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  • Meet parent Pauline Poole

    Date posted: 03/07/2014
    Sports Plus Pauline homepage
    When our eldest son was 13 years old, the Youth Leader at our church encouraged him to go to Sports Plus to have fun and to learn to be a Christian within sport. I was hugely sceptical of this, since in my view it was an oxymoron (being loving and kind vs. being aggressive and selfish). He went to...
    Sports Plus Pauline homepage

    Meet parent Pauline Poole

    Date posted: 03/07/2014 When our eldest son was 13 years old, the Youth Leader at our church encouraged him to go to Sports Plus to have fun and to learn to be a Christian within sport. I was hugely sceptical of this, since in my view it was an oxymoron (being loving and kind vs. being aggressive and selfish). He went to...
  • Talent and Temperament: Luis Suarez and another biting controversy

    Date posted: 25/06/2014   #451158074 / gettyimages.com You get an idea of how big a storm Luis Suarez’s alleged bite of Giorgio Chiellini is when you consider what it has already overshadowed. Hardly a line has been printed about Italy, the Euro 2012 runners up, not making it out of the group stages. Barely a...

    Talent and Temperament: Luis Suarez and another biting controversy

    Date posted: 25/06/2014   #451158074 / gettyimages.com You get an idea of how big a storm Luis Suarez’s alleged bite of Giorgio Chiellini is when you consider what it has already overshadowed. Hardly a line has been printed about Italy, the Euro 2012 runners up, not making it out of the group stages. Barely a...
  • England and our foolish optimism

    Date posted: 20/06/2014
    World Cup
    We may have been foolish to think this campaign would be different, but really is there any alternative to our foolish optimism? I’m such a fool. Forgive me being so subjective, but I really am. I had convinced myself that this World Cup would be different. I thought that a combination of low...
    World Cup

    England and our foolish optimism

    Date posted: 20/06/2014 We may have been foolish to think this campaign would be different, but really is there any alternative to our foolish optimism? I’m such a fool. Forgive me being so subjective, but I really am. I had convinced myself that this World Cup would be different. I thought that a combination of low...
  • Meet Linvoy Primus

    Date posted: 07/06/2014
    Linvoy Primus
    Signing a professional football contract at the age of 18, playing in the Premier League with the likes of Rooney and Gerrard and winning the FA Cup reads like a childhood’s dream. And so it was for Linvoy Primus, whose dream fast became a reality when Charlton Athletic came knocking on his...
    Linvoy Primus

    Meet Linvoy Primus

    Date posted: 07/06/2014 Signing a professional football contract at the age of 18, playing in the Premier League with the likes of Rooney and Gerrard and winning the FA Cup reads like a childhood’s dream. And so it was for Linvoy Primus, whose dream fast became a reality when Charlton Athletic came knocking on his...
  • Meet Struan Macdonald

    Date posted: 07/06/2014
    Struan
    Meet Struan Macdonald - Canoe Salom racer.
    Struan

    Meet Struan Macdonald

    Date posted: 07/06/2014 Meet Struan Macdonald - Canoe Salom racer.