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Playing for a Draw, National Football Museum, Manchester

Review: Playing For A Draw, National Football Museum, Manchester

Jul 24, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Playing For A Draw, National Football Museum, Manchester

A minnow with ambitions.

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1872 Shirt, National Football Musuem

The Northern Soul World Cup Quiz

Jun 8, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul World Cup Quiz

With the World Cup Finals in Russia rapidly approaching, here’s a chance to warm up for the tournament with the Northern Soul World Cup Quiz.

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Upfront & Onside: The Women’s Football Conference, National Football Museum, Manchester

Review: The Women’s Football Conference, National Football Museum, Manchester

Mar 15, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Women’s Football Conference, National Football Museum, Manchester

When I was little, I played football for my primary school in North London.

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All Star Lanes, Manchester

Review: Bowling and Christmas Food at All Star Lanes, Manchester

Dec 15, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Bowling and Christmas Food at All Star Lanes, Manchester

“I’ve let my parents down. My son down. In fact, sorry to everyone who knows me.”

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Leesa North West Football Awards 2017

Northern Soul heads to the Leesa North West Football Awards 2017

Nov 22, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul heads to the Leesa North West Football Awards 2017

When the shiny invitation to the Leesa North West Football Awards dropped on the mat at Northern Soul Towers, I stepped forward.

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Bury FC

The Forgotten Fifteen: Bury FC and football’s worst year

Jan 31, 2016 Comments Off on The Forgotten Fifteen: Bury FC and football’s worst year

James Bentley is a lifelong fan of Bury Football Club. Now he’s published a book about the team’s extraordinary 1984/85 season and the state of British football in the 1980s. He writes for Northern Soul about how it all came about.

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Gurning Winners 2013

How To Be A Northern Sports Fan

Dec 22, 2013 Comments Off on How To Be A Northern Sports Fan

Since the first meeting of the Rugby League in 1895 at Huddersfield’s George Hotel, it’s fair to say that the physical wars of the average match have always made its Southern competitor Union look like the soft option.

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Manchester United

Behind the Scenes at Man United

Nov 24, 2013 Comments Off on Behind the Scenes at Man United

Last month, I had the good fortune to accompany the winners of the seventh annual Young Creative Chevrolet Awards on an event-packed weekend – mainly taking place in and around Old Trafford.

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Audax

The Audaxity Of It

Nov 19, 2013 Comments Off on The Audaxity Of It

It never ceases to amaze me just how many sub-cultures there are in cycling.

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