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UH Campus Football: Garry F.C. 2 v 3 F.C Bag of Cans

By Sam Carman Tension was in the air even before kick-off as Garry F.C. and F.C. Bag of Cans met properly for the first time after they finished a respected 1st and 2nd in the UH Campus football league. Having lost 5-1 due to the fact that they only had 7 players in the previous fixture, F.C. Bag of Cans were definitely prepared to take revenge on their title rivals. Kick-off for the final of the UH campus football was set for 4 pm on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 on the “Next

Girl’s Football Week a success

Aimone Sharif | Sports Manager Girl’s Football Week has come to end, nevertheless the impact made on the girls at University might just be the start of a new passion! Abby Sanderson coordinated the events on and off campus including a futsal session and a 6-a-side tournament at Brunel. With the help of Active students and Herts Athletic Union, the week was a success and good fun for the participating girls, especially considering the stress of the exam period. On Tuesday th

Come Along to PharmSoc’s Football Tournament!

Image: Alec Moore Up for a break from all the studying? PharmSoc is running a six-a-side (plus two optional subs) football tournament on Thursday 24th March from 6.00pm till 8.00pm. The tournament is open to all students and staff members and will be held on the College Lane Campus. It’s only £3.50 per person and PharmSoc members get a free drink! Contact Akshay Patel at akshay_patel70@hotmail.com if you’re interested. #activities #Football #PharmSoc #Societies

Get into Football Day

[Aimone Sharif | Sports Manager] The start of Semester B saw campus football return with the famous Get into Football Day on 22nd January on the de Havilland pitches. Creating a team isn’t easy for international students that have just arrived from overseas; which is why Get into Football Day is a vital event for both newcomers and existing teams that are scouting for the next big talent. The first part of the day was dedicated to the traditional 11-a-side game. Recent winner

UH student Lucy Loomes represents country

[Aimone Sharif | Sports Manager] Herts’ very own Lucy Loomes showed what she is capable of in Azzurri last week against Italy’s Under 19’s football team. Lucy moved from Suffolk to London two years ago to join London Bees in the Women Super League Second division (WSL 2). Last week, she was scouted by the manager of the London Bees to be part of a friendly match against Italy’s very own U19’s. “Representing your country is always amazing and I was honoured to be part of the s

National Girls Football Week: Interview with Abby Sanderson

Aimone Sharif speaks with Abby Sanderson, the AU female football intern, in preparation for National Girls’ Football Week The week of the 5th to the 11th of October, as well as being the week the Beatles released their first single, is known as the National Girls’ Football Week. As the FA releases the official banners, our own Women’s football Intern Abby Sanderson prepares for the biggest week of her life yet. Working with Hertfordshire University’s Athletic Union, Abby has

What is it like to be a football referee?

[Kieran Burman | Contributing Writer] I have refereed at various levels – including Luton Town U21’s, youth football U11- U18 and University of Hertfordshire’s very own Campus Football. But no matter who is playing, it is never easy being a referee. Oh, and you’re never right. Before the game even starts you can feel the glares from the players, managers and supporters. Everyone is watching you, waiting for the whistle to go and the game to start. Then it begins. Every player

UH Campus Football Recap: Episode 2

Matt Creasey and Mason Grove present this week’s UH Campus Football Recap. Highlights from all the action across both leagues on Wednesday 4th February (Gameweek 2.) Featured matches: Redbourn Reborn v Quite Passionate Rangers FC Royalty v Nike Elites Dixie Normous v Jägerbombs Born Again Ballers v 2 Goals 1 Cup Herts of Midlothian v ManChestHair Baines on Toast v Class on Grass Herts Army v Hangover 96 #Football #Recap

UH Campus Football Recap: Episode 1

Matt Creasey and Mason Grove present this week’s UH Campus Football Recap. Highlights from all the action across both leagues on Wednesday 28th January (Gameweek 1.) Featured matches: Friendly Foxes v Redbourn Reborn Mouthampton v Quite Passionate Rangers FC Royalty v Jägerbombs Dixie Normous v Nike Elites Hangover 96 v 2 Goals 1 Cup Herts of Midlothian v Baines on Toast ManChestHair v Class on Grass Herts Army v Born Again Ballers #Football #Recap

UH Campus Football Kick Off

[Matt Creasey | Contributing Writer] More eagerly-awaited than the much speculated summer signings of Louis Van Gaal, Manager of Manchester United Football Club, was the sound of the whistle being blown at 1.15pm on Wednesday 22nd October 2014 at the New Generation Turf Pitches on the deHavilland Campus in Hatfield, to signal the beginning of a new season for UHCampusFootball. After an incredibly successful ‘Get into Football Day’ on Wednesday 15th October that saw somewhere