Gallery: England 0-3 Germany

The England women’s table tennis team were outclassed 3-0 by Olympic silver medallists Germany in their  European Team Championships qualifier match. Whilst England tried their best, they were helpless as Germany comfortably won every game.  

News: UCLan Hockey Club Raise Money For Charity

The UCLan Hockey club recently raised £965.89 for charity at a successful fundraising event. The money donated will go to Sam’s Gift who help support teenagers and young adults with cancer. It was a cause close to the heart of the Hockey club as Sarah Cleary lost her friend Sam in November 2014 to cancer…

News: Lego Model of Deepdale Created

Chris Smith, who runs Brickstand, has created a Lego model of Preston North End’s stadium, Deepdale. The model measures at 50x46x10 cm and is the 39th stadium on part of his quest to make Lego versions of all 92 Football League grounds in the country. The former office worker took inspiration from seeing American baseball…

News: Football Tournament Held in Memory of UCLan Student

A memorial football competition was held on Saturday in memory of a UCLan student who died of lymphoma. Friends gathered on Saturday to remember Chris Curwen, who played for UCLan FC during his time at university before he died in 2010 at the age of 23. This was the fourth year in a row that the tournament…

Feature: Sport Highlights of the Weekend

Coming up, we take a look at another weekend packed full of sporting action. From the Spanish Grand Prix (F1) to the European Champions Cup final (rugby union), there is a variety of sport taking place this weekend. Granada v Barcelona (Saturday 16:00) The visitors lead the La Liga table by one point heading into…

Feature: Euro 2016 Preview

There is plenty to look forward to ahead of the European Championships in France this summer. I will be previewing everything going on in France including England’s hopes, who the overall winner will be and potential dark horses to keep an eye on. We start with Group A which contains the hosts France as well…

Profile: Kevin Kilbane

Pluto caught up with former Preston North End player and Match of the Day pundit, Kevin Kilbane when he recently came to UCLan. The 39-year-old started his career at Deepdale before going on to play for numerous other clubs including West Bromwich Albion, Sunderland and Everton. He spoke to us about his verdict of North…

Feature: Sport Highlights of the Weekend

Coming up, we take a look at another weekend packed full of sporting action. From Leicester City v West Ham United (football) to the Monte Carlo Masters (tennis), there is a variety of sport taking place this weekend. Leicester City v West Ham United (Sunday 13:30) In a season of twists and turns, it is…

News: Equestrian B Team Make History

The equestrian B team are the first side ever to qualify for a regional tournament since the club was established 20 years ago. The event, which features a team from Liverpool and two from Durham, takes place this Wednesday at Myerscough Equestrian College. UCLan finished above Bishop Burton, Leeds and Newcastle in the overall table,…

News: Wakeboarding Club Set To Make a Splash

The BUCS season may be drawing to a close, but for the wakeboarding club, their season is just getting started. They practise the sport weekly at Blackpool Wake Park and are also planning a trip to Glasfryn Wakeparc in North Wales. Alongside recreational activities, there are plans to compete in events like the Student Wakeboard…

Profile: Joe Garner

Preston North End striker, Joe Garner spoke exclusively to Pluto about his season so far that includes scoring his 100th career goal.  His six goals and five assists have helped North End defy the odds in their first season back in the Championship to be in the top half of the league. “It’s been a tough…

Match Report: Blackburn Rovers 1-2 PNE

Preston North End came from behind to win 2-1 against 10-man Blackburn Rovers, securing their first victory at Ewood Park since 1979. Elliott Ward put the hosts ahead in the 13th minute after latching onto a rebound that came off the bar, following a corner. However, the game was turned on its head in the…