• Bury Football Club (1885-2019)

    On the 27th August 2019, Bury Football Club were expelled from the EFL, becoming the first team since Maidstone in 1992 to meet this fate. The decision came after a series of failures by both the EFL themselves and owner Steve Dale to safeguard one of England’s oldest football...
  • The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Football, Alcohol and Betting

    In the first of a multi-part series from Impact Sport, Oscar Sephton takes a look at the issue of gambling advertising in football. The next part will focus on the case of Yerry Mina and PaddyPower’s #SaveOurShirt campaign. Recently, the beautiful game has developed quite the blemish: Ray Winstone’s...
  • Notts County: Under New Management at Last

    Finally the Alan Hardy era at Meadow Lane has come to an end. After a tumultuous and lengthy process, a Danish consortium led by Alexander and Christoffer Reedtz have taken over Notts County. With the admirable short term priority of making sure players and staff have been paid overdue...
  • Let’s Go To the Beach!

    Mia investigates the University's brand-new beach volleyball court at the Highfields Sports Complex....
  • Joshua-Ruiz: Joshua’s focus on the future derails his present.

    Of all the clichés that could be used with regards to Anthony Joshua’s far less than whelming defeat at the hands of Andy Ruiz one feels particularly apt. Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. This fight for Joshua was all about what it...
  • Israel Folau and His Homophobic Bigotry Have No Place in Rugby

    The rugby world has erupted in recent days over the controversy regarding former Australia and Waratahs winger, Israel Folau. In a tirade of what can only be described as hateful and antagonistic posts on Twitter and Instagram, the rugby star announced to “homosexuals” that “hell awaits you” unless they...
  • Justin Gaethje – Does he make you think twice about the ethical quandary’s surrounding MMA?

    “I just love this way too much”. When these words came out of Justin Gaethje’s mouth after he knocked Edson Barboza out cold, he showed the epitome of “The Highlight”. Gaethje serves as the ethical question facing every MMA fan in one body. He is probably the most violent...