The Substitute For Pace: Crowd Violence, Football Manager and The Masters


I have returned. After a short period in the reserves, the impact player that is the Substitute for Pace has regained his rightful place on the bench, thankfully John Terry has kept it relatively warm in my absence. Theo Walcott will be on the lookout again when news of this reaches him, as I strive to take his place for about 30 minutes every other More...

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2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
By Danny Stone On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

2012 – The Year of the Olympic Bug

2012: The Year of the Olympic Bug When I was asked to do a review of the year’s sport, I must admit to being a bit sceptical. Yes it’s been a fantastic year for sport in Britain, a golden year even (see what More...

By Michael Hincks On Monday, October 1st, 2012

Europe Clinch The Ryder Cup With Thrilling Fightback

EUROPE produced a stunning performance on the last day of the Ryder Cup, winning 8 1/2 points out of 12 to beat America 14 1/2 – 13 1/2 at the Medinah Country Club in Illinois. Germany’s Martin Kaymer More...

Europe team Ryder Cup 2012
By Michael Hincks On Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Preview: Europe seek to defend Ryder Cup

THE 39th Ryder Cup gets under way on Friday with Europe taking on the USA at the Medinah Country Club in Illinois, United States, in a contest that is simply too close to call. Whilst the Americans have the advantage More...

Ryder Cup
By Simon Mulligan On Monday, August 27th, 2012

Olazabal Announces Poulter and Colsaerts as Wild Cards to Complete Ryder Cup Line-Up

Captain Jose Maria Olazabal completed Team Europe’s Ryder Cup side today as he announced Englishman Ian Poulter and Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts (both pictured) as his wild card picks. Poulter played a key role More...

McIlroy celebrates his second Major win after an apt birdie finish on the 72nd completed his golfing masterclass.
By Simon Mulligan On Monday, August 13th, 2012

McIlroy Wins Second Major at Kiawah Island

Rory McIlroy secured the second major title win of his career with an impressive final round of 66 to record 8-shot victory at Kiawah Island in the U.S. PGA Championship which simply left the rest of the field More...

By Simon Mulligan On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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U.S PGA Championship Preview: World’s Best Head to Infamous Kiawah Island Course

With the dust barely settled after the enthralling finish to the Open Championship less than three weeks ago, which saw heartbreak for Adam Scott as Ernie Els clinched the Claret Jug at Royal Lytham, the fourth More...

By Michael Hincks On Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Els Snatches Victory From Faultering Scott

Ernie Els clinched his second Open title today at Royal Lyhtam & St Annes, mainly down to Adam Scott’s meltdown which saw him bogey the final four holes. It was a cruel end to the day with understandably More...

Adam Scott
By Simon Mulligan On Saturday, July 21st, 2012

The Open: Adam Scott Takes 4-shot Lead into Final Round

Adam Scott will take a 4-shot lead into the fourth and final round of the Open Championship at Royal Lytham after a round of 68 on the third day put him to -11 for the tournament, four clear of Graeme McDowell and More...

PGA Championship - Round One
By Michael Hincks On Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Record Equalling Scott Takes Lead

Australia’s Adam Scott hit a 64 at Royal Lytham & St Annes today to equal the course record in an Open Championship, heading up a strong leaderboard that sees the likes of Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and More...