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Chelsea v Man United - 4 Things To Wrap Your Melon Around Best Of The Web - Set Point 'Fake & Bake'  Six Nations 2016 Preview - Part Two Six Nations 2016 Preview - Part One MatchPint's Guide To Watching Rugby In The Pub MatchPint's Guide To Watching NFL In The Pub Best Of The Web - Chris Gayle Equals Fastest 50 Record Michael Owen Reveals Himself To Be True Identity Of Banksy Football In 2016 - 11 Things We're Looking Forward To Worst Team Of The Season Thus Far - 2015/16

Chelsea v Man United - 4 Things To Wrap Your Melon Around

SOME THINGS TO READ AND THEN MAYBE DISCUSS WITH YOUR MATES IN THE PUB? Read More

Best Of The Web - Set Point 'Fake & Bake'

Introducing Slick Rick. Read More

Six Nations 2016 Preview - Part Two

Part two of our exceedingly good Six Nations 2016 Preview. Italy, Scotland and Wales are the teams feeling the heat of our critical gaze this time. Read More

Six Nations 2016 Preview - Part One

Will Chilcott previews the hell out of this year's Six Nations tournament. Who on earth is going to win it? Read More

MatchPint's Guide To Watching Rugby In The Pub

Our guide to an excellent day spent watching rugby in the pub. Make sure you do it right this spring. Read More

MatchPint's Guide To Watching NFL In The Pub

Do you watch American Football at the pub? Make sure you're doing it right with out handy fan guide. Read More

Best Of The Web - Chris Gayle Equals Fastest 50 Record

Catch Gayle's brutal assault on the Adelaide Strikers as he equals a world record, 12 ball 50. Read More

Michael Owen Reveals Himself To Be True Identity Of Banksy

Sterile pundit breaks silence on radical graffiti career. Read More

Football In 2016 - 11 Things We're Looking Forward To

Some proper decent shizzle we can't wait to tuck into over the next 12 months! Read More

Worst Team Of The Season Thus Far - 2015/16

Which duffers have made our half-way XI of horror? 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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