Author: Chris Holmes
With the Premier League season now fermenting nicely and the first European fixtures underway, it seems like an apt moment to make the sort of judgments which will come back to haunt me come Halloween, never mind May.Read the full story..
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The Lionesses’ fantastic semi-final victory over Sweden at a packed Bramall Lane means another year, another Wembley final for England.Read the full story..
In part one of my pre-season meanderings, I took a peek at a burning issue facing each of the three North West behemoths who seized their usual seats at last season’s top six table. In part two, I’m focusing on those who spent more time dining near the toilets.
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With many players now reporting back for duty, or just being a giant pain in the backside to agitate for a move, it feels like an opportune moment to take a look at the big six Northern clubs in the Premier League.Read the full story..
Director Robert Eggers may only be two films into his fledgling career as a director and writer but he has already proven himself a master of psychological horror.Read the full story..
In my three years as Gaming Editor for Northern Soul, I have visited a variety of retro arcade clubs and bars. But nothing prepared me for the living, breathing exhibition at Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum.Read the full story..
In the last few years, gaming as a spectator sport has become something of a phenomenon, from YouTubers earning lucrative sponsorship deals broadcasting their gaming exploits to the explosion in professional tournaments and leagues collectively known as esports.Read the full story..
New arcade bar, NQ64, is the latest venture to tap into a strong sense of nostalgia among gamers of a certain age.Read the full story..
“This truly is a retreat for dedicated and casual gamers.” Northern Soul reviews Virtual Hideout Manchester
Nestled in a new outdoor stretch of bars and restaurants near the Odeon in Manchester’s Great Northern, Virtual Hideout Manchester is the latest haven for those seeking a gaming fix with a primary focus on VR.Read the full story..
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