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5 Flops Man United Will Try And Sign This Summer Monday Awards - 25th May 2015 5 Extremely Interesting European Golden Shoe Winners MatchPint's Worst Team Of The Season 2014/15 Monday Awards - 18th May 2015 Greatest XI To Have Never Won The Champions League Improving On Excellence - How Do Chelsea Upgrade This Summer? GARRY MONK FOR PM! Geoff Boycott ‘Quite Interested’ In Murdering Alastair Cook 9 Mind Bending Money Stats About Mayweather v Pacquiao

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

Monday Awards - 25th May 2015

It's our final Monday Awards of the year. Served up on a bloody Bank Holiday as well, you lucky tykes! Enjoy. Read More

5 Extremely Interesting European Golden Shoe Winners

In the era before Ronaldo and Messi sewed this bugger up every year, we look at 5 of the more surprising European top guns. Read More

MatchPint's Worst Team Of The Season 2014/15

Our worst team of the season's back again! Who's made our XI of shame? Find out inside.... Read More

Monday Awards - 18th May 2015

We're loving Saints, City and Palace this week. Less keen on Villa, Sunderland and John Carver's latest pearls. 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

Improving On Excellence - How Do Chelsea Upgrade This Summer?

How far are Chelsea from challenging for the Champions League? Matthew Clarke from BlueChampions.com examines which signings could turn the Pensioners into serious contenders next year. Read More

GARRY MONK FOR PM!

Swansea's novice boss won't win it but he fully deserves the Manager Of The Year Award. Read More

Geoff Boycott ‘Quite Interested’ In Murdering Alastair Cook

Friday's Sports Spoof - enraged pundit off to commit noble crime of passion in name of White Rose. Read More

9 Mind Bending Money Stats About Mayweather v Pacquiao

We crunch the numbers involved in the most valuable fight ever. How many solid gold statues of himself will Mayweather be able to afford after this fight? Find that out AND MUCH MORE inside. Read More


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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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