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Ex-BBC Presenter Apologises For Jokes About Luke Chadwick

Ex-BBC presenter Nick Hancock has said that he is “appalled at himself” for making jokes about Luke Chadwick after the former Manchester United midfielder opened up on the torment he suffered during his time at Old Trafford. Hancock hosted BBC’s panel show ‘They Think It’s All Over’ which would frequently make fun of Chadwick’s appearance in the early 2000s just …

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BBC Poll Over 100,000 Rugby Fans To Create Their 2017 World XV

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 08: The All Blacks perform the Haka prior to kickoff during the third test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on July 8, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The BBC have just totted up the numbers and produced their combined XV of 2017 after more than one hundred thousand teams were submitted to the British broadcaster by fans across the UK. In the end, five Englishmen made the cut while four New Zealanders were also included. Three Irishmen had such an extraordinary 2017 that they were impossible to …

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Irish Fans Won’t be Happy With BBC’s Premier League All-Time XI

Like many broadcasters in recent weeks, the BBC have selected their Premier League XI of the last 25 years. Gareth Brooks has come under criticism in the past for his ‘Team of the Week’ selections in the past for various reasons. However, the ex-Spurs man was not tasked with this celebratory team. Instead, former England quartet Gary Lineker, Ian Wright, Danny …

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David Moyes Apologises For Disgraceful Threat To BBC Reporter

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: David Moyes conducts his first press conference as Sunderland manager at The Academy of Light on August 1, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian Horrocks/Sunderland AFC via Getty Images)

David Moyes made a shocking comment in the direction of BBC reporter Vicki Sparks after his side’s scoreless draw with Burnley last month.  BBC Newcastle and Radio Five Live reporter Vicki Sparks got under the Sunderland manager’s skin when enquiring if he thought that the attendance of the club’s chairman, Ellis Short, at the fixture had any link to the …

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Watch: Seven Videos To Get You Pumped Up For The Six Nations

With the Six Nations finally kicking off this weekend, we thought it appropriate to check out some of the tournament’s best ‘pump up’ videos from across the years. The Six Nations will kick off this weekend with three cracking fixtures. Scotland will open proceedings against Ireland at Murrayfield on Saturday afternoon before England take on France in a massive clash …

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Opinion: Why Elliot Daly Is England’s Best Player In Years

England coach Eddie Jones has been eulogising about his team’s latest winger, Wasps’ Elliot Daly, but beneath the veneer of the Australian’s facetious hyperbole is a genuine excitement about one of the country’s brightest talents. Some players get thrown in at the deep end early on in their careers, individuals like Bath’s Anthony Watson who made his international debut at …

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Uncertainty Around Owen Farrell Could Affect England Preparations

The nature of Owen Farrell’s back injury means his club are still not sure when exactly he will return, according to reports. Head coach Mark McCall told the BBC that: “We don’t know if he will play against Toulon [mid-October]. There’s a chance he could face Wasps [on 9 October].” Farrell is believed to be having a scan on Thursday …

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New Zealand Rugby Chief Contradicts BBC Regarding Rugby Calendar Changes

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 09: New Zealand Rugby CEO Steve Tew speaks to media during the New Zealand All Blacks Captain's Run at Waikato Stadium on September 9, 2016 in Hamilton, New Zealand. (Photo by Fiona Goodall/Getty Images)

New Zealand Rugby Union CEO Steve Tew has poured cold water over suggestions that the June internationals of a World Cup season could be scrapped. Under the current structures, the northern hemisphere sides keep the revenue gained from the November internationals, and the southern hemisphere sides act likewise for the summer tours. However, if the June series were to be …

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Dimitri Payet Announces Where He Will Be Playing Next Season

Everton v West Ham United - Premier League

Dimitri Payet has been linked with moves away from West Ham. After a stellar debut season with West Ham, Dimitri Payet garnered a PFA Player of the Year nomination and instantly became France’s golden boy, which led to speculation he could be playing elsewhere next season. Co-owner of The Hammers David Gold spoke to BBC claiming that the club would only consider …

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England Are On For A Double Grand Slam Next Weekend

during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on March 12, 2016 in London, England.

The England men’s team has dominated the headlines recently because of their unbeaten run to a Six Nations Championship title and a potential Grand Slam next weekend, but we shouldn’t forget that the national women’s team has done exactly the same thing. After a 32-0 thrashing of Scotland, a surprisingly narrow victory against Italy, a colossal battle with Ireland, that …

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