The Galleon - Portsmouth's Student Newspaper

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Sport Editor: Oskar Skarsbrook
Sport Editor: Stephen Pollard
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

The Winter Break Debate

The festive period is a magical time for football fans around the UK. Whilst there are still last minute presents to buy as well as ingredients for the Christmas day banquet, there is a side order of football fixtures to…

National Sport

Franchising in Sport

Traditionally sports have always kept to themselves, each with their own players, support staff, fan bases and most importantly – grounds. Recently teams have been sharing dressing rooms, stadiums and pitches for a number of reasons, but has it been…

National Sport

Phil Hughes: #63NotOut

The cricketing world is in mourning after Australian batsman Phil Hughes tragically passed away, never waking up from the coma he slipped into after being hit by a cricket ball. The 25-year-old was playing in a match in Sydney when…

National Sport

A year in UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been simply outstanding for fighter quality this year, with numerous legitimate fighter of the year candidates and some all time classic bouts. Starting in the Men’s Flyweight division, simply put, it has been the…

University Sport

Charity Dodgeball Tournament

A charity dodgeball tournament was held at Spinnaker Sports Centre earlier this month to raise money for The Rowan’s Hospice. The event was organised and ran by a group of University of Portsmouth students, with help from the University of…

University Sport

Sam Copeland Memorial Match

University of Portsmouth 1st 2
Sam Copeland XI 4

The Sam Copeland Memorial Cup match was held on Friday 28th November in memory of former University of Portsmouth Hockey Club member Sam Copeland. Sam sadly passed away as a result of cyclic fibrosis on 16th October 2014. It was…

Portsmouth FC

Pompey slip to Stanley defeat

Portsmouth 2
Accrington Stanley 3

The pressure continues to mount on Blues boss Andy Awford after his side lost 3-2 to a well drilled Accrington Stanley at Fratton Park. After falling two nil behind early, the Blues battled back through first Marcus Bean and then…

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