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Best Of The Web - Bad Dads MatchPint Are Hiring For Euro 2016! Non-Football Fans Limbering Up For Summer Of Annoying Absolutely Everyone By Discovering They Have An Opinion On Leicester City Best Of The Web - Narine Nails First Ever Maiden Super Over Champions League - 6 Thoughts And Feelings Monday Awards - 25th April 2016 What time is Amir Khan vs Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, what TV channel is it on and where can I find a pub showing it? We've Teamed Up With My Local Pitch For 'Man Of The MatchPint' Best Of The Web - Greatest Anchor Leg Ever? Riding The Riverside Rollercoaster & Feeling Thoroughly Sick

Best Of The Web - Bad Dads

Guys, it's a collection of videos of dads being crap at footy related things. It's compelling and rich. Read More

MatchPint Are Hiring For Euro 2016!

We're hiring! Like footy? Love writing about it? Want to get paid to do so? COME JOIN US FOR EURO 2016! Read More

Non-Football Fans Limbering Up For Summer Of Annoying Absolutely Everyone By Discovering They Have An Opinion On Leicester City

Idiots locate newly found opinion on Leicester City ahead of Euro 2016. Read More

Best Of The Web - Narine Nails First Ever Maiden Super Over

Vide: Narine throws down unplayable over in high stakes situation. Read More

Champions League - 6 Thoughts And Feelings

A handful of half baked thoughts masquerading  as 'analysis' on last night's terse but ulitmately slightly tiresome semi. Read More

Monday Awards - 25th April 2016

Monday Awards returns! Our view (the most important one) on the weekend's footy. Read More

What time is Amir Khan vs Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, what TV channel is it on and where can I find a pub showing it?

All the key details regarding the Khan vs Canelo fight. Find out what time it's on, which TV channel is showing it and where to find your nearest pub with it on. Read More

We've Teamed Up With My Local Pitch For 'Man Of The MatchPint'

MatchPint and My Local Pitch team up to revolutionise the post 5-a-side pint! Read More

Best Of The Web - Greatest Anchor Leg Ever?

Outrageous scenes at national championships in Ireland during chaotic final lap. Read More

Riding The Riverside Rollercoaster & Feeling Thoroughly Sick

Michael Hewitson on Boro's late surge to the top of the Championship pile. 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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