Boyman on Sport - Two sides to the Raheem Sterling story

Basingstoke Gazette: England's Raheem Sterling (right) and San Marino's Jose Hirsch (left) battle for the ball during the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying match at Wembley Stadium, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday October 9, 2014. See PA story SOCCER E

10:00am Friday 17th October 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman looks back on international week and Ben Flower's horrific attack in the Rugby League Grand Final.

Boyman on Sport - Plenty of controversy in Kevin Pietersen's book

Basingstoke Gazette: File photo dated 05-01-2014 of England's Kevin Pietersen leaving the field after losing his wicket for 6 runs during day three of the Fifth Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Australia. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday October 6, 2014. Kevi

10:00am Friday 10th October 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman looks back on a week that has seen Kevin Pietersen release a controversial book, safety concerns raised in Formula 1 and Wasps announce a move to Coventry.

Boyman on Sport - A fantastic Ryder Cup

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10:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman looks back on a fantastic Ryder Cup and suggests that the hysteria over Wayne Rooney's red card is a little over the top.

Boyman on Sport - Why Justin Rose could be the key to a successful European defence of the Ryder Cup

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3:02pm Thursday 25th September 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman looks ahead to the Ryder Cup, and congratulates Hampshire on their promotion to Division One of the County Championship.

Boyman on Sport - My Premier League predictions

Basingstoke Gazette: NO THRILLS: Cesc Fabregas scores the winning penalty against Portugal

10:00am Friday 15th August 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman looks ahead to the new Premier League season.

Boyman on Sport - Could this be Basingstoke Town's year?

Basingstoke Gazette: Manny Williams scored twice as Basingstoke Town progressed in the Hampshire Senior Cup.

10:00am Friday 8th August 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman looks ahead to the start of the Vanarama Conference South season.

Boyman on Sport - My changing attitude towards the Commonwealth Games

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10:00am Friday 1st August 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman explains how watching Aaron Harris in action changed his opinion on the Commonwealth Games and discusses the transfer of Romelu Lukaku.

Boyman on Sport - A tale of two captains

Basingstoke Gazette: Alastair Cook

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman gives his view on who should captain England's cricket and football teams.

Boyman on Sport - An amazing time to be involved with Basingstoke Town

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8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman has his say on Basingstoke Town's partnership with Soccer AM and looks back on Germany's World Cup triumph.

Boyman on Sport - The lowdown on Basingstoke Town's triallists

Basingstoke Gazette: Lloyd Macklin (pictured) and Jake Simpson were left out as Chippenham Town beat Weymouth and St Neots Town

3:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman runs the rule over the triallists who appeared for Basingstoke Town earlier this week and argues that a cobbled stage should be a regular feature in the Tour de France.

Boyman on Sport - Why a three-day extension to Wimbledon would be a good idea

Basingstoke Gazette: BREEZY WIN: Novak Djokovic

10:00am Friday 4th July 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman argues that Wimbledon should be extended by three days and marvels at the performance of so-called lesser nations at the World Cup.

Boyman on Sport - England facing an unsure future

Basingstoke Gazette: Southampton's Luke Shaw should be England's first-choice left-back from now on

10:00am Friday 27th June 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman gives his view on England's World Cup exit and Luis Suarez's latest biting controversy.

Boyman on Sport - If England play as well as they did against Italy, they will beat Uruguay tonight

Basingstoke Gazette: Raheem Sterling had a fine game for England against Italy

3:00pm Thursday 19th June 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman looks back at England's World Cup opener against Italy and the big cricket derby clash between Basingstoke and Hook.

Boyman on Sport - Bowling, batting and plenty of banter between Basingstoke and Hook

Basingstoke Gazette: Key Basingstoke bowler Ryan Connor.

10:00am Friday 13th June 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman looks ahead to tomorrow's Southern League clash between Basingstoke and North Hants and Hook and Newnham Basics, and reveals his ingenious way of getting his wife to watch the World Cup.

Boyman on Sport - Jos Buttler's dismissal and the spirit of cricket

Basingstoke Gazette: Sachithra Senanayake appeals for the wicket of England's Jos Buttler

10:00am Friday 6th June 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman gives his view on Jos Buttler being run-out by Sachithra Senanayake, England World Cup campaign and Basingstoke Town's recruitment policy.

