Jack Target
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 hosts The Alternative Club radio show on his local radio station Time 107.5 on Tuesday nights. He also bakes.

Entries by Jack Target

In Search of a Premier League Hero

(0) Comments | Posted 2 February 2016 | (17:22)

There will be a void of character and admiration at Stamford Bridge this summer. The most successful captain in Chelsea's history will leave the club and affectively close an incredible chapter in the club's history.

Despite being a controversial figure outside West London, with many football fans being happy...

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Dagenham & Redbridge, the FA Cup and Me

(0) Comments | Posted 10 January 2016 | (21:29)

This Saturday I went to Goodison Park to see my local team Dagenham & Redbridge take on Everton in the FA Cup. This is what it meant to me and many other full time and part time Daggers fans.

No matter how much I fall in and out of love...

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NFL in the UK - Where Are We Now?

(0) Comments | Posted 9 November 2015 | (21:20)

Another year, another season of NFL football in the UK passed by. Sometimes, we UK American football fans have to pinch ourselves to truly believe how far we've come in just seven years. When the Miami Dolphins hosted the New York Giants at Wembley Stadium in 2007, no one knew...

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Now Is the Time to Get on the Women's Football Bandwagon

(0) Comments | Posted 6 July 2015 | (07:14)

What difference a month makes! When the FIFA Women's World Cup started in early June, there didn't seem to be much excitement or buzz from the media or football fans. However, the hardcore few - whether they are fans who attend matches or watch when it is on TV -...

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European Football's Elite Three

(0) Comments | Posted 4 June 2015 | (18:49)

Have we ever had it this big? Two top clubs with two top teams in a top stadium. This year's Champions League Final has it all.

On Saturday Barcelona and Juventus will battle it out for Europe's top price at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. It almost seems too...

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Will Deflategate Affect the NFL's London Quest?

(0) Comments | Posted 14 May 2015 | (20:34)

If you are a fan of the NFL then you may have heard of deflategate. You may also be bored of it already.

The act of slightly deflating balls has rocked the NFL world and the New England Patriots who have been heavily fined and stripped of their half...

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Super Bowl XLIX: Battle of the dynasties

(0) Comments | Posted 30 January 2015 | (18:12)

The wait for a dynasty in the NFL has been long overdue. It has been ten years since the New England Patriots won back to back Super Bowls and three titles in four years. On Sunday the Seattle Seahawks will aim to be that side who become the league's newest...

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NFL Expansion: How It Could Happen

(0) Comments | Posted 1 December 2014 | (20:54)

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 | (21:41)

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 | (20:47)

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 | (21:46)

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 | (18:33)

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 | (08:16)

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.


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Which Denver Broncos Team Are We Watching?

(1) Comments | Posted 24 September 2013 | (15:42)

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 | (00:00)

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 | (00:00)

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 | (15:13)

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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