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Posts written during 'December 2011'

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This is England '88

Shane Meadows brings the unmissable drama This is England back to our screens this evening; with the latest installment taking place two years on in '88. The three feature length episodes catch up with characters Shaun, Woody and Lol following the emotional aftermath of the events that closed the last series .

Watch the preview below (NSFW):

The three-part drama will act as a prelude to This is England '90 - due to hit screens in 2012 - which will follow the gang's activities as they enter the decade's hedonistic British rave scene.

This is England '88 will air on Channel 4 on Tuesday 13th December, at 10pm.

2011 Urban Cup Final - The Results

Young table tennis stars representing Wigan Athletic clinched the title of Fred Perry Urban Cup 2011 Champions at the finals competition held on Saturday 3rd December. Narrowly beating runners-up Arsenal; the team - made up of Annabelle Rowlands, Hannah Burrows, Ross Byron and Michael O'Donnell - finished the day with 24 points to the Gunners' 22, with Hull City falling into third place with 20 points.

Wigan Athletic Uc 2011

Urban Cup Champions 2011 - Wigan Athletic

In the boys division, Arsenal were victorious over runners-up Aston Villa and Blackburn Rovers. Portsmouth were triumphant in the girls division over second placed Manchester City, with Norwich City's team coming in third. Fred Perry's Urban Cup Ambassador and national table tennis star Darius Knight was on hand to support the finalists, and inspire the next generation of table tennis champions.

Darius Knight Finals

Fred Perry Urban Cup Ambassador & GB table tennis star Darius Knight 

Darius said: "There was some great table tennis talent at today's Fred Perry Urban Cup Finals. I definitely spotted some stars of the future and it is through initiatives like this we will see more and more youngsters taking up the sport." Fred Perry would like to join Darius in congratulating everyone who took part in the 2011 finals, and well done to the tournament's winners Wigan Athletic.

The Fred Perry Urban Cup is hosted in collaboration with the Premier League and the English Table Tennis Association (ETTA)