Authors Posts by Josh Platt

Josh Platt


‘If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball’

Josh Platt reviews the madness that is the annual RAG event Dodgeball Cuppers

The Premier League’s worst XI of the season

Josh Platt looks at those players who have thoroughly disappointed their clubs and supporters this season so far

Football Cuppers down to last four

Josh Platt rounds up the quarter-final action which left New, Worcester, Lincoln and Wadham one win away from Iffley

Xchanging integrity for champagne

Xchanging will be sponsoring this year's football and cricket cuppers competitions. Josh Platt accuses Oxford sport of selling its soul

An athlete or an aesthete?

Tom Daley is the latest sports star to have attracted criticism for his media commitments, but Josh Platt doesn’t see the problem

Priced out of the Premier League

Josh Platt takes issue with the extortionate prices charged by top flight clubs, and advocates a boycott

Simply sensational: Alan Hansen speaks to Cherwell sport

Josh Platt talks to BBC football pundit and former Liverpool player Alan Hansen about his career in broadcasting and his predictions for this season


‘No Offence’ and ‘Antinuous: Boy Made God’ at the Ashmolean

A review of the museum's latest exhibitions which are dedicated to telling LGBTQ+ stories

Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.

Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities