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Top 5: Players England Need To Turn To

Time for th Three Lions to move on and create an identity. Here's five who could help do just that.  Read More

Top 5: Alternative England Manager Contenders

Who the FA should consider appointing as the next Three Lions boss.  Read More

England v Iceland - Player Ratings

How we feel Roy and his boys performed against Iceland in Nice.  Read More

Republic of Ireland v France - Player Ratings

How the stars of the Green Army performed against Les Bleus.  Read More

Wales v Northern Ireland - Player Ratings

How the Welsh and Northern Irishmen rated (MatchPint style) in their last-16 clash in Paris. Read More

Republic of Ireland v France - 5 Pub Talking Points

The main talking points ahead of Republic of Ireland's last-16 clash with hosts France in Lyon. Read More

Wales v Northern Ireland - 5 Pub Talking Points

All the chat you need ahead the last-16 battle of the Brits.  Read More

Cool Dad Takes Sweet Crowd Catch Whilst Cradling Whippersnapper

Ice cold. Read More

England v Slovakia - Player Ratings

Sigh. Our view on each man in a maddening night for England as Wales snatch top spot in Group B. Read More

Anthony Joshua - Every Career Knock Out

All 16 of Joshua's pro KOs in GIF form. Read More


The Matchpint Blog > Fred Burdon


Fred Burdon Fred Burdon
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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