZ Thrashing Ivanovic Stands Tall Above The Also Brans Again The Champions League Last 16 - 6 Talking Points 10 Worst Soviet Footballing Imports The MatchPint FOOTBALL Pub Quiz - 5th March 2015 MatchPint and Guinness' 2 for 1 Six Nations Offer

Best Of The Web - Gayle 215

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Champions League - 8 Thoughts & Feelings - 25th February

We rake through the coals of last night's thrilling game at the Etihad in 8 handy bitesize chunks. Read More

90's Fun Boys Parma On The Brink Again

Oliver Jones on his childhood Italian favourites who face an uncertain financial future once again. Read More

Monday Awards - 23rd February

The usual Monday round up of all things Premier League. We look at City and Liverpool as they hit their straps whilst Chelsea, Southampton and United all botched things badly. Read More

Captain Morgan ‘Determined To Panic’ After NZ Thrashing

England captain pursuing policy of paranoid terror and erratic behaviour in response to today's whupping by New Zealand. Read More

Ivanovic Stands Tall Above The Also Brans Again

Some really nice words about Branislav Ivanovic examining how he's picked up the mantle left by Drogba and Lampard as Chelsea's big game go-to guy. Read More

The Champions League Last 16 - 6 Talking Points

Get yourself warmed up for tonight's Champions League with some EXTREMELY INTERESTING thoughts on City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Barca's backline, Bobby Di Matteo and Luiz Adriano. Read More

10 Worst Soviet Footballing Imports

Liverpool legend, Andriy Voronin, has retired. We attempted a vaguely topical top ten in his honour. Read More

The MatchPint FOOTBALL Pub Quiz - 5th March 2015

MatchPint's March Football Pub Quiz will be held on the 5th March at The Hanbury Arms sponsored by Two Cocks Brewery. All questions about football, plenty of beer and a few prizes. Get involved and sign a team up! 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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