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MatchPint's Sports Pub Awards 2016 - The Winners Best Of The Web - 'Well Left Ijaz' Euro 2016 - 8 Thoughts and Feelings Mourinho Makes Human Embryo Club Captain Top 5: Euro Finals Ronaldo's Finest Aerial Assaults France v Germany: Major Tournament Meetings Wales v Portugal - Player Ratings Wales, Portugal, Germany & France Combined EURO 2016 XI Game, MatchPint, Willis: Marcus' Top Shots

MatchPint's Sports Pub Awards 2016 - The Winners

The results of our first ever London Pub Awards are in! Read More

Best Of The Web - 'Well Left Ijaz'

Warm up for England v Pakistan with couple of vintage leaves from years gone by. Read More

Euro 2016 - 8 Thoughts and Feelings

Post tournament brain dump. Our views on the good, the bad and the indifferent from a curious tournament. Read More

Mourinho Makes Human Embryo Club Captain

Gross, unborn foetus handed armband next year in bid to silence the 'haterz'. Read More

Top 5: Euro Finals

Whet the appetite for Sunday's Euro 2016 final with a trip down good old memory lane.  Read More

Ronaldo's Finest Aerial Assaults

Here's a short collection of Ronny being REALLY good at headers. Read More

France v Germany: Major Tournament Meetings

With France taking on Germany in Thursday's semi-final, what better time to take a look back at previous tournament meetings between the two. Read More

Wales v Portugal - Player Ratings

How Chris Coleman's men performed in the Dragons' historic Euro 2016 semi-final. Read More

Wales, Portugal, Germany & France Combined EURO 2016 XI

MatchPint's Team of the Tournament made up of stars from the four semi finalists. Read More

Game, MatchPint, Willis: Marcus' Top Shots

Man-of-the-moment, Marcus Willis', best Wimbledon shots.  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>>


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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