Tag: Sports


Are there blue skies ahead for the Sky Blues?

Depicting Pep Guardiola’s teams as underachieving has become something of a trend. Indeed, a near decade-long lack of Champions League success ostensibly supports Dietmar Hamann’s description of Guardiola’s coaching style as outdated. There is no denying that, on paper, his spells in Munich and Manchester have left a lot to be desired on the continental…


The current state of UEA sports

The shutdown of universities all across the country has put an unsurprising chokehold on the activities of university sports teams, and UEA is no exception. There were so many events we were looking forward to that sadly can no longer happen, such as UEA’s Strictly Come Dancing, the Norwich Senior Cup Final, BUCS, and, for…


Looking at a coronavirus-free future

As can be expected in a global pandemic that has infected at least two million people and sadly claimed the lives of more than 100,000, the return of the sporting calendar is not at the forefront of everyone’s minds. Sport simply cannot and should not return, if doing so endangers lives and goes against the…


Are footballers more at risk of developing dementia?

Dr Michael Grey, of UEA’s School of Health Sciences, has a list of expertise matched in length only by the number of universities at which he has conducted his research, ranging from Aalborg and Copenhagen in Denmark, to Jyvaskyla in Finland, and Birmingham, before joining UEA in 2017. His field of expertise dips its toes in non-invasive electrophysiology, transcranial…


Hat trick from Pollard sinks Scole

The UEA Reserves dispatched Scole United Reserves with ease thanks to a hat-trick from striker, Luke Pollard. An electric first half saw UEA race away with the game; Pollard scoring two goals from close range after lax Scole defending. His quick hat-trick was intercut with an own goal from the Scole keeper after a powerful cross…

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