MSc Sport and Exercise Sciences

From October 2020 until September 2021 I took on the massive challenge of (eventually) studying for my Masters degree in Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Sunderland. This decision was pushed after that first lockdown and furlough stage where I eventually thought it’s now or never, something I had wanted to do probably for the past 7/8 years. It was not easy especially working full time whilst doing it, which worked out on a Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, using days holiday to be able to attend the lectures. These remained pretty much online for the whole course, with a few practical in person sessions when restrictions changed.

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NUFC: Trippier Signs

The first signing of the new era at Newcastle United is 31 year old England International Kieran Trippier who has signed from Atletico Madrid on a 2.5 year deal for £12 million. A total steal and I actually cannot quite believe we are already signing a player of high quality, despite still being 19th in the Premier League.

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