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London Spitfire announce new player signings ahead of 2022 Overwatch League season

Cloud9’s Overwatch League franchise London Spitfire have announced a handful of new player signings as their roster rebuild gets underway. The individual announcements were made on the Spitfire Twitter account this week, with a total of four new players joining the team. The players include UK talent Jamie ‘Backbone’ O’Neill (DPS) and Owen ‘provide’ Warner (support) German tank player Daniel ‘Hadi’ Bleinagel has also returned to London Spitfire, while French tank Gael ‘Poko’ Gouzerch has joined from Philadelphia Fusion. Continue reading London Spitfire announce new player signings ahead of 2022 Overwatch League season

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What’s next for London Spitfire in 2022: Will the latest rebuild be third time lucky for the Overwatch League side, in an esport that’s up in the air?

Peter Wellman analyses the recent London Spitfire roster departures and look towards the future in this opinion piece, with input from fellow Esports News UK writer Jace. The Shanghai Dragons stormed Atlanta Reign 4-0 in the Overwatch League’s Season Four final, but now with the season having ended, rosters are being shaken up once again. For London Spitfire, another big shake-up is on the cards. But before we get onto that, former Spitfire player Ji-hyeok ‘Birdring’ Kim – who won the first Overwatch League with them – has now retired, as has another former Spitfire player, Dong-jun ‘Rascal’ Kim. Continue…

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UK Overwatch player Fusions retires from pro play, Boston Uprising thank him for ‘being a rock for the team’

UK Overwatch professional player Cameron ‘Fusions’ Bosworth has announced his retirement from competitive play. The 22-year-old tank player announced his retirement in a Twitlonger post titled ‘thank you’. “I’ve decided that I’ll be retiring from playing Overwatch professionally,” Fusions said. “The last couple years have been very hard on me mentally and I want to take some time to step away from playing and focus on my health. “As for what I’ll do next I don’t know for sure yet. Continue reading UK Overwatch player Fusions retires from pro play, Boston Uprising thank him for ‘being a rock for the team’

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Interview with Hangar 9’s Tony Ray on following London Spitfire this season and the pain of losing: ‘It’s been a process of accepting we are terrible. To have it as a competition over which team is worst… that feels bad, but we didn’t go out with a whimper. We didn’t go quiet into the sweet night. We did get one win.’

Peter Wellman sits down with Toy Ray, a community leader with Hanger 9 and talk about his experience with this season. Continue reading Interview with Hangar 9’s Tony Ray on following London Spitfire this season and the pain of losing: ‘It’s been a process of accepting we are terrible. To have it as a competition over which team is worst… that feels bad, but we didn’t go out with a whimper. We didn’t go quiet into the sweet night. We did get one win.’

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‘It’s Not Coming Home’ – Atlanta Reign player hits London Spitfire with cheeky smack talk at end of Overwatch League match

Disclaimer: Esports News UK does not endorse the blasphemous views of Atlanta Reign support player Masaa and would like to make it clear we do believe it’s coming home! Atlanta Reign hit London Spitfire with some ballsy BM (bad manners) at the end of their recent match in the Overwatch League. Just before Reign beat Spitfire 3-0 on King’s Row, they refused to get on the objective to end the match, instead killing Spitfire’s characters one by one as they respawned. Continue reading ‘It’s Not Coming Home’ – Atlanta Reign player hits London Spitfire with cheeky smack talk at end…