The Countdown to Eurovision 2019

Tweet The Eurovision Song Contest for 2019 will be held in Tel Aviv on the 18th May. The final may be a while away but the deadline for each country to decide their participant is mid-March. A few countries have announced their competitor including Tamta from Cyprus, Jonida Maliqi from Albania and Srbuk from Armenia. Each country can decide whether to send their best talent or they could send a rising star to compete. The 42 participants will be take part in two semi-finals were the competitors will be reduced…

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Cricket World Cup 2019 Predicitions

Tweet With England hosting the Cricket World Cup for the first time in 20 years I believe they will win the prestigious tournament for the first time. The Three Lions are currently the best ranked ODI nation in the world and with the likes of Joe Root, Ben Stokes, and Adil Rashid featuring for the side they are team no one is looking forward to facing. England have excelled in 50-over cricket since the last World Cup four years ago, beating the likes of India, Australia, and Pakistan. It must…

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Pesticides: The New Plastics?

Tweet   After 2018 was dominated by talk of plastic harming our planet’s precious wildlife, could pesticides be the new crisis in 2019? Plastic was deemed to be the biggest threat to wildlife across the globe in 2018 but with a large scale campaigns to combat the problem, could a new issue arise and take centre stage. With an ever increasing amount of agriculture taking place in the UK, the amount of pesticides being used is also ballooning. This can have serious consequences for our wildlife if they are exposed…

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Why the USWNT are favourites for the World Cup

Tweet The USA are the favourites for the Women’s World Cup in France this summer. The USWNT won the 2015 iteration of the tournament in Canada, crushing Japan 5-2 in the final. The Stars and Stripes are in Group F with Thailand, Chile and Sweden. The Sweden national team is currently ranked ninth in the Fifa Women’s World Rankings. Alex Morgan and the rest of the squad will be eager to get revenge after Sweden eliminated them after penalties in the quarter-finals of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro….

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Will the young rising star Mbappe win the 2019 Ballon d’Or?

Tweet After his remarkable performance in the 2018 World Cup with his impressive two goals against Argentina could Kylian Mbappe be the underdog to win the 2019 Ballon d’Or? It’s safe to say that big names such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann will be in contention for the running with their everlasting impressive careers. However, the young rising star Kylian Mbappe may look to beat them all following his ever-growing success. Mbappe was crowned the best U21 player of 2018 being the first ever winner of the Kopa trophy but…

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England will win the World Cup

Tweet With fight, skill and team spirit in abundance, England will lift the Webb Ellis Cup in Japan this summer.  Eddie Jones will lead his England side into the Far East on the back of two excellent results against Australia and Japan. England beat the hosts of the tournament 35-15 then followed this result up with a 37-18 win over the Wallabies. The squad will have to embody all of the characteristics that saw England crowned world champions in 2003 when a Jonny Wilkinson drop goal sealed a euphoric win…

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