Boyman on Sport - Good news for Basingstoke football fans

Basingstoke Gazette: Manny Williams celebrates after opening the scoring at Fratton Park

10:00am Friday 30th May 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman explains why Basingstoke Town season tickets are good value and gives his view on the feud developing within the Mercedes Formula 1 team.

Boyman on Sport - Golf must secure more TV time to attract the next generation

Basingstoke Gazette: Justin Rose in action at Doral.

10:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman bemoans the lack of golf on terrestrial television and considers how this is affecting participation in the sport.

Boyman on Sport - An England squad that everybody can get behind

Basingstoke Gazette: PLENTY TO PONDER: Roy Hodgson has named his 23-man England squad for this summer's World Cup finals in Brazil

10:00am Friday 16th May 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman gives his view on England's squad for the World Cup, predicts a difficult summer for Southampton FC and congratulates Basingstoke Town on the county cup success.

Boyman on Sport - Controversial proposals from the FA commision

Basingstoke Gazette: LUKE SHAW: Has he played his way into World Cup contention?

10:00am Friday 9th May 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman looks at the FA commission's proposals for the future of English football.

Boyman on Sport - A big close season for Basingstoke Town manager Jason Bristow

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke Town manager Jason Bristow.

10:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman discusses which players will survive Basingstoke Town manager Jason Bristow's summer rebuilding programme.

Boyman on Sport - Who will be the next Manchester United manager?

Basingstoke Gazette: David Moyes is gone – but who will be the next Manchester United manager?

10:00am Friday 25th April 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman reacts to Manchester United's sacking of David Moyes and casts his eye over the contenders to take over at Old Trafford.

Boyman on Sport - Steven Gerrard deserves a Premier League winner's medal, but Liverpool supporters will be unbearable if they win the title

Basingstoke Gazette: Boyman on Sport - Steven Gerrard deserves a Premier League winner's medal, but Liverpool supporters will be unbearable if they win the title

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman explains why seeing Liverpool win the Premier League title would leave him with mixed feelings.

Boyman on Sport - An excellent Bahrain Grand Prix

Basingstoke Gazette: Lewis Hamilton overtakes Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in Bahrain.

10:00am Friday 11th April 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman reflects on an excellent Bahrain Grand Prix.

Boyman on Sport - Wishing Dean Francis a happy retirement

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke boxer Dean Francis.

10:00am Friday 21st March 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman reflects on Dean Francis' decision to retire from professional boxing and ponders thrilling climaxes to both the Six Nations and Premier League.

Boyman on Sport - Why Basingstoke Town should resist the temptation to field Matt Partridge

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9:00am Friday 14th March 2014

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman explains why he thinks Basingstoke Town should take a moral stand over midfielder Matt Partridge, who is awaiting sentence for a violent road-rage attack.

Boyman on Sport - Sol Campbell was never the right man for the England captaincy

Basingstoke Gazette: Sol Campbell was never the right man for the England captaincy.

10:00am Friday 7th March 2014

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman explains why race had nothing to do with Sol Campbell being denied the England captaincy and argues that Alan Pardew should have been sacked by Newcastle United after headbutting David Meyler.

Boyman on Sport - Rest in Peace, Sir Tom Finney

Basingstoke Gazette: This picture of Sir Tom Finney in action at a waterlogged Stamford Bridge has become an iconic image.

10:00am Friday 28th February 2014

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman reflects on the life of Sir Tom Finney and argues that too much is being made of some disappointing results for English teams in Europe.

Boyman on Sport - Curling is great, let's get English people playing

Basingstoke Gazette: Eve Muirhead and her team celebrate their bronze medal.

10:00am Friday 21st February 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman says Britain's curling success at the Winter Olympics must be built on and questions Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini's tactics against Barcelona.

Boyman on Sport - Artificial football pitches are the future, let's embrace them now

Basingstoke Gazette: Maidstone United's state of the art artificial pitch, which would have to be ripped up if the club were promoted to the Conference South.

10:00am Friday 14th February 2014

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman makes the case for artificial pitches in English football and looks at some of the other big stories of the week.

Boyman on Sport - Why sacking Kevin Pietersen is the right thing to do

Basingstoke Gazette: Kevin Pietersen's England career came to an end this week.

