ACADEMY: Boxing is taking off in city schools

More and more city schools - primary and secondary - are adding boxing to their curriculum and the Kevin Sanders Boxing Academy is benefitting.

Burnley manager Sean Dyche.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Burnley have bored their way into the top six, Spurs stand still, too much cash in football and local cricket, the real sports personality of 2017

Sean Dyche is second only to Pep Guardiola as the current media darling within Premier League management, for reasons that completely baffle me.

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The Top Yard team at the Peterboroigh Police show. from the left are coach Omar Shaheen, coach Majid Romani, Junayd Ali, Amaan Nadeem, coach Hamad Javed and Wajid Ajaib of Car City.

It’s top marks for Top Yard

The city’s newest boxing club, the Top Yard School of Boxing, had two boxers in action at the Peterborough Police show and both were victorious.

Alfie Baker (right) on the attack against  Mason Birchell.

King Khan rules as Police club fighters show off their skills

Peterborough Police Amateur Boxing Club hosted a Christmas cracker of a show at the city’s Queen Catherine Academy in Walton on Saturday.

Aamir Shirazi with dad Akif and coch Chris Baker.

‘Pocket Rocket’ turns on the style

Young city boxer Aamir Shirazi turned in a dazzling display at a show in Coventry at the weekend.

Richard Ellison (right) with coach Mark Dane.

White collar star caught out by the long arm of the law

Peterborough heavyweight Richard Ellison turned in his best performance to date at a show in Lincoln at the weekend.

Jermain Defoe with Bradley Lowery.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Defoe, Mata and Aluko are more worthy than Kane

As usual those charged with compiling the 12-person shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year contest have made some baffling decisions.

Jaansher Raja.

Jaan’sher jabs his way to another impressive win

City boxer Jaan’sher Raja wowed his coaches with another quality performance at the weekend.

Kacper Kozak was unlucky to lose his championship bout.

City Police are all left gutted by a Dagenham ‘robbery’

City boxing coach Chris Baker was ‘gutted’ after watching a split decision go against one of his fighters at the weekend.

Sledging legend Ajaz Akhtar.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Thank goodness the tedious sledging will soon be over

How relieved I was when David Haye slipped over and hurt his arm.

The successful Peterborough Police team at Corby. From the left are Leighton Morgan, Jaansheer Raja, Connor Dane and Mark Dane.

Police pair too smart for Olympic opponents

It was two wins out of two for the Peterborough Police Amateur Boxing Club when they travelled to the Corby Olympic club’s annual dinner show on Friday night.

Connor Dane (right) on the attack against  Kashif Khan.

Raja gets off to a winning start for Police club

The Peterborough Police Amateur Boxing Club had three fighters in action at the Top Yard show and two gained impressive victories.

Mustafa Rafiq stopped his opponent in the second round of bout eight, which was sponsored by Kevin Sanders Promotions.

Top wins on a top show for Top Yard

Peterborough’s newest amateur boxing club, the Top Yard School of Boxing, put on a cracking first show at the Gladstone Park Recreation Centre on Sunday afternoon.

Jelisej Zaicev.

Police pair cop a couple of very impressive wins

Peterborough Police Amateur Boxing Club picked up a couple of cracking wins at a Saturday night show in Nottingham.

Alfie Baker.

Baker uses his loaf to outsmart Samson

Peterborough Police Amateur Boxing Club have one of the best 10 year-old boxers in the country within their ranks.

Another win for Jordan Gill.

FIGHT REPORT: Gill ‘The Thrill’ keeps on winning

Jordan Gill made it 18 wins out of 18 professional fights last night (October 13).

Jordan Gill (right) in action.

Gill keeps busy as he waits for his English title chance

Jordan Gill warms up for his English title shot with a six-rounder in Derby tomorrow night (October 13).

The Topyard team at the Eastern Counties finals. From the left are Hamad Javed, Omar Shaheen, Fazan Khalid, Mustafa Rafiq, Zain Shiraz and Bilal Javed

Top man Khalid takes Eastern title

A handful of local boxers were in action at the Eastern Counties Championship finals in Colchester on Saturday and pride of place went to Fazan Khalid from the Top Yard School of Boxing.

Burnley manager Sean Dyche.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Punish the cheats properly, make fighters box to a standstill

Burnley boss Sean Dyche makes a good point when stating penalties for divers, or cheats as I prefer to call them, are not severe enough.

Sam Barrorn in action.

FIGHT REPORT: Barron back to winning ways

Sam Barron returned to winning ways in London late on Saturday night (September 23) but it was a painful win for the Eye boxer.

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