Kenny Dalglish Parts Company with Liverpool as England Squad is Announced

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A tumultuous day in the world of football is developing today as King Kenny leaves Liverpool and an interesting England squad is announced by Roy Hodgson. The Liverpool legend has seen his career at the club come to a tragic end as the club’s owners patience wore thin, on the same day that Rio Ferdinand’s days in the white of England appear to be done and dusted.


UEL Student Wins Big Pitch Competition and Earns Right to Play at Wembley

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Young Academic can excitedly reveal that UEL Sports journalism student, Chris Deacon, has used his journalistic talents to win the ultimate football fans’ dream. In enthralling student news, Chris has won the Big Pitch competition and earned the right to play at Wembley stadium.


Resilient Liverpool Brush Aside Chelsea and Dedicate Performance to Luca Jones

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In a tale of two halves at Stamford Bridge, Liverpool edged a somewhat ironic encounter and dented Chelsea’s fading title ambitions. With the pre-match talk focused on the chances of Fernando Torres or Raul Meireiles spoiling Liverpool’s afternoon, it was ex-Chelsea defender Glen Johnson who emerged victorious following a barnstorming run. A splendid solo effort that saw Johnson skin the likes of Ashley Cole and place the ball perfectly in the back of the Chelsea net.


Will Peter Roebuck Be Remembered For All The Wrong Reasons?

As a major student news site, Young Academic acknowledges the great work of Peter Roebuck and assesses the controversies that seemed to surround him constantly. He was no doubt a cricketing genius but it seems he was a troubled man and in this article I pay respect to a great man regardless of his illicit actions.


Premiership Football Star David Meyler Spearheads this Year’s Movember Initiative

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Well folks, it’s that time of the year again! November is surely the greatest month of the year when it comes to donating to charities with Armistace Day just around the corner and the start of Movember, which is quickly becoming one of the most popular charity events in the United Kingdom. As the UK’s leading student portal, Young Academic is delighted to lend its support to the scheme and will of course be making a substantial donation.


British IndyCar Star Dan Wheldon Killed at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

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Young Academic can bring tragic news regarding the death of British IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon. The sport’s 2011 Indianapolis 500 winner and one of the most popular drivers in open-wheel racing died yesterday at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. An awful multi-car crash on Lap 11 of the IndyCar Series season finale unfortunately inflicted ‘unsurvivable’ wounds to the father of two from Emberton.


Seventh Rugby World Cup Finals One Day Away!

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The 7th Rugby World Cup is just around the corner and in true Young Academic style, we have our finger right on the pulse of everything that is going on in New Zealand. The hosts kick proceedings off tomorrow evening against Tonga and we will be bringing you match reports and features on every stage of what is set to be a fantastic tournament. Make sure you keep an eye on our great Rugby Union section.


Facebook Takes it First Step Towards Live Premiership Football

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Facebook has taken the next step in its bid for world domination with its announcement that it is to stream its first live professional football match. Young Academic has learnt that the social networking platform will demonstrate its growing social power following the revelation earlier in the week that students across the country will soon be able to rent movies using the website.