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Efirbet: Future stadiums in the UK set to open in 2020

The future landscape of football in the United Kingdom is set to change throughout 2020 as the next generation of stadiums near completion. While some are large impressive modern structures built for the masses, others are smaller, ultimately how they are received will be up to the fans once...

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Vue Plymouth channels the Force with The Plymouth Fencing Club and train local Jedi

Authored by Mary

Celebrating the success of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker , Vue Plymouth teamed up with The Plymouth Fencing Club to give film lovers an exhibition on how to properly handle a lightsabre. Setting up at Vue Plymouth on Saturday, The Plymouth Fencing Club gave visitors a taste of how a true lightsabre battle might go down over the course of the afternoon, offering onlookers who dared to wield...

Scotland at the Six Nations: a decade in review

Authored by Mike Page

The 2020 Six Nations gets underway at the start of next month and Scotland will look to overcome their inconsistencies, which cost them a place in the knockout stages of the 2019 Rugby World Cup. In its current format, Scotland have never won the tournament and you have to go back as far as 1999, when it was the Five Nations to the last year that they were successful. But it’s a new decade...

Everyone is welcome at the Race for Life Plymouth

Authored by Mary

This January, everyone is invited to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Plymouth.

The charity’s much-loved events are returning to the city but are no longer restricted to female participants.

This means everybody can be part of the empowering Race for Life movement – and show support for the 34,800 people diagnosed with cancer every year in the South West.

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New research highlights benefits of marathon running – but local experts warn ‘be prepared’

Authored by Mary

New research carried out at Barts and University College London has shown that training for and completing a marathon can cut four years off an individual’s vascular age – and that those who are less fit benefit the most.

The researchers tested 138 people due to take part in this year’s London Marathon. Over a period of six months their arteries gained elasticity, reducing the risk...

Football comes to Exeter Racecourse

Authored by Mike Page

Football comes to the races on Tuesday, January 14 when Exeter Racecourse teams up with Exeter City Football Club for a day out on Haldon Hill.

Season ticket holders for the club, known as the Grecians, are being offered free entry, while in the hospitality boxes will be supporters who will be able to meet first-team players.

General manager Jack Parkinson said: “It’s the...

Best Premier League Performers This Season

Authored by Mike Page

The Premier League is arguably the most prestigious and exciting football league in the world. The league captures the attention of millions of viewers throughout the season, and also attracts thousands of sports bettors. And as we are about to head into the January transfer window, football bettors absolutely have to check out the William Hill promo code 2020 for some of the best bonuses and...

4 of the Best Golf Courses in Plymouth

Authored by Mike Page

Are you a golf fan taking a vacation in Plymouth or maybe travelling with work and have a little spare time? Or maybe you live locally and want to take up the sport. Then you will want to know where the best golf courses in Plymouth can be found – and here are four of our favourites. Grab your golf bag and make sure you protect yourself from the elements because we do get a little rain here in...

The interesting fates of Southgate and Mariner

Authored by Mike Page

Gareth Southgate has been a revelation since taking the reins as England manager, enjoying success that has not been matched in almost 30 years. He has taken on the so-called poisoned chalice and has the Three Lions playing arguably their best football since the mid-1980s to early 1990s.

He guided England to their first World Cup semi-final since 1990 when they reached the last four of...

Why the CL is the Best Club Competition in Sports

Authored by Mike Page

No sport has the same impact and influence as football has. The pure passion, love, excitement, and enjoyment is unmatched. Many fans of basketball or American football will say that their competitions are the best in sports, but we highly disagree with that claim, which is why we wanted to give you a few reasons as to why football's own Champions League is the best club competition in all of...

Schoolboy speedway star roars away with funding

Authored by Sarah

A schoolboy speedway star from Devon has roared away with a share of funding from a leading housebuilder.

Persimmon Homes Cornwall has donated £1,000 from its Community Champions fund to support 13-year-old Ben Trigger as he competes in speedway events in Britain and abroad.

Ben, from Plympton, is the top rider in his category in the south west and one of the top in Britain,...