Mitch (he/ him) is a long-suffering Sunderland fan, keen runner and general sports obsessive. His other interests include indie music, arthouse cinema, and coffee.
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Ineos set for disappointment as Tour de France enters its final week – analysis

As stage 15 of the much-anticipated Tour de France 2020 comes to a close, Mitchell Marshall reflects on the competition thus far and predicts disappointment for Team Ineos after their failure to overcome the challenge of Team Jumbo-Visma.

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English football’s coronavirus conundrum

“You could be looking at 40, 50, 60 clubs in the pyramid ceasing to trade within the next six to twelve months”. That is the startling assessment of Huddersfield Town chairman Phil Hodgkinson on the outlook for the lower league teams in the English Football League (EFL) in light of the coronavirus pandemic. It reflects the conundrum Read More…

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Podcasts play on after coronavirus football ban

Just as shocking as the thought that the footballing globe might stop spinning due to the recent Covid-19 outbreak is the idea that the media satellites that orbit it might simultaneously come crashing down. The age of social media has only multiplied the number of pre-existing sources of dissection of the minutiae of footballers’ performances, Read More…