Richard Laverty
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20 years old. Studying sports journalism at University. I have a burning passion for sport and writing. I write for various websites and magazines and have freelanced for the past couple of years around various Media outlets.

You can find me on Twitter @JournoRich

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The inspirational story of the Leeds United Ladies team

Leeds United might be in the Championship, but they are still one of the most well-known clubs in the country, but how much do people know the story of the Leeds United Ladies team? They’ve been on probably an even more emotional journey than the men’s team, and 18 months ago they didn’t have a team, a name, they weren’t even a club.

Over the past decade, Arsenal have been far and away the most dominant side in women’s football, but Leeds had been their most consistent opponents until…

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Posted on January 25, 2012 at 18:55

The laws of the game gone mad?

The recent furore around different interpretations of laws in football has led to even larger feuds between football fans. It begs the question about whether or not the referees understand the laws, and whether the FA themselves even understand their own laws.

It's not a lot to ask for a bit of consistency, when within a month we see Frank Lampard escape a red card for a dangerous tackle against Wolves, before Vincent Kompany is sent off for a ball-winning tackle,…

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Posted on January 12, 2012 at 19:30 — 11 Comments

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