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The Scoop: A round-up of the week’s (semi-true) stories

Men’s FC plan trip to UNESCO world heritage site for 2020 Tour Marking a significant break from tradition this year, the LSE Men’s FC have decided on the historic city of Canterbury, home to the famous Cathedral, for their annual…

Carol continues tradition of debauchery with the best of the AU out in full force

Oh Carol! I am but a fool. Darling, I love you, even though you treat me cruel. Once a year, the stars align and suddenly sinking a tepid beer at 6:45 AM becomes not only normal but thrilling; people who…

Football or Women’s football – what’s the catch for women playing sport at the LSE?

Written by Marion Lieutaud, Sociology (PhD) and Eponine Howarth, Law (ug) [Editor’s Note: This article was edited from the original one that Marion and Eponine sent to us. As a result, some key information that has since been re-inserted was…

Solace in the Sports Section

I hated playing Imperial anyway. Their captain is an awful bloke and the pitch is by Heathrow airport. Around half an hour in to the game, I made a fateful turn chasing down their left-back, heard a click in my…

Sports, Community and other Rare Treasures

One thing I noticed in the SU elections was how all the candidates loved to talk about community. Activities & Development candidates competed over how many student events they could run. Gen Sec candidate Alex Selway focused his campaign on…

10 Questions with Luke Williams

The 7s were once considered a team you joined if you loved your football but weren’t necessarily gifted in that department – how do you think that outlook has changed this season? Was it sudden or has this developed over…

Red Right Hand—Harry Barber: The Interview, full transcript

Harry Barber: The interview It is fair to say that Harry Barber has been missed on a Wednesday. It is equally fair to say  that Harry has missed his Wednesdays. He is a lad who loves both his football and…

Red Right Hand – Harry Barber: The Interview

It is fair to say that Harry Barber has been missed on a Wednesday. It is equally fair to say that Harry has missed his Wednesdays. He is a lad who loves both his football and his FC and so…

A sitdown with LSE’s ‘Mr Cardiff City’

“I’m quite fortunate to be doing such an enjoyable job. It’s quite surreal to be walking around the stadium and the tunnel with multi-million-pound celebrities.”

Five Weirdest Sports That You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

Ultimate Frisbee Perhaps, I should’ve titled this one just ‘Ultimate’, for I could well be getting a law suit from Wham-o-Toys who have trademarked the word frisbee. The rules are pretty simple, its basically like netball but instead of chucking…