Jack Target
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Jack is a recent graduate in Sports Journalism having covered a variety of sports over the last five years. Predominately a football reporter, Jack has delved into rugby, cricket and American sports. Jack currently host a sports show on his local radio station Time 107.5 on Saturday afternoons. He also bakes.

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NFL Expansion: How It Could Happen

(1) Comments | Posted 1 December 2014 | (21:54)

Thanksgiving is over and now we enter the business end of the NFL season. There still may be plenty of football left to play before we head into the post-season but thoughts of next year have started for some teams and the NFL.

Two topics that will most likely...

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Change Is Good: Euro 2016 Qualifiers Benefit From Expansion

(0) Comments | Posted 16 October 2014 | (22:41)

The expansion to 24 teams for the European Championships has made the qualifiers, finally, more competitive and exciting.

We have seen a different edge to the opening rounds of qualification for Euro 2016. Some of the smaller nations are picking up wins and topping their groups whilst some of the...

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Forget Gerrard and Co. Bask in the Glory of Britain's Sporting Success.

(0) Comments | Posted 18 August 2014 | (21:47)

As I sat there watching the last few seconds tick ever closer to confirming England's place a-top of the Women's Rugby Union World, I asked, we aren't that bad at sport are we?

After the huge disappointment that was the World Cup in Brazil, the common opinion amongst the nation...

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Is Subbing Goalkeepers for Penalties Long Overdue?

(0) Comments | Posted 7 July 2014 | (22:46)

Louis van Gaal caused a bit of a stir on Saturday night with his substitution of goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen for Tim Krul just before his Netherlands side went to penalties against Cota Rica. Although it turned out to be a successful tactical change, many felt it was a wrong decision....

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The Lack of Style on the Sporting Sidelines

(0) Comments | Posted 24 April 2014 | (19:33)

I was playing Madden a while ago and set up a season as head coach of the Seattle Seahawks. This option allows you to choose what attire your character wears on the side lines for those cut shots between plays in the game. Within seconds, no, nano-seconds I chose my...

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The Twitter Tipster - The Jury Is Out

(0) Comments | Posted 7 April 2014 | (09:16)

This weekend saw arguably the biggest betting sports event of the year, the Grand National, take place. No doubt many people would have laid money on their choices for this annual event. To some of those people this would be just another race that they would have gambled on.

To...

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Which Denver Broncos Team Are We Watching?

(1) Comments | Posted 24 September 2013 | (16:42)

The Denver Broncos. They are good. Very good. They are one of, if not the, most dominant team in the AFC. They have an elite quarterback. They are one of the favourites to win the Super Bowl. And they wear orange.

Doesn't that all sound familiar? Of course I...

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A Reason Why We Shouldn't Worry About a London NFL Team

(14) Comments | Posted 17 June 2013 | (01:00)

There have been many reports recently that the question of London having an NFL team is now a matter of when, not if. Commissioner Roger Goodell said last Tuesday that the NFL was looking to add a third regular season game at Wembley, with the Jacksonville Jaguars maybe hosting two...

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The Football Throwback

(2) Comments | Posted 16 April 2013 | (01:00)

I woke up this morning to find that today, 15 April, in baseball is Jackie Robinson day. Each year the top teams in the MLB celebrate the life of the legendary player who broke the racial boundaries to become one of the best players the game has ever seen. All...

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Super Bowl XLVII - The Game of Many Names and Story Lines

(0) Comments | Posted 31 January 2013 | (16:13)

You would be hard pressed to find a Super Bowl that has as many interesting storylines and gossip tit-bits as the Forty Seventh Edition coming this Sunday 3 February. This year the NFL has spoiled both the media and fans with numerous subjects discuss and analyze until kick off time....

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