Leeds United’s Promising Youngsters

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Its easy to imagine that the new year could not have come soon enough for fans of Leeds United whose roller coaster 2014 was defined by the arrival of notorious and eccentric new owner Massimo Cellino.

FA Cup Special: 3rd Round Weekend Summary


Young Academic’s Scott Beaman brings you his round up of the weekend’s third round action. Although there is still tonight’s clash between AFC Wimbledon and Liverpool to be played, as well as Burnley Vs Spurs and a couple tommorow, you will find everything you need to know about every other tie played below…

Sturridge Should Be Allowed to Revel As Liverpool’s Talisman


Daniel Sturridge scores lots of goals. Wherever he has played during his relatively short career to date, that is what he has done and what he likely to do for some time yet. For this succinct and simple reason, he should be made the focal point of the Liverpool team as they look to mount a serious title challenge for the second season running.


Young Academic Ashes 2013 Preview: Full Series Round Up Including Final England Ashes Squad

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Welcome to the all new Young Academic cricket section and in particular our coverage of one of the highly anticipated summers of English cricket in years. The “Ashes Year”0 is now upon us and a tumultuous few weeks has set things up remarkably. The return of Kevin Pietersen, the sacking of Mickey Arthur in favour of Darren Lehmann in the Australian camp and some encouraging performances from both sides in recent warm up games have all added their own spice to a mix that could make the forthcoming series less clear cut than previously thought.

Everton Confirm David Moyes Exit Following Facebook Blooper from Manchester United

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Well we all knew it was coming, but the way the David Moyes fiasco has developed has turned out to be rather interested. Following reports yesterday that David Moyes was set to be named Alex Ferguson’s successor “in the next 24 hours”, all had gone somewhat quiet today. However, just a few minutes after the Manchester United facebook page temporarily welcomed the Scot as the new manager of the club, Everton FC’s official Twitter account confirmed that Moyes would step down at the end of the season.


Surrey Batsman Tom Maynard Killed By Train Aged Just 23

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It has emerged this morning that Surrey and potential England star of the future, Tom Maynard has died aged just 23. Sad, sad news this morning from the world of cricket as the son of former Glamorgan and England player Matthew Maynard passes away at a tragically young age.