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Outscored By WBA - Guardiola's City Struggling From Front To Back Transfer Window Jargon Explained - The Players Transfer Window Jargon Explained - The Managers Transfer Window Jargon Explained - The Media London Football Pub Quiz - February 9th 2017! Manchester Football Pub Quiz - February 2nd 2017 Wasps v Leicester Tigers - 5 Classic Encounters Worst Team Of The Season Thus Far - 2016/17 Best Of The Web - Dembele Wondergoal, 2008 Monday Awards - 19th December 2016

Outscored By WBA - Guardiola's City Struggling From Front To Back

City's floundering defence isn't being helped by an attack that's currently no-where near the sum of its parts. Read More

Transfer Window Jargon Explained - The Players

Explaining some classic examples of 'transfer window speak' from players as they look to move their careers on. Read More

Transfer Window Jargon Explained - The Managers

Debunking some textbook examples of 'manager chat' during the winter transfer window. Read More

Transfer Window Jargon Explained - The Media

Breaking down some of the more common transfer jargon you'll hear spouted by the media this January. Read More

London Football Pub Quiz - February 9th 2017!

Come test your footy smarts and raise some money for Football Beyond Borders in the process this March! Read More

Manchester Football Pub Quiz - February 2nd 2017

Come and 'av a go if you think you're smart enough! Read More

Wasps v Leicester Tigers - 5 Classic Encounters

Warm up for this weekend's old grdugematch at the Ricoh Arena with some old classics. Read More

Worst Team Of The Season Thus Far - 2016/17

The Premier League's smelliest regularly featuring XI. Which rotters made the cut this time? Read More

Best Of The Web - Dembele Wondergoal, 2008

Video: Mousa Dembélé slotting a Messi-esque wondergoal back in 2008 Read More

Monday Awards - 19th December 2016

Our weekly review of all things Premier League. We talk City, Leicester, Swansea and lovely Jay Rodriguez. 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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