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MatchPint's Guide to Watching Tennis in The Pub A Bluffers Guide To Enjoying The Transfer Market Half Price Pimm's Pitcher During Wimbledon Your Very Unofficial Guide to Wimbledon 2015 5 Free Agents You'd Better Hope Your Team Doesn't Sign Slovenia v England - 8 Thoughts and Feelings MatchPint's Champions League Survey - The Results Watching The Champions League Final In The Pub - A Tribal Guide Greatest XI To Have Never Won The Champions League 5 Flops Man United Will Try And Sign This Summer

MatchPint's Guide to Watching Tennis in The Pub

MatchPint's guide to making the most of this year’s tennis spectacular in the pub. What to drink, games to play and who to watch out for. Read More

A Bluffers Guide To Enjoying The Transfer Market

Already bored of hearing about where Raheem Sterling is going? MatchPint cuts to the chase of this summer's transfer market on what you can expect from the next 3 months. Read More

Half Price Pimm's Pitcher During Wimbledon

MatchPint and Pimm's join up to give you Half Price Pimm's during this year's Wimbledon! Enjoy the sunshine people. Read More

Your Very Unofficial Guide to Wimbledon 2015

MatchPint serves up some tearable paper puns and what you need to know to pass yourself off as a Wimbledon aficionado this year. Read More

5 Free Agents You'd Better Hope Your Team Doesn't Sign

Think you've spotted a gem amongst the free agents list? THINK AGAIN PAL. Read More

Slovenia v England - 8 Thoughts and Feelings

We pass verdict on what was a belting qualifier in Ljubljana as England overcame Slovenia at the very death. Read More

MatchPint's Champions League Survey - The Results

Our bumper study on the history of the Champions League is here IN SWEET INFOGRAPHIC FORM! Find out who's officially the worst player to win the competition, via something that will soothe your tired eyes. Read More

Watching The Champions League Final In The Pub - A Tribal Guide

Who to look out for down at the boozer during the Champions League final... 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

5 Flops Man United Will Try And Sign This Summer

Doing Louis Van Gaal's job for him. Because we're really decent lads like that. 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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