Solent hoping new facilities will give sports teams the edge

Matt Bishop, Head of Sports Programmes at Solent University, wants the new facilities to become a ‘fortress’. Bishop is hoping the sports complex, which opened in May 2019, costing £28 million pounds to complete, can lead to great success for Solent sports teams. The early signs are good, participation in sports has increased and some sports have already transformed their results. […]

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Pro darts player admits he cannot control his temper

Pro PDC darts player, Arron Monk has revealed he still can’t control his emotions, despite a six-month ban from the sport. Monk will return to action in December at the World Championships after being banned for throwing his darts into the crowd at an event. Monk knows that his emotions can still get the better of him at times. “It […]

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Solent Redhawks see massive participation rise

The Solent Redhawks, the American football team for Solent University, has seen a stark rise in players wanting to join the team this year. Dan McMillan, the head coach, is in his second year in charge and has overseen the progress. He said: “The committee that we have got now, the young lads that we have brought into the team […]

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FA must invest more

England Head of beach soccer, David Jones has called on the FA to invest more money into the sport. Jones wants an indoor facility built, to assist his players during the winter months when beach conditions across the UK are unfavourable. “If the FA were to put some funding together, we should have an indoor facility at St Georges Park […]

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FA Vase run could make Sholing sustainable

Wessex League Premier Division side, Sholing FC, are just two games from a trip to Wembley and a sustainable future for the club. Sholing are in the semi-finals of the FA Vase and face Eastbourne Borough on Saturday, in the first of two legs, with the winner playing in the final at the national stadium.   Manager and chairman of […]

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GP: Further education students need compulsory sport

A doctor in Oxfordshire has expressed her concern about the lack of exercise being done in schools and colleges by students completing further education. Staying in education until the age of 18 has been compulsory in the UK since 2017, but physical exercise is only mandatory up until the end of year 11. Heather Price is a GP in Bicester […]

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Hllsborough 25 years on

Its bound to be an emotional weekend in Liverpool as it gets set to marl the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, where 96 people lost their lives. Bruce Grobbelaar was in goal for Liverpool during the game against Nottingham Forest in 1989 and he will be flying in from Canada to pay his respects. Its the first time he’s […]

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