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Anthony Joshua - Every Career Knock Out Monday Awards - 28th November 2016 Blind The Answer To Creaking Carrick Conundrum Monday Awards - 21st November 2016 Pub Watch - 11 Straight Hours Of Live NFL In Manchester England v Spain - Player Ratings When England's Dregs Beat The Greatest Side Ever Best Of The Web - Greatest Ever Run Out? MatchPint's Football Pub Quiz - Manchester! Man City v Barcelona - Player Ratings

Anthony Joshua - Every Career Knock Out

All 17 of Joshua's pro KOs in GIF form. Read More

Monday Awards - 28th November 2016

Attempting to make some vague sense of the weekend's madness. Read More

Blind The Answer To Creaking Carrick Conundrum

Michael Carrick is no long term solution for United. We explain why Blind is his most promising pretender. Read More

Monday Awards - 21st November 2016

This week we're saying three cheers for Moyes, Capoue and Bobby Pereyra. We're less enthusiastic about Pep Pardiola, Mourinho and Boro's defending... Read More

Pub Watch - 11 Straight Hours Of Live NFL In Manchester

Black Dog NWS are hosting a proper hoedown for Thanksgiving this year. NFL nuts in the area would be a fools to miss it. Read More

England v Spain - Player Ratings

Ooof. Our view on every man in white as England shot themselves in the foot deep into injury time at Wembley. Read More

When England's Dregs Beat The Greatest Side Ever

Why England's victory over Spain in 2011 is our nation's greatest ever footballing achievement. Read More

Best Of The Web - Greatest Ever Run Out?

Superhuman stuff from the pint sized South African. Read More

MatchPint's Football Pub Quiz - Manchester!

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

Man City v Barcelona - Player Ratings

There's a glowing report card for pretty much every man in blue as we find new ways to fall in love with David Silva and get awful giddy about Raheem Sterling. 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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