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PEAKY BLINDERS, SERIES 4, EPISODE 6 REVIEW. SIMPLY THE BEST!

Sometimes you really look forward to watching the series finale of a gripping drama on TV, but unfortunately it turns out to be a right big letdown.  ITV1’s Prey(series one) and The Replacement from BBC One, are two recent examples … Continue reading

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MARVELLOUS LINARES! LINARES VS CROLLA II – A Review.

Last night I went to bed gutted that Manchester’s very likeable Anthony ‘Million Dollar’ Crolla, failed in his rematch with Jorge Linares, for the WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine Lightweight World Championships.  There wasn’t any hard luck story here … Continue reading

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FANTASTIC FRENETIC FURY, SHOCKS THE WORLD BY DETHRONING CLUELESS KLITSCHKO!

When I think of greatest upsets in sport that I have seen in my lifetime so far, then there are a few that immediately spring to mind.  Little Wimbledon Football Club beating the mighty Liverpool in the 1988 FA Cup … Continue reading

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DREAMS DO COME TRUE FOR ANTHONY ‘MILLION DOLLAR’ CROLLA!

“YEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSS HE’S DONE IT, HE’S DONE IT. BRILLIANT, BRILLIANT, BRILLIANT, ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT” (me/Andy Lloyd, Nov 21st, 2015). At around 11.30pm last Saturday, I yelled these words above out loud in the comfort of my living room.  In all likelihood I … Continue reading

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‘CLASSY CAMPBELL AND ROBUST ROSE REIGN SUPREME IN HULL’!

If I can go all Jeremy Clarkson on you for a moment, then in car terms you would have to describe boxers Luke Campbell and Brain Rose as two very different vehicles. I would describe Campbell as an old Ford … Continue reading

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‘CAPABLE CAMPBELL TO CONQUER COURAGEOUS COYLE’! ‘RUMBLE ON THE HUMBER’ Campbell vs Coyle – A PREVIEW.

Craven Park might be more used to rugby league players showcasing their skills on its hallowed turf, however the headline act this coming Saturday night(August 1st) is a hotly anticipated boxing fight between two local heroes in the form of … Continue reading

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GLORY FOR QUIGG, BUT IT’S INJUSTICE FOR ‘MILLION DOLLAR’ CROLLA!

One definition of a ‘fairy tale’ is and I quote, “a story in which improbable events lead to a happy ending”. I am gutted right now because last Saturday,  Manchester boxer Anthony ‘Million Dollar’ Crolla got denied his own fairy … Continue reading

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