Maninder Prihar

Assistant content producer, BBC

A variety of writing and content samples spanning work with Saatchi & Saatchi, BBC Sport and Yahoo Sport, with coverage achieved as a PR Officer at Magma Digital and student publications also included.

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BBC Sport
04/23/2018
World sport: 10 photos we liked this week

A selection of some of the most striking sports photographs taken around the world this week: See some of the best news pictures from the week. All photographs are subject to copyright. Where next? Last week - 20 great photos from the Commonwealth Games

BBC Sport
04/26/2018
Rio 2016: Key facts ahead of the Olympics

From 5 August Rio will welcome 206 countries to four venues to compete for 4,924 medals across 28 sports... all in just 17 days of action. A fleet of 21 jumbo jets would be required to fly all 10,500 athletes out to Rio. That's a total space the size of 21 football pitches.

Yahoo Sport
Manchester United Fan View: Mourinho's mistakes mounting up as Champions League hopes fade

Champions league qualification is looking like a difficult target to achieve for Manchester United after another disappointing draw in the Premier League. Jose Mourinho has been correct in bemoaning poor finishing but eventually it is not unlucky, it is a pattern. James Ducker, The Times newspaper's Manchester football correspondent, highlighted the issue with the team's finishing this week.

Yahoo Sport
10/03/2016
Manchester United Fan View: Mourinho should trust Mata more

Last week Juan Mata's solitary strike against Manchester City was enough to send Manchester United into the next round of the EFL Cup and this prompted some noteworthy praise from Phil Neville: "I was here [at Manchester United] when we actually bought Juan Mata," Neville told Sky Sports.

Yahoo Sport
01/24/2016
Manchester United Fan View: Di Maria resurrected his career by leaving Van Gaal

'Manchester United Fan View: Di Maria resurrected his career by leaving Van Gaal' on Yahoo Sport. Angel Di Maria was cast as the pantomime villain by many Manchester United fans but the evidence now suggests he was entirely justified in wanting to extricate himself from the Louis Van Gaal process.

Yahoo Sport
10/02/2015
MANCHESTER UNITED FAN VIEW: Rooney burnout: Too much, too young

Wayne Rooney's form, or lack thereof, has come into sharp focus again this week after another sluggish performance in the Manchester derby. Alarmingly, especially you would think for Van Gaal, his 55% pass accuracy was the lowest of any player and his losing of the ball 28 times was the highest of any player.

BBC Sport
06/03/2015
How much do you know about Fifa?

Last updated at 13:27 After a tumultuous week for football's governing body, test your knowledge of Fifa and Sepp Blatter in our quiz. You must have javascript enabled for this Quiz to show!

the Guardian
03/30/2015
Smarter working 2014: Magma Digital

Name: Magma Digital Based: PrestonWebsite: www.magmadigital.co.uk As a technology and software-focussed company with a specialism in PHP programming, Magma Digital is affected by the much-publicised STEM skills gap. Talent is crucial to us and we needed to change approach to thrive in our marketplace.

Magma Digital
01/15/2015
Observational Learning: Lessons from Tiger Woods

Last year, Magma Digital embarked upon a journey of discovery and enlightenment with the BIBAs Academy. Facilitated through a partnership with the Lancaster University Management School (LUMS), it is a fantastic opportunity to leverage the experience and insight of both academic and commercial thought-leaders.

Unitedrant
03/28/2015
Van Gaal's aura sets him apart in an era of change

Only a few months ago there remained a section of Manchester United's support that suggested David Moyes should have remained in charge at Manchester United. False equivalencies were made, comparing points totals from different seasons, and £150 million reasons were offered as to why Moyes had it harder than Louis van Gaal.

Insider Media Ltd
Business Matters: Big Data - implications for business

By Jeremy Coates, Magma Digital Jeremy Coates, the CEO of Magma Digital, explains how businesses can benefit from Big Data. Recent IBM figures state that 2.3 trillion gigabytes of data are created worldwide per day. The proliferation of data in modern business means that it's easy to become overwhelmed by information overload.

Lancashire Evening Post
12/27/2013
Business founded in spare room is now thriving

A Preston company which started off life in a spare bedroom is celebrating a 'special' year. Jeremy Coates founded Magma Digital Ltd, a bespoke software development agency, in April 1999. The company, now based in Winckley Square, has gone from strength to strength ever since with 2013 being a top year for the business.

Beatsbook
01/08/2013
Artist interview: Adriatique

The story of Adriatique, two solo DJs who met in 2008 and became production partners. Since then they have grown inseparable as best friends and extremely successful as a musical partnership. They claim to have started out just like everybody else, by trying out different instruments and scratching on their grandfather's turntable.