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Head injuries in sport- where does the buck stop?

Head injuries in sport- where does the buck stop?

   Chelsea were criticised by a leading brain injury charity for their response to Thibaut Courtois’s head injury over the past fortnight. After colliding with Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez the goalkeeper played on for a further 14 minutes before being substituted with blood coming from his ear, prompting Headway’s Chief Executive Peter McCabe to question why […]

Saints Cheerleaders win regional championships

By Martha Kane Cumbria’s Saints cheerleaders recently became regional champions in the BCA Northern Classics Cheerleading competition in Blackpool. This time last year, The UOC Saints left the competition feeling deflated after not even placing amongst the top ten finalists. Twelve months later, with a new committee and determination, they found themselves walking away with […]

Disappointing student turn out for six quid special

Disappointing student turn out for six quid special

It was a disappointment not only on the field, where the side lost 3-0, but also in the stands when around 30 students turned up to see Carlisle United clash with Walsall, despite the discounted student tickets. The University of Cumbria and Carlisle College teamed up with Carlisle United at the back end of last […]

Futsal: The Saviour of English Football?

Futsal: The Saviour of English Football?

With the English game currently in its well-publicised state of disarray, could the problem be solved by changing the way the game is taught at a grassroots level? Futsal is played between two teams of five players on a hard pitch, with a smaller ball which has less bounce than a traditional football. All these […]

'Magnificent' first team

‘Magnificent’ first team

Manager of the UoC Football first team Adam Main has hailed his team’s performance this season as magnificent.