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The View From The Trapdoor - Part One The View From The Trapdoor - Part Two #MatchPintMoments - Snap, Share and Win! Premier League Goal Of The Season 2014/15 Monday Awards - 20th April 2015 Lawro Predicts - The Rapture 5 Young Rugby Stars To Look Out For In 2015 Manchester Derby Drinking Game Best Of The Web - Greek Lads Give Lesson In Finishing Fresh Pits FTW - The Jordan Henderson Advert

The View From The Trapdoor - Part One

Fretting about your side securing a Champions League spot? Bored by mid-table safety? Spare a thought for these poor souls down at the bottom... Read More

The View From The Trapdoor - Part Two

Part two of our look at the clubs down at the bottom and the fans living the agony. Read More

#MatchPintMoments - Snap, Share and Win!

Share a snap of you in the pub with us and win a £20 bar tab this summer! Read More

Premier League Goal Of The Season 2014/15

We take a look at the contenders for the goal of the year 2014/15. Take a goosey at some of the golden strikes from this season you've more than likely forgotten about. Read More

Monday Awards - 20th April 2015

Loving Villa, Craig Gardner and Leicester. Hating on James Collins' big bald head, Ander Herrera and Liverpool.  Read More

Lawro Predicts - The Rapture

Veteran pundit melts down, has to be coaxed down of the roof by Alan Hansen. Read More

5 Young Rugby Stars To Look Out For In 2015

We pick five of the most impressive emerging stars in world rugby to keep an eye on in the next year. There's some serious talent ready to break through... Read More

Manchester Derby Drinking Game

Worried the Manchester Derby might be a bit dull? Spark a bit of life into proceedings with this booze based game. It really is fun for all the family! Read More

Best Of The Web - Greek Lads Give Lesson In Finishing

Feta guzzling clowns suffer staggering 'collective Heskey' moment. Read More

Fresh Pits FTW - The Jordan Henderson Advert

Will Collins looks forward to another golden age of footballing endorsements sparked by Nivea's latest shortform video masterpiece. 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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