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Hannah Lawrence

Hannah Lawrence
My name is Hannah Lawrence and I regularly write scripts, novels and articles.  I have completed a course with The Writers Bureau and have had work published by Viz magazine, United Press poetry books and The UK Poetry Library. I have some of my short stories available for purchase on Amazon for Kindle, I am also a member of my local writer's group, Kingswood Writer's Ink.  You will also find some of my work on my website as well as on Wattpad. 

Ooh Aah Cantona – 20 Years Since The King Left Old Trafford

The next few months will mark specific and special dates leading up the 20th anniversary of Eric Cantona leaving Manchester United. This flamboyant, exquisite, magnificent player was named ‘The King’ of Old Trafford. United supporters and football fans around the world marvelled at his play but during March, April and May 1997, little did anyone know we were witnessing the …

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Quarter-Final Forecast

The quarter-final draw for the Champion’s League has thrown up some interesting and thrilling ties, all of which could be won by either team, and after the dramatic and exciting score lines from the last 16 matches, we will be hoping for more of the same when the competition returns on April 11th. While the international break will halt domestic …

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Hard To Believe He’s Not Scholes It’s Carrick…

Michael Carrick is one of Manchester United’s most important yet underrated players, with the natural ability to control the midfield, defend and to push the team forward. He has been performing the above skills at a consistently high level for over 10 years with The Red Devil’s, and has been rewarded with a testimonial in June. The chant ‘hard to …

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Surprising Superb Sevilla

The race for the La Liga title is usually contested by Barcelona and Real Madrid with the odd season thrown in when a third team joins the battle for top spot in an exciting twist. Occasionally that team will go on to win the title, Atletico Madrid in 2014 and Valencia in 2002 and 2004 the most recent, this season …

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Tainting History, Unjust Conduct

In recent weeks the football world has been divided over the treatment of Arsene Wenger. Some are disgusted with the way he is being hounded out of Arsenal, others siding with the man who has created so much Premier League history and has taken The Gunners to the top with over 20 years of management at the club. If this …

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Essential Europa?

The UEFA Europa League: The poor relation to the Champion’s League and a trophy the top clubs in Europe, if they are unfortunate enough to fall from grace and end up playing in the Thursday night saga, do not want to win. Most would have agreed with the above a few years ago, but in recent times has the Europa …

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Zidane The ‘Real’ Man?

This season will mark 20 years since Zinedine Zidane won his first football league title as a player, the 1996/97 Serie A title. Now in charge of Real Madrid, the club he played for from 2001 to 2006, can he, two decades on, win his first league title as a manager? It would be a great feat for Zidane, not …

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United Spaniards

Manchester United’s three Spanish players David de Gea, Juan Mata and Ander Herrera have all been written off at some point during their Old Trafford careers. Whether they have been criticised for performances, expected to leave when new management have arrived or had questions asked as to whether they can adapt their game to English football, these Spaniards have proven …

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Defending in Decline?

Attacking football is thrilling to watch, but in the modern era of the game you may be forgiven for thinking that pulling off a last-ditch tackle or a headed clearance off the line, is no longer the priority for centre or full backs nowadays. Managers appear to put a lot of pressure on their back line, but is seems that …

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Gianluigi The Great

Gianluigi Buffon will turn 39 tomorrow and incredibly he is still the number one goalkeeper for Juventus and Italy. Holding endless records and honours for his club and the national side, as well as attaining individual achievements, Buffon is a legend of the game and one of the greatest goalkeepers in football history. Entering his 26th year in the game, …

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