All posts by Becki Dickinson

Triumphant Tigers take Aviva Premiership glory

LEICESTER TIGERS 37 – 17 NORTHAMPTON SAINTS Leicester Tigers achieved a record 10th Premiership title on Saturday with a hard-fought but well-deserved victory against Northampton Saints, in front of a sell-out crowd at Twickenham. After falling short in the previous...

/ 29th May 2013

Tigers make Quins pay to reach final

Aviva Premiership semi-final Leicester Tigers 33-16 Harlequins Leicester Tigers have reached their ninth consecutive Aviva Premiership Final after a 33-16 victory over Harlequins at Welford Road. Tries from Vereniki Goneva, Niall Morris, Tom Croft and Matthew Tait saw the fierce...

/ 14th May 2013

Late sting in the tail for sorry foxes

Adam Redfern Play-off semi-final 1st leg: Leicester City 1-0 Watford 2nd leg: Watford 3-1 Leicester City (Aggregate: Leicester City 2-3 Watford)   Leicester City’s promotion dream was cruelly snatched away on Sunday afternoon, when Troy Deeney’s 96th minute strike, no...

/ 13th May 2013

Sir Alex Ferguson Retires

This morning a legend amongst the football world announced his retirement. After 26 and a half years on the United throne, Sir Alex finally divulged that this would be his last season. After announcing his retirement in advance over a...

/ 8th May 2013

The case for Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez has never been far from the back pages throughout his time at Anfield, and whilst his talent is undeniable, his character continues to divide people into two camps- those who love him and those who, well…don’t. Unless you...

/ 1st May 2013

Play-off Final: Leicester Riders V Newcastle Eagles

Amit Nathwani reporting from Wembley Arena   Leicester Riders have won the BBL play-offs for only the second time in their history after beating Newcastle Eagles 68-57. It is Riders’ most successful season ever after they picked up the BBL...

/ 30th April 2013

Hornets sting Foxes play-off hopes

 Adam Redfern reporting from the King Power Stadium Leicester City 1-2 Watford   Watford hammered the ultimate blow to Leicester City’s play-off hopes on Friday evening after Gianfranco Zola’s outfit outclassed a deflated Foxes side. A wonder goal from Chelsea...

/ 28th April 2013

Manchester United: When will it End?

This week, Manchester United beat Aston Villa at Old Trafford to finally secure their 20th league title and 13th Premier League crown. A first half hat-trick from Robin Van Persie, who looks almost certain to clinch the Golden Boot this...

/ 25th April 2013

London Marathon security reviewed amidst Boston Bombing

Monday’s explosions that left three dead and countless injured at the annual Boston Marathon have sent shockwaves through the sporting community as athletes take to Twitter to display their emotions. Paula Radcliffe tweeted: “Situation looks awful, thoughts are with everyone....

/ 16th April 2013

Foxes pay the penalty

Tom Everest reporting from the King Power Stadium. Chris Burke scored a late penalty to earn Birmingham a 2-2 draw at the hands of a faltering Leicester City side at the King Power Stadium on Friday evening. Curtis Davies’ 12th-minute...

/ 14th April 2013