StoryHub Today: 29/4/21 (Team 2)

StoryHub Today: 29/4/21 (Team 2)

Student Journalism from the University of Derby. Reporting by Lewis Spence, Jamie Fry, Noah Abrahams, Josh Goodman, Adam Swindells and Ollie Lee.

Panini Stickers

The Return of Panini! A resurgence in Panini Stickers has caught the attention of our Reporter Josh Goodman. He dives into the world of Panini and investigates the effect TikTok has had on its return to fame.

Watford’s Lazaar settling in

Watford’s Achraf Lazaar has settled in well following his move to Hertfordshire in January.

Having impressed with Morocco and played under the likes of Rafa Benitez, Hornets fans have taken a shine to the former Newcastle left back.

Noah Abrahams has been finding out about Lazaar’s journey to Vicarage Road and how he can help to secure the Golden Boys’ Premier League promotion.

Burton are Back!

What started off as a rough season for Burton, Ollie Lee puts Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink under the microscope as Burton’s recent lease of life has caught the eye of our reporter.


The UK has been delivering the COVID vaccine out to it’s population at a rapid rate since the first vaccine was given in early December. It is estimated that over half the UK’s population of adults has had the first dose of the vaccine. Although things seemed to be smooth sailing as the country is on the road map out of lockdown, there may be a few bumps on the horizon for the younger half of the population. Our reporter Jamie Fry finds out more.

Return to Stadiums

Football fans began to return to stadiums recently with 8,000 in attendance at Sunday’s Carabao Cup final.
Stadiums have been closed to the public since the outset of the coronavirus pandemic more than a year ago and calls for a total reopening are growing louder.
Josh Goodman reports…

Watford’s return to the top!

Securing promotion back to the Premier League, Watford FC re-gained their top flight status after just a single Championship campaign.

Under the guidance of manager Xisco Munoz, the Hornets have lifted the spirits of the local community in Hertfordshire.

Noah Abrahams has been finding out about how much promotion means to the supporters, football club and town.

Lifting for gold

Warrior Supplements sponsored Athlete Nick Chapman is a two time Men’s Physique Finalist. He tells Jonathan Saint all about what he does to stay in shape and get ready for competition period.

Derby’s dog fight at the bottom

With just two games left of the Championship season for Derby County, they find themselves in a perilous position just one place above the relegation zone. Although things are in their hands, should they fall to relegation, this would be the first time Derby have played in the third tier of English football since 1992. Our reporter Jamie Fry finds out more

Back with a Birdie!

After Hideki Mastuyama put on his green jacket after winning The Masters a few weeks ago. Many have been flocking to golf courses following the reopening of outdoor sports. We sent Adam Swindells to see how much the golf fanatics had missed the sport…

Back to Work! Life after Lockdown

Two weeks have passed since lockdown was technically lifted. People from several different sectors ranging from hairdressers to football coaches have all gone back to work.

Today we hear from three different members of the public on their experiences of getting back in the swing of things

Ollie Lee has more…

Football and Social Media Abuse

The national league has joined the social media boycott scheduled by the FA for this weekend. But with a substantially smaller following than the Premier League or the EFL, will this make much of an impact in the fight against online abuse? Lewis Spence has more…