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Bicycle seat, image by chris payne

A Summer of Sport: Let’s Hear it for the Women

July 14, 2017 No Comments

Hey, summer. It’s nice to see you.

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Phil Neville

“There’s more to life than football” Northern Soul meets Phil Neville at Cafe Football

July 4, 2017 Comments Off on “There’s more to life than football” Northern Soul meets Phil Neville at Cafe Football

Hotel Football and its new sibling Cafe Football are a marketing executive’s dream: a hospitality project backed by real life legendary Manchester footballers with football in the title and football memorabilia. 

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Review: Lucha Libre, Albert Hall, Manchester

July 2, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Lucha Libre, Albert Hall, Manchester

It’s not every day you see Manchester’s Albert Hall transform itself into a retro Mexican wrestling ring, complete with Mexican street food and drinks.

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A trip out to see The Hillmen: Glossop North End v Colne

April 17, 2017 Comments Off on A trip out to see The Hillmen: Glossop North End v Colne

With the promise of a pie and a pint, we travelled to Derbyshire to watch non-league Glossop North End (GNE), arriving at the unexpectedly grand Glossop train station which, we found out later, was built and paid for by the 13th Duke of Norfolk – he even had his own private entrance.

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Michelle Nicholson, Anfield

The Beautiful Game: Northern Soul experiences the highs and lows of match day

April 4, 2017 Comments Off on The Beautiful Game: Northern Soul experiences the highs and lows of match day

With trepidation, my companion and I ventured to Merseyside following the Arsenal.

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Clydebank, image by Robert Hamilton

A River Runs Through It: Northern Soul cheers on the Bankies

March 3, 2017 Comments Off on A River Runs Through It: Northern Soul cheers on the Bankies

At various times in my life I lived at 12 Stewart Street, Dalmuir in the borough of Clydebank.

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Manchester Utd by Chris Payne

In praise of the beautiful game – and its legions of supporters

October 13, 2016 Comments Off on In praise of the beautiful game – and its legions of supporters

“I have to say I’m involved in a sport that I love and an industry that at times I don’t like.”

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Great North Run

“I was determined not to wee in a bush”: Northern Soul’s Lyndsey Skinner tackles the Great North Run

September 23, 2016 Comments Off on “I was determined not to wee in a bush”: Northern Soul’s Lyndsey Skinner tackles the Great North Run

“To be honest, I’m knackered.”

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Game, set, match in Manchester’s Didsbury

June 1, 2016 Comments Off on Game, set, match in Manchester’s Didsbury

For the next few weeks, the sound of racquets thwacking yellow balls and the aroma of barley water will be everywhere.

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Ten marathons in ten days? The Brathay challenge

April 12, 2016 Comments Off on Ten marathons in ten days? The Brathay challenge

You have to be a running nutter to do the Brathay challenge (aren’t all runners nutters, I hear you say – fair point).

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