The Galleon - Portsmouth's Student Newspaper

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Sport Editor: Tom Halliday
Online Sport Editor: Frankie Hobbs
Deputy Sport Editor: Harry-Jay Bellew

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Monday's at 6pm
Room 2, Students' Union

National Sport

What has gone wrong at Liverpool?

After grinding out an impressive win against Manchester City on New Year’s Eve, who could have seen Liverpool’s startlingly bad beginning to 2017 coming. After seemingly establishing themselves as primary title contenders behind Chelsea, Liverpool have gone on to win […]

University Sport

Portsmouth Take Cup Form Into League

University of Portsmouth 2nd 3
Royal Holloway 1st 1

Portsmouth men’s second team won a crucial game against Royal Holloway 3-1 to keep themselves off the bottom of the league. In their first league win of the season, the team took a boost from their previous cup victory against […]

University Sport

Southampton Beat Pompey in Varsity Prelim

University of Portsmouth 1st 29
Southampton University 1st 65

Fierce rivals the University of Southampton made the trip to Langstone to face Portsmouth men’s 1st team in a hotly anticipated derby clash. Southampton beat their South coast rivals 65-29 in a heated fixture that the home side had difficulty […]

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 […]


Red Bull in a China Shop

In many ways, you could say that Leipzig are taking “doing a Leicester” to new, unfathomable heights, completing a rise only seen on the likes of Football Manager or FIFA– so why are they now the most hated football team […]

Men's Football

UPFC Stay In Form With St Mary’s Win

UPFC 1st 3
St Mary's University 1

The University of Portsmouth men’s first team beat league leader St Mary’s 3-1 in a crucial game at Langstone. The result builds momentum for UPFC and keeps them within two points of the top of the table at this early […]

University Sport

Wells Hat-trick Secures UOP Last Gasp Win

University of Portsmouth 2nds 26
University of Brighton 2nds 25

The University of Portsmouth’s Men’s Rugby Seconds won an intense and dramatic match against the University of Brighton 26-25 in the dying embers of the clash. A hat-trick of tries from centre Bertie Wells secured the points. The result sees Pompey […]

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