Sam Allardyce leaves England job following damaging newspaper sting


The English national football team are once again without a manager, with Sam Allardyce leaving the post after just 67 days and one solitary game in charge. Following crunch talks with the English FA’s hierarchy at Wembley Stadium today, it has been announced that Allardyce leaves under mutual consent following damaging comments made  in an … More Sam Allardyce leaves England job following damaging newspaper sting

Quirky Kiwi comedy delivers laughs, adventure and plenty of heart – Hunt for the Wilderpeople Film Review


Taika Waititi is one of my favourite filmmakers at present. The first of his films I caught was 2010’s ‘Boy’, a fantastic comic coming-of-age tale, the second was the equally brilliant vampire mockumentary ‘What We Do In The Shadows’, and I’m delighted to report that his latest, ‘Hunt For The Wilderpeople’, is just as great, … More Quirky Kiwi comedy delivers laughs, adventure and plenty of heart – Hunt for the Wilderpeople Film Review

Is Max Verstappen the man to shake up Formula 1?


One quick look at the Formula 1 Drivers standings at present would give you the impression that the sport has been a no-holds barred thrill ride during the 2016 season. While the ongoing feud between the Mercedes’ of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg doesn’t look to be letting up, with the former leading the latter … More Is Max Verstappen the man to shake up Formula 1?

Home Nations kick-off World Cup campaign with unbeaten start on Matchday 1


After just three weeks of Premier League football, it’s time for the international break, and following a fine summer of football for most of the Home Nations (excusing England and Scotland from that), the focus switched to qualifying for the next World Cup, to be held in Russia in two years time. That questionable choice aside, … More Home Nations kick-off World Cup campaign with unbeaten start on Matchday 1

Klopp’s class too much for brittle Brewers


A resurgent Liverpool FC were 5-0 victors over Burton Albion in the EFL Cup second round clash at a sold-out Pirelli Stadium. On a recall to the first team, frontman Divock Origi backheeled a tap-in to open the scoring in the 15th minute, before Brazilian Roberto Firmino made it two on 22, heading from Nathaniel Clyne’s … More Klopp’s class too much for brittle Brewers

Ricky Gervais steals the show as Brent is back with a bang


Esteemed British TV sitcoms have traditionally had a chequered past with big screen movie adaptations of their character’s stories. This year alone has seen the likes of ‘Dad’s Army’ (albeit with a fresh cast) and ‘Absolutely Fabulous’, struggle to hit the high notes of previous adventures. So it was with trepidation that I decided to see whether Ricky … More Ricky Gervais steals the show as Brent is back with a bang