New DMU facilities revealed in The Watershed official opening

By Lily Thake Sports teams and societies gathered to celebrate the opening of a new DMU student facility, The Watershed, this Monday. Vice Chancellor of De Montfort University, Professor Dominic Shellard officially invited DMU’s 100-plus societies to use the space, on November 2 at 12pm. In his opening speech, Professor Shellard said: “I think this […]

Coach wins award for commitment to county cricket club

By Bethany Smith The England and Wales Cricket Association will recognise a young man from Leicester at the end of the month after taking on a major role at his local club. Ethan Hawkins, 22, of Leicester Road, pitched nominees to the post when he was named Leicestershire and Rutland’s young volunteer of the year […]

Foxes fans remain optimistic despite rough season

  By Mark Sheppard Leicester City fans still believe their team can avoid relegation from the Premier League as the football season draws to a close. Having won their last two games against West Ham and West Brom, Leicester have given themselves a fighting chance to complete the great escape. They have been bottom of […]

Premier League TV deal leaves fans wondering if the money is spent correctly

By Mark Sheppard Football fans are questioning where the money from TV rights is invested and why they rarely see the benefits from such financial rewards. A new deal that saw Sky and BT Sport secure the rights to broadcast Premier League matches for three seasons is worth a record £5.136 billion. This has left […]

DMU women’s football prepare for varsity with strict training regime

By Jake Piercy Ahead of this year’s varsity game, the De Montfort University women’s football team have been undergoing a gruelling training regime to ensure they turn up on the day. The team have just a week before the game at Aylestone Park on Monday 23rd March, and have been training especially for the event […]