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England edge France in Six Nations

By Frankie Gleed

With nothing but pride to play for, England took on highflying France in what Eddie Jones called “a game for the ages”.

Despite a very disappointing Six Nations campaign so far, England managed to come back against France to win 23-20. France, who have impressed this year after winning their two opening games, started the game strong with a try inside the first two minutes, with Dupont picking up a loose ball to touch down for a try which was then converted by Jalibert. Continue reading England edge France in Six Nations

Football plays on through depths of pandemic

By Frankie Gleed

With hospitals at breaking point and the government’s chief medical officer warning that the worst is yet to come, the Premier League and the English Football League continue to play, despite record numbers of daily infections and deaths in England.

The Premier League confirmed that there were 36 new positive cases between 4 and 10 January out of 2,593 players and staff tested —the highest number tested since testing began. Continue reading Football plays on through depths of pandemic