sports journalism


7th February 2023 | By Thomas Markham

Preview: Man Met Matchday Live to broadcast MMU men’s football quarter-final vs Lancaster

Man Met men’s football team are set to showcase their skills once again on the big screen as Matchday Live will broadcast their quarter final...

14th December 2022 | By Vince Hunt

Messi’s class should decide Sunday’s World Cup final, say Man Met sports journalists

The World Cup in Qatar is coming to an end this weekend and the rainbow t-shirts, Welsh bucket hats and Arab keffiyahs will be stored...

9th December 2022 | By Vince Hunt

Matchday Live sports coverage hits 11,000 viewers in first term, new figures show

The MMU sports show Matchday Live has notched up an astonishing global audience of 11,000 viewers in its first term of broadcasting from Platt Lane,...


17th May 2021 | By Georgina Randall

On home turf: behind the scenes at Platt Lane of the RISE sports broadcast internship

Two journalism students from Man Met have been producing live outside broadcasts of the university’s rugby union matches as part of an award-winning new scheme. The...


21st October 2017 | By nq_admin

Campaign launched to raise awareness about head injuries in football

“Football cannot survive as the world’s most popular sport if it fails to address the dangers of catastrophic brain injury among its players” – Bennet Omalu...

Danny Webber and MMU journalism students

30th January 2017 | By nq_admin

MMU student interviews Danny Webber

Webber spoke passionately about his career, how he started from a low-income background in Wythenshawe to playing under arguably the best football manager of all...


7th November 2016 | By nq_admin

Altrincham FC: Down to Earth Football

As a first year journalism student with a passion for sport, I was eager to get involved with any and all opportunities that arose, so...