ARE WE RUNNING MORE?

Tweet Go for a stroll in your local park, chances are there’ll be someone out running. Are we experiencing a running boom in the UK, and if so why? Harry Trend investigates. Maybe the increase in participation in recreational running, which some have coined “the running boom”, is due to the emergence of running events such as parkrun. In 2018, 414,618 people applied for the London Marathon, the most popular marathon in the world.[i] Or maybe it’s the running clubs, the pillar of recreational running? From 2008 to 2015, UK…

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AFC Fylde 0 Salford City 3

Tweet Salford City have been promoted to the English Football League for the first time in their history after a comfortable victory in the Vanarama National League Promotion Final. The match started brightly as both teams created opportunities before the deadlock was broken in the fifteenth minute when a stroke of misfortune handed Salford the lead. Danny Rowe saw his clearance from a free kick rebound off his own man to gift Mani Dieseruvwe the opportunity to curl past Jay Lynch from close range. An opportunity he didn’t pass up…

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Match Report – Brighton & Hove Albion 0-1 Southampton

Tweet Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s second-half winner saw Southampton claim an important victory away at Brighton & Hove Albion. The win moves the Saints five points ahead of Cardiff, who play Chelsea on Sunday. Brighton improved after a poor first-half but were unable to find an equalising goal, and remain in the battle to avoid the drop. Both sides would have seen this encounter as a prime opportunity to gain a crucial three points in the bid to secure Premier League survival, but despite this, Chris Hughton’s side were their usual cautious…

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Brighton 1-2 Chelsea – Match Report

Tweet Two goals were enough for Chelsea as Eden Hazard masterminded Chelsea’s win against Brighton at the Amex stadium. Hazard assisted one and scored the other, despite Brighton’s late comeback, to put them in fourth place and three points clear of Arsenal. 17 – Eden Hazard has been directly involved in more Premier League goals this season (17 in 16 apps) than he was in the whole of last season (16 in 34 apps). Evolved. pic.twitter.com/RsYVl9zuuR — OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 16, 2018 It was a staggered start for the home…

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Brighton 3-1 Crystal Palace – Match Report

Tweet Three first-half goals gave 10-man Brighton the victory against Crystal Palace in an incident-packed derby at the Amex Stadium. Both teams came into the game on a high, yet it was the home side who came out triumphant and now sit tenth in the Premier League, nine points clear of their rivals. We had to wait until after quarter of an hour when Palace had the first opportunity of the match. Patrick van Aanholt found himself in acres of space down the left hand side, who then cut the…

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