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Ollie Marsh



National Sport

Managerial Merry-Go-Round

Most football fans recognise January as the month where players come and go in the transfer window, but this season has seen a high amount of managerial casualties and appointments. So far there have been 31 departures, which is roughly the […]


Interview – Gavin James

Singer-songwriter Gavin James, who performed at Portsmouth’s Wedgewood Rooms in early October, has had a whirlwind of a year. From supporting the likes of Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran on tour, to appearing on The Late Late Show with James Corden […]

University Sport

Dominant UPWFC Edge Out Canterbury Win

University of Portsmouth 1
Canterbury University 0

The University of Portsmouth Women’s Football Club (UPWFC) gained a narrow yet dominant win over Canterbury at Langstone. A penalty from Sophie Frost was enough to secure all three points, although many chances for the home side to increase their […]

University Sport

These Girls Certainly Can


The University of Portsmouth Women’s Football Club oalot their BUCS season off to a great start with an impressive 4–2 win over UCL at Langstone during ‘This Girl Can’ week. The home side took the lead less than 10 minutes […]

Film & TV

CGI’s Forgotten Favourites

People who grew up during the early 2000s were hit with waves of nostalgia earlier this month as a fifth instalment in the popular Shrek franchise was announced by Dreamworks. Whether or not we really need another Shrek movie is debatable, […]

National Sport

Big Sam Resigns – What’s Next?

Sam Allardyce has become England’s shortest-serving full-time manager, after reaching a mutual agreement with the Football Association to leave the position. Despite only being in the role for 67 days, Allardyce’s conduct was described in an FA statement as: “inappropriate”, […]