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England v Australia - 6 Pub Talking Points Entertaining The Baltic Beckham Greatest XI To Have Never Won The Champions League Best Of The Web - Rafa's Still Got It Book Review - Forever Young by Oliver Kay Best Of The Web - Peerless Pluck Leads To Sensational Try 19 Things We Really Liked This Season The Everton Managerial Front Runners - Pros and Cons 10 Greatest European Final Tries MatchPint's Worst Team Of The Season - 2015/16

England v Australia - 6 Pub Talking Points

All the chat you need as England ramp up their Euro preparations against the Aussies. Read More

Entertaining The Baltic Beckham

Fin Taylor on finding fame in weird places and meeting the digital hero of his childhood. 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

Best Of The Web - Rafa's Still Got It

He may have knees made of wet paper towels but those wrists are still golden... Read More

Book Review - Forever Young by Oliver Kay

The story of Adrian Doherty, football's lost genius. Read More

Best Of The Web - Peerless Pluck Leads To Sensational Try

A truly outlandish take and touchdown from the Paris Sevens. Give your eyeballs a treat. Read More

19 Things We Really Liked This Season

The sun's shinning and we're feeling all positive pre Euros. Here's an entirely miscellaneous list of things we REALLY enjoyed this season. Read More

The Everton Managerial Front Runners - Pros and Cons

Who should the Toffees plump for as their next boss? We analyse the f*ck out of the main candidates. Read More

10 Greatest European Final Tries

Get in the mood for this Saturday's final with a rundown of the event's greatest ever tries. Read More

MatchPint's Worst Team Of The Season - 2015/16

Being as mean as possible to an XI of the stinkiest footballing turds in the Premier League this season. 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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