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Waste King helps football club to achieve its goals

The specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, Waste King, has contributed funds towards goals and other equipment at St Margaretsbury Football Club. Its donation - part of the company’s on-going corporate social responsibility (CSR) commitment – was prompted by a request from John Waites, of London-based City Interiors, who is connected with St [...]

Book Review (number 3)

This book review has been prepared for the Baptist Minister’s Journal.   Dynamics of a Journey to Conflict Prevention and Peace in Israel and Palestine through an Olympic Sport By Geoffrey Victor Whitfield Published by: Emeth Press ISBN: 978-1-60947-025-8 The ‘Baptist minister and therapist’, the Rev Geoffrey Whitfield MBE is no stranger to writing about [...]

A sense of perspective

To continue the financial comparison between football and e-learning in this country (see ‘E-learning versus football’ below), Sky has revealed that English Premier League clubs spent £485m during the recent summer transfer window. Spending by the 20 English top-flight clubs was up £120m, or 33%, on last summer's outlay. Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and [...]

By | September 5th, 2011|Categories: Learning Technologies, Miscellaneous, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , |0 Comments

E-learning versus football

To coincide with the start of the (association) football season in Europe, Forbes - a leading source for business news and financial information – has revealed that the sport’s ten highest paid players are, currently: David Beckham ($40m a year), Christiano Ronaldo ($38m), Lional Messai ($32m), Ricardo Kaka ($25m), Ronaldinho ($24m), Theirry Henry ($24m), Wayne [...]

By | September 1st, 2011|Categories: Learning Technologies, Miscellaneous, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , |0 Comments

Thought for the day

A recent survey by Virgin Money asked football fans to estimate how much, on average, they thought about the game each day. Fans of Sean Bean’s favourite side – the Blades (Sheffield United to the uninitiated) – came top of the poll, thinking about football 110 times a day; followed by Charlton fans (104). The [...]

By | January 27th, 2008|Categories: Learning Technologies, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , |0 Comments