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Sheffield United rename Jessica Ennis-Hill stand after glorious local estate agency

Sheffield United will not longer have a Jessica Ennis-Hill stand. The stand will instead celebate the Olympian efforts of Redbrik in securing real estate for locals for a percentage the sale or rental price.

Sheffield United managing director Mal Brannigan says:

“The introduction of Redbrik as the new Bramall Lane stand naming rights partner sees the name of the City’s most famous Olympian replaced, three years after the club honoured Jess Ennis-Hill’s achievement at London 2012. We have started discussions with Jess and her team as to how she continues to be recognised by the club going forward befitting of her achievements and our hopes for her in Rio 2016.”

That Olympic legacy is fading fast


Posted: 16th, June 2015 | In: Sports | Comment

The Daily Mail has a problem with Jessica Ennis and race at the Olympics

AS the Daily Mail salutes Jessica Ennis and ‘plastic Brit’ Mo Farah, featuring photos of the 10,000 metre gold medalist celebrating with his family before  a thrilled crowd and the heptathlon champion (Ennis) wrapped in the Union flag, we look back to what the paper’s Rick Dewsbury wrote on 28 July. Dewsbury watched the opening ceremony. The thing was overtly political. But that did not prevent it from being a great spectacle.

The headline announced:

The NHS did not deserve to be so disgracefully glorified in this bonanza of left-wing propaganda.

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Posted: 5th, August 2012 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment

Anyone for Ennis? Kate Middleton Wimbledon defeat reduces Andy Murray to tears

ANDY Murray lost to Roger Federer at Wimbledon. Emotions ran high. But it was never about Roger and Andy. It was all about Kate Middleton. Or Jessica Ennis… (All the game’s photos here.)

Spotter: hendopolis

Posted: 8th, July 2012 | In: Sports | Comment (1)