Barney Stone

ARTICLES BY Barney Stone

U.S. 'soccer' blossoming across the pond

The MLS is traditionally viewed as a place where formerly great footballers are put out to pasture. Despite bearing famous names, they are judged to be no longer up to scratch, and exchange the rigours of the major European Leagues for a more lackadaisical denouement to their careers.
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Wolves scavenge FA Cup win against Bristol City

Ivan Cavaleiro bagged the game’s only goal, ensuring that Wolverhampton Wanderers advanced to the FA Cup quarter-finals for only the first time since 2003.
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Preview: Super Bowl LIII

On Sunday 3rd February, at 23:30 GMT, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots will face off against Jared Goff’s Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl 53. Will it be the old veteran, or fledgling newcomer, who lifts the coveted Lombardi trophy in Atlanta?
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Ole’s Gunnar save United’s season

After sinking a spirited Reading side in the FA Cup, Manchester United’s Caretaker Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær secured his fifth straight victory - a new club record. As it stands, a top four finish at least is now firmly back in the club’s crosshairs.
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‘London Jaguars’: sound good, NFL fans?

According to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who has been perpetually quizzed as to the possibility of a London-based NFL franchise, ‘there is no question a team could be successful here’ – but, are we any closer to the historic expansion of America’s gridiron?
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Cuda snag dramatic overtime win against Southampton Solent

A gutsy performance from the Bristol Barracuda last Sunday provided Head Coach Simon Preston his first win in charge, as Bristol came out on top against the Southampton Solent Redhawks 13-12.
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Lewis Hamilton: F1’s greatest of all time?

With Vettel failing to secure the mandatory win in Mexico, Hamilton’s 4th place finish was enough to secure him his 5th World Championship Title
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