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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…

Chloé Blyth: LSE, PPE and Skiing

Since the founding of Wikipedia, LSE’s notable alumni list has been dominated by eighty year old investment bankers and foreign heads of state, with not a single sportsperson in sight. Put simply, we are not a particularly sporty University. It…

Pub Talk: In Defence of José Mourinho

Football’s most hated and berated, José Mourinho has somehow managed to stir up anger and frustration for well over a decade. This has largely resulted from a series of inflammatory actions and comments, alongside a tendency to act disrespectfully towards…