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NFL Preview

Extra tickets have just been released for this years NFL Regular Season games at wembley Stadium. For the first time ever 3 regular season games are to be played at wembley featuring some of the biggest teams in the league. If you are unsuccessful in purchasing tickets then have no fear as all games will be aired live on Channel 4. 

Miami Dolphins at Oakland Raiders
28 September 2014 @ 6:00pm

Detroit Lions at Atlanta Falcons
26 October 2014 @ 1:30pm

Dallas Cowboys at Jacksonville Jaguars
9 November 2014 @6:00pm

Tickets are available now via 

http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/nfl

Words by Mark Johnstone

Sports Traider App Funding

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Hi Sports Traider have launched a Crowdfund Appeal to help pay for a Mobile App which will massively help them grow the charity. Your pledge, no matter how small, will be a great help to us. Your reward ranges from a 'personal thank you' from Lance through to 'Patron' sponsorship which has the potential to get your brand in front of many thousands of grassroots sportsmen and women including attendance at Hoops Aid 2015 at the O2 Arena on May 10th.
Please click on the link to find out more and please help them to continue in their mission to 'Create A Level Playing Field'. Thank you.

www.crowdfunder.co.uk/SportsTraider Please hurry, the appeal is due to finish soon.

BAMMA FIGHT NIGHT 2

LEE CHADWICK V ION PASCU

 

World Flyweight Title
Rany Saadeh V Jody Collins

Shay Walsh V James Saville
Pietro Menga V Steve McCombe
Chris Hoban V Tim Menzies

Greg Severs V Jamie Reynolds
Danny Missin V Mike Berry

 

plus full supporting card visit www.bamma.com

Event takes place at The Olympia Liverpool

Liverpool Olympia

West Derby Road

Liverpool

L6 9BY

 

Words by Mark Johnstone

CWFC69 The Forum London June 7

The CWFC lightweight world title will be at stake when Curt Warburton (13-4) and Stevie Ray (14-5) clash at Cage Warriors 69 at The Forum in London, England, on Saturday, June 7, 2014.

 

CWFC officials can confirm that previous champion Ivan Buchinger has been released from his contract with the promotion, leaving a vacancy at the summit of the 155lbs division.

 

The bout will mark the second time that Warburton and Ray will have met, with their previous encounter - which took place in March, 2013 - ending in a unanimous-decision triumph for Warburton.

 

Tickets for CWFC 69, featuring Curt Warburton versus Stevie Ray for the CWFC lightweight world title, will go on sale shortly.

 

Check cagewarriors.com regularly to find out ticket prices and on sale dates.

 

Words by Mark Johnston

Impact Wrestling Manchester Phones4U Arena Jan 31

TNA returned to the UK for it’s 6th year and possibly one of it’s most successful tours yet. Over the space of four days a live Impact Wrestling event was aired from Glasgow, Double Impact Tapings took place in Manchester and London and a massive One Night Only PPV taping was held in Birmingham.

 

Thousands of wrestling fans turned out to see there favourite TNA superstars and they certainly got their money's worth. Not only was there a double Impact Taping but also a double Xplosion taping too. The evening featured the likes of James Storm, Austin Aries, Magnus, EC3, MVP, Samoa Joe, Velvet Sky, Kazarian, Bully Ray, Mr Anderson and included appearances from Bobby Roode and Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle. Matches on the evening included a Ladder Match between Gunner and EC3 which soon became a tag team match with James Storm joining Gunner and Magnus joining EC3 in a case vs case ladder match to determine who would be number 1 contender for the heavyweight championship.

 

That's not all, a Casket Match featuring former Aces and Eights team mates Bully Ray and Mr Anderson battle it out in a grueling bout which included tables and chairs. Other matches on the evening included the In-ring debut of tag team The Wolves who teamed with Samoa Joe to take on Bro Mans and Zima Ion, a Triple Threat Knockouts Street Fight and a X Division title match between Austin Aries and Kazarian.

 

As well as the wrestling, ring announcer Jeremy Borash treated the fans to numerous freebies including T Shirts and even gave out Backstage Passes (yes that's right BACKSTAGE PASSES) to a lucky few members of the audience. If you missed any of the events don't worry, you will be able to catch it all on February 16 on Challenge TV and the 3 weeks following.

 

TNA has already released tickets for The Maximum impact Tour 2015 which stops off in Glasgow,(Jan 29),Manchester (Jan 30) and London (Jan 31) which will be  double Impact taping, you can purchase tickets for these events now via Gigsandtours.com or ticketmaster.co.uk

Catch TNA on Challenge tv every week and remember to catch the Manchester Impact Taping on Feb 16.

 

Words by M Johnstone

 

NBA Global Games Manchester 2013

For the last 3 years the NBA and Manchester city council have been working together to bring the first ever NBA game to be held outside of London. In 2011 the WNBA came to England and made history when Atlanta Dream competed against theGB national team. In 2012 Manchester hosted a double header when the GB National team competed against Team USA with both the Women's teams and Men's teams playing warm up games in preparation for the 2012 Olympics. Now in 2013 the NBA finally arrives in Manchester when Oklahoma City Thunder face off against Philadelphia 76ers. 13,472 where in attendance to see an incredible game which seen USA international Kevin Durant play an impressive 34 minutes and scoring a total of 21 points with Reggie Jackson scoring an incredible 29 points. There was not much between the two teams in this game with the highest lead being 11 points, the final minute of the game was extremely nail biting with the teams going at it end to end until finally after numerous intentional fouls by the 76ers the Oklahoma City Thunder where victorious with the final Score being 103 - 99.  After the game Thunder head coach Scott Brooks went on to say about the crowd in Manchester "I thought they where energetic and excited to see NBA players" while  76ers head coach Brett Brown opened his press conference by saying "I thought the atmosphere here was fantastic,look around and it was as well presented game". Overall an extremely successful game which seen many stars including footballers Jack Rodwell, Rio Ferdinand, Dvid De Gea and United Legend Andy Cole in attendance. Now with Manchester global game out the way all roads now lead to January 16 2014 when Brooklyn Nets face Atlanta Hawks at the O2 Arena in London. For more information and to purchase tickets head over to http://www.theo2.co.uk/event/nba-global-games-london-2014-20140116.html