Tag archive for ‘england’
By Jack Stanley On Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Hindsight: What a Wonderful Thing

It’s two months to the day since England wrapped up their tour of India and headed South to New Zealand, so what have we learned from a pretty fruitless Test Series, and productive One Day matches? Root guides More...

Job: Done.
By Jack Stanley On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Magnificent Prior Earns England Tense Draw

Dull, boring and lifeless. Three words that many people associate Test Cricket with, but if this match proves anything, it’s that this couldn’t be any further from the truth, as Matt Prior and Monty More...

By Tom Edwards On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

The Substitute For Pace: Rio’s Non-Return, Owen’s Time Runs Out & Nathaniel Chalobah

Rio Ferdinand will not be featuring in England’s upcoming qualifiers. While this is a shame in the sense that one of England’s most talented central defenders will not be available to play, it’s More...

By Tom Edwards On Friday, March 15th, 2013

The Substitute For Pace: Millwall, Mugging Off Jenkinson and McCullum’s Mistake.

Millwall are going to Wembley (again!). Here’s a fact you might be interested to know, this will be Millwall’s third visit to the New Wembley – that’s once more than Liverpool. It gives More...

By Tom Edwards On Thursday, March 7th, 2013
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The Substitute For Pace: Red Cards, Rain & Rubbish England.

Poor old Man United. Wronged again. You might even say they were ‘robbed’. The referee, the linesman, everyone not involved with Manchester United Football Club are just some of the people that have More...

France v Wales, George North
By Andrew Tindall On Monday, February 11th, 2013

Six Nations Round Up: Week 2

It’s hard to draw conclusions from the opening week of any Six Nations championship. One game does not make a form-book. Crushing defeats are written off as flukes and cobweb shaking, whilst victories are More...

By Michael Hincks On Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Premier League Team of This Weekend

Asmir Begovic – Stoke City I can see the mini-Reading-revival coming to an abrupt halt at Fortress Britannia and that will be down to Stoke’s shot-stopper extraordinaire, Asmir Begovic. Having produced a stellar More...

Ashley Cole
By Edward White On Friday, February 8th, 2013

Ashley Cole’s 100th Cap and World-Class Wilshere

It was a match of many landmarks, arranged to celebrate 150 years of FA bureaucracy and incidentally falling on the centennial caps of two modern-day legends. Brazil were welcomed to Wembley, the site of their More...

By Simon Mulligan On Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Proteas Level Series but England Stay Top of ODI Rankings

A seven wicket thumping at Trent Bridge made it a disappointing end to England’s Natwest One-Day International Series against South African,ensuring the Proteas levelled the series at 2-2 although the hosts More...

By Simon Mulligan On Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Strauss Retirement a ‘Cricketing Decision’

England Test captain Andrew Strauss announced his retirement from all forms of the game today with Alistair Cook confirmed as his successor. The 35 year old insisted that the decision to step down was made for More...