Why Footballers Don't Make Good Mathematicians - Top 25 Sports Quotes
  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Dec 24, 2013

Why Footballers Don't Make Good Mathematicians - Top 25 Sports Quotes

Here's a bit of a fun, the top 25 quotes we could find to prove our theory that footballers do not make good mathematicians... 1. "I've had 14 bookings this season - 8 of which were my...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Nov 29, 2013

The Unearthing of Hidden London Sports Halls

Sports Halls in London come in all shapes and sizes, catering to a plethora of different sports such as 5-a-side football, volleyball, basketball, badminton, gymnastics, cricket nets and more. Their s...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Nov 14, 2013

3G sports pitches in London - Where are they hiding?

Artificial football pitches in London are in massive demand and short supply. Constructing more of them could certainly help increase sports participation, particularly when they have floodlights. How...

Top 27 funniest names in football
  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Oct 22, 2013

Top 27 funniest names in football

Following on from our popular post 'Best 5 a side team names', we have compiled a list of some of the best football player names we have ever heard. Please feel free to add any silly football...

26 English Football Team Endings - The Definitive List
  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Oct 11, 2013

26 English Football Team Endings - The Definitive List

This article stemmed from a fierce debate in the OpenPlay office so to resolve the forthcoming civil war we did some research and have it written for the record. This is mainly to stop us from squabbl...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Oct 11, 2013

Premiership Football Pitch Sizes 2013 - 2014

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="298"] Football Pitch Size varies across the Premier League and beyond[/caption] It is a common misconception that that the s...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Sep 15, 2013

Where to Play Sport In London

Continuing the series, this week takes us to sports beginning with T. [caption id="attachment_2025" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Image: psyxjaw in the Londonist Flickr pool[/caption] Table T...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Aug 14, 2013

Best Cricket Team Names

Choosing a name for a cricket team isn't necessarily easy. We've therefore set out to find the top 100 best cricket team names. We have tried ranking them in order of appeal but if you ca...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Aug 9, 2013

Best Netball Team Names

Struggling to find a name of your netball team? The question is how risqué can you go... After searching far and wide to every crevass of the net, we've come up with a (growing) list of th...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Jul 5, 2013

Where to Play Sport In London

The A to Z of sports facilities series is back with sports beginning with S: Sailing How can you sail in London when there are no beaches, coastline and the River Thames is an open air sewer? Co...

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