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Glow star Kate Nash faces off against the Princess Diana of pro-wrestling Eve Jetta. Photo credit Rob Brazier

“Wrestling is a place where women can come and reclaim their bodies.” EVE Riot Grrrls of Wrestling talk to Northern Soul

October 20, 2019 Comments Off on “Wrestling is a place where women can come and reclaim their bodies.” EVE Riot Grrrls of Wrestling talk to Northern Soul

As a child growing up in the 80s, my weekend highlight was watching Big Daddy at my Nana’s house.

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Great North Run

Photo Gallery: Great North Run 2019

September 9, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Great North Run 2019

Northern Soul’s North East Photographer Phil Pounder headed to the Great North Run, an annual UK half marathon which is now officially the biggest in the world welcoming 57,000 runners from over 130 different countries.

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Banksy, Football Terrorist 2001 Spray enamel paint on wood Image courtesy Andipa London © The Artist

Review: Football Is Art, National Football Museum, Manchester

April 13, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Football Is Art, National Football Museum, Manchester

Up front you’ve got the prolific yet elusive Banksy alongside striking partner Pablo ‘Bend It Like’ Picasso.

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1872 Shirt, National Football Musuem

The Northern Soul Sports Round-Up

November 8, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Sports Round-Up

In this month’s sports column, Margaret Brecknell takes a look back at some of the sporting highlights from October in the North including notable performances from two sports stars who have been featured here in previous months. There’s also the usual preview of what to look forward to in the coming weeks.

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Great North Run by Phil Pounder

The Northern Soul Sports Round-Up

October 6, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Sports Round-Up

In this month’s sports column, Margaret Brecknell takes a look back at some of the sporting highlights from September in the North including notable performances from two sports stars who have been featured here in previous months. There’s also the usual preview of what to look forward to in the coming weeks.

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Football Writing Festival, National Football Museum, Manchester

Review: Football Writing Festival, National Football Museum, Manchester

September 4, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Football Writing Festival, National Football Museum, Manchester

I love being in a museum when it’s closed – there’s all manner of weird sights and sounds after hours.

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Burnley football programme from one of the club's recent European ties

The Northern Soul Sports Round-Up

September 4, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Sports Round-Up

The bad news is that the glorious summer weather has disappeared as quickly as it arrived. The good news is that there’s plenty of sporting action to enjoy as we head into autumn. In this month’s sports column, Margaret Brecknell looks back at some of August’s sporting highlights from the North, before previewing what we can look forward to in September.

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Panerai British Classic Week 2018 Ph: Guido Cantini / Panerai

The Northern Soul Sports Round-Up

July 30, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Sports Round-Up

July has flown by in a flash and the World Cup is already something of a distant memory. In this month’s sports column, Margaret Brecknell takes a look at what’s coming up in August as well as reliving some of the best sporting stories from the North during July.

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Playing for a Draw, National Football Museum, Manchester

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

July 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 Sports Round-Up

July 2, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Sports Round-Up

In the first instalment of a regular series focusing on sport in the North of England, Margaret Brecknell examines stories from last month as well as looking forward to what’s on in July.

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