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Cook-less England Face Sri Lanka

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Image Credit: [Getty Images] England play their first test match series without former captain and opening batsman, Alistair Cook. England have started well in their first test against Sri Lanka, setting the hosts a difficult target of 462 runs to chase down. With England not having won an away series … Read More

England vs Sri Lanka One Day International Series review

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The start of England’s tour to Sri Lanka was met largely with optimism from the visiting team’s point of view. Despite England’s relatively poor record in the subcontinent, with recent losses in their tours of India and Pakistan, the visitors were still the number one ranked side in the world … Read More

Gildart Magic puts England one-up against New Zealand

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Image Credit [SWpix] A brilliant individual try by debutant Oliver Gildart saw England kick-off their three-match Test Series against New Zealand with a gripping 18-16 victory in Hull on Saturday. After facing the ever-intimidating Kiwis’ Haka, England raced out of the blocks like a team possessed. Tommy Makinson, replacing England’s … Read More

Spectacular England see off Spain

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Image Credit [PA] Forget the archaic actions of a minority of England fans off the pitch, this was yet more evidence of a new England on it. After a first World Cup semi-final since 1990, England built on this to beat Spain away for the first time in 31 years. … Read More

Are International Breaks Broken?

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Image Credit: [PA] The Gryphon examines the damaging effects that the International Break has on domestic competitions The International Break may be considered one of the worst times for club football fans. With the Premier League season having started only eight weeks ago, we are now seeing the second break … Read More

Youthful outlook for Southgate’s Three Lions

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Image Credit [BBC] Fresh off signing a contract extension to keep him with the team until at least 2022, England manager Gareth Southgate selected his youngest England squad yet this week in what is a statement of what he hopes to breed in the next four years – a youthful … Read More

New Zealand vs England – 2nd Test Preview

8 months ago / 0 comments

What a week it has been in the world of cricket. Some may even say a great week to be bowled out inside one session for just 58. Well, at least that’s what England fans might be feeling as England’s frankly shocking performance in the first test against New Zealand … Read More

Six Nations Opening Weekend

9 months ago / 0 comments

The first round of the Six Nations saw some surprising score lines as well as some of the usual suspects Italy vs England (15-46)  England looked very comfortable against Italy, which most people expected. Anthony Watson was Man of the Match, scoring two tries, but the biggest performance for England … Read More

Automation Threatens to Widen North-South Divide

10 months ago / 0 comments

For years, northern industry was at the forefront of England’s economy. From the industrial revolution which traces its roots from Lancashire cotton mills, to coal mining across Yorkshire and the North-East, Britain was powered by Northern workers. That is until technology began to make more and more jobs redundant, and … Read More

Is Football finally coming home?

11 months ago / 0 comments

Julian Bovill discusses whether Gareth Southgate can guide England to glory at next summer’s World Cup. The groups for next summer’s World Cup, to be held in Russia, have been announced. England, the only representative from the home nations, have been pitted against Tunisia, Panama and Belgium. It is the … Read More