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Scotland Adamant Kim Sears Is British, Not English, After Blue Outburst Super Bowl XLIX Preview - Seahawks v Patriots MatchPint and Guinness' 2 for 1 Six Nations Offer High Five - The 5 Greatest Super Bowls Of All Time Best Of The Web - NFL 'A Bad Lip Read' United's Sluggish Attack Holding Up Progress At Old Trafford Study Reveals Posh Sportsmen Just As Big Pricks As Footballers Opinion: Be Careful What You Wish For In January Not The Transfer Gossip - 16th January 2105 Worst Players To Win The Premier League

Scotland Adamant Kim Sears Is British, Not English, After Blue Outburst

Scotland infatuated with Murray's English WAG following ‘top f*cking draw’ swearing performance. Read More

Super Bowl XLIX Preview - Seahawks v Patriots

Danny Smith previews the crap out of Super Bowl XLIX where the Seahawks will duke it out with the Patriots. Contains plenty of videos, all of the key facts and a quite stupendous guide to the best player names. Dive in bro. Read More

MatchPint and Guinness' 2 for 1 Six Nations Offer

MatchPint and Guinness have teamed up once again to treat the UK's rugby fans with free pints during the Six Nations 2015. Read More

High Five - The 5 Greatest Super Bowls Of All Time

Danny Smith recalls the 5 greatest Super Bowls of all time. Shouting at your laptop in furious disagreement whilst you read it is encouraged. Read More

Best Of The Web - NFL 'A Bad Lip Read'

A* nonsense from the Bad Lip Reading YouTube channel as they lampoon the NFL once again. Read More

United's Sluggish Attack Holding Up Progress At Old Trafford

"Hey Louis! What's French for 'your forward line's being outscored by a team that contains Shane Long'?" Read More

Study Reveals Posh Sportsmen Just As Big Pricks As Footballers

Academic study sheds busts myths over perceptions of sportsmen. Read More

Opinion: Be Careful What You Wish For In January

We look at the pitfalls of buying for a quick fix in January. Contains disparaging reference to Nigel Quashie and an amateurish look at why Everton probably won't buy a centre back in the next two weeks. Read More

Not The Transfer Gossip - 16th January 2105

Transfer Rumour Roundup - Ed Woodward goes big on a new scouting network, Wenger shopping on the cheap again whilst Redknapp looks close to home for transfer inspiration. Read More

Worst Players To Win The Premier League

An XI of the duffest players to somehow wangle themselves a Premier League winner's medal. Probably best avoided if you're a particular fan of Steven Gerrard, it'll only make you quite cross. 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>>

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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>>

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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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