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MatchPint Meets George Groves - Exclusive Interview Greatest XI To Have Never Won The Champions League Scouse Chic Michael Laudrup And The Greatest Sports Documentary Ever Cobbled Together Stop Taking Shit Corner Kicks With Five Simple Steps 2013/14 Premier League Goal Of The Season Contenders Team Concede, Defender Takes Frustration Out On Teammate’s FACE. POW! RIGHT IN THE KISSER.  Marouane Fellaini - What are you? MatchPint's Premier League Team of the Season

MatchPint Meets George Groves - Exclusive Interview

Pete went to catch up with George Groves on the campaign trail as he promotes (not that it needs any) his massive rematch with Carl Froch at Wembley. Read More

Greatest XI To Have Never Won The Champions League

Who are the greats to have never snaffled club football's top prize? We concoct a frightfully good team of nearly men when it comes the European Cup/Champs League. Have a look at who's missed out. Read More

Scouse Chic

It's spring and Liverpool shirts are blooming all around Thomas Brooks. Read More

Michael Laudrup And The Greatest Sports Documentary Ever Cobbled Together

Think you're a footballing purist? Fin Taylor turns Mark Kermode and reviews the crap out of a film all about Michael Laudrup's obscene ability to pass a football. That's it. Read More

Stop Taking Shit Corner Kicks With Five Simple Steps

We use lessons learnt from the worst corner kicks ever taken to show how you could be the master of your set piece destiny in 5 days with just a few crazy tips you will not believe you've never thought of before! Read More

2013/14 Premier League Goal Of The Season Contenders

Here is a lovely little list of 2013/14's goal of the season contenders. Have a goosey and let us know who you think should win the end of season gong. Read More

Team Concede, Defender Takes Frustration Out On Teammate’s FACE. POW! RIGHT IN THE KISSER.

Really nice little viral clip that emerged from Ireland last night.  Read More

Marouane Fellaini - What are you?

Pete Starr thinks Fellaini is awful. Like genuinely dogmash. He's gone away, conveniently selecting the stats that back up his points whilst willfully ignoring those that don't, and come up with a 1300 word character assassination of the lanky Belgian. Read More

MatchPint's Premier League Team of the Season

Who made our PL team of the year? 11 players. 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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