Sport Insight - page 5

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An innovative CEO

Let's start by introducing the person responsible for driving most of our initiatives over the last five years, our current Chief Executive Officer, Mr Jonathan Costa. Since 2015, Jonathan has been a key volunteer member within the Lynx family; providing support in several committee roles, but primarily focused on marketing, communications, innovation, and investment in our sponsors. Selfless, committed and determined, Jonathan’s unwavering support to the whole Lynx family is exemplary and worthy of recognition. Keep Reading

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The Unsung Heroes

All football fans can instantly name their favourite players, many wearing the names of them on the back of their shirts. The manager is also instantly recognisable; the man who gets much of the blame when it all goes wrong or the glory when things go well. But the Club Secretary? Keep Reading

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Corona thwarts Tiger Roll treble bid

CORONAVIRUS currently ravaging the global population, wreaking death and desolation across the cosmos, has claimed its first equine casualty, the world’s favourite and best known horserace bar none, the Grand National, that spectacular steeplechase so beloved of millions has fallen victim to the terrifying Covid-19 plague, the men in suits pulling the plug on the meeting after listening to the advice of the men in white coats that it would be foolhardy to allow a quarter of a million racing enthusiasts to mingle cheek to cheek at the iconic Aintree three-day Festival. A body blow for Merseyside, but worse was to follow with the deadly virus also triggering the suspension of the footy season just as Liverpool, for the first time, were about to be crowned Premier League champions, and are now facing selfish calls from certain clubs, motivated by naked self-interest, that the season be aborted and declared null and void. Keep Reading

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Tribute to Antonio Avellano

In this months Lynx FC page, we pay tribute to Antonio Avellano (1949 - 2020), the clubs first President and a tour-de-force to sport in Gibraltar. When we speak of Antonio Avellano, known to his friends as Tony, we describe a sportsman, coach, journalist publisher, loving husband and father. Tony’s life revolved around sports and his contribution over the years was significant in developing Gibraltar’s sports into what they are today. He was a delightful character to be around and held a fountain of knowledge of the sports we know today. Keep Reading

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Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham national hunt festival, the greatest show on earth, where equine stars of england, wales and scotland converge on the cotswolds town in glorious but often vain attempt to repel the charge of the irish brigade, the all-conquering steeds from the emerald isle, an enchanting annual battle of such intensity and beauty that sees 70,000-plus jumping fanatics from all over the british isles pack into prestbury park for each of the four-day extravaganza, all dreaming of success for their favourite four-legged beast, all determined to have a good time, sink a few pints, win a few quid and wipe the smug smile from the bookie’s face, but above all universally united in celebrating the love of that noblest of animals, man’s best friend, the horse. Keep Reading

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