10:00am Friday 7th February 2014

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman explains why the England and Wales Cricket Board are right to end the international career of Kevin Pietersen.

Boyman on Sport - Praise for Rafael Nadal

Basingstoke Gazette: Rafael Nadal grimaces in pain as he receives treatment during the final of the Australian Open.

10:00am Friday 31st January 2014

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman explains why his opinion on Rafael Nadal changed during the course of the Australian Open final.

Boyman on Sport - Why Nicolas Anelka must serve a ban for his quenelle celebration

Basingstoke Gazette: Nicolas Anelka celebrates his goal against West Ham with the quenelle gesture.

10:00am Friday 24th January 2014

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman explains why Nicolas Anelka should be banned after making the quenelle gesture, looks at funding for Winter Olympic sports and argues that selling Juan Mata to Manchester United is great business for Chelsea.

Boyman on Sport - Who would be in your World XI?

Basingstoke Gazette: Cristiano Ronaldo picks up the FIFA Ballon d'Or earlier this week.

10:00am Friday 17th January 2014

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman looks back at the 2013 FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala and reveals who would be in his World XI.

Boyman on Sport - Darts shows that terrestrial television coverage is vital to most sports

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke's Paul Hogan in action on the Lakeside stage.

10:00am Friday 10th January 2014

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman looks back on his Lakeside experience and explains why cricket and other sports may be able to learn something from darts' television coverage.

Boyman on Sport - Call time on the England careers of Pietersen, Prior and Carberry

Basingstoke Gazette: Kevin Pietersen reflects on another batting failure.

10:00am Friday 20th December 2013

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman laments England's Ashes failure and calls for heads to roll.

Boyman on Sport - Give David Moyes time

Basingstoke Gazette: David Moyes must be given time to rebuild an ageing Manchester United squad.

10:00am Friday 13th December 2013

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman explains why David Moyes must be given time to rebuild an ageing Manchester United squad.

Boyman on Sport - Looking forward to the World Cup draw

Basingstoke Gazette: Sepp Blatter will preside over this afternoon's World Cup draw.

10:00am Friday 6th December 2013

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman looks ahead to this afternoon's World Cup draw.

Boyman on Sport - Why hold Rugby League World Cup semi-finals in London?

Basingstoke Gazette: England take on New Zealand in the Rugby League World Cup semi-finals at Wembley.

10:00am Friday 29th November 2013

GAZETTE sports reporter John Boyman questions the decision to hold Rugby League World Cup semi-finals in London, casts an eye over the Sports Personality of the Year shortlist and bemoans England's Ashes demise.

Boyman on Sport - A poor showing from England

Basingstoke Gazette: England manager Roy Hodgson has plenty to think about following his side's friendly defeats to Chile and Germany.

10:00am Friday 22nd November 2013

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman looks back on England's friendly defeats to Chile and Germany and looks forward to the World Cup.

Boyman on Sport - Maybe it's time for technology to have a place in football

Basingstoke Gazette: Ramires goes down to win a penalty for Chelsea at the weekend.

10:00am Friday 15th November 2013

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman discusses whether referees should get some technological help and explains why he has no sympathy with the plight of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong.

Boyman on Sport - Football's rules on head injuries need to change

Basingstoke Gazette: Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris played on despite being knocked out.

10:00am Friday 8th November 2013

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman gives his views on the Hugo Lloris controversy, Shane Warne's sledging of England and Sebastian Vettel's dominance of F1.

Boyman on Sport - Will an NFL franchise ever move to London?

Basingstoke Gazette: Boyman on Sport - Will an NFL franchise ever move to London?

10:00am Friday 1st November 2013

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman discusses whether having an NFL franchise based in London is a viable proposition.

Boyman on Sport

Basingstoke Gazette: Sir Alex Ferguson with his latest autobiography.

10:00am Friday 25th October 2013

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman's views on Sir Alex Ferguson's book and racism in football.

Boyman on Sport

Basingstoke Gazette: Andros Townsend stole the show as England qualified for next year's World Cup in Brazil.

3:00pm Friday 18th October 2013

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman's view on the big stories of the week.

Boyman on Sport

Basingstoke Gazette: Adnan Januzaj's international future has been a hot topic of conversation this week.

3:00pm Friday 11th October 2013

Gazette sports reporter John Boyman's view on the big stories of the week.